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Rhoda Fysh in Surrey in the 1881 Census

Details of Rhoda Fysh of Fairfield West Kingston Endowed School, Kingston, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Rhoda

Last name

Fysh

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

36

Birth year

1845

Occupation

Head Mistress Of Endowed School

Birth town

Ventnor

Birth county

Hampshire

Birth place

England

Street

Fairfield West Kingston Endowed School

Town

Parish

Kingston

County

Surrey

Country

England

Registration district

Kingston

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Bessie

Last name

Davis

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

Formerly Teacher Undergraduate

Birth place

Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

Chun

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Marlborough, Wiltshire, 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 Fysh family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Rhoda Fysh and 2 other people

Fysh family summary

NAME
Rhoda Fysh
BORN
1845
BIRTH COUNTY
Hampshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Kingston, Surrey, England
An original census record
An original census record

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