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William Rayner in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of William Rayner of 4 Hollywood Road, Kensington, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Rayner

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Grocer (Employing 1 Boy)

Birth town

Birth county

Essex

Birth place

England

Street

4 Hollywood Road

Town

Parish

Kensington

County

London, Middlesex

Country

England

Registration district

Kensington

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Clara

Last name

Rayner

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

32

Birth year

1849

Occupation

-

Birth place

St Luke's, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Clarissa Hettie May

Last name

Rayner

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

1

Birth year

1880

Occupation

-

Birth place

Kensington, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Maria Ionisa

Last name

Speed

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

16

Birth year

1865

Occupation

General Servant

Birth place

Chelsea, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Stone

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

78

Birth year

1803

Occupation

None (Supported By Niece)

Birth place

Fawley, Berkshire, England

First name(s)

Sarah

Last name

Miller

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

49

Birth year

1832

Occupation

Milliner

Birth place

Andover, Hampshire, England

First name(s)

Walter

Last name

Miller

Relationship

Grand Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

11

Birth year

1870

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

St James, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

George

Last name

Beresford

Relationship

Grand Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

8

Birth year

1873

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Pimlico, 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 Rayner family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Rayner and 7 other people

Rayner family summary

NAME
William Rayner
BORN
1846
BIRTH COUNTY
Essex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Kensington, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
An original census record

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