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

Details of William Stead of Mount Pleasant, Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Stead

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

62

Birth year

1819

Occupation

Drysalter & Dye Woodcutter

Birth town

Birstall

Birth county

Yorkshire

Birth place

England

Street

Mount Pleasant

Town

Parish

Heckmondwike

County

Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)

Country

England

Registration district

Dewsbury

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Bessy

Last name

Stead

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

47

Birth year

1834

Occupation

-

Birth place

Knottingley, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

George Wm

Last name

Stead

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

(Drysalter & Dye Woodcutter)

Birth place

Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Lilian

Last name

Stead

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

-

Birth place

Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Clarence M

Last name

Stead

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

-

Birth place

Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Harriet

Last name

Swanson

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

48

Birth year

1833

Occupation

House Keeper (Dom)

Birth place

Bradford, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Fanny

Last name

Bagnall

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

General Servant

Birth place

Masbrough, Yorkshire, England

First name(s)

Emma

Last name

Hawkshaw

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

General Servant

Birth place

Wakefield, Yorkshire, 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 Stead family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Stead and 7 other people

Stead family summary

NAME
William Stead
BORN
1819
BIRTH COUNTY
Yorkshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
An original census record
An original census record

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