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1861 census

 

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Dwelling Settledon, Melksham, Wiltshire
Source 1861 Census - Piece: 1294. Folio: 102. Page: 13
 
Name Isaac Gingell 
Place of Birth Melksham, Wiltshire
Condition Married
Age 36
Date of Birth (circa) 1825
Sex M
Relationship Head
Occupation Agricultural Labourer
 
Name Alice Gingell 
Place of Birth Devizes, Wiltshire
Condition Married
Age 36
Date of Birth (circa) 1825
Sex F
Relationship Wife
 
Name Ann Gingell 
Place of Birth Melksham, Wiltshire
Age 12
Date of Birth (circa) 1849
Sex F
Relationship Daughter
Occupation Scholar
 
Name Mark Gingell 
Place of Birth Melksham, Wiltshire
Age 8
Date of Birth (circa) 1853
Sex M
Relationship Son
Occupation Scholar
 
Name Charles Gingell 
Place of Birth Melksham, Wiltshire
Age 6
Date of Birth (circa) 1855
Sex M
Relationship Son
Occupation Scholar
 
Name Sarah Gingell 
Place of Birth Melksham, Wiltshire
Age 4
Date of Birth (circa) 1857
Sex F
Relationship Daughter
Occupation Scholar
 
Name Job Gingell 
Place of Birth Colne, Wiltshire
Age 2
Date of Birth (circa) 1859
Sex M
Relationship Son
 
Name Job Gingell 
Place of Birth Melksham, Wiltshire
Condition Widower
Age 73
Date of Birth (circa) 1788
Sex M
Relationship Boarder
Occupation Agricultural Labourer
 
Reference ID 1861-00017

The 1861 Census was taken on the night of Sunday 7th April 1861.

The following information was recorded in the schedules about each dwelling and person residing there on the night of the census:

  • the address
  • whether the dwelling was "inhabited" or "uninhabited or building"
  • name and surname of each person residing at the dwelling on the night of the census
  • relationship of each person to the head of the family
  • each person's marital status ("condition")
  • age and sex
  • rank, profession, or occupation
  • where born, parish and county (or if born outside of England or Wales, just the country)
  • whether they were "blind", or "deaf and dumb"

The information collected in this census was the same as 10 years before except for an extra piece of information on whether the house was inhabited or not (this had been included in the 1841 census but not in 1851).

Please Note

The 1861 Census Data is protected by Crown copyright. The information reproduced here is done so under the waiver set out in HMSO Guidance Notes - Copyright in Public Records.

 

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