Households Including Rippingale in the 1881 Census

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This set of pages gives a transcription of all households including anyone named Rippingale (or variants) in the 1881 census., with an index which I have personally produced. As with all transcriptions, it should be treated with caution, particularly with regard to names and places of birth, which were at times difficult to decipher. I hope nevertheless that it will be of some help to people researching Rippingale ancestors.

Introduction to the 1881 census

The columns shown on the enumeration schedules for this census are:


Users should be aware that the quality of the records is sometimes poor, for a variety of reasons:

About this transcription

In order to make this data available even to those with very old browsers, I have avoided the use of tables in its presentation. By using indented lists with bullet points I have also avoided the need for horizontal scrolling, which would make for difficult viewing.

The presentation here consists of two parts, the surname index and the detailed household data.

The surname index shows for each personal entry of people named Rippingale (or variants), the name exactly (or as near as the transcriber could interpret it) as on the original schedule, followed by the age as given in the census and them the place of birth. Clicking on the name leads to the corresponding entry in the transcription of the household in which the person i s included.

In the household details part, I have omitted the "Whether Blind or Deaf-and-Dumb" column, which was not available to me.

I have indented all the information for people within a household, with the full household reference (except the schedule number which was not available to me) and the address in bold and unindented at the beginning. The next level of indentation gives the information against each individual, one line per column on the original form, except that for clarity I have converted the two age columns (one each for males and females) to a single entry per person. Ditto marks in the original have been expanded by the transcriber to the full wording as in the preceding entry. In other respects I have endeavoured to keep the wording identical to that on the original schedule.

The census household details

The 1881 census household details are on a separate page.

The index

The 1881 census index is also on a separate page.

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