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Offline LizzieW

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Re: Can the term "Boarder" in a census return turn out to be a family member
« Reply #18 on: Monday 27 November 17 13:38 GMT (UK) »
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In one census i have a 2 year old listed as visitor it turns out she is the niece of the wife (wouldn't she be the husbands niece also?)

I think it depends how you define niece.  The niece you mentioned was presumably the child of one of the wife's siblings, so technically not the niece of the husband.  In the same way that my husband's sister in law is married to his brother not mine, so as far as I'm concerned she's not my sister in law. My sister in law is the person who married my brother.

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