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William Saynell in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of William Saynell of 20 Edenham Street, Kensington, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Saynell

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

49

Birth year

1832

Occupation

Decorator

Birth town

Eynsham

Birth county

Oxfordshire

Birth place

England

Street

20 Edenham Street

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)

Sophia

Last name

Saynell

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

46

Birth year

1835

Occupation

-

Birth place

Eynsham, Oxfordshire, England

First name(s)

Mary

Last name

Donovan

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Widow

Gender

Female

Age

50

Birth year

1831

Occupation

Charwoman

Birth place

Somerset, 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 Saynell family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Saynell and 2 other people

Saynell family summary

NAME
William Saynell
BORN
1832
BIRTH COUNTY
Oxfordshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Kensington, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
An original census record

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