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Shannah Powers in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of Shannah Powers of 66 Cartwright Square, St Botolph Without Aldgate Aka East Smithfield, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Shannah

Last name

Powers

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

Dress Maker

Birth town

Cork

Birth county

Cork

Birth place

Ireland

Street

66 Cartwright Square

Town

Parish

St Botolph Without Aldgate Aka East Smithfield

County

London, Middlesex

Country

England

Registration district

Whitechapel

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

John

Last name

Powers

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Bricklayers Labourer

Birth place

Wapping, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Matthew

Last name

Powers

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Dock Labourer

Birth place

Wapping, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Frank

Last name

Loane

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Dock Labourer

Birth place

Aldgate, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Jeremiah

Last name

Driscoll

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

43

Birth year

1838

Occupation

Dock Labourer

Birth place

Cork, Cork, Ireland

First name(s)

Norah

Last name

Driscoll

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

61

Birth year

1820

Occupation

Dressmaker

Birth place

Cork, Cork, Ireland

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 Powers family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Shannah Powers and 5 other people

Powers family summary

NAME
Shannah Powers
BORN
1821
BIRTH COUNTY
Cork
ADDRESS IN 1881
St Botolph Without Aldgate Aka East Smithfield, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
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