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George M A Elder in London, Kent in the 1881 Census

Details of George M A Elder of 4 The Grove, Greenwich, London, Kent, England

First name(s)

George M A

Last name

Elder

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

Clergy Of Presbyterionary Church Of England

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

Scotland

Street

4 The Grove

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)

Emma A

Last name

Elder

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

-

Birth place

India

First name(s)

George H

Last name

Elder

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Greenwich, Kent, England

First name(s)

Arthur S

Last name

Elder

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Greenwich, Kent, England

First name(s)

William A

Last name

Elder

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Greenwich, Kent, England

First name(s)

Lydia

Last name

Margan

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Nurse Domestic

Birth place

City of London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Lucy M

Last name

Brill

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

Housemaid Domestic

Birth place

Winkfield, Berkshire, England

First name(s)

Alice M

Last name

Calderwood

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Cook Domestic

Birth place

Poplar, 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 Elder family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes George M A Elder and 7 other people

Elder family summary

NAME
George M A Elder
BORN
1841
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
Greenwich, London, Kent, England
An original census record
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