Source 1

Entry from the 1851 census.

1. Take a look at this page for Westminster from the census of 1851

  • Whose census return for 1851 is shown here?
  • Who is listed as the Head of the household?
  • What is this person’s title?
  • Does this give us any clues about how the Victorians viewed the position of women?
  • Where was this family staying at the time of this census?
  • How many children are listed in this family?
  • Who else is listed with the family?
  • Does anything about this document surprise you?