England and Wales Census Summaries

1841 Census

 

1851 Census

66 individuals with the surname Pullum found from 5 sources
15 individuals on further research found not to be Pullum

39 (7 households) individuals had a common ancestor or had married into the family
The other 12 consisted of a family of 5, 2 couples and 3 individuals

41% were female and 59% male

The age range was 6 months to 69 years
The majority (63%) were under 21 and the other peak was in the 26 – 30 age group (12%)

There seemed to be 14 households of 5 families, 7 individuals and 2 couples

57% were living in Shoreditch with another 33% in other parts of London/Middlesex/Surrey (these areas are now all in London)

71% were born in the now London area
3 not born in this area were wives (i.e. not born Pullum)
Of the other “outliers” two were known to be related to the London family.

The majority (61%) had no occupation, being wives & children
Half of those with occupations were in manufacturing/retail industries
(Artifical florist (3) Laceman, Shoemaker, Tailor, Miliner, Habberdasher’s apprentice, Baker)

A tree for the 39 with a common ancestor has been constructed
Trees for the remaining 12 have been started
Maps of birth place and residence have been made

Link to full details of 1851 census

1861 Census

73 individuals with the surname Pullum found from 5 sources
31 individuals on further research found not to be Pullum

33 (7 households) individuals had a common ancestor
or had married into the family
The other 9 consisted of a family of 4, and 5 individuals

38% were female and 62% male

The age range was 4 months to 62 years
The majority were under 30 (80%)
with peaks in the under 5 (21%) and 21 – 25 (17%) age groups

There seemed to be 13 households of
6 families, 7 individuals and no couples

36% of individuals (29% of households) were living in Islington
69% of individuals (46% of households) were in Middlesex (now in the London area)
12% of individual ( 15% of households) were in Surrey (an area also now in London)
This is a total of 81% individuals  (61% of households) living in the now London area.
All except one of these are known to be related.
All the “outliers” (19% of individuals & 39% of households) were not known to be related.

The majority 60% were born in  Middlesex (these areas are now London)
Those born in Surrey  (14%) are are one family (an area also now in London)
This is a total of 74% born in the now London area.
Of the ones known to be from the same descendants:
The “outliers” from Battle, Sussex & Kings Lynn, Norfolk are both wives
and the one from Cambridgeshire was born in the same place as her mother.
One born in Middlesex (Kensington) was not known to be related
All the other “outliers” were also not known to be related.

48% had no occupation, being wives & children.
There was a boy of 15 and a 13 year old girl whose occupation was recorded as homemaker (her mother was working). There was also a 15 year old girl in service.
Update: The 13 year old girl may not have been a home maker. but a flower maker.
Therefore 22 (52%) people had occupations recorded and were in 15 different occupations.
Of these, the majority (55%) were in manufacturing and retail
19% were associated with the clothing industry

A tree for the 33 with a common ancestor has been constructed
Trees for the remaining 9 have been started.

Link to full details of 1861 census

1871 Census

126 individuals with the surname Pullum were found from 5 sources
43 individuals on further research found not to be Pullum

73 (19 households) individuals had a common ancestor [Joseph Pullum (1757 – 1846)] or had married into the family.
For the other 10 consisted no relationship could be established but half of them were probably in 4 households.
Giving 78 individuals in 23 households and 5 undetermined

54% were male, 45% female and there was 1% unknown.

The age range was 2 days to 71 years.
The majority (57%) were under 20, a smaller second peak was in the 26 – 30 age group.

There seemed to 23 households consisting of 12 families, 3 couples and 8 individuals.

28% were living in Shoreditch
with 61% living in this and other areas of Middlesex, (metropolitan) London.

95% were born in England
with 18% being born in Shoreditch
and a total of 75% of individuals were born in Middlesex, London.

“Outliers” were mainly wives (not born Pullum) but also included a daughter who was born in New York after her parents went there two years before her birth and returned to the UK soom after as well as a servant and others for whom a relationship or confirmation that they were Pullum on other records could not be established.

41% had no occupation recorded (included wives)
A further 14% were scholars
60% were in manufacturing or retail
With 41% of these being artificial florist /flower makers

A tree for the 73 with a common ancestor has been constructed.
Trees for the remaining 10 have been started.

link to full details of the 1871 census

1881 Census

79 individuals with the surname Pullum found from 5 sources
9 individuals on further research found not to be Pullum

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.

Link to full details of 1881 census

1891 Census

1901 Census

1911 Census

 

 (Last updated 26.11.16)

 

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