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William Fox in Nottinghamshire in the 1881 Census

Details of William Fox of ?, Farndon, Nottinghamshire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Fox

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

45

Birth year

1836

Occupation

Bricklayer

Birth town

Sleaford

Birth county

Lincolnshire

Birth place

England

Street

?

Town

Parish

Farndon

County

Nottinghamshire

Country

England

Registration district

Newark

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Alice

Last name

Fox

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

-

Birth place

Farndon, Nottinghamshire, England

First name(s)

Alfred

Last name

Fox

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Bricklayer

Birth place

Farndon, Nottinghamshire, England

First name(s)

Mary J

Last name

Fox

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Housemaid Domestic Unempl

Birth place

Farndon, Nottinghamshire, England

First name(s)

Henry

Last name

Fox

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Pupil Teacher Nat School

Birth place

Farndon, Nottinghamshire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Fox

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Farndon, Nottinghamshire, 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.

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NAME
William Fox
BORN
1836
BIRTH COUNTY
Lincolnshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Farndon, Nottinghamshire, England
An original census record

This census includes:

  • Details of all household members
  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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