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Michael Kirby in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of Michael Kirby of 13 Williams Rents, Whitechapel, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Michael

Last name

Kirby

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

52

Birth year

1829

Occupation

Bricklayers Labourer

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

Ireland

Street

13 Williams Rents

Town

Parish

Whitechapel

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)

Margaret

Last name

Kirby

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

51

Birth year

1830

Occupation

None

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

John

Last name

Kirby

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Wharehouse Porter

Birth place

Whitechapel, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Mary Ann

Last name

Kirby

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Sail Cloth Maker

Birth place

Whitechapel, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Michael

Last name

Kirby

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Office Lad

Birth place

Whitechapel, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Kirby

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Whitechapel, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Kirby

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Whitechapel, 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 Kirby family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Michael Kirby and 6 other people

Kirby family summary

NAME
Michael Kirby
BORN
1829
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
Whitechapel, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
An original census record

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