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1871 census


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Address St Philip and St Jacob, Gloucestershire
Source 1871 Census - Civil Parish: St Philip and St Jacob. Ecclesiastical parish: [Weir]. County/Island: Gloucestershire. Country: England. Registration district: Bristol. Sub-registration district: St Paul. ED, institution, or vessel: 8. Household schedule number: 68. Piece: 2525. Folio: 25. Page Number: 10.
Name Arthur Gingell 
Place of Birth St George, Gloucestershire, England
Condition Married
Age 36
Date of Birth (circa) 1835
Sex M
Relationship Head
Occupation Porter
Name Eliza Gingell 
Place of Birth Bristol
Condition Married
Age 37
Date of Birth (circa) 1834
Sex F
Relationship Wife
Reference ID 1871-00044

The 1871 Census was taken on the night of Sunday 2nd April 1871.

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" or "imbecile or idiot" or "lunatic"

The information collected was the same as in 1861 apart from the column recording whether someone was "Blind" or "Deaf and Dumb" where two extra options were given, "Imbecile or Idiot" or "Lunatic".

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