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William Bowcliff in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of William Bowcliff of 20 Gt Prescot Street, Whitechapel, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Bowcliff

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

63

Birth year

1818

Occupation

Carpenter

Birth town

South Molton

Birth county

Devon

Birth place

England

Street

20 Gt Prescot 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)

Mary

Last name

Bowcliff

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

65

Birth year

1816

Occupation

-

Birth place

Georgeham, Devon, England

First name(s)

Henry A

Last name

Israel

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

Salesman In Meat & C

Birth place

Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Herman

Last name

Neindorff

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Studiosus Agrie (Student)

Birth place

Germany

First name(s)

Abraham

Last name

Audhary

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Merchant

Birth place

-

First name(s)

William

Last name

Cull

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

28

Birth year

1853

Occupation

Merchant

Birth place

-

First name(s)

Epamirondas

Last name

Melan

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

54

Birth year

1827

Occupation

Professor Of Languages

Birth place

Greece

First name(s)

Elizabeth T

Last name

O Donoghue

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

22

Birth year

1859

Occupation

Stewardess

Birth place

Ireland

First name(s)

Mesod

Last name

Bevelus

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Clerk

Birth place

Gibraltar

First name(s)

John

Last name

Hawkes

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

70

Birth year

1811

Occupation

Draper

Birth place

Hoxton, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Marrian

Last name

Hawkes

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

40

Birth year

1841

Occupation

Drapers Daughter

Birth place

Mile End New Town, 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 Bowcliff family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Bowcliff and 10 other people

Bowcliff family summary

NAME
William Bowcliff
BORN
1818
BIRTH COUNTY
Devon
ADDRESS IN 1881
Whitechapel, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
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