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1851 census

 

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Address Main Street, Wombourn Liberty, Staffordshire
Source 1851 Census - PRO Ref: Piece: 2017. Folio: 373. Page: 18. Registration District: Wolverhampton. Civil Parish: Wombourn Liberty.
 
Name Thomas Stephens
Place of Birth Wombourn, Staffordshire
Condition Widower
Age 36
Date of Birth (circa) 1815
Sex M
Relationship Head
Occupation Cord Wainter Master Employing Two Apprentices
 
Name Charlotte Stephens
Place of Birth Hales Owen, Salop
Condition Married
Age 40
Date of Birth (circa) 1811
Sex F
Relationship Wife
 
Name Samuel Stephens
Place of Birth Wombourn, Staffordshire
Condition Unmarried
Age 10
Date of Birth (circa) 1841
Sex M
Relationship Son
Occupation Scholar
 
Name Sarah H Stephens
Place of Birth Wombourn, Staffordshire
Condition Unmarried
Age 7
Date of Birth (circa) 1844
Sex F
Relationship Daughter
Occupation Scholar
 
Name Elizabeth Stephens
Place of Birth Wombourn, Staffordshire
Condition Unmarried
Age 5
Date of Birth (circa) 1846
Sex F
Relationship Daughter
Occupation Scholar
 
Name Mary Ann Stephens
Place of Birth Wombourn, Staffordshire
Condition Unmarried
Age 1
Date of Birth (circa) 1850
Sex F
Relationship Daughter
 
Name Alexander Gingell 
Place of Birth Hales Owen, Salop
Condition Unmarried
Age 19
Date of Birth (circa) 1832
Sex M
Relationship Aprentice
Occupation Shoemaker's Ap
 
Name Samuel Tongue
Place of Birth Wombourn, Staffordshire
Condition Unmarried
Age 18
Date of Birth (circa) 1833
Sex M
Relationship Aprentice
Occupation Shoemaker's Ap
 
Reference ID 1851-00260

The 1851 Census was taken on the night of Sunday 30th March 1851.

The following information was recorded in the schedules about each dwelling and person residing there on the night of the census:

  • the address
  • name and surname of "each person who abode in the house on the night of 30th March 1851"
  • relationship of each person to the head of the family
  • each person's marital status ("condition")
  • age and sex. The sex was indicated by the column that the age was recorded in
  • rank, profession, or occupation
  • where born, parish and county (or if born outside of England or Wales, just the country)
  • whether they were blind, or deaf and dumb

There were some changes made to the information that had been collected 10 years before which provide some very important extra information for family historians, each persons marital status, their relationship to the head of family and their place of birth. In addition ages were given as the exact number of years at the previous birthday rather than rounded down to the nearest 5 years.

Please Note

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