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Thomas Phillips in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of Thomas Phillips of Sun And Sword Cable Street, Whitechapel, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Phillips

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

38

Birth year

1843

Occupation

Licensed Victualler

Birth town

Dagenham

Birth county

Essex

Birth place

England

Street

Sun And Sword Cable Street

Town

Parish

Whitechapel

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)

Eliza

Last name

Phillips

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

31

Birth year

1850

Occupation

-

Birth place

London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Haywood

Relationship

Mother In Law

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

56

Birth year

1825

Occupation

-

Birth place

Dagenham, Essex, England

First name(s)

Louisa

Last name

Featherstone

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Green

Relationship

Potman

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

42

Birth year

1839

Occupation

Potman

Birth place

Maidenhead, Berkshire, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Abrahams

Relationship

Barman

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Barman

Birth place

Whitechapel, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Turner

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

Bar Boy (Inn)

Birth place

Mile End, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Farrier

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Domestic Serv

Birth place

Shadwell, 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 Phillips family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Thomas Phillips and 7 other people

Phillips family summary

NAME
Thomas Phillips
BORN
1843
BIRTH COUNTY
Essex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Whitechapel, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
An original census record

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