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William Henry Ady in Northamptonshire in the 1881 Census

Details of William Henry Ady of Edgcote Rectory, Edgcott (Northampton), Northamptonshire, England

First name(s)

William Henry

Last name

Ady

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

Rector Of Edgcote M A Oxford

Birth town

Birth county

Essex

Birth place

England

Street

Edgcote Rectory

Town

Parish

Edgcott (Northampton)

County

Northamptonshire

Country

England

Registration district

Banbury

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Julia Mary

Last name

Ady

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Author Novelist & Art Critic

Birth place

Edgcote, Northamptonshire, England

First name(s)

Mary Ann

Last name

Timms

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

Domestic Serv (Cook)

Birth place

Cropredy, Oxfordshire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Colgrove

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Domestic Serv (Ladys Maid)

Birth place

Swanbourne, Buckinghamshire, England

First name(s)

Mary Ann

Last name

Jones

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Domestic Serv (House Maid)

Birth place

Wardington, Oxfordshire, 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 Ady family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Henry Ady and 4 other people

Ady family summary

NAME
William Henry Ady
BORN
1847
BIRTH COUNTY
Essex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Edgcott (Northampton), Northamptonshire, England
An original census record
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