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George Spencer in London, Kent in the 1881 Census

Details of George Spencer of Grooms Hill Hill Side, Greenwich, London, Kent, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Spencer

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

70

Birth year

1811

Occupation

Civil Engineer

Birth town

Brighton

Birth county

Sussex

Birth place

England

Street

Grooms Hill Hill Side

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)

Emily Sarah

Last name

Spencer

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

42

Birth year

1839

Occupation

-

Birth place

St Pancras, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Jemima

Last name

Spencer

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

-

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Alexander

Last name

Spencer

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Civil Engineer

Birth place

Deptford, Kent, England

First name(s)

Sydney

Last name

Spencer

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Law Student

Birth place

Camberwell, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Amy

Last name

Spencer

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Deptford, Kent, England

First name(s)

John H Wilmot

Last name

Davies

Relationship

Son I Law

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

Medical Student

Birth place

At Sea

First name(s)

Vanda

Last name

Davies

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

-

Birth place

Deptford, Kent, England

First name(s)

Langford G

Last name

Davies

Relationship

Grand Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

London, Kent, England

First name(s)

Sarah Annie

Last name

Foster

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Housemaid Do Serv

Birth place

Deptford, Kent, England

First name(s)

Ada Blanche

Last name

Wells

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Under Housemaid Do Serv

Birth place

Woolwich, Kent, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth Mary

Last name

Piper

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Parlor Maid Do Serv

Birth place

Hertford, Hertfordshire, England

First name(s)

Sophia

Last name

Lauris

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

Cook Do Serv

Birth place

Bermondsey, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Harriet J

Last name

Harpswood

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

General Serv

Birth place

Woolwich, 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 Spencer family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes George Spencer and 13 other people

Spencer family summary

NAME
George Spencer
BORN
1811
BIRTH COUNTY
Sussex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Greenwich, London, Kent, England
An original census record
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