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

Details of William Massey of Brown Cow Meadow Lane, Leeds, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Massey

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

43

Birth year

1838

Occupation

Employs Six Men Innkeeper & Builder

Birth town

Leeds

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

Brown Cow Meadow Lane

Town

Parish

Leeds

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Leeds

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Caroline

Last name

Massey

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

Employs Six Men Innkeeper & Builder Wife

Birth place

Leeds, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Amy

Last name

Massey

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

-

Birth place

Howden, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

William Hy

Last name

Massey

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Bricklayer

Birth place

Hunslet, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Ernest A

Last name

Massey

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Warehouse Man

Birth place

Hunslet, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Frederic G

Last name

Massey

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Office Boy (Errand Boy)

Birth place

Leeds, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Mary A

Last name

Massey

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Leeds, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Caroline

Last name

Massey

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Leeds, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Percival H

Last name

Massey

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Leeds, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Ethel L

Last name

Massey

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Leeds, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Laura A

Last name

Massey

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Leeds, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Bramfitt

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Domestic Serv

Birth place

Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Carruthers

Relationship

Nurse

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

56

Birth year

1825

Occupation

Nurse (Dom)

Birth place

Temple Sowerby, Westmorland, 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 Massey family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Massey and 12 other people

Massey family summary

NAME
William Massey
BORN
1838
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Leeds, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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