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Henry Ching in London, Kent in the 1881 Census

Details of Henry Ching of 30 Bennett Street, Greenwich, London, Kent, England

First name(s)

Henry

Last name

Ching

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

Labourer In Iron Works (Unemployed)

Birth town

Marylebone

Birth county

Middlesex

Birth place

England

Street

30 Bennett Street

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)

Eliza

Last name

Ching

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

59

Birth year

1822

Occupation

-

Birth place

Southampton, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Frederic

Last name

Ching

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Blacksmiths Hammerman

Birth place

Deptford, Kent, England

First name(s)

Frederic

Last name

Simants

Relationship

Lodger Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Boot Maker

Birth place

Riseley, Bedfordshire, England

First name(s)

Sarah A

Last name

Simants

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

-

Birth place

West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England

First name(s)

George W

Last name

Simants

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Lewisham, Kent, England

First name(s)

Ernest E

Last name

Simants

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Lewisham, Kent, England

First name(s)

George J

Last name

Driver

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Plasterer

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 Ching family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Henry Ching and 7 other people

Ching family summary

NAME
Henry Ching
BORN
1821
BIRTH COUNTY
Middlesex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Greenwich, London, Kent, England
An original census record
An original census record

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