1881 Description of Enumeration District
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1881 census - 2 April

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Class: RG11; Piece: 3442
Civil Parish: Staveley (Eckington)
Enumeration District : 14
Name of Enumerator: George TURNER
Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1881. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1881. Data imaged from the National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU.

The 1881 British Isles Census was taken on the night of 3 April 1881. The following information was requested:

  • Name of street, avenue road, etc.
  • House number or name
  • Whether or not the house was inhabited
  • Number of rooms occupied if less than five
  • Name of each person that had spent the night in that household
  • Relationship of person enumerated to the head of the family
  • Each person's marital status
  • Age at last birthday (sex is indicated by which column the age is recorded in)
  • Each person's occupation
  • Person's place of birth
  • Whether deaf and dumb, blind, imbecile or idiot, or lunatic.

All responses were to reflect the individual's status as of 3 April 1881 for all individuals who had spent the night in the house. People who were traveling or living abroad were enumerated at the location where they spent the night on census night.

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