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John Coleman in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of John Coleman of 25 Batty Gardens, St George in the East, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Coleman

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

67

Birth year

1814

Occupation

Carpenter Joiner (Unemployed)

Birth town

Cork

Birth county

Cork

Birth place

Ireland

Street

25 Batty Gardens

Town

Parish

St George in the East

County

London, Middlesex

Country

England

Registration district

St George in the East

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Julia

Last name

Coleman

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

55

Birth year

1826

Occupation

Carpenter's Wife

Birth place

Cork, Cork, Ireland

First name(s)

Julia

Last name

Coleman

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Sewing Machinist (Unemployed)

Birth place

Shoreditch, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

Donovan

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

76

Birth year

1805

Occupation

Lucifer Match Seller (Stall)

Birth place

Brandon, Ireland

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 Coleman family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes John Coleman and 3 other people

Coleman family summary

NAME
John Coleman
BORN
1814
BIRTH COUNTY
Cork
ADDRESS IN 1881
St George in the East, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
An original census record

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