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Leonard Reed in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of Leonard Reed of 1 Bell Lane, Spitalfields, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Leonard

Last name

Reed

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

Butcher

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

Holland (Netherlands)

Street

1 Bell Lane

Town

Parish

Spitalfields

County

London, Middlesex

Country

England

Registration district

Whitechapel

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Alice

Last name

Reed

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

-

Birth place

St George's in the East, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Selina

Last name

Reed

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

-

Birth place

Holland (Netherlands)

First name(s)

Moss

Last name

Reed

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

-

Birth place

Spitalfields, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Shepherd

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

-

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Solomon

Last name

Reed

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

-

Birth place

Spitalfields, 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 Reed family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Leonard Reed and 5 other people

Reed family summary

NAME
Leonard Reed
BORN
1851
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
Spitalfields, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
An original census record

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