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The History of the Ransom Family


Henry Ransom, head, 28, 1853, bricklayer’s labourer, Stapleford, Cambridgeshire
Emma Ransom, wife, 35, 1846, Cambridge
Elizabeth M. Ransom, daughter, Cambridge
Maria Stearn, mother-in-law, widow, 65, 1816, laundress, St James, Middlesex


Henry Ransom, head, brick layer’s labourer, 37, 1854, Shelford,
Emma Ransom, 45, 1846, B. Cambridge
Elizabeth M Ransom, scholar, 10, 1881, B. Cambridge
George R Ransom, scholar, 6, 1885, B. Cambridge
Maria Steven, mother-in-law, laundress, 76, 1815, St James, London


Henry Ransom, head, 47, bricklayer’s labourer, 1854, Shelford, Cambridgeshire
Emma Ransom, wife, 55, 1846, Cambridge
George Ransom, son, office boy,16, 1885, Cambridge


Henry Ransom, 57, builder labourer, b. Stapleford

Emma Ransom, 65, b. Cambridge

George Ransom, 26, boot repairer, b. Cambridge

Emma and Henry have been married for 31 years, and have had four children, two of whom have died.

Sources: 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 UK Census


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