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Joseph MacKnight in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of Joseph MacKnight of 14 Wimbourne Street, Shoreditch, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

MacKnight

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

47

Birth year

1834

Occupation

Druggist Assistant

Birth town

Durham

Birth county

Durham

Birth place

England

Street

14 Wimbourne 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)

Elizabeth

Last name

MacKnight

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

51

Birth year

1830

Occupation

-

Birth place

Durham, Durham, England

First name(s)

Dora M

Last name

MacKnight

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Book Folder (B)

Birth place

Sunderland, Durham, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

MacKnight

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Book Folder (B)

Birth place

Shoreditch, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

MacKnight

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Dressmaker

Birth place

Shoreditch, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Anne

Last name

MacKnight

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Shoreditch, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Edward

Last name

Freeman

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Servant Out Of Employment (Others In S)

Birth place

Shoreditch, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Clark

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

58

Birth year

1823

Occupation

Laundress

Birth place

Holloway, 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 MacKnight family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Joseph MacKnight and 7 other people

MacKnight family summary

NAME
Joseph MacKnight
BORN
1834
BIRTH COUNTY
Durham
ADDRESS IN 1881
Shoreditch, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
An original census record

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