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William Gowland in Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) in the 1881 Census

Details of William Gowland of Manor House, Widdington, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Gowland

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Farmer Of 390 Acres Employing 3 Labourers & 6 Boys

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

Street

Manor House

Town

Parish

Widdington

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Great Ouseburn

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Mary Ann

Last name

Gowland

Relationship

Mother

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

Farmers Wife

Birth place

Wrelton, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Richard

Last name

Gowland

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

Farmers Brother

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Mary Jane

Last name

Gowland

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Farmers Daur

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Gowland

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Farmers Daur

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Gowland

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Farmers Daur

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Richard

Last name

Fearsby

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

Farm Serv (Indoor)

Birth place

Easingwold, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Saneton

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Farm Serv (Indoor)

Birth place

Huby, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Darbyshire

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Farm Serv (Indoor)

Birth place

Green Hammerton, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Green

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Farm Serv (Indoor)

Birth place

Nun Monkton, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Grayston

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Dom Serv

Birth place

Whixley, Yorkshire, 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 Gowland family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Gowland and 10 other people

Gowland family summary

NAME
William Gowland
BORN
1852
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
Widdington, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
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