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Timothy Harrington in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of Timothy Harrington of 28 Christian St Cont, St George in the East, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Timothy

Last name

Harrington

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

27

Birth year

1854

Occupation

Dock Labourer

Birth town

City of London

Birth county

Middlesex

Birth place

England

Street

28 Christian St Cont

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)

Elizabeth

Last name

Harrington

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

20

Birth year

1861

Occupation

-

Birth place

Lambeth, Surrey, England

First name(s)

New Born Baby

Last name

Harrington

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

St George in the East, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Rose

Last name

Knott

Relationship

Sister In Law

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

-

Birth place

Lambeth, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Heath

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

75

Birth year

1806

Occupation

No Occupation

Birth place

West Indies

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 Harrington family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes Timothy Harrington and 4 other people

Harrington family summary

NAME
Timothy Harrington
BORN
1854
BIRTH COUNTY
Middlesex
ADDRESS IN 1881
St George in the East, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
An original census record

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