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1911 census


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Street address The Cottage, Brimscombe, Gloucestershire
Civil Parish Thrupp
County/Island Gloucestershire
Country England
Registration district Stroud
Registration District Number 327
Sub-registration district Stroud
ED, institution, or vessel 8
Household schedule number 134
Piece 15375
Name Harry Charles Philpotts
Age in 1911 40
Estimated birth year abt 1871
Relation to Head Head
Gender Male
Birth Place Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire
Marital Status Married
Occupation Timber Merchant English Manufacture
Name Emmeline Ashford Philpotts
Age in 1911 48
Estimated birth year abt 1863
Relation to Head Wife
Gender Female
Birth Place Bisley, Gloucestershire
Marital Status Married
Years Married 24
Estimated Marriage Year 1887
Name Marrie Philpotts
Age in 1911 20
Estimated birth year abt 1891
Relation to Head Daughter
Gender Female
Birth Place Thrupp, Gloucestershire
Marital Status Single
Name Agnes Gingell 
Age in 1911 30
Estimated birth year abt 1881
Relation to Head Servant
Gender Female
Birth Place Dursley, Gloucestershire
Marital Status Single
Occupation Cook
Reference ID 1911-00264

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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