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William Ellis in London, Kent in the 1881 Census

Details of William Ellis of 93 Roan Street, Greenwich, London, Kent, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Ellis

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

34

Birth year

1847

Occupation

Greengrocer

Birth town

Deptford

Birth county

Kent

Birth place

England

Street

93 Roan Street

Town

Parish

Greenwich

County

London, Kent

Country

England

Registration district

Greenwich

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Ellis

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

33

Birth year

1848

Occupation

-

Birth place

Deptford, Kent, England

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Ellis

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Kent, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Ellis

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Kent, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Ellis

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

10

Birth year

1871

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Kent, England

First name(s)

Ester

Last name

Ellis

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Kent, England

First name(s)

Albert

Last name

Ellis

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

1

Birth year

1880

Occupation

-

Birth place

Kent, 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 Ellis family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Ellis and 6 other people

Ellis family summary

NAME
William Ellis
BORN
1847
BIRTH COUNTY
Kent
ADDRESS IN 1881
Greenwich, London, Kent, England
An original census record
An original census record

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