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William Herriott in Sussex in the 1881 Census

Details of William Herriott of 8 Priory Street, Lewes St John Southover, Sussex, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Herriott

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Porter L B & S C R C

Birth town

Hamsey

Birth county

Sussex

Birth place

England

Street

8 Priory Street

Town

Parish

Lewes St John Southover

County

Sussex

Country

England

Registration district

Lewes

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Herriott

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

Porter Wife

Birth place

Hailsham, Sussex, England

First name(s)

Caleb

Last name

Parker

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

Lewes, Sussex, England

First name(s)

Harry

Last name

Osborne

Relationship

Lodger Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Railway Porter

Birth place

Essex, England

First name(s)

Albert

Last name

Pilbeam

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Ticket Collector L B & S C R

Birth place

East Chiltington, Sussex, 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 Herriott family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Herriott and 4 other people

Herriott family summary

NAME
William Herriott
BORN
1846
BIRTH COUNTY
Sussex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Lewes St John Southover, Sussex, England
An original census record
An original census record

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