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William Robson in Northumberland in the 1881 Census

Details of William Robson of Slaley, Slaley, Northumberland, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Robson

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

73

Birth year

1808

Occupation

Farmer Of 140 Acres

Birth town

Stamfordham

Birth county

Northumberland

Birth place

England

Street

Slaley

Town

Parish

Slaley

County

Northumberland

Country

England

Registration district

Hexham

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Robson

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

70

Birth year

1811

Occupation

Farmers Wife

Birth place

Rothbury, Northumberland, England

First name(s)

Rachel

Last name

Robson

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

Farmers Daughter

Birth place

Northumberland, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Robson

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

Farmers Son

Birth place

Slaley, Northumberland, England

First name(s)

Hannah

Last name

Robson

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Certificated Teacher

Birth place

Slaley, Northumberland, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Robson

Relationship

Grand Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

1

Birth year

1880

Occupation

-

Birth place

Wickham, Durham, England

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Noble

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Certificated Teacher

Birth place

Lowther, 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 Robson family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Robson and 6 other people

Robson family summary

NAME
William Robson
BORN
1808
BIRTH COUNTY
Northumberland
ADDRESS IN 1881
Slaley, Northumberland, England
An original census record
An original census record

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