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Ruth Battey in London, Kent in the 1881 Census

Details of Ruth Battey of 90 Hughes Fields, St Nicholas Deptford, London, Kent, England

First name(s)

Ruth

Last name

Battey

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

42

Birth year

1839

Occupation

Laundress

Birth town

Sunderland

Birth county

Durham

Birth place

England

Street

90 Hughes Fields

Town

Parish

St Nicholas Deptford

County

London, Kent

Country

England

Registration district

Greenwich

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

George

Last name

Battey

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

18

Birth year

1863

Occupation

Foundry Labourer

Birth place

Sunderland, Durham, England

First name(s)

Bartholomew

Last name

Battey

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Labourer

Birth place

Sunderland, Durham, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Battey

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

General Labourer

Birth place

Sunderland, Durham, England

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Battey

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Deptford, Kent, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Battey

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Deptford, Kent, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Battey

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Deptford, Kent, 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 Battey family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Ruth Battey and 6 other people

Battey family summary

NAME
Ruth Battey
BORN
1839
BIRTH COUNTY
Durham
ADDRESS IN 1881
St Nicholas Deptford, London, Kent, England
An original census record
An original census record

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