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1901 census

 

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Address Lower Foscote Farm, Grittleton, Castle Combe, Chippenham, Wiltshire
Source 1901 Census - PRO Ref Rg13 Piece 1916 Folio 25 Page 10.
 
Name Henry Gough
Place of Birth Sevington, Wiltshire
Condition Married
Age 55
Date of Birth (circa) 1846
Sex M
Relationship Head
Occupation Farmer
 
Name Martha Gough
Place of Birth Bark, Somersetshire
Condition Married
Age 44
Date of Birth (circa) 1857
Sex F
Relationship Wife
 
Name Cathrine White
Place of Birth Corsham, Wiltshire
Condition Single
Age 24
Date of Birth (circa) 1877
Sex F
Relationship Visitor
 
Name George Field
Place of Birth Hungerford, Berkshire
Condition Single
Age 21
Date of Birth (circa) 1880
Sex M
Relationship Servant
Occupation Groom (Domestic)
 
Name Agnes Gingell 
Place of Birth Hawesbury Upton, Gloucestershire
Condition Single
Age 22
Date of Birth (circa) 1879
Sex F
Relationship Servant
Occupation Servant Domestic
 
Name Ethel Coates
Place of Birth Grittleton, Wiltshire
Condition Single
Age 15
Date of Birth (circa) 1886
Sex F
Relationship Servant
Occupation Servant Domestic
 
Reference ID 1901-00015

The 1901 Census was taken on the night of Sunday 31st March 1901.

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"
  • the number of rooms occupied, if less than five
  • 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 at last birthday and sex
  • profession, or occupation
  • whether someone was an employer, a worker or "own account"
  • whether working at home
  • 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 "lunatic" or "imbecile, feeble minded"
  • in Wales and the Isle of Man, the language spoken

The information collected was the same as in 1891 apart from one extra detail, whether someone was working at home. Also the language spoken question was extended to include the Isle of Man as well as Wales.

The 1901 census was the first to be completely transcribed as it became available to the public (well that was the plan but the public demand overwhelmed the Qinetiq developed web site so it was about six months before it became generally available). The site has since been sold to Genes Reunited.

Please Note

The 1901 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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