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1911 census


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Street address 42 St Marys Grove, Swindon, Wilts
Civil Parish Swindon
County/Island Wiltshire
Country England
Registration district Swindon
Registration District Number 240
Sub-registration district Swindon
ED, institution, or vessel 11
Household schedule number 117
Piece 11777
Name George Henry Gingell 
Age in 1911 34
Estimated birth year abt 1877
Relation to Head Head
Gender Male
Birth Place Wroughton, Wiltshire, England
Marital Status Married
Occupation Railway Coach Painter
Name Sarah Gingell 
Age in 1911 32
Estimated birth year abt 1879
Relation to Head Wife
Gender Female
Birth Place Wroughton, Wiltshire, England
Marital Status Married
Years Married 10
Estimated Marriage Year 1901
Name Doris Gingell 
Age in 1911 8
Estimated birth year abt 1903
Relation to Head Daughter
Gender Female
Birth Place Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Name Edgar Gingell 
Age in 1911 6
Estimated birth year abt 1905
Relation to Head Son
Gender Male
Birth Place Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Name Albert Gingell 
Age in 1911 1/12
Estimated birth year abt 1911
Relation to Head Son
Gender Male
Birth Place Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Name Charles Stevens
Age in 1911 30
Estimated birth year abt 1881
Relation to Head Boarder
Gender Male
Birth Place Ogbourne, Wiltshire, England
Marital Status Single
Occupation Railway Plate Layer
Reference ID 1911-00256

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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