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Florence Nightingale in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of Florence Nightingale of 10 South Street, St George Hanover Square, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Florence

Last name

Nightingale

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

Directress Of Nightingale Fund For Training Hospital Nurses

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

Italy

Street

10 South Street

Town

Parish

St George Hanover Square

County

London, Middlesex

Country

England

Registration district

St George Hanover Square

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Fanny

Last name

Dowding

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Ladysmaid

Birth place

Battersea, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Ann J

Last name

Dowding

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

33

Birth year

1848

Occupation

Housemaid

Birth place

Milton, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Maria E

Last name

Brooks

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Housemaid

Birth place

Holloway, Derbyshire, England

First name(s)

Joanna

Last name

Kennedy

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

55

Birth year

1826

Occupation

Cook

Birth place

Ireland

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.

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See the whole Nightingale family in this 1881 Census record

Includes Florence Nightingale and 4 other people

NAME
Florence Nightingale
BORN
1821
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
St George Hanover Square, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record

This census includes:

  • Details of all household members
  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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