1921 Census

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Orlaith17
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Re: 1921 Census

Post by Orlaith17 » Mon Jul 05, 2021 11:04 am

Glad this has been explained, as I had looked at Scotlands People several times and clicked on the 1921 census link only to find it showed nothing. I came here to ask anout it, and now have an answer. It might have been better if he had not put the link there until it was ready to go live, as I spent ages clicking on it, putting search details in as the search box opened, then saw the message there were no results to show. Frusstrating and puzzling but at least I now have an explation.

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Re: 1921 Census

Post by Currie » Fri Jul 09, 2021 11:18 am

For the desperate Histpop has the various reports on the 1921 Scottish Census.
http://www.histpop.org/ohpr/servlet/Bro ... tlepos=340

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Re: 1921 Census

Post by momat » Thu Jul 15, 2021 1:47 am

Oh No !!! All I need are a couple of entries to fix my ](*,) At my advanced years will I last that long ? :cry:
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Re: 1921 Census

Post by momat » Thu Jul 15, 2021 1:52 am

The HISTPOP site is overloaded .
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Re: 1921 Census

Post by momat » Wed Dec 22, 2021 9:37 am

Just read on another site that the 1921 Census for England is to start releasing on January 6th 2022 ,
so how come Scotland is waiting till the end of the year ?
Pretty tough as this is the only Census for many years.
Maureen

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Re: 1921 Census

Post by AndrewP » Wed Dec 22, 2021 11:53 pm

Hi Momat,

In some previous statement, ScotlandsPeople cited Covid restrictions as having delayed their work on the 1921 census. The ScotlandsPeople website is still showing 'the latter half of 2022' for the planned date to release of the 1921 census.

England and Wales have no 1931 census to release in 10 years time as the papers were all destroyed in a fire in December 1942 in Hayes, Middlesex; not a war-related fire. The Scottish 1931 census papers were stored in Edinburgh and still exist, so should be released in 10 years time.

Then of course there was no 1941 census as World War II was taking place at that time. The 1939 register that was made for Identification Cards and Ration Books is the closest thing to a census for that era.

All the best,

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Re: 1921 Census

Post by momat » Thu Dec 23, 2021 12:42 am

Thank you Andrew,

I knew most of this information but people were still working behind closed doors regardless of Covid so it seems odd, if England could do it why not Scotland ?
Many of us may not be around to see this happen due to age. Sad : : xmas:cry: xmas:cry:
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Re: 1921 Census

Post by WilmaM » Wed Aug 31, 2022 11:31 am

Update from SP Facebook this morning:
Work is well advanced for the release of the 1921 census records later this year.
We are confident we will publish the census before the end of the year but it is a large and complex project and we can’t yet give a specific date.
We know customers are eagerly waiting this exciting release and we will provide a date as soon as we can.
Patience my friends, patience!

I'm as eager as the next man to see this, but I'd much rather it was done correctly than sending us up back alleys with missing information.
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Re: 1921 Census

Post by momat » Wed Sep 07, 2022 2:04 am

I will have to keep taking the pills and hope I stay around long enough for the release!
As the Bee Gees said ," Stayin' Alive " :roll: :roll:
Maureen

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