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1881 census


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Dwelling Barley Close, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England
Source 1881 Census - FHL Film 1341490 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 2033 Folio 41 Page 31
Name Ann Gingell 
Place of Birth Chippenham, Wiltshire, England
Condition W
Age 55
Date of Birth (circa) 1826
Sex F
Relationship Head
Occupation Laundress
Name Annie Gingell 
Place of Birth Chippenham, Wiltshire, England
Condition U
Age 20
Date of Birth (circa) 1861
Sex F
Relationship Daughter
Occupation Milk Factory Hand
Name Ernest Taylor
Place of Birth Chippenham, Wiltshire, England
Age 10
Date of Birth (circa) 1871
Sex M
Relationship Boarder
Occupation Scholar
Name Edith Taylor
Place of Birth Chippenham, Wiltshire, England
Age 9
Date of Birth (circa) 1872
Sex F
Relationship Boarder
Occupation Scholar
Reference ID 1881-00170

The 1881 Census was taken on the night of Sunday 3rd April 1881.

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 as to marriage")
  • age last birthday 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 1871.

Please Note

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