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Edward F L Shean in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of Edward F L Shean of 27 Stepney Causeway, Ratcliff, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Edward F L

Last name

Shean

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Gender

Male

Age

63

Birth year

1818

Occupation

Superannuated Officer Of H M Customs

Birth town

Weymouth

Birth county

Dorset

Birth place

England

Street

27 Stepney Causeway

Town

Parish

Ratcliff

County

London, Middlesex

Country

England

Registration district

Stepney

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Susannah P J

Last name

Patterson

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

Machinist

Birth place

Weymouth, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Rosabel

Last name

Dodworth

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

-

Birth place

Weymouth, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Thomas S

Last name

Shean

Relationship

Grand Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

-

Birth place

South Shields, Durham, England

First name(s)

Edward S

Last name

Patterson

Relationship

Grand Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Sunderland, Durham, England

First name(s)

Frederick L

Last name

Shean

Relationship

Grand Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Sunderland, Durham, England

First name(s)

Susannah L

Last name

Dodsworth

Relationship

Grand Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

London, 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 Shean family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Edward F L Shean and 6 other people

Shean family summary

NAME
Edward F L Shean
BORN
1818
BIRTH COUNTY
Dorset
ADDRESS IN 1881
Ratcliff, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
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