Enumerators' schedules of returns made by heads of households for the 1911 census, which include the names, age, sex, occupation and parish and county of birth of individual members of the population of England, Wales and the Channel Islands; included in this series are returns from ships of the Royal Navy at sea and in ports abroad.
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The 1911 census was the first census where a member of the household, rather than the enumerator completed the actual forms (schedules). The schedules are completed and signed by the head of the household. They contain an address and a schedule number. The schedules are divided into sixteen columns:
- Name and Surname.
- Relationship to Head of Family.
- Age (Males).
- Age (Females).
- Marital condition.
- Number of years married (present marriage) - Married women only.
- Children born to present marriage.
- Children still living.
- Children who have died.
- Industry or service with which worker is connected.
- Employment status.
- Whether working at home.
- Nationality - if born in a Foreign Country.
There are also Schedules for:
- Institutions (workhouses, hospitals, hotels, schools, etc).
- Shipping (merchant vessels).
- Military establishments (barracks, training schools, British Army overseas, etc).
- Royal Naval vessels (in home ports).