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Thomas Higginbottom in Lancashire in the 1881 Census

Details of Thomas Higginbottom of 31 Derby Road, North Meols, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Higginbottom

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

School Master

Birth town

Duckenfield

Birth county

Cheshire

Birth place

England

Street

31 Derby Road

Town

Parish

North Meols

County

Lancashire

Country

England

Registration district

Ormskirk

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Higginbottom

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

44

Birth year

1837

Occupation

Wife

Birth place

Newby, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Louisa

Last name

Higginbottom

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Assist Father

Birth place

Accrington, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Herbert E

Last name

Higginbottom

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Southport, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Sykes

Relationship

Mother

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

71

Birth year

1810

Occupation

Dividends

Birth place

Clapham, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Adeliza

Last name

Sykes

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Dividends

Birth place

Accrington, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Thomas R

Last name

Barrow

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Land Surveyor Assistant

Birth place

Kendal, Westmorland, England

About the 1881 England Wales and Scotland Census

When the 1881 census was taken on April 3rd, the total population of England, Wales and Scotland was recorded as 29,707,207. The First Boer War ended only weeks before the 1881 census.

As with any historical research, the golden rule of family history is to check the original record, or "primary source", wherever possible. We have provided clear images of the original census enumeration books for you to view once you've found the right family in the indexes.

When using census returns, once you have located your ancestor in the census, you should then view the original images to validate your findings. The image of the original document will also help you see the household in the context of surrounding households as all the information will be provided in one clear place, as it was originally written down.

The original documents would have been given to your ancestor several days before 3 April, and the head of household would have been asked to fill in the details for anyone who would have been residing at that address on the census date. If the head of the household was unable to read or write, the enumerator - a literate person who would be collecting the census forms - would help fill in the details. Because of this, however, you may note mistakes that were made, such as name spellings. It should also be noted that many people were often economical with the truth when it came to their ages.

Note: the census includes details of people resident in docked vessels and institutions such as prisons, workhouses, hospitals, and barracks, as well as individual households.

See the whole Higginbottom family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Thomas Higginbottom and 6 other people

Higginbottom family summary

NAME
Thomas Higginbottom
BORN
1831
BIRTH COUNTY
Cheshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
North Meols, Lancashire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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