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William Silver in Lanarkshire in the 1881 Census

Details of William Silver of 60 Elmbank Street, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William

Last name

Silver

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

58

Birth year

1823

Occupation

Teacher Of Phonography

Birth town

Birth county

Kincardineshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

60 Elmbank Street

Town

Parish

Barony

County

Lanarkshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Kelvin

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Betsy

Last name

Silver

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

-

Birth place

Banchory-Devenick, Kincardineshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Maggie M

Last name

Silver

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Stationery Shop Girl

Birth place

Banchory-Devenick, Kincardineshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Lizzie

Last name

Silver

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

First name(s)

William W

Last name

Silver

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

-

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

George P

Last name

Silver

Relationship

Son

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Janet

Last name

Adams

Relationship

Nurse

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

59

Birth year

1822

Occupation

Ladies Nurse

Birth place

Colmonell, Ayrshire, Scotland

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 Silver family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Silver and 6 other people

Silver family summary

NAME
William Silver
BORN
1823
BIRTH COUNTY
Kincardineshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland
An original census record
An original census record

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