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Joseph Cheshire in London, Kent in the 1881 Census

Details of Joseph Cheshire of 11 Wellington Grove, Greenwich, London, Kent, England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Cheshire

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

56

Birth year

1825

Occupation

Upholsterer Unp

Birth town

Aylesbury

Birth county

Buckinghamshire

Birth place

England

Street

11 Wellington Grove

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)

Ann

Last name

Cheshire

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

59

Birth year

1822

Occupation

-

Birth place

Essex, England

First name(s)

Sophia

Last name

Cheshire

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

Dressmaker

Birth place

Somers Town, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Marie

Last name

Cheshire

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Greenwich, Kent, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Smith

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Millwright

Birth place

Carshalton, 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 Cheshire family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Joseph Cheshire and 4 other people

Cheshire family summary

NAME
Joseph Cheshire
BORN
1825
BIRTH COUNTY
Buckinghamshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Greenwich, London, Kent, England
An original census record
An original census record

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