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William Woodford in London, Middlesex in the 1881 Census

Details of William Woodford of 23 Golborne Gardens, Kensington, London, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

William

Last name

Woodford

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

42

Birth year

1839

Occupation

Railway Porter

Birth town

Sandford

Birth county

Oxfordshire

Birth place

England

Street

23 Golborne 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)

Beatrice

Last name

Woodford

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

48

Birth year

1833

Occupation

-

Birth place

Witney, Oxfordshire, England

First name(s)

Harry

Last name

Woodford

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

General Servant (Dom)

Birth place

Witney, Oxfordshire, England

First name(s)

Francis

Last name

Woodford

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

14

Birth year

1867

Occupation

Painter

Birth place

Kentish Town, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Albert

Last name

Woodford

Relationship

Son

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Van Guard

Birth place

Kentish Town, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Jessie

Last name

Woodford

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

3

Birth year

1878

Occupation

-

Birth place

Kensington, Middlesex, England

First name(s)

Amelia

Last name

Bishop

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

35

Birth year

1846

Occupation

Laundress

Birth place

Bath, Somerset, England

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Honey

Relationship

Lodger

Marital status

Single

Gender

Male

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

Coal Hawker (Dealer)

Birth place

Kensal Town, 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 Woodford family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Woodford and 7 other people

Woodford family summary

NAME
William Woodford
BORN
1839
BIRTH COUNTY
Oxfordshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Kensington, London, Middlesex, England
An original census record
An original census record

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