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1861 census


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Address Bulkington, Westbury, Wiltshire
Source 1861 Census - Piece: 1301 Folio: 4 Page: 1
Name John Lewis 
Place of Birth Urchfont, Wiltshire, England
Condition Married
Age 63
Date of Birth (circa) 1798
Sex M
Relationship Head
Occupation Farmer Of 7 Acres Employing 1 Man
Name Martha Lewis 
Place of Birth Devizes, Wiltshire, England
Condition Married
Age 50
Date of Birth (circa) 1811
Sex F
Relationship Wife
Occupation Farmers Wife
Name Ellen Lewis Gingell 
Place of Birth Christian Malford, Wiltshire, England
Condition Unmarried
Age 19
Date of Birth (circa) 1842
Sex F
Relationship Niece
Occupation General Servant
Name Tom Edmund Gingell 
Place of Birth Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, England
Condition Unmarried
Age 2
Date of Birth (circa) 1859
Sex M
Relationship ...
Name Catherine Mayan
Place of Birth Keevil, Wiltshire, England
Condition Married
Age 64
Date of Birth (circa) 1797
Sex F
Relationship Visitor
Occupation Annuitant
Name Mary Jane Bodman
Place of Birth Keevil, Wiltshire, England
Condition Unmarried
Age 16
Date of Birth (circa) 1845
Sex F
Relationship Servant
Occupation House Servant
Reference ID 1861-00024

The 1861 Census was taken on the night of Sunday 7th April 1861.

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

  • the address
  • whether the dwelling was "inhabited" or "uninhabited or building"
  • name and surname of each person residing at the dwelling on the night of the census
  • relationship of each person to the head of the family
  • each person's marital status ("condition")
  • age and sex
  • 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"

The information collected in this census was the same as 10 years before except for an extra piece of information on whether the house was inhabited or not (this had been included in the 1841 census but not in 1851).

Please Note

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