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Same Age in 1881 & 1901 Census

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Jacqueline Report 26 Aug 2003 23:56

My gggrandfather was aged 64 and his wife 43 on the 1881 census, when I found them both on the 1901 census he was still aged 64 and his same wife was 63. I thought for awhile time had stood still for him. But soon realised they had orginally aged him 20 years..