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HSR It is the last we shall see for a while as the 1931 Census for the UK was destroyed in a fire. The Scottish Census Data was OK as it was stored separately in Edinburgh.

Due to the WWII there was no census conducted in 1941. I will make an appearance when the 1951 census is released.

Good luck if ever my descendants try to find me as ever since I had to fill my own census if have consciously not participated in this giant waste of public money.

 

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Bear in mind the 1921 Census for the UK is currently only available on Find My Past. They have an exclusive deal with the National Archives. You can't get it through Ancestry.

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3 hours ago, Oztalgian said:

HSR It is the last we shall see for a while as the 1931 Census for the UK was destroyed in a fire. The Scottish Census Data was OK as it was stored separately in Edinburgh.

Due to the WWII there was no census conducted in 1941. I will make an appearance when the 1951 census is released.

Good luck if ever my descendants try to find me as ever since I had to fill my own census if have consciously not participated in this giant waste of public money.

 

There was a kind of census in 1939 so the government could issue ration books etc. It wasn't very detailed but info is available from it now, provided the person is not still alive IIRC

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I heard you can notify them of deceased relatives and they will update their records. The National Archives has several videos and information sheets available online giving details of verious ways of investigating your relatives, including the new 1921 census and the 1939 'census'

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I paid for a couple of transcriptions on the 1921 Census .

Could see my dad (born 1913) with my grandad , plus my dads siblings. They were living on Carlton Hill or Main Street , Carlton as it was called then.

 

I already knew my grandad (who died 1940) had been a cinema projectionist and always wondered where he worked . Thought he probably got on a tram into town to work.

 

This census gives employers name and it said he worked at The Alexandra Palace , Netherfield , working for a Mr C. Woodward.

Later this became the Cosy Cinema . That closed in 1955.

 

I' m not old enough to remember the Cosy but told my elder brother and he said "We never used to go to that cinema , it was always known as the "fleapit" ! "

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I was at the National Archives today and just had time to look at both of sets of Grandparents with children, for free. My Mum and Dad didn't appear as they were born in late 1921 and 1922.   Interesting to see an Uncle and  Aunts I remember so well and my Grandads employers are known.  More work to do!

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On 1/8/2022 at 11:11 AM, Cliff Ton said:

I've wondered about that. Is anyone updating the blanks ?  

 

Me too, from my experience, uncle born in 1921, the record is open, his brother and sister born 1924 and 26 closed.

 

My Grandfather died in 1965 and record was open, Grandmother, his wife, also open.

This is odd died,2001, but I did pay for her birth certificate though the traditional channel's.

 

Best I can come up with, I'm sure the blanking hasn't changed since 1939 was placed online unless you pay for a certificate.

 

What I find intriguing was the cut off point, and what was the criteria involved.

 

Seems that it's not random with a cut off date point, they have researched it, though not authoritive.

 

Why it hasn't been updated? Roughly 10 quid a pop? 

 

Edit..

Years fly by, so lose track, I'm thinking that the death records were drawn from the late 90's on the 1939 online census.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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