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Robert Browning in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of Robert Browning of 19 Warwick Crescent, Paddington, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Browning

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

68

Birth year

1813

Occupation

No Profession Poet

Birth town

Camberwell

Birth county

Surrey

Birth place

England

Street

19 Warwick Crescent

Town

Parish

Paddington

County

London, Middlesex

Country

England

Registration district

Kensington

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Sussanne

Last name

Browning

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

66

Birth year

1815

Occupation

No Profession Poet

Birth place

Camberwell, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Henry Wm

Last name

Grove

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Footman

Birth place

St Peters, Buckinghamshire, England

First name(s)

Susan

Last name

Fuller

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

Cook

Birth place

Cambridgeshire, England

First name(s)

H Eliz

Last name

King

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

Housemaid

Birth place

Cold Ashby, Northamptonshire, 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.

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NAME
Robert Browning
BORN
1813
BIRTH COUNTY
Surrey
ADDRESS IN 1881
Paddington, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record

This census includes:

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  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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