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1911 census


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Street address 14 Timbrell Cottage, Bradley Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Civil Parish Trowbridge
County/Island Wiltshire
Country England
Registration district Melksham
Registration District Number 247
Sub-registration district Trowbridge
ED, institution, or vessel 9
Household schedule number 290
Piece 11969
Name Aaron Gingell 
Age in 1911 72
Estimated birth year abt 1839
Relation to Head Head
Gender Male
Birth Place Melksham, Wiltshire, England
Marital Status Married
Occupation Navy Pensioner
Name Eliza Gingell 
Age in 1911 75
Estimated birth year abt 1836
Relation to Head Wife
Gender Female
Birth Place Marlborough, Wiltshire, England
Marital Status Married
Years Married 27
Estimated Marriage Year 1884
Reference ID 1911-00004

The 1911 Census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday, 2 April 1911. Prior to that day, householders were left a form requesting the following information be provided for every person staying at the house on the night of 2 April:

  • name
  • relationship to head of family
  • age at last birthday
  • sex
  • marriage details (including number of children)
  • occupation (for people age 10 and over)
  • birthplace
  • nationality
  • infirmity (deaf, blind, lunatic, etc.)
  • postal address
  • military rank and unit

Because responses were to reflect an individual's status as of 2 April 1911, people who were traveling or living abroad were enumerated at the location where they spent census night. Enumerators also provided forms to institutions such as hospitals, prisons, and workhouses. Men on Royal Navy and merchant marine vessels were counted, as were the families of military personnel stationed overseas. Census takers even tried to approximate the homeless population.

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