1871 Description of Enumeration District
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1871 census - 2 April

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Class: RG10; Piece: 3620
Civil Parish: Staveley (Eckington)
Enumeration District : 12c
Name of Enumerator: Henry MILMAN
Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1871. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1871. Data imaged from the National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU.

The 1871 census for England was taken on the night of 2 April 1871.

Information collected:

  • Address (name of the street, avenue, or road; house number)
  • Occupant (name of each person who spent the night in the house; their birthplace and relationship to head of family)
  • Residence (whether home was inhabited; number of rooms occupied)
  • Personal (sex, age, marital status)
  • Occupation (whether employer, employee, or neither)
  • Health (whether blind, deaf, dumb, imbecile, idiot, or lunatic)

All forms were meant to accurately reflect each individual's status as of 2/3 April 1871 & the household they spent the night in. People who were travelling or living abroad were recorded at the location where they spent the night.

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