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Thomas Hunter in Shropshire, Worcestershire in the 1881 Census

Details of Thomas Hunter of Coombs Wood Cottage, Hill, Shropshire, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Hunter

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

42

Birth year

1839

Occupation

Engine Fitter

Birth town

Morpeth

Birth county

Northumberland

Birth place

England

Street

Coombs Wood Cottage

Town

Parish

Hill

County

Shropshire, Worcestershire

Country

England

Registration district

Stourbridge

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Hunter

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

Engine Fitter Wife

Birth place

Westmorland, England

First name(s)

Thomas Hartley

Last name

Hunter

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Margaret E H

Last name

Hunter

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Eliza Ann S

Last name

Hunter

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Isabel Mary Hartley

Last name

Hunter

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

1

Birth year

1880

Occupation

-

Birth place

Worcestershire, 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 Hunter family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Thomas Hunter and 5 other people

Hunter family summary

NAME
Thomas Hunter
BORN
1839
BIRTH COUNTY
Northumberland
ADDRESS IN 1881
Hill, Shropshire, Worcestershire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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