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William S Ferris in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of William S Ferris of 1 St Michaels Gardens, Kensington, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

William S

Last name

Ferris

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

61

Birth year

1820

Occupation

Lt.Col.H.M.Retired List

Birth town

Birth county

Birth place

East Indies

Street

1 St Michaels Gardens

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)

Fanny P

Last name

Ferris

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

58

Birth year

1823

Occupation

-

Birth place

Ashford, Kent, England

First name(s)

Ellen

Last name

May

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

25

Birth year

1856

Occupation

Cook

Birth place

Inkpen, Berkshire, England

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Lucas

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

23

Birth year

1858

Occupation

Housemaid

Birth place

Wanstead, Essex, England

First name(s)

Madeleine

Last name

Tritton

Relationship

Niece

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

26

Birth year

1855

Occupation

-

Birth place

Ireland

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 Ferris family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William S Ferris and 4 other people

Ferris family summary

NAME
William S Ferris
BORN
1820
BIRTH COUNTY
-
ADDRESS IN 1881
Kensington, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
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