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William H Eden in Somerset in the 1881 Census

Details of William H Eden of 5 Royal Crescent, Bath Walcot, Somerset, England

First name(s)

William H

Last name

Eden

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

81

Birth year

1800

Occupation

General Colonel 90th Reg Retired ?

Birth town

Sudbury

Birth county

Suffolk

Birth place

England

Street

5 Royal Crescent

Town

Parish

Bath Walcot

County

Somerset

Country

England

Registration district

Bath

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Fanny G

Last name

Eden

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

68

Birth year

1813

Occupation

-

Birth place

Suffolk, England

First name(s)

Harriet M

Last name

Eden

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

43

Birth year

1838

Occupation

-

Birth place

Lincolnshire, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Caldwell

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

66

Birth year

1815

Occupation

Ladysmaid Servant Domestic

Birth place

Kent, England

First name(s)

Ann

Last name

Emery

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

66

Birth year

1815

Occupation

Cook Servant Domestic

Birth place

Priston, Somerset, England

First name(s)

Elizabeth

Last name

Bence

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

Housemaid Servant Domestic

Birth place

Marshfield, Gloucestershire, England

First name(s)

Matilda

Last name

Andrews

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

19

Birth year

1862

Occupation

Kitchenmaid Servant Domestic

Birth place

Marshfield, Gloucestershire, 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 Eden family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William H Eden and 6 other people

Eden family summary

NAME
William H Eden
BORN
1800
BIRTH COUNTY
Suffolk
ADDRESS IN 1881
Bath Walcot, Somerset, England
An original census record
An original census record

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