Resources for your own project

back

Census return 1871

This is the first census in which Timothy appears.

There are six people living in the house. Look at the names and ages in comparison with the last census to find out more about their relationships.

This page contains an image of the document and a simplified transcript.

Census return for St George, Southwark, 1871.  reference: RGA 10/598 f20
Census return for St George, Southwark, 1871. reference: RGA 10/598 f20
Enlarge image

Read a transcript

Street Name Role Status Age Job Place of birth
9 Brents Court Timothy Buckley head married 40 Farm labourer Ireland
Margaret Buckley wife married 44 Fruit seller Ireland
Margaret Cronin daughter married 24 Fire coaker Ireland
Jeremiah Buckley son unm 22 Gentle­man's coachman Ireland
Timothy Buckley son unm 10 Scholar South­wark Surrey
Catherine Buckley daughter unm 5 Scholar South­wark Surrey

Questions

  • How old is young Timothy?What is the surname of Jeremiah?
  • Why do you think this name has changed since the 1861 Census?
  • How were Margaret Connell and Jeremiah Buckley related to William and Catherine?

back to top

back