Allerthorpe Parish Council

The 1901 census for England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday the 31st March.

 

 

1901 News 

GOD SAVE THE KING!

January 22 - Edward VII becomes King after the death of his mother, Queen Victoria.

AUSTRALIA CELEBRATES
ITS INDEPENDENCE

The Commonwealth of Australia was inaugurated on 1st January 1901 in Centennial Park, Sydney. In March, elections were held for the new Federal Parliament, and in May the celebrations focused on Melbourne, where the first Federal Parliament was opened in the Royal Exhibition Building.

WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA

After the capture of their capital cities the Boers have turned to guerrilla warfare, blowing up trains and ambushing British troops and garrisons. In response, the British forces are implementing their so-called 'scorched earth policy', burning farms and confiscating foodstuffs in an attempt to starve the Boer commandos into submission. Thousands of women and children have been removed from the farms and towns where they lived and placed in concentration camps where malnutrition and disease are rife.

MARCONI TRANSMITS WIRELESS SIGNAL ACROSS THE ATLANTIC

IT'S GOOD TO TALK! On 12 December 1901, Guglielmo Marconi was responsible for the first wireless signal to be transmitted across the Atlantic from Poldhu, Cornwall to Newfoundland. Aged only 27, facing much opposition and almost overwhelming difficulties, his success marked a turning-point in world-wide communication.

1901 GREATEST HITS

The Billboard by John N. Klohr
Davy Jones' Locker by H.W. Petrie 
Sweet Annie Moore by John H. Flynn
Tobermory by Harry Lauder 
I've Grown So Used to You by Chattaway 
Coon! Coon! Coon! by L. Friedman & G. Jefferson 
Mighty Lak' a Rose by F. Stanton & E. Nevin
A Signal from Mars by E.T. Paull

New inventions since the last census:

Modern, efficient, clean and glamorous

1892 - Diesel Engine (Rudolf Diesel - Germany)
1893 - Dishwasher (Josephine Cochran - USA)
1895 - Wireless Telegraphy (G. Marconi - Italy)
1895 - X-Ray (Wilhelm C. Roentgen - Germany)
1898 - Tape Recorder (Valdemar Poulson - Denmark)
1899 - Aspirin (Felix Hoffman - Germany)
1899 - Paper Clip (Johann Vaaler - Norway)

Model of Z-type electric tram, 1901

The arrival of the electric-powered tram on London's streets has brought classless public transport to the masses.

 Football

TOP GEAR

English League:
1900-01
Liverpool
Sunderland AFC
1901-02
Sunderland AFC
Everton
F.A. CUP 1901:
Champions:
Tottenham H.
Runner-up: 
Sheffield Utd.

sunderland AFC

Panhard & Levassor are proud to introduce their revolutionary new model:
the B2. It is the first car to use the System Panhard front-engine, rear-drive method.

The new one penny coin is out !

La Parisienne Perfumes
the ultimate seduction tool.

Picasso Exhibition

The first exhibition of Pablo Picasso's work opens in Paris on June 24th

 

The bold contours and simplified modelling of Child with a Dove reflect the influence of artists such as Gauguin and Cezanne.

 

The following information is available for Allerthorpe and Waplington for 1901:

Images

Transcripts

Allerthorpe Sheet 1

Allerthorpe

Allerthorpe Sheet 2

 

Allerthorpe Sheet 3

 

Allerthorpe Sheet 4

 

Allerthorpe Sheet 5

 

Waplington Sheet 1

Waplington

Waplington Sheet 2