Floure in 1906

Registry heading of 1906.

Here is, we offer a retrospective of our village. This date from 1906, everything is from the archives of the commune, including the register (census).

Floure had 201 inhabitants for 58 houses and 60 households.

In all "58 houses / 60 households / 201 individuals".

The commune was divided into six sectors Le Village / Les Paillasses / L’Auberge-Café / Le Moulin / La Barrière / La Gare

 Le Village had 52 houses - 53 households - 171 inhabitants. There were not less than 37 cultivators, 14 labourers, 11 owners, 3 agricultural managers, 1 priest, 1 teacher, 1 country-guard, 1 road maintenance man, 1 builder, 1 baker, 1 shoemaker, 1 blacksmith and his apprentice, 1 lemonade maker, 1 seamstress, 1 shepherd, 1 retired man from the Midi South Railways. This shows all the rural aspect of that time at Floure.


In the village there was: "Blacksmith / apprentice blacksmith / cultivator"

Names and first names as a testimony of the past.

 

It is interesting to note the evolution of the society. Labourer, blacksmith, lemonade maker, innkeeper, cafe owner, shepherd... so many trades, today, disappeared from the commune.

 

Les Paillasses had 1 house- 1 household - 4 inhabitants.

L’Auberge-Café had 2 houses - 2 households - 6 inhabitants. There was 1 innkeeper and 1 waitress.

Le Moulin had 2 houses - 2 households - 10 inhabitants. There was 1 cultivator and 1 gardener.

La Barrière (understand the level crossing) contained 1 house - 1 household - 5 inhabitants. There were 2 road maintenance men for the railways, 1 gatekeeper and 1 farmer.

La Gare 1 house - 2 households - 5 inhabitants. There was 1 station chief and 1 employee as team man.

Everything is written by hand...  

The 1906 register is kept in the archives of the commune.

It is interesting to see the statistical evolution.


Click on the logo of the Department to join the archives of the Aude. You can see, in full, the census register which is in digital format.