England and Wales 1881 Census

Sections:

Sources of data         Gender                          Ages                           Relationships

Residences                 Place of Birth             Occupations             Summary

Data for analysis of the 1881 census was obtained from several on line sources, which were then compared and combined to obtain a final data set. This process preceeds the anaylsis below:

Sources

Sources and number of Pullum results returned for each
UK Census on Line (UK) 64
Find my Past (FMP) 57
Ancestry (A) 64
Family Search (FS) 57

Combining and comparing all these sources gave a of 74 different individuals

Individuals were included in the analysis unless:
* after examining the original, it was clear the name had been mis-transcribed
* after examining the original and doing further research, it was possible to establish that the name had been mis-recorded in 1861.
Details of individuals not included, were filed separately in case later analysis was needed.
Those excluded for these reasons were (9):
(1) A lodger from London, residing in Yorkshire. 1881 Census checked and mistranscribed, should be Cullum (in all sources except UK Census on-line )­
(2) A farm servant, born in Worcetershire and living in Gloucestershire1881 is recorded as  Pullum but on the 1871, 1901 & 1911 censuses is Pullom. (in all 4 sources)­
(3 – 5) Family of 3, born and residing in Middlesex (further West than most Pullums) mis-transcribed (not clear) as Pullum in 1881 but is Pulham on all other censuses (source = on UK-Census online only) ­
(6 & 7) Husband & wife, living and residing in Shoreditch. Census checked on 1881 census are recorded as  Pullum, but on 1901 & 1911 censuses are Pulham (in all sources except UK Census on-line )
(8) ­A farm servant born in Warwickshire and residing in Satffordshire. Chesus checked and may be Pullum, no other census records that fit found. A possible equivalent birth with name Pullem (source = on UK-Census line only)­
(9) A 12 year old girl found on UK Census on-line only, who cannot be traced elsewhere and details suggest that it may be a repeat of one of the others.

Therefore 65 of these records were used. ­
The sources of these were:

In results in all 4 sources 53
Only on Ancestry 7
Only on Find my Past 0
Only on UK Census on-line 5
Total 65

The individuals found were then compared to records on my existing family tree.
On the existing tree were an additional 18 individuals known to be alive in 1881;
4 were women with the maiden name Pullum but were now married.
For another 12,  I also have not traced the 1881 census (including a child born 27 Mar 1881, Bap 17 Apr but on the census night , 3 Apr,  was not with his family and also the eldest son of a family of 4 that had been found.
While looking for the remaining 2, I found 2 mis-transcriptions:
One as Pulham – a woman living with her married paternal aunt)
A family of 4 as Pullman (3 were not known to be alive at time before finding this census.

 Total analysed therefore (65 + 5) = 70

Gender

1881UKCensus_Gender

Ages

The age range was 3 weeks to 53 years.

1881UKCensus_Ages


Relationships

All of the individuals analysed were descended from 3 of the children of
Joseph Pullum (1757 – 1846)  and  Marie Le Franc (1760 – 1843).

Of note is that 2 of the marriages were between first cousins, thereby increasing the consanguinity.

There were 13 households of 11 families and 2 individuals.
(click to enlarge)1881UKCensus_Relationships


Residences

The 11 households and 2 individuals were at 12 addresses
i.e. one address includes 2 households but this is a married man who is living with his parents and siblings (as well as his wife & children)

Family tree with residences (click picture to enlarge)1881UKCensus_FTwithRes

Place of residence – individuals

All are in London/Middlesex (11 south of the river) 1881UKCensus_ResIndiv

Place of residence – households1881UKCensus_ResHous

Residences on Maps

UK (click map to enlarge)1881 Residences map

Residences – Summary

All individuals were living in a small area of London / Middlesex.
2 households (11 individuals) were south of the river Thames, the rest were all north.

 Place of Birth

11 of the individuals were “wives” i.e. were not born Pullum.
one of these had been married twice to brothers Edmund and Charles Joseph Pullum
the wife who was born a Pullum, i.e. first cousin marriage had died1881UKCensus_PlaceBirthclick to enlarge

Occupations

1881UKCensus_Occupations

1881UKCensus_Occupations2

Summary

All of the individuals analysed were descended from 3 of the children of
Joseph Pullum (1757 – 1846)  and  Marie Le Franc (1760 – 1843).

47% were female and 53% male.

The age range was 3 weeks to 53 years.
The majority (61%) were under 15
with 2 small peaks in the 36 – 40 (8.5%) and 46 – 50 (7%) age groups

There were 11 households and 2 individuals at 12 addresses
i.e. one address includes 2 household but this is a married man who is living with his parents and siblings (as well as his wife & children)
All were living in London/Middlesex (11 south of the river)
The distribution between 6 places was fairly equal.

11 of the individuals were “wives” i.e. were not born Pullum.
Of the remaining, 81% were born in Middlesex with a further 5% in London.
This is a total of  86% born in what is now London
(Note: 10 Hackney recorded as Middlesex and one as London)

The majority (70%) had no occupation, being wives & children.
61% of those with occupations were in manufacturing/retail industries
Shoemakers (3), Clothing trade (6), Leaf makers (2), Wholesale Grocer, Confectioner.

A tree including all individuals has been constructed.

 (Last updated: data 20.04.2014, This Page 18.04.2016)