You can still watch, Census TV!
This bolg entry has been lifted from a story on our Home Page, which ran between March and May 2011.
To coincide with the 2011 census, ITV's regional news program Meridian Tonight made a series of short news broadcasts called 'Making Sense of Census - Everybody Counts'. A lot of the content for these programmes was derived from MyHouseMyStreet research. You can still see the broadcasts via the following links:
Monday 21st March 2011
Everyone Counts, 2011 Census - what is it all about?
Tuesday 22nd March 2011
Simon Finds His Family, the Simon Parkin family tree
Wednesday 23rd March 2011
Census House Detectives, Kensington Place - Part 1
The Sawyers' house. (Simon Callow talks about former owner Peggy Ramsay) A local historian discusses how the street would have looked 100 years ago. The Gunputh's house. They discuss living in a former photographic studio.
Thursday 24th March 2011
Past, Present & Future, Kensington Place - Part 2
The Cheesman's house. Their home was formerly a 'knocking shop' and the site of a suicide. Peter Crowhurst talks about the origins of the street. We catch up with Pat Lettres in Australia as he reminisces about Kensington Place during the war.
Friday 25th March 2011
Census 1911 Revealed
Fred Dinenage talks to a 100 year old and her 11 year old great grandson.