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1861 census

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Ann

Ann Report 5 Feb 2013 12:21

Good afternoon all,
Just wondering if anyone could help me please, on the 1861 census I have found Sarah Shepherd born 1796 from Greenwich living at Ashburnham Terrace, my problem is I cannot make out her occupation.
If anyone can understand the writing then I would be very amazed but also very grateful.
Kind regards Ann.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Feb 2013 12:25

Will take a look :-D

Ann

Ann Report 5 Feb 2013 12:27

Thank you Shirley very kind of you.
Ann.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Feb 2013 12:28

it look like Proprietor of houses and Land Holder

Ann

Ann Report 5 Feb 2013 12:30

Well that's very interesting!! Many thanks again Shirley you have been most helpful.
Kind regards Ann

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Feb 2013 12:33

she was an Undertaker in 1851

1851 census transcription details for: London Street, Greenwich

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National Archive Reference:
RG number: HO107
Piece: 1586
Folio: 252
Page: 34
Reg. District: Greenwich
Sub District: Greenwich West
Parish: Greenwich
Enum. District: 10
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough: Greenwich
Address: London Street, Greenwich
County: Kent
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
SHEPHERD, Sarah Head Widow F 55 1796 Undertaker Employg 1 Man
Greenwich, Kent
SHEPHERD, Anthony Son Unmarried M 33 1818 Assistant Undertaker
Greenwich, Kent
SHEPHERD, Charles Son Unmarried M 27 1824 Assistant Undertaker
Greenwich, Kent
SHEPHERD, Eliza Daughter Unmarried F 24 1827
Greenwich, Kent
NICHOLLS, Sophia Servant Unmarried F 39 1812 Servant
Portsmouth, Hampshire
NORRIS, Sarah Servant Unmarried F 20 1831 Servant
Greenwich, Kent


would seem she may have retired and was living on her income, She has a companion in 1861 who she would have paid wages/ board too

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Feb 2013 12:37

??
death
Name: SHEPHERD, Sarah
Registration district: Greenwich
County: London
Year of registration: 1863
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Volume no: 1D
Page no: 396

Ann

Ann Report 5 Feb 2013 13:03

My goodness thank you Shirley, you really have been more then helpful,
Ann,