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David Hamson in London, Kent in the 1881 Census

Details of David Hamson of 27 & 28 Wellington Street, St Nicholas Deptford, London, Kent, England

First name(s)

David

Last name

Hamson

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

44

Birth year

1837

Occupation

Pensioner

Birth town

Shoreditch

Birth county

Sussex

Birth place

England

Street

27 & 28 Wellington Street

Town

Parish

St Nicholas Deptford

County

London, Kent

Country

England

Registration district

Greenwich

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Agnes

Last name

Hamson

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

Housekeeper

Birth place

Sheerness, Kent, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Palmer

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

Pawn Brokers Assist

Birth place

Exeter, Devon, England

First name(s)

Fred

Last name

Taylor

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Pawn Brokers Assist

Birth place

Middlesex, England

About the 1881 England Wales and Scotland Census

When the 1881 census was taken on April 3rd, the total population of England, Wales and Scotland was recorded as 29,707,207. The First Boer War ended only weeks before the 1881 census.

As with any historical research, the golden rule of family history is to check the original record, or "primary source", wherever possible. We have provided clear images of the original census enumeration books for you to view once you've found the right family in the indexes.

When using census returns, once you have located your ancestor in the census, you should then view the original images to validate your findings. The image of the original document will also help you see the household in the context of surrounding households as all the information will be provided in one clear place, as it was originally written down.

The original documents would have been given to your ancestor several days before 3 April, and the head of household would have been asked to fill in the details for anyone who would have been residing at that address on the census date. If the head of the household was unable to read or write, the enumerator - a literate person who would be collecting the census forms - would help fill in the details. Because of this, however, you may note mistakes that were made, such as name spellings. It should also be noted that many people were often economical with the truth when it came to their ages.

Note: the census includes details of people resident in docked vessels and institutions such as prisons, workhouses, hospitals, and barracks, as well as individual households.

See the whole Hamson family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes David Hamson and 3 other people

Hamson family summary

NAME
David Hamson
BORN
1837
BIRTH COUNTY
Sussex
ADDRESS IN 1881
St Nicholas Deptford, London, Kent, England
An original census record
An original census record

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