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1881 census


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Dwelling 3 Gimbers Bank, St Olave Southwark, London, England
Source 1881 Census - PRO Ref RG11, ED, institution, or vessel: 1b. Piece: 555. Folio: 30. Page Number: 14.
Name Johanna Biggs 
Place of Birth Ireland
Condition W
Age 59
Date of Birth (circa) 1822
Sex F
Relationship Head
Name James H. Gingle 
Place of Birth Wapping
Condition M
Age 29
Date of Birth (circa) 1852
Sex M
Relationship Head
Occupation Lighterman
Name Margaret Gingle 
Place of Birth St Olave
Condition M
Age 28
Date of Birth (circa) 1853
Sex F
Relationship Wife
Name Agnes Gingle 
Place of Birth St Olave
Condition F
Age 2
Date of Birth (circa) 1879
Sex F
Relationship Daughter
Reference ID 1881-00374

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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