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William P Strawson in Worcestershire in the 1881 Census

Details of William P Strawson of The Elms Colley Lane, Cradley, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

William P

Last name

Strawson

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

Chainmaster Employing 310 Men

Birth town

Cardiff

Birth county

Glamorganshire

Birth place

Wales

Street

The Elms Colley Lane

Town

Parish

Cradley

County

Worcestershire

Country

England

Registration district

Stourbridge

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Annie E

Last name

Strawson

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

39

Birth year

1842

Occupation

-

Birth place

Grimsby, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Emma

Last name

King

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

49

Birth year

1832

Occupation

Domestic Serv Cook

Birth place

Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England

First name(s)

Harriet

Last name

Wilmot

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

Housemaid

Birth place

Stourport-On-Severn, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Virginia

Last name

Bare

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Domestic Serv

Birth place

France

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 Strawson family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William P Strawson and 4 other people

Strawson family summary

NAME
William P Strawson
BORN
1840
BIRTH COUNTY
Glamorganshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Cradley, Worcestershire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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