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Sophia Foakes in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of Sophia Foakes of 10 Raymond Street, St George in the East, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Sophia

Last name

Foakes

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Birth town

Bermondsey

Birth county

Surrey

Birth place

England

Street

10 Raymond Street

Town

Parish

St George in the East

County

London, Middlesex

Country

England

Registration district

St George in the East

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

William

Last name

Foakes

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Bermondsey, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Maria A

Last name

Specden

Relationship

Aunt

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

54

Birth year

1827

Occupation

-

Birth place

Mile End, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

William C

Last name

Cayzer

Relationship

Boarder

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

Market Porter

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Sexton

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

Gen Servt

Birth place

St George in the East, 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 Foakes family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Sophia Foakes and 4 other people

Foakes family summary

NAME
Sophia Foakes
BORN
1855
BIRTH COUNTY
Surrey
ADDRESS IN 1881
St George in the East, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
An original census record

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