People called "enumerators" collected all the census information. It was only in 1891 that women were allowed to do this job as well as men.
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|Street||Name||Role||Status||Age||Job||Type||Place of birth|
|18 Flavell Road||William R. Towers||head||Married||41||Bricklayer||Worker||Chelsea, Middx|
|Louisa Towers||wife||Married||40||Launderess (wool)||Working at home||Pimlico, London|
|Louisa||daughter||16||Launderess (wool)||Working at home||Battersea|
William’s wife Louisa works as a laundress. Can you imagine what it would have been like working at home washing other people's dirty clothes?