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1881 census


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Dwelling 25 E I Rd, Limehouse, London, Middlesex, England
Source 1881 Census - FHL Film 1341103 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0469 Folio 13 Page 20
Name Catherine Sibbald
Place of Birth Cumberland, England
Condition M
Age 55
Date of Birth (circa) 1826
Sex F
Relationship Head
Occupation Lodging House Keeper
Name Jeanie Sibbald
Place of Birth Scotland
Condition U
Age 20
Date of Birth (circa) 1861
Sex F
Relationship Daughter
Occupation Lodging House Assistant
Name John Corkhill
Place of Birth Limehouse, Middlesex, England
Condition U
Age 18
Date of Birth (circa) 1863
Sex M
Relationship Son
Occupation Harness Maker
Name Anne Russell
Place of Birth Surrey, England
Condition U
Age 44
Date of Birth (circa) 1837
Sex F
Relationship Visitor
Occupation Annuitant
Name Amelia Gingell 
Place of Birth Poplar, Middlesex, England
Condition U
Age 16
Date of Birth (circa) 1865
Sex F
Relationship Serv
Occupation Domestic Serv
Name James Brown
Place of Birth At Sea
Condition U
Age 2
Date of Birth (circa) 1879
Sex M
Relationship Visitor
Name John Okelly
Place of Birth Ireland
Condition M
Age 47
Date of Birth (circa) 1834
Sex M
Relationship Lodger
Occupation Exam Official Customs
Reference ID 1881-00101

The 1881 Census was taken on the night of Sunday 3rd April 1881.

The following information was recorded in the schedules about each dwelling and person residing there on the night of the census:

  • the address
  • whether the dwelling was "inhabited" or "uninhabited or building"
  • name and surname of each person residing at the dwelling on the night of the census
  • relationship of each person to the head of the family
  • each person's marital status ("condition as to marriage")
  • age last birthday and sex
  • rank, profession, or occupation
  • where born, parish and county (or if born outside of England or Wales, just the country)
  • whether they were "blind", or "deaf and dumb" or "imbecile or idiot" or "lunatic"

The information collected was the same as in 1871.

Please Note

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