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James Prior Orton in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of James Prior Orton of 68 Catherine Street, Shoreditch, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

James Prior

Last name

Orton

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

Brewer Drayman

Birth town

Shoreditch

Birth county

Middlesex

Birth place

England

Street

68 Catherine Street

Town

Parish

Shoreditch

County

London, Middlesex

Country

England

Registration district

Shoreditch

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Jane Sarah

Last name

Orton

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

39

Birth year

1842

Occupation

-

Birth place

Shoreditch, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

James Henery

Last name

Orton

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Brewers Van Gard

Birth place

St Luke's, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Orton

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Carman

Birth place

St Luke's, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

John William

Last name

Orton

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Westminster, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth Harriot

Last name

Orton

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Camberwell, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Sophia Jane

Last name

Orton

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Shoreditch, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Louise Maria

Last name

Orton

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

St Luke's, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Agness Mary Ann

Last name

Orton

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Shoreditch, Middlesex, 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 Orton family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes James Prior Orton and 8 other people

Orton family summary

NAME
James Prior Orton
BORN
1841
BIRTH COUNTY
Middlesex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Shoreditch, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
An original census record

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