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1911 Census Returns:


Sunday 2nd April

Enumeration District 10, Enumerator: Richard Lord Dent.

National Archive (Reference TNA RG 14/4 29441)


The whole of the Civil Parish of Bishopdale: Comprising the village of Newbiggin, Street Head, East Lane House and Cross Lanes. The whole in the Parliamentary Division of Richmond. The following information was recorded about each person: forename and surname; relationship to head of house; condition; marital status; number of years married; total children: born alive; living and dead; age (separate columns for males and females); number of rooms occupied; occupation; employment: employer, worker, own account, or working at home; where born; county/place; name of street, place or road, and name or number of house; if from a foreign country and whether blind, deaf-and-dumb, lunatic, imbecile or idiot. Each household was completed by the head of house, enabling you to see your ancestor’s handwriting and signature. (1911 example see below).

The whole of the Township of Newbiggin contained 86 inhabitants, of whom 38 were male and 48 were female. There were 21 houses, of which all were occupied.

1911 Census George Fryer

Above is an image of the 1911 census, page 1, George Fryer, Newbiggin. Unlike previous census returns this one was completed by the householder. Reproduce with the kind permission of the National Archive (Reference:  RG14 29444 0001 03).


Below is a transcript of the census return in tabular form. The 'Search' box at the top right hand corner can be used to find a surname, house name, occupation, birthplace or other element.

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