Extract from the Census Return for Abbey Hulton 1871

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Description:Census returns are among the most useful sources of historical information about places and households. The first national census was taken in 1801 and they were repeated every 10 years. This extract is from the Abbey Hulton census returns for 1871.Of particular interest is the wide variety of occupations within this small community. It records each household and the members of the household resident on the night of the census, 2nd April 1871.
The relationship between the household members is given as is the marital status, occupation and place of birth. This last piece of information is often crucial for family history but also tells us about migration into a particular place.

RG10/2854 f88

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