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Robert Howden in Isle of Wight, Hampshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Robert Howden of 2 Northumbria, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Robert

Last name

Howden

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

59

Birth year

1822

Occupation

Pharmaceutical Chemist Master Employing 2 Assistants 1 Porter 1 Boy

Birth town

St Leonard's

Birth county

Middlesex

Birth place

England

Street

2 Northumbria

Town

Parish

Shanklin

County

Isle of Wight, Hampshire

Country

England

Registration district

Isle of Wight

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Philothea Thompson

Last name

Howden

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

57

Birth year

1824

Occupation

-

Birth place

St Leonard's, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Margaret Gidley

Last name

Starr

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

48

Birth year

1833

Occupation

-

Birth place

Holloway, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Frances Tighe

Last name

Howden

Relationship

Aunt

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

71

Birth year

1810

Occupation

-

Birth place

Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Price

Relationship

Cousin

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

-

Birth place

Bridgend, Glamorganshire, Wales

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Gosden

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

42

Birth year

1839

Occupation

Cook Domestic Servant

Birth place

Newport, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Argyle

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Housemaid Domestic Servt

Birth place

London, 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 Howden family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Robert Howden and 6 other people

Howden family summary

NAME
Robert Howden
BORN
1822
BIRTH COUNTY
Middlesex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Shanklin, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England
An original census record
An original census record

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