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Jane E Townsend in Hampshire, Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of Jane E Townsend of St Ives House, Christchurch, Hampshire, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Jane E

Last name

Townsend

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

School Governess

Birth town

Radwinter

Birth county

Essex

Birth place

England

Street

St Ives House

Town

Parish

Christchurch

County

Hampshire, Dorset

Country

England

Registration district

Christchurch

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Julia M

Last name

Armitage

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Ellen M M

Last name

Armitage

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Ceylon

First name(s)

Emma L

Last name

Armitage

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Ceylon

First name(s)

George B

Last name

Armitage

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Ceylon

First name(s)

Florence E

Last name

Armitage

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Henry J

Last name

Gentle

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Butler (Domestic)

Birth place

Clifton, Gloucestershire, England

First name(s)

Harriet

Last name

Cedgar

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

39

Birth year

1842

Occupation

Nurse Domestic

Birth place

Weybridge, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Desmond

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

Cook Domestic

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

Mary E

Last name

Griffin

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Housemaid

Birth place

Ringwood, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Alice

Last name

Rudwick

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Schoolroom Maid Domestic

Birth place

Thorpe, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Emma L

Last name

Cheater

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Kitchen Maid

Birth place

Ringwood, Hampshire, 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 Townsend family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Jane E Townsend and 11 other people

Townsend family summary

NAME
Jane E Townsend
BORN
1856
BIRTH COUNTY
Essex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Christchurch, Hampshire, Dorset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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