101 Grove Road, 1921 Census Record


1921 Census record:
Name and Surname Relationship to Head of Household Age Sex Marriage or Orphanhood Birthplace and Nationality School Personal Occupation Employment Place of Work
J.F.B Hopwood Head 56 M Married London Mile End [Blank] Butcher Employer At home
J.A Hopwood Son 21 M Single London Bethnal Green [Blank] Butcher [Blank] Butcher at home
G Hopwood [Blank] 19 M Single London Bethnal Green [Blank] Butcher [Blank] Butcher at home


Males Females Persons Rooms
3 0 3 5

I declare that this Schedule is correctly filled up to the best of my knowledge and belief

[signed] J.F.B. Hopwood


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  1. Look at Source One and answer these questions:

Source one- 1921 Census record- The National Archives (RG15/1430)

  • What job does this family do? What type of building is this?
  • What does it show about the food people eat? Why can’t people store meat for a long time?
  • What benefit do the children have because of their father’s job?
  • What else can you learn about this family?
  1. What questions do you have about this family that are not answered by the census record? Write these down and keep them.