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1911 census


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Street address 7 Pretoria Road, Gillingham, Kent
Civil Parish Gillingham
County/Island Kent
Country England
Registration district Medway
Registration District Number 47
Sub-registration district Gillingham
ED, institution, or vessel 20
Household schedule number 213
Piece 3949
Name Charles Gingell 
Age in 1911 34
Estimated birth year abt 1877
Relation to Head Head
Gender Male
Birth Place Gillingham, Kent
Marital Status Married
Occupation House Painer
Name Ada Gingell 
Age in 1911 33
Estimated birth year abt 1878
Relation to Head Wife
Gender Female
Birth Place Gillingham, Kent
Marital Status Married
Years Married 12
Estimated Marriage Year 1899
Name Lily Gingell 
Age in 1911 11
Estimated birth year abt 1900
Relation to Head Daughter (Child)
Gender Female
Birth Place Gillingham, Kent
Reference ID 1911-00064

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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