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Sydney Laurence in Isle of Wight, Hampshire in the 1881 Census

Details of Sydney Laurence of Merton Lodge, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Sydney

Last name

Laurence

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

61

Birth year

1820

Occupation

Retired Member Of The Stock Exchange

Birth town

Kennington

Birth county

Surrey

Birth place

England

Street

Merton Lodge

Town

Parish

Shanklin

County

Isle of Wight, Hampshire

Country

England

Registration district

Isle of Wight

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Mary Anne Penelope

Last name

Laurence

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

-

Birth place

Merton, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Edith

Last name

Laurence

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

-

Birth place

Clapham Park, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Mary Helena

Last name

Alford

Relationship

Cousin

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

-

Birth place

Montrose, Angus, Scotland

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Palmer

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Servant Domestic

Birth place

Warwick, Warwickshire, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Palmer

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

33

Birth year

1848

Occupation

Servant Domestic

Birth place

Devon, England

First name(s)

Thomas Hy

Last name

Palmer

Relationship

Servants Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

-

Birth place

Brixton, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Eliza

Last name

Palmer

Relationship

Servants Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

-

Birth place

Brixton, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Alice Maud

Last name

Palmer

Relationship

Servants Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

-

Birth place

Brixton, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Pearce

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

Servant (Dom)

Birth place

Cattistock, Dorset, England

First name(s)

Louisa

Last name

Somers

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Servant Domestic

Birth place

Colyton, Devon, England

First name(s)

Emma

Last name

Gregg

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

Servant Domestic

Birth place

Sheerness, Kent, 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 Laurence family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Sydney Laurence and 11 other people

Laurence family summary

NAME
Sydney Laurence
BORN
1820
BIRTH COUNTY
Surrey
ADDRESS IN 1881
Shanklin, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England
An original census record
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