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William Read in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of William Read of 35 Latimer Street, Mile End Old Town, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Read

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

5

Birth year

1876

Occupation

Scholar

Birth town

St George's

Birth county

Middlesex

Birth place

England

Street

35 Latimer Street

Town

Parish

Mile End Old Town

County

London, Middlesex

Country

England

Registration district

Mile End Old Town

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Henry

Last name

Read

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

Wool Packer

Birth place

Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Catherine

Last name

Read

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

37

Birth year

1844

Occupation

-

Birth place

Whitechapel, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Flynn

Relationship

Sister

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

Tailoress

Birth place

Whitechapel, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Kate

Last name

Read

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

St George's, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Hannah

Last name

Read

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

9

Birth year

1872

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

St George's, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Henry

Last name

Read

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

St George's, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Read

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

0

Birth year

1881

Occupation

-

Birth place

St George's, 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.

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NAME
William Read
BORN
1876
BIRTH COUNTY
Middlesex
ADDRESS IN 1881
Mile End Old Town, London, Middlesex, England
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  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
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