The most unusual 1911 census return?
In our travels through the 1911 census, we found this little treasure: a census return that tells the story of Roger the Airedale Terrier.
Here is 'watchdog' Roger with the rest of the Little family in Dulwich, London.
Head of the household, James Little, recorded the following charming details:
'Incidentally, we have an Airedale Terrier. I do not know whether particulars are required, but in case you want them here they are!':
Age: 5 years old
Children: ? but something over 100
Industry connected with: looking after house
Employed or working on own account: on own account
Whether working at home: at home and outside
Birthplace: Keighley, Yorkshire
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