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George Pierce in Sussex in the 1881 Census

Details of George Pierce of Charlton Street, Steyning, Sussex, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Pierce

Relationship

Brother

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Ag Lab

Birth town

Lindfield

Birth county

Sussex

Birth place

England

Street

Charlton Street

Town

Parish

Steyning

County

Sussex

Country

England

Registration district

Steyning

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Marchant

Last name

Pierce

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

"ag Lab"

Birth place

Lindfield, Sussex, England

First name(s)

Rosetta

Last name

Pierce

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

-

Birth place

Hastings, Sussex, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Pierce

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Ag Lab

Birth place

Horsted Keynes, Sussex, England

First name(s)

Ebb

Last name

Pierce

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Ag Lab

Birth place

Sussex, 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.

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NAME
George Pierce
BORN
1857
BIRTH COUNTY
Sussex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Steyning, Sussex, England
An original census record

This census includes:

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

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