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Sherlock Henning in Dorset in the 1881 Census

Details of Sherlock Henning of Froome Whitfield, Dorchester Holy Trinity, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Sherlock

Last name

Henning

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

51

Birth year

1830

Occupation

Major General Infantry Active Ser

Birth town

Dorchester

Birth county

Dorset

Birth place

England

Street

Froome Whitfield

Town

Parish

Dorchester Holy Trinity

County

Dorset

Country

England

Registration district

Dorchester

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Frances Amelia

Last name

Henning

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

-

Birth place

Poole, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Reginald Henry

Last name

Henning

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Dover, Kent, England

First name(s)

Frances M A

Last name

Henning

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Aldershot, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Marion Ellen

Last name

West

Relationship

Governess

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

Governess

Birth place

Brighton, Sussex, England

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Barnes

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Nurse Serv

Birth place

Morden, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Joseph

Last name

Carwardine

Relationship

Butler

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

Butler

Birth place

Malvern, Worcestershire, England

First name(s)

Walter

Last name

Whitcombe

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Coachman (D)

Birth place

Surrey, England

First name(s)

Alice

Last name

Fielden

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

Clarke

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Wiltshire, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth Jane

Last name

Davis

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Chalton, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Amelia

Last name

Lovelace

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Domestic Servant

Birth place

Tolpuddle, Dorset, 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 Henning family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Sherlock Henning and 11 other people

Henning family summary

NAME
Sherlock Henning
BORN
1830
BIRTH COUNTY
Dorset
ADDRESS IN 1881
Dorchester Holy Trinity, Dorset, England
An original census record
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