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George Penrose in Worcestershire, Herefordshire in the 1881 Census

Details of George Penrose of Teme Street Workhouse, Tenbury, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Penrose

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

48

Birth year

1833

Occupation

Master Of Union Workhouse

Birth town

St Austell

Birth county

Cornwall

Birth place

England

Street

Teme Street Workhouse

Town

Parish

Tenbury

County

Worcestershire, Herefordshire

Country

England

Registration district

Tenbury

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Mary Ann

Last name

Penrose

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

43

Birth year

1838

Occupation

Matron Of Union Workhouse

Birth place

Truro, Cornwall, England

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

Penrose

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Brecknockshire, Wales

First name(s)

Martha J

Last name

Jones

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

General Serv

Birth place

Aberdare, Glamorganshire, Wales

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 Penrose family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes George Penrose and 3 other people

Penrose family summary

NAME
George Penrose
BORN
1833
BIRTH COUNTY
Cornwall
ADDRESS IN 1881
Tenbury, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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