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William A Stephens in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of William A Stephens of 6 High Street, Shadwell, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

William A

Last name

Stephens

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

56

Birth year

1825

Occupation

Carman And Contractor

Birth town

Birth county

Buckinghamshire

Birth place

England

Street

6 High Street

Town

Parish

Shadwell

County

London, Middlesex

Country

England

Registration district

Stepney

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Mary Ann

Last name

Stephens

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

-

Birth place

Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Mary Ann

Last name

Stephens

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Shadwell, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Jessie

Last name

Stephens

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Shadwell, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Emma

Last name

Stephens

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Shadwell, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Huddle

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

General Serv

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 Stephens family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William A Stephens and 5 other people

Stephens family summary

NAME
William A Stephens
BORN
1825
BIRTH COUNTY
Buckinghamshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Shadwell, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
An original census record

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