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Eliza West in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of Eliza West of Metro Howards Bldg King Edwds Refuge Albert Street, Mile End New Town, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Eliza

Last name

West

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

58

Birth year

1823

Occupation

Birth town

Hornchurch

Birth county

Essex

Birth place

England

Street

Metro Howards Bldg King Edwds Refuge Albert Street

Town

Parish

Mile End New Town

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)

Herbert

Last name

West

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Tie & Scarf Manufacturers

Birth place

Stepney, 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 West family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Eliza West and 1 other people

West family summary

NAME
Eliza West
BORN
1823
BIRTH COUNTY
Essex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Mile End New Town, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
An original census record

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