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James Lesslie Work in Surrey in the 1881 Census

Details of James Lesslie Work of 1 Cromwell Terrace Hartfield Road, Wimbledon, Surrey, England

First name(s)

James Lesslie

Last name

Work

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

Accountant

Birth town

Scalloway

Birth county

Shetland Islands

Birth place

Scotland

Street

1 Cromwell Terrace Hartfield Road

Town

Parish

Wimbledon

County

Surrey

Country

England

Registration district

Kingston

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Work

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

-

Birth place

Marylebone, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Leslie G

Last name

Work

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

-

Birth place

Malden, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Reginald L

Last name

Work

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

Kingston on Thames, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Robert L

Last name

Work

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Wimbledon, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Honor

Last name

Daw

Relationship

Mother In Law

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

61

Birth year

1820

Occupation

Annuitant

Birth place

Halberton, Devon, England

First name(s)

Honor Elizth

Last name

Baker

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

-

Birth place

Malden, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Adelaide

Last name

Baker

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Herne Hill, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Lavinia

Last name

Gillham

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Servant

Birth place

Wimbledon, Surrey, 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 Work family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes James Lesslie Work and 8 other people

Work family summary

NAME
James Lesslie Work
BORN
1841
BIRTH COUNTY
Shetland Islands
ADDRESS IN 1881
Wimbledon, Surrey, England
An original census record
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