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how far back do census go
« on: Thursday 10 July 08 12:22 BST (UK) »
Hi' just woundering does anyone know how far back census go.Mark

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Re: how far back do census go
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 10 July 08 12:27 BST (UK) »
There were various surveys of population but many did not name people.  There has been a census every ten years since 1801 (in England and Wales, except 1941) but the first one that purported to name everyone was taken in 1841.

Some of the pre-1841 census survive but coverage is patchy.

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Re: how far back do census go
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 10 July 08 12:30 BST (UK) »
here's a nice little informative and lighthearted piece about it:

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/census2001/bicentenary/pdfs/200years.pdf


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« Reply #3 on: Thursday 10 July 08 12:32 BST (UK) »
Also good information about the censuses here:-

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/RdLeaflet.asp?sLeafletID=326

There is plenty more on the NA site, look under research guides.
BENNET(T); NRY- Brotton, CON
BURTON; NRY- Saltburn, Guisborough, Marske, Stokesley
Judge Newark Lincoln BURTON , USA
DALES; NRY- Brotton, LIN - Orby
DAVIES
GEORGE: GLA - Oystermouth & Penarth, CON
LINCOLN. Middlesbrough, NRY, Durham
PERRETT Gloucestershire
QUESTED London. Assisting with One-name Study.
TRASK; GLA - Cardiff, Barry etc, SOM - South Petherton
WESTED

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Re: how far back do census go
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 10 July 08 13:01 BST (UK) »

Pre 1841 Census listings are at

http://www.histpop.org.uk/pre41/listings_a.pdf

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Re: how far back do census go
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 10 July 08 13:05 BST (UK) »
This is quite a good info link on the subject

http://www.familyrecords.gov.uk/frc/pdfs/census_returns.pdf

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Gibbons, Mordecai/Mort, Squire, Thomas, David/Davies, Joseph, Bowen, Lewis, Rees, Williams, Jones, Llewellyn, Morgan - Glam
Gibbons, Timbrell, Beale, Ludlow - Glos/Wilts
Davies, Roderick - Myddfai Carms
Lloyd, Jones - Denbigh/Salop
Shoemac, Squire, Keirle, Small - Somerset
Berry, Baggot, Lee, Clayton - Lancs
Baggot, Hurley, Keaveny, Shiel, Flynn - Ireland
Bray - Cornwall

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Re: how far back do census go
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 10 July 08 19:29 BST (UK) »
Thanks for the information.Mark