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Timothy Oxford in Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of Timothy Oxford of Blandford Road, Lytchett-Matravers, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Timothy

Last name

Oxford

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

Brickmaker

Birth town

Verwood

Birth county

Dorset

Birth place

England

Street

Blandford Road

Town

Parish

Lytchett-Matravers

County

Dorset

Country

England

Registration district

Poole

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Eliza

Last name

Oxford

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

-

Birth place

Lytchett Matrave, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth C

Last name

Oxford

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Lytchett Matrave, Dorset, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Oxford

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Lytchett Matrave, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Tom

Last name

Oxford

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Lytchett Matrave, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Short

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

Agricultural Labourers Wife

Birth place

Lytchett Matrave, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Rose

Last name

Short

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Agricultural Labourers Daughter

Birth place

Lytchett Matrave, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Austen

Last name

Short

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Ag Labourer

Birth place

Lytchett Matrave, Dorset, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Short

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Ag Labourer

Birth place

Lytchett Matrave, Dorset, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Rolles

Relationship

No Kinder Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

42

Birth year

1839

Occupation

Ag Labourer Lodger

Birth place

Lytchett Minster, Dorset, 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 Oxford family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Timothy Oxford and 9 other people

Oxford family summary

NAME
Timothy Oxford
BORN
1840
BIRTH COUNTY
Dorset
ADDRESS IN 1881
Lytchett-Matravers, Dorset, England
An original census record
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