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1911 census


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Street address Easton Hill Lane, Crossways, Thornbury, Gloucestershire
Civil Parish Thornbury
County/Island Gloucestershire
Country England
Registration district Thornbury
Registration District Number 321
Sub-registration district Thornbury
ED, institution, or vessel 5
Household schedule number 25
Piece 15166
Name Henry Gingell 
Age in 1911 62
Estimated birth year abt 1849
Relation to Head Head
Gender Male
Birth Place Wiltshire
Marital Status Married
Occupation Labourer Grocers
Name Georgina Gingell 
Age in 1911 63
Estimated birth year abt 1848
Relation to Head Wife
Gender Female
Birth Place Huntingford, Gloucestershire
Marital Status Married
Years Married 40
Estimated Marriage Year 1871
Name Alice Gingell 
Age in 1911 23
Estimated birth year abt 1888
Relation to Head Daughter (Child)
Gender Female
Birth Place Thornbury, Gloucestershire
Marital Status Single
Occupation servant
Reference ID 1911-00213

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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