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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 1,060 people named Gillingham in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Gillingham in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,085 people named Gillingham were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 52%, or 151 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was Charles

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As Gillingham families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 60 were born in foreign countries
  • 15% were first-generation Americans