Genealogy Chat

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

The British Newspaper Archive

British Newspaper Archive

Read about historical events at the time they were happening. Perhaps you'll discover your ancestor in their local newspaper?

Start searching

Icons

  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

Same Age in 1881 & 1901 Census

ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date

Jacqueline

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..