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William Clough in Worcestershire in the 1881 Census

Details of William Clough of 14 George Street, Worcester St Peter, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Clough

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

58

Birth year

1823

Occupation

Shop Keeper

Birth town

Leeds

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

14 George Street

Town

Parish

Worcester St Peter

County

Worcestershire

Country

England

Registration district

Worcester

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Clough

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

57

Birth year

1824

Occupation

Housewife

Birth place

Leeds, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Pulley

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

61

Birth year

1820

Occupation

Farm Labourer

Birth place

Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Herbert

Last name

Pulley

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Claines, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Albert

Last name

Pulley

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

Hop Porter

Birth place

Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Sarah A

Last name

Wellans

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Peopleton, 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 Clough family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Clough and 5 other people

Clough family summary

NAME
William Clough
BORN
1823
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Worcester St Peter, Worcestershire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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