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Sarah J Steptoe in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of Sarah J Steptoe of 5 Durham Row, Ratcliff, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Sarah J

Last name

Steptoe

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Dress Machinist

Birth town

Westminster

Birth county

Middlesex

Birth place

England

Street

5 Durham Row

Town

Parish

Ratcliff

County

London, Middlesex

Country

England

Registration district

Stepney

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

Steptoe

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Poplar, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Steptoe

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Poplar, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Steptoe

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Poplar, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Steptoe

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

-

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Limehouse, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Goldsmith

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

54

Birth year

1827

Occupation

Gen Labourer

Birth place

Loughton, Sussex, England

First name(s)

Alfred

Last name

Ruska

Relationship

Lodger Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Cheesemonger

Birth place

Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Ruska

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

-

Birth place

Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Alfred

Last name

Ruska

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

St George in the East, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Ruska

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

-

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Stepney, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Francis

Last name

McCarthy

Relationship

Lodger Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

Cabinet Maker

Birth place

Cork, Cork, Ireland

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

McCarthy

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

24

Birth year

1857

Occupation

-

Birth place

Cork, Cork, Ireland

First name(s)

Patrick

Last name

McCarthy

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

-

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

Stepney, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Ahern

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

-

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 Steptoe family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Sarah J Steptoe and 13 other people

Steptoe family summary

NAME
Sarah J Steptoe
BORN
1846
BIRTH COUNTY
Middlesex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Ratcliff, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
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