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William B Taylor in Banffshire in the 1881 Census

Details of William B Taylor of Woodside Farm, Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William B

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

Farmer Of 303 Acres All Arable Employing 8 Men 1 Boy 7 Women & Girls

Birth town

Tranent

Birth county

Haddingtonshire (East Lothian)

Birth place

Scotland

Street

Woodside Farm

Town

Parish

Rathven

County

Banffshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Seafield

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Margaret E

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

Farmer's Wife

Birth place

Cape, South Africa

First name(s)

Alexander L

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Student

Birth place

Cape, South Africa

First name(s)

Harry J C

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Florence M

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Edith E

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Winifred M

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

James B

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

1

Birth year

1880

Occupation

-

Birth place

Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Reid

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

Housekeeper (Domestic Serv)

Birth place

Aberdeenshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Jean

Last name

Lyon

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

House Serv Cook (Domestic)

Birth place

Marnoch, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Jessie

Last name

McCurrach

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

House Serv (Domestic)

Birth place

Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Isabella

Last name

Thomson

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Nurse (Domestic Serv)

Birth place

Fordyce, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

James

Last name

Montgomery

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

54

Birth year

1827

Occupation

Grieve (Farm Serv)

Birth place

Fordyce, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Gray

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

42

Birth year

1839

Occupation

1st Ploughman (Farm Serv)

Birth place

Forgue, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William

Last name

Skinner

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

3rd Ploughman (Farm Serv)

Birth place

Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

George

Last name

McKinnon

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

4th Ploughman (Farm Serv)

Birth place

Keith, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

George

Last name

Fordyce

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Orra Man (Farm Serv)

Birth place

Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

John

Last name

Morrison

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Acting Shepherd

Birth place

Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William

Last name

Thom

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

Cattleman

Birth place

Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Thomson

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Message Boy

Birth place

Fordyce, Banffshire, Scotland

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 Taylor family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William B Taylor and 19 other people

Taylor family summary

NAME
William B Taylor
BORN
1831
BIRTH COUNTY
Haddingtonshire (East Lothian)
ADDRESS IN 1881
Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland
An original census record
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