At the outbreak of World War II the British were required to register in order to obtain identity cards, ration books, etc. This is the only surviving UK national survey between 1921 and 1951, because the 1931 Census records are national collections of population statistics. They usually record details about members of a household on a particular date, and are typically collected every ten years. for England and Wales was destroyed by fire during the war, and no Census was taken in 1941. See The National Archives ~ 1939 Register.
This download is now redundant as Ancestral Sources is a utility written by Nick Walker, designed to be used in conjunction with Family Historian to allow faster, more convenient creation of Census, Birth, Baptism, Marriage, Death and Burial/Cremation records. incorporates the Census UK 1939 Register into its standard Settings, but the [[#Installation Instructions]] below explain how to adjust the Census Events are things that happened to an Individual and Attributes are things that described them. narrative Sentences are used in conjunction with Fact Sets to produce Narrative Reports; their templates are highly customisable. to conditionally say register instead of census.
In Family Historian, to adjust the Census Event to say register instead of census, follow the advice given in [[AncestralSources:Family Historian Census Event for UK 1939 Register]] which explains how to test the Census Facts are one of the key concepts at the heart of Family Historian; they are how you record the things that happened to, or described, each ancestor (Individual). When an Event happened, or an Attrribute was true. and if 29 Sep 1939 then display register but otherwise display census as in the original narrative sentence.