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James H Showell in London, Kent in the 1881 Census

Details of James H Showell of 52 Wellington Terrace, Greenwich, London, Kent, England

First name(s)

James H

Last name

Showell

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

Inspecter Of Watermen

Birth town

Greenwich

Birth county

Kent

Birth place

England

Street

52 Wellington Terrace

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)

Isabel S

Last name

Showell

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

-

Birth place

Greenwich, Kent, England

First name(s)

Alice M

Last name

Showell

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Greenwich, Kent, England

First name(s)

Jessie E

Last name

Showell

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

-

Birth place

Greenwich, Kent, England

First name(s)

Ernest J

Last name

Showell

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Greenwich, Kent, England

First name(s)

Samuel G

Last name

Nevill

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

Trinity Pilot

Birth place

Greenwich, Kent, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

Annuitant

Birth place

Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Bacon

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

Tram Car Conductor

Birth place

Bridgwater, Somerset, England

First name(s)

Edward E

Last name

Bernett

Relationship

Lodger Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Ship Steward

Birth place

Norwich, Norfolk, England

First name(s)

Ada

Last name

Bernett

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

-

Birth place

Norwich, Norfolk, 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 Showell family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes James H Showell and 9 other people

Showell family summary

NAME
James H Showell
BORN
1845
BIRTH COUNTY
Kent
ADDRESS IN 1881
Greenwich, London, Kent, England
An original census record
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