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Thomas Higham in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of Thomas Higham of The Vicarage, Bishop Thornton, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Higham

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

55

Birth year

1826

Occupation

Vicar Of Bishop Thornton

Birth town

Birth county

Lancashire

Birth place

England

Street

The Vicarage

Town

Parish

Bishop Thornton

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Pateley Bridge

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Jane Mary

Last name

Higham

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

Vicars Wife

Birth place

Blackburn, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Annie Slater

Last name

Higham

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Vicars Daughter

Birth place

Wigan, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Ethel Mary

Last name

Higham

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Wigan, Lancashire, England

First name(s)

Eliza Emily

Last name

Lane

Relationship

Governess

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Governess

Birth place

Malvern, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Mary Louisa

Last name

Scathard

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Housemaid Domestic Servant

Birth place

Bishop Monkton, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Scaife

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Cook & Domestic Servant

Birth place

Burton Leonard, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Grange

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Groom (Dom)

Birth place

Clint, Yorkshire, 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 Higham family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Thomas Higham and 7 other people

Higham family summary

NAME
Thomas Higham
BORN
1826
BIRTH COUNTY
Lancashire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Bishop Thornton, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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