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Using the 1939 Register: recording the UK population before the war
Audrey Collins
8 December 2015
Using the 1939 Register:
recording the UK population
before the war
Looks like a census…
RG 28/257
GRO Circular NR 1 (1938)
RG 28/210
5
Area codes – England and Wales
RG 26/6
6
Household schedule
RG 28/227
6
Household schedule
RG 28/227
6
Household schedule
CRIM 1/1695
www.histpop.org
Smedley Hydro, Southport
Basement and air-raid shelter
• All civilians who were in England and Wales on 29
September 1939
• …regardless of age or nationality
• Foreign visitors, embassy and consular staff
• Inmates of institutions
• Civilians on military bases
• People who were away from their normal home
addresses
• Evacuees
• Seasonal workers and travellers
Who is in the 1939 Register?
6
Nottingham
Evening Post
29 September 1939
British Newspaper Archive
Image © Local World Ltd.
Courtesy of the British Library
Board
Who is NOT in the 1939 Register?
• Anyone who was outside England and Wales on 29
September 1939, even temporarily
• Members of the armed forces
• …unless they were home on leave
• Merchant navy personnel
• Anyone born after 29 September 1939
• Anyone who was registered late, for any reason
• People who actively evaded registration, or refused
to register
Closed records
•Anyone born less than 100 years ago
•…and who is still alive
Open records
•Anyone born over 100 years ago
•Anyone born less than 100 years ago who has
died, and whose death was recorded in the
Register (up to 1991)
…BUT not all deaths were notified during that time
Deaths which occurred outside the United Kingdom
are unlikely to have been notified
Closed and open records
Using the 1939 Register: recording the UK population before the war
Using the 1939 Register: recording the UK population before the war
Using the 1939 Register: recording the UK population before the war
Using the 1939 Register: recording the UK population before the war
Using the 1939 Register: recording the UK population before the war
Using the 1939 Register: recording the UK population before the war
Area Codes
• 3-letter codes represent:
•County Borough
•Municipal Borough
•Urban District
•Rural District
• Except London, which has:
•Metropolitan Boroughs
•Cities of London and Westminster
• Arranged by county – with some exceptions
Using the 1939 Register: recording the UK population before the war
Enumeration Districts
• Area code + another letter
• in a very few cases, 2 extra letters
• RG 101 in Discovery. Each enumeration district is
one or two pieces
• Descriptions of enumeration districts do not
survive
Using the 1939 Register: recording the UK population before the war
Area Codes
• No area codes start with I, M, P, S, U, V or Y
• M for Merchant Navy
• P for new arrivals
• S for Scotland
• U for Northern Ireland
• V for vagrants
• Y for replacement cards
• CIG and CIJ for the Channel Islands
• FOA for overseas diplomats
• HZ for Isle of Man
Identity cards
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Using the 1939 Register: recording the UK population before the war

  • 2. Audrey Collins 8 December 2015 Using the 1939 Register: recording the UK population before the war
  • 3. Looks like a census… RG 28/257
  • 4. GRO Circular NR 1 (1938) RG 28/210
  • 5. 5 Area codes – England and Wales RG 26/6
  • 12. • All civilians who were in England and Wales on 29 September 1939 • …regardless of age or nationality • Foreign visitors, embassy and consular staff • Inmates of institutions • Civilians on military bases • People who were away from their normal home addresses • Evacuees • Seasonal workers and travellers Who is in the 1939 Register?
  • 13. 6 Nottingham Evening Post 29 September 1939 British Newspaper Archive Image © Local World Ltd. Courtesy of the British Library Board
  • 14. Who is NOT in the 1939 Register? • Anyone who was outside England and Wales on 29 September 1939, even temporarily • Members of the armed forces • …unless they were home on leave • Merchant navy personnel • Anyone born after 29 September 1939 • Anyone who was registered late, for any reason • People who actively evaded registration, or refused to register
  • 15. Closed records •Anyone born less than 100 years ago •…and who is still alive Open records •Anyone born over 100 years ago •Anyone born less than 100 years ago who has died, and whose death was recorded in the Register (up to 1991) …BUT not all deaths were notified during that time Deaths which occurred outside the United Kingdom are unlikely to have been notified Closed and open records
  • 22. Area Codes • 3-letter codes represent: •County Borough •Municipal Borough •Urban District •Rural District • Except London, which has: •Metropolitan Boroughs •Cities of London and Westminster • Arranged by county – with some exceptions
  • 24. Enumeration Districts • Area code + another letter • in a very few cases, 2 extra letters • RG 101 in Discovery. Each enumeration district is one or two pieces • Descriptions of enumeration districts do not survive
  • 26. Area Codes • No area codes start with I, M, P, S, U, V or Y • M for Merchant Navy • P for new arrivals • S for Scotland • U for Northern Ireland • V for vagrants • Y for replacement cards • CIG and CIJ for the Channel Islands • FOA for overseas diplomats • HZ for Isle of Man