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Thomas Riley in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of Thomas Riley of 5 B Vincent Street, Shoreditch, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Thomas

Last name

Riley

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

41

Birth year

1840

Occupation

Matress Maker

Birth town

St Luke's

Birth county

Middlesex

Birth place

England

Street

5 B Vincent Street

Town

Parish

Shoreditch

County

London, Middlesex

Country

England

Registration district

Shoreditch

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Riley

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

61

Birth year

1820

Occupation

-

Birth place

Bloomsbury, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Riley

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Shoreditch, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Riley

Relationship

Dar

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

-

Birth place

Tottenham, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Riley

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

-

Birth place

Shoreditch, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Davis

Relationship

Loger Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

Carder (Undef)

Birth place

Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Mary Ann

Last name

Davis

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

29

Birth year

1852

Occupation

-

Birth place

Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Mary Ann

Last name

Davis

Relationship

Dar

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Sophia

Last name

Davis

Relationship

Dar

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Elisa

Last name

Davis

Relationship

Dar

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

St Luke's, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

John

Last name

Davis

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

1

Birth year

1880

Occupation

-

Birth place

St Luke's, 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 Riley family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Thomas Riley and 10 other people

Riley family summary

NAME
Thomas Riley
BORN
1840
BIRTH COUNTY
Middlesex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Shoreditch, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
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