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

Details of Thomas Welsh of Coach Lane, Gomersal, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Welsh

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

Farm Labprerp Unemployed

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

Ireland

Street

Coach Lane

Town

Parish

Gomersal

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Dewsbury

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Welsh

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Coal Miner

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

Catherine

Last name

Welsh

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Layer On At Woollen Mill

Birth place

Birstall, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Henry

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

Farm Laborer

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

Patsey

Last name

Kelly

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Coal Miner

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

Catherine

Last name

Kelly

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Woolen Weaver

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Duffy

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

Rag Sorter

Birth place

Ireland

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 Welsh family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Thomas Welsh and 6 other people

Welsh family summary

NAME
Thomas Welsh
BORN
1821
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
Gomersal, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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