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Ellen Wonnacott in Isle of Wight, Hampshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Ellen Wonnacott of 10 Spring Gardens, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

Wonnacott

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

33

Birth year

1848

Occupation

Income From Property & Dividends

Birth town

Kingsland

Birth county

Middlesex

Birth place

England

Street

10 Spring Gardens

Town

Parish

Ventnor

County

Isle of Wight, Hampshire

Country

England

Registration district

Isle of Wight

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Ellen G

Last name

Wonnacott

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Luton, Bedfordshire, England

First name(s)

Kate

Last name

Downer

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

General Servant

Birth place

Hampshire, 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 Wonnacott family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Ellen Wonnacott and 2 other people

Wonnacott family summary

NAME
Ellen Wonnacott
BORN
1848
BIRTH COUNTY
Middlesex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Ventnor, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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