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Census return 1881

Timothy’s sentence ended in 1877. These two Census returns are for years after he left Reformatory School.

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Census return for St Olave, Southwark.  reference: RG 11/555
Census return for St Olave, Southwark. reference: RG 11/555
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Street Name Role Status Age Job Place of birth
1 Pitts Court Patrick Geoghegan head married 42 Labourer Ireland Cork
Mary Geoghegan wife married 40 Governess Ireland Cork
William Geoghegan son unm 16 Corporal, 31st Regiment Surrey
John Geoghegan son unm 16 Labourer Surrey
Margaret Geoghegan daughter unm 13 Book folder Surrey
Joseph Geoghegan son unm 6 Scholar Surrey
Timothy Buckley boarder unm 19 Labourer Surrey

Questions

  • What is Timothy’s relationship with the head of the household?
  • Why do you think Timothy may have been living there and not with his family?

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