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Samuel Quilter in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of Samuel Quilter of 57 Butterland Street, Shoreditch, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Samuel

Last name

Quilter

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

Artificial Flower Maker

Birth town

Shoreditch

Birth county

Middlesex

Birth place

England

Street

57 Butterland Street

Town

Parish

Shoreditch

County

London, Middlesex

Country

England

Registration district

Shoreditch

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Quilter

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

-

Birth place

Shoreditch, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Samuel W

Last name

Quilter

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

2

Birth year

1879

Occupation

-

Birth place

Hoxton, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Martha C

Last name

Quilter

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Shoreditch, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Sabo

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

84

Birth year

1797

Occupation

Mantle Finisher

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Joseph T

Last name

Poole

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

Salesman Unemployed

Birth place

Southwark, Surrey, England

First name(s)

James

Last name

Loveday

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Wood Carver

Birth place

Finsbury, 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 Quilter family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Samuel Quilter and 6 other people

Quilter family summary

NAME
Samuel Quilter
BORN
1847
BIRTH COUNTY
Middlesex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Shoreditch, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
An original census record

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