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George Burney in London, Kent in the 1881 Census

Details of George Burney of The Limes N Ward, Greenwich, London, Kent, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Burney

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

62

Birth year

1819

Occupation

Iron Tank Manufacturer (Tank) Employing 120 Hands

Birth town

London

Birth county

Middlesex

Birth place

England

Street

The Limes N Ward

Town

Parish

Greenwich

County

London, Kent

Country

England

Registration district

Greenwich

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Mary A

Last name

Burney

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

43

Birth year

1838

Occupation

-

Birth place

London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Herman K

Last name

Burney

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Law Student

Birth place

London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Eleanor H

Last name

Burney

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Mabel C

Last name

Burney

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

James H

Last name

Spencer

Relationship

Father In Law

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

69

Birth year

1812

Occupation

Derives Income From Land & Property

Birth place

London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Emily

Last name

Binns

Relationship

Companion

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

Companion Dom Ser

Birth place

London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Mary J

Last name

Armstrong

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

-

Birth place

London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

Patten

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Cook Dom Ser

Birth place

Somerset, England

First name(s)

Emily R

Last name

Cook

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Housemaid Dom Serv

Birth place

Greenwich, Kent, England

First name(s)

Fanny

Last name

Henslaw

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Nurse Dom Serv

Birth place

Chorlton, Kent, 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 Burney family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes George Burney and 10 other people

Burney family summary

NAME
George Burney
BORN
1819
BIRTH COUNTY
Middlesex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Greenwich, London, Kent, England
An original census record
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