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William J Taylor in Somerset in the 1881 Census

Details of William J Taylor of 9 Vineyards, Bath Walcot, Somerset, England

First name(s)

William J

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

48

Birth year

1833

Occupation

Schoolmaster B A

Birth town

Marylebone

Birth county

Middlesex

Birth place

England

Street

9 Vineyards

Town

Parish

Bath Walcot

County

Somerset

Country

England

Registration district

Bath

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Isabella J

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

38

Birth year

1843

Occupation

-

Birth place

Bath, Somerset, England

First name(s)

Emma S

Last name

Charters

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

St Pancras, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Shenston

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

84

Birth year

1797

Occupation

Landed Property

Birth place

Westbury on Severn, Gloucestershire, England

First name(s)

Mary Rosa

Last name

Farmer

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Poole, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Alberta L

Last name

Preston

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

-

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 Taylor family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William J Taylor and 5 other people

Taylor family summary

NAME
William J Taylor
BORN
1833
BIRTH COUNTY
Middlesex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Bath Walcot, Somerset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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