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William Drummond in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of William Drummond of 317 Gairbraid Street, Maryhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William

Last name

Drummond

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

Colliery Engine Keeper

Birth town

Lambhill

Birth county

Lanarkshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

317 Gairbraid Street

Town

Parish

Maryhill

County

Lanarkshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Maryhill

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Agnes

Last name

Drummond

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

-

Birth place

Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Alexander

Last name

Drummond

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Grocers Message Boy

Birth place

Killearn, Stirlingshire, Scotland

First name(s)

George

Last name

Drummond

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Grocers Message Boy

Birth place

Lambhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

James

Last name

Drummond

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Maryhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William

Last name

Drummond

Relationship

-

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

-

Birth place

Maryhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

John

Last name

Barr

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

Labourer In Rubber

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 Drummond family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Drummond and 6 other people

Drummond family summary

NAME
William Drummond
BORN
1845
BIRTH COUNTY
Lanarkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Maryhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
An original census record

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