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John James Thompson in London, Kent in the 1881 Census

Details of John James Thompson of 11 Plumbridge Street, Greenwich, London, Kent, England

First name(s)

John James

Last name

Thompson

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

33

Birth year

1848

Occupation

Fireman & Watchman At Boilerwrk

Birth town

Poplar

Birth county

Middlesex

Birth place

England

Street

11 Plumbridge Street

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)

Eliza Ann

Last name

Thompson

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

-

Birth place

Poplar, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

George Robert

Last name

Thompson

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Greenwich, Kent, England

First name(s)

Ernest William

Last name

Thompson

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Bermondsey, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Henry John

Last name

Thompson

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

1

Birth year

1880

Occupation

-

Birth place

Greenwich, Kent, England

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Gillmore

Relationship

Lodger Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

Laborer At Iron Foundry

Birth place

India

First name(s)

Fanny

Last name

Gillmore

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

-

Birth place

Greenwich, Kent, England

First name(s)

Anne

Last name

Gillmore

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Greenwich, Kent, England

First name(s)

Benjamin

Last name

Cocker

Relationship

Brother In Law

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

Butcher

Birth place

Greenwich, Kent, England

First name(s)

Caroline

Last name

Nunn

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Housemaid

Birth place

Greenwich, Kent, 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 Thompson family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes John James Thompson and 9 other people

Thompson family summary

NAME
John James Thompson
BORN
1848
BIRTH COUNTY
Middlesex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Greenwich, London, Kent, England
An original census record
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