Skip to content

Henry B Wheeler in Worcestershire in the 1881 Census

Details of Henry B Wheeler of 20 Bull Ring, Kidderminster Old Borough, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Henry B

Last name

Wheeler

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

49

Birth year

1832

Occupation

Fishmonger

Birth town

Kidderminster

Birth county

Worcestershire

Birth place

England

Street

20 Bull Ring

Town

Parish

Kidderminster Old Borough

County

Worcestershire

Country

England

Registration district

Kidderminster

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Kate E

Last name

Edmonds

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Fishmonger Assistant

Birth place

Shatterford, Staffordshire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Simpson

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

44

Birth year

1837

Occupation

School Mistress

Birth place

Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

First name(s)

Sarah Jane

Last name

Powell

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

Assistant School Mistress

Birth place

Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Phoebe A

Last name

Pearson

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Domestic

Birth place

Lye, Worcestershire, 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 Wheeler family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Henry B Wheeler and 4 other people

Wheeler family summary

NAME
Henry B Wheeler
BORN
1832
BIRTH COUNTY
Worcestershire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Kidderminster Old Borough, Worcestershire, England
An original census record
An original census record

Not what you're looking for?