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A discrepancy in the 1911 Census.

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Anne Report 31 May 2019 12:14

Searching the 1911 Census for my Grandparents in Manchester I came across the original saying there was an 'Elizabeth Lucas age 51- Boarder - Belfast' on the transcript it reads 'Elizabeth Flood '. I'm sure Lucas is right ,so is this a typo error?

James and Mary Flood
Daughter Mary Elizabeth Flood age 6

Regards Anne Rosalind


Rambling Report 31 May 2019 12:31

Yes it's Lucas on image so just a transcription error, the transcriber has put Flood for her in error.

1911 Census For England & Wales
87 Cheltenham Street Rochdale Road Manchester, Manchester, Lancashire,
James Flood Head Married Male 28 1883 Packer Lancs Manchester
Mary Flood Wife Married Female 27 1884 - Lancs Manchester
Elizabeth Flood Boarder Widow Female 51 1860 - Belfast Ireland
Mary Elizabeth Flood - - Female 6 1905 - Buxton Derbyshire


MargaretM Report 31 May 2019 12:36

Just another example of why one should always look at the original image. Never take the transcription as accurate.