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1901 census


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Address Jacob Street, St Mary Redcliff, Bristol, Gloucestershire
Source 1901 Census - PRO Ref Rg13 Piece 2376 Folio 176 Page 27.
Name William Mason
Place of Birth Bristol
Condition Single
Age 25
Date of Birth (circa) 1876
Sex M
Relationship Head
Occupation General Labourer
Name Ann Mason
Place of Birth Fenton, Staffordshire
Condition Widow
Age 62
Date of Birth (circa) 1839
Sex F
Relationship Mother
Occupation Charwoman
Name Anne Mason
Place of Birth Bristol
Condition Single
Age 19
Date of Birth (circa) 1882
Sex F
Relationship Sister
Occupation Box Maker
Name William Banks
Place of Birth Bristol
Condition Single
Age 18
Date of Birth (circa) 1883
Sex M
Relationship Boarder
Occupation Tramway Conductor
Name Alice Gingell 
Place of Birth Bristol
Age 10
Date of Birth (circa) 1891
Sex F
Relationship Cousin
Name Richard Neagle
Place of Birth Ireland
Condition Single
Age 59
Date of Birth (circa) 1842
Sex M
Relationship Boarder
Occupation Army Pensioner
Name James Hale
Place of Birth Bristol
Condition Single
Age 61
Date of Birth (circa) 1840
Sex M
Relationship Boarder
Occupation Army Pensioner
Reference ID 1901-00051

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

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