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From: Rob Dewsall <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] 1901 Census
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2002 16:46:39 +0100
In article <>, Al & Melissa Zimmerman
>Can anyone throw light on how to find out the name of an institution. I
>found my great great grandfather George TIDD somewhere in
>Bromley/Bow/Poplar!! When I downloaded the 1901 Census page it has no
>header to let me know where he is a "patient". It is RG13/351 Folio 73
>page 15. Short of downloading each previous page until I find something
>with the name of the institution on it does anyone have any suggestions?
I too had this problem. I found two little girls who should have been
at home with mum but were off somewhere else.
It turned out that they were at a boarding school. I know that there
were two in the area but which one was it?
I used a county directory for 1898, went to the description of the
place, found the schools and got the names of the head teachers. Type
the head's names into the search, hover the mouse over 'image' in the
index to get the image number and the one closest to the girls' own
image number is the one.
It might be that if you use the same method and look for any likely
institution in the directories of the period you will find the name of
the person in charge. This, coupled with the 'mouse over' trick seems
to work pretty well.
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