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William Austridge in Surrey in the 1881 Census

Details of William Austridge of 3 Barrack Square, Guildford Friary, Surrey, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Austridge

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

Engine Driver At Saw Mill

Birth town

Old Basing

Birth county

Hampshire

Birth place

England

Street

3 Barrack Square

Town

Parish

Guildford Friary

County

Surrey

Country

England

Registration district

Guildford

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Eliza

Last name

Austridge

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

44

Birth year

1837

Occupation

-

Birth place

East Worldham, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Martha

Last name

Austridge

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Shavington, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

Louisa

Last name

Austridge

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Shavington, Cheshire, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Packam

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Railway Labourer

Birth place

Eling, Hampshire, 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 Austridge family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Austridge and 4 other people

Austridge family summary

NAME
William Austridge
BORN
1840
BIRTH COUNTY
Hampshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Guildford Friary, Surrey, England
An original census record
An original census record

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