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1911 census


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Street address Derry Hill Nr Calne, Wilts
Civil Parish Pewsham
County/Island Wiltshire
Country England
Registration district Chippenham
Registration District Number 243
Sub-registration district Chippenham
ED, institution, or vessel 1
Household schedule number 47
Piece 11871
Name Alfred Gingell 
Age in 1911 52
Estimated birth year abt 1859
Relation to Head Head
Gender Male
Birth Place Lyneham, Chippenham
Marital Status Widower
Occupation Carter On Farm
Name Albert Gingell 
Age in 1911 25
Estimated birth year abt 1886
Relation to Head Son
Gender Male
Birth Place Chippenham
Marital Status Single
Occupation Labourer General
Name Frank Gingell 
Age in 1911 17
Estimated birth year abt 1894
Relation to Head Son
Gender Male
Birth Place London Road, Chippenham
Marital Status Single
Occupation Farm Labourer
Name Herbert Gingell 
Age in 1911 13
Estimated birth year abt 1898
Relation to Head Son
Gender Male
Birth Place London Road, Chippenham
Occupation Farm Labourer
Name Frederick Gingell 
Age in 1911 12
Estimated birth year abt 1899
Relation to Head Son
Gender Male
Birth Place London Road, Chippenham
Occupation School
Reference ID 1911-00221

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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