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William Hamilton in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of William Hamilton of 78 Kent Road, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William

Last name

Hamilton

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

38

Birth year

1843

Occupation

Grocer (Employs 2 Men & 1 Boy)

Birth town

Glasgow

Birth county

Lanarkshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

78 Kent Road

Town

Parish

Barony

County

Lanarkshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Kelvin

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Gavin

Last name

Hamilton

Relationship

Brother

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

Grocer

Birth place

Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Peter S

Last name

Hamilton

Relationship

Brother

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Draper (Employs 1 Man 2 Girls)

Birth place

Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

George C

Last name

Hamilton

Relationship

Brother

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Grocer's Shopman

Birth place

Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Hamilton

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

45

Birth year

1836

Occupation

Domestic

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Harriet

Last name

Hamilton

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Draper's Saleswoman

Birth place

Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Kilt

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, 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 Hamilton family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Hamilton and 6 other people

Hamilton family summary

NAME
William Hamilton
BORN
1843
BIRTH COUNTY
Lanarkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
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