Dorney Census 1881

The United Kingdom Census of 1881 recorded the people residing in every household on the night of 3rd April 1881, and was the fifth of the UK censuses to include details of household members. The total population of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland (all the 32 counties of Northern Ireland and what is now the Irish Republic) was recorded as 34,884,848 persons.

Details collected include: address, name, relationship to the head of the family, marital status, age at last birthday, gender, occupation, and place of birth.

The registration District was Eton, Bucks and the sub-district Burnham. Enumeration District No. 1 and the enumerator was Edward Groves.

The area classed as Dorney for the 1861 census was the Whole of the Parish of Dorney and the Liberty of Boveney, including Dorney Village, Dorney Court Farm, Trumper's Farm, The Beer House nr. of Eton Wick Dorney Common the cottages nr, Boveney Chapel, Boveney Court, Singers Farm, Dorney Lodge Farm, Dorney Court, The Vicarage, Lake End and Lake End Common.

The 1881 Census reveals that there were 65 households and 281 people resident in the village on the 3rd April. The oldest person, Elizabeth Coster age of 86, she was born in 1785. Arthur Walter Stocker was youngest at two days old. There were 3 other children recorded on the census as born in the first three months of 1881.

Click on this link to view the 1881 census transcription for Dorney. Or copy and paste this URL into your internet browser search bar.!Am0XsUWA7wgxiNB4ZwppnPFDaAQ-CQ?e=Dg7qUJ

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