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William George in London, Surrey in the 1881 Census

Details of William George of 5 Cowan Street, Camberwell, London, Surrey, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

George

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

38

Birth year

1843

Occupation

House Painter

Birth town

Camberwell

Birth county

Surrey

Birth place

England

Street

5 Cowan Street

Town

Parish

Camberwell

County

London, Surrey

Country

England

Registration district

Camberwell

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

George

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

39

Birth year

1842

Occupation

-

Birth place

Newington, Surrey, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

George

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

13

Birth year

1868

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Lambeth, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Alfred

Last name

George

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Camberwell, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Jessie

Last name

George

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

6

Birth year

1875

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Camberwell, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Jane

Last name

George

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

4

Birth year

1877

Occupation

-

Birth place

Camberwell, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Charlotte

Last name

Hains

Relationship

Mother In Law

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

66

Birth year

1815

Occupation

Laundress

Birth place

Newington, Surrey, England

First name(s)

Mary A

Last name

Whright

Relationship

Visitor

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

44

Birth year

1837

Occupation

General Serv (Domestic)

Birth place

Hull, Yorkshire, 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.

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NAME
William George
BORN
1843
BIRTH COUNTY
Surrey
ADDRESS IN 1881
Camberwell, London, Surrey, England
An original census record

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  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
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