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Ralph Burwood in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of Ralph Burwood of 5 Queens Head Place, Wapping, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Ralph

Last name

Burwood

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

Waterman

Birth town

St George

Birth county

Middlesex

Birth place

England

Street

5 Queens Head Place

Town

Parish

Wapping

County

London, Middlesex

Country

England

Registration district

Stepney

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Eliza

Last name

Burwood

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

-

Birth place

Bow Common, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Ralph

Last name

Burwood

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Bow Common, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Burwood

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

St George, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Burwood

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

St George, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Alice

Last name

Burwood

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

-

Birth place

Wapping, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Louisa

Last name

Warn

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

-

Birth place

Wapping, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Ray

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

Dock Labourer

Birth place

St George, 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 Burwood family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Ralph Burwood and 7 other people

Burwood family summary

NAME
Ralph Burwood
BORN
1849
BIRTH COUNTY
Middlesex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Wapping, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
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