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Elias Harris in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of Elias Harris of 129 Leman Street, Whitechapel, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Elias

Last name

Harris

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Licensed Victualler

Birth town

Whitechapel

Birth county

Middlesex

Birth place

England

Street

129 Leman Street

Town

Parish

Whitechapel

County

London, Middlesex

Country

England

Registration district

Whitechapel

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Katie

Last name

Harris

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

-

Birth place

Australia

First name(s)

Sarah C

Last name

Harris

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

-

Birth place

Tower Hill, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Esther

Last name

Harris

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

Tower Hill, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Abraham Geo

Last name

Harris

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

City of London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Maria D

Last name

Harris

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Whitechapel, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

Price

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Dom Serv

Birth place

St George's, 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 Harris family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Elias Harris and 6 other people

Harris family summary

NAME
Elias Harris
BORN
1852
BIRTH COUNTY
Middlesex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Whitechapel, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
An original census record

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