LS variable metadata
Variable: POBPOB
Table: CORE1
Short description: County & county district of address of place of birth/ enumeration in 1939
Full description: Information about place of enumeration in 1939 if POBIND = 1, 2 or 4.
Coding notes: XXYY where XX County YY District.
1st & 2nd digits = county of enumeration,
3rd & 4th digits = county district of enumeration.
If POBIND = 3, Information about place of birth for persons born after National Registration in 1939;
1st & 2nd digits = county of birth,
3rd & 4th digits = county district of birth.
Notes: If POBIND is uncoded the variable is unapplicable because no place of birth/enumeration in 1939 information is available because: not traced at NHSCR, or immigrant, or born before National Registration in 1939 but member of armed forces or number does not correspond to an address in England & Wales for other reasons.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Geography Source file on place of birth mismatch file. Derived by converting NHS number to the corresponding place of birth.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Geog
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 4
Reference 1: See LS User Guide no. 7 An introduction to the area based variables in the LS (Rosemary Creeser) pp. 15-16.
Reference 2: See 1991 Census - LS link program specifications, supplementary notes on the link & User Guide to Area Based Variables in the LS.