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1861 census

 

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Dwelling Queen Square, Chippenham, Chippenham, Wiltshire
Source 1861 Census - Piece: 1283. Folio: 112. Page: 27.
 
Name Job Gingell 
Place of Birth Chippenham, Wiltshire
Condition Married
Age 57
Date of Birth (circa) 1804
Sex M
Relationship Head
Occupation Agricultural Labourer
 
Name Sophia Gingell 
Place of Birth Ampney, Gloucestershire
Condition Married
Age 56
Date of Birth (circa) 1805
Sex F
Relationship Wife
Occupation Wife Of Agricultural Labourer
 
Name Charles Gingell 
Place of Birth Chippenham, Wiltshire
Condition Unmarried
Age 26
Date of Birth (circa) 1835
Sex M
Relationship Son
Occupation Agricultural Labourer
 
Name George Gingell 
Place of Birth Chippenham, Wiltshire
Condition Unmarried
Age 20
Date of Birth (circa) 1841
Sex M
Relationship Son
Occupation Labourer & Iron Yard
 
Name John Gingell 
Place of Birth Chippenham, Wiltshire
Condition Unmarried
Age 16
Date of Birth (circa) 1845
Sex M
Relationship Son
Occupation Masons Labourer
 
Reference ID 1861-00020

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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