The Allister Rawding Household in the 1940 United States Federal Census

Ralph Rawding, the husband of my maternal aunt Nat, was enumerated in the 1940 US Federal Census with his parents and siblings at 427 Pleasant St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Allister Rawding Household (Left)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Rawding Household (Left)

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Allister Rawding Household (Right)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Rawding Household (Right)

SOURCE: 1940 U.S. Census, Worcester County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Worcester, enumeration district (ED) 23-220, sheet 7B, household 152, Allister Rawding; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 25 April 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 01719.

Click on the link for a PDF copy of the 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Allister Rawding Household.

The record states that:

    • The Rawding family lived at 427 Pleasant St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 30 in order of visitation, they rented their house for $30 per month, lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and did not live on a farm
    • Allister Rawding was head of household, was a white male, 46 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 8 years of school, was born in Canada, had filed first papers for naturalization, did not work during the week of March 24-30 [although the record says he worked 4 hours that week, was looking for work, was unable to work, was usually a steam fitter for a plumbing company, worked in private work, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $2300, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Hannah Rawding, wife of Allister, provided the information for the census, was a white female, 50 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 4 years of high school, was born in Massachusetts, and was doing housework
    • John Rawding, son of Allister, was a white male, 23 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 4 years of high school, was born in Massachusetts, did not work during the week of March 24-30, and was looking for work
    • Ralph Rawding, son of Allister, was a white male, 21 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 4 years of high school, was born in Massachusetts, worked 44 hours the week of March 24-30, was a clerk in a retail grocery, worked in private work, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $700 in wages, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Irene Rawding, daughter of Allister, was a white female, 16 years old, single, was attending school, completed 2 years of high school, and was born in Massachusetts
    • Allister Rawding, daughter [sic, should be son, the error was noted by an "x" in the left margin] of Allister, was a white male, 15 years old, single, was attending school, completed 1 years of high school, and was born in Massachusetts
    • Phyllis Rawding, son [sic, should be daughter, the error was noted by an "x" in the left margin] of Allister, was a white female, 13 years old, single, was attending school, completed 8 years of school, and was born in Massachusetts
    • Robert Rawding, son of Allister, was a white male, 10 years old, single, was attending school, completed 4 years of school, and was born in Massachusetts
    • Margret Rawding, daughter of Allister, was a white female, 6 years old, single, was attending school, completed 1 years of school, and was born in Massachusetts

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