Number 18 Holland Street 1881 – George Johnson, Oil & Colour Man

Please note Caldwell Street was called Holland Street in 1881 – see here.

Kelly’s Directory 1881 tells us that at 18 Holland street lived George Johnson, an Oil & Colour Man.

Click here to see where this property would have stood on a modern day map.

Expanding on the info taken from Kelly’s Directory and looking at the Census we find out a little more…

Mr Johnson can be seen living at this property along with his family on the Census of 1881, the same year that the Kelly’s Directory I took my original information from was published.  The property is no longer standing.

1881

NameRelation to head of householdAgeYear bornTown of birthCity of birthCountry of birthProfession
George JohnsonHead35abt 1846StepneyMiddlesexEnglandOilman (& Colorman)
Jane JohnsonWife31abt 1850/DorsetEngland/
Elizabeth JohnsonDaughter7abt 1874BrixtonSurreyEngland/
George JohnsonSon5abt 1876BrixtonSurreyEngland/
Alfred JohnsonSon3abt 1878BrixtonSurreyEngland/

Mr Johnson and his family also feature on the census of 1891, this time with two additional children.

1891

NameRelation to head of householdAgeYear bornTown of birthCity of birthCountry of birthProfession
George JohnsonHead46abt 1845StepneyLondonEnglandOilman (& Colorman)
Jane JohnsonWife44abt 1847Davaddadd/
Elizabeth Annie JohnsonDaughter17abt 1874LambethLondonEngland/
George William JohnsonSon15abt 1876LambethLondonEngland/
Alfred JohnsonSon13abt 1878LambethLondonEngland/
Frederick JohnsonSon8abt 1883LambethLondonEngland
William Edward JohnsonSon5abt 1886LambethLondonEngland

 

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