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William Mills in Worcestershire in the 1881 Census

Details of William Mills of Bewdley Road, Lower Mitton with Stourport, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Mills

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

76

Birth year

1805

Occupation

Retired Farmer

Birth town

Rock

Birth county

Worcestershire

Birth place

England

Street

Bewdley Road

Town

Parish

Lower Mitton with Stourport

County

Worcestershire

Country

England

Registration district

Kidderminster

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Priscilla

Last name

Mills

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

-

Birth place

Mitton, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Frederick C

Last name

Browning

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Commercial Clerk

Birth place

Brierley Hill, Staffordshire, England

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Turley

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

70

Birth year

1811

Occupation

-

Birth place

Martley, Worcestershire, 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 Mills family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Mills and 3 other people

Mills family summary

NAME
William Mills
BORN
1805
BIRTH COUNTY
Worcestershire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Lower Mitton with Stourport, Worcestershire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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