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About British censuses in general.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1939 Register 'lookups' forbidden.

    Please note that in common with other commercial offerings the request for, or provision of, 'look ups' is forbidden on this forum. Posters must ensure that only details which can be seen in the free index for the 1939 Register may be quoted. It is OK however to have a link to the record on the...

    Started by timbo58‎, 15-04-2016 10:59 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Occupation Codes for 1911 Census

    Sometimes an enumerator has added a code number beside an occupation. An explanation can be found here

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 31-12-2013 11:50 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Posting Census Information

    Many sites - both pay-per-view and free sites - claim copyright over the layout of information displayed and also publish terms and conditions of use. Many people use these sites and do not look at any of this. The result is that they post messages in which they simply copy and paste...

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 27-06-2011 11:16 AM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Missing bits of censuses

    There have been one or two posts recently which touched on the problem of bits of censuses being missing. For those who didn't know about it, the National Archives catalogue can help to identify many missing chunks. The general method is - 1. On TNA search page, enter 'missing OR wanting'...

    Started by Peter Goodey‎, 17-04-2006 9:51 AM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Census street indexes 1861 and 1871

    The official street indexes for the England and Wales 1861 and 1871 census have recently been uploaded to Your Archives (hosted by TNA). This may be helpful to anyone whose census provider does not offer an address search facility for those two census years. The street indexes for 1841 and 1851...

    Started by Kerrywood‎, 27-12-2009 12:32 PM
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Census Street Indexes 1841 and 1851

    Kerrywood kindly posted information on on-line street indexes for 1841 and 1851 available at Your TNA. I have repeated the links from the other thread here so that people may find them more easily.

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 09-04-2009 9:43 AM
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  1. Smile Is This a Record?

    Pun intended. Whilst reviewing/revising my Family Tree preparatory to transferring it to another computer I spotted what is probably the youngest person to be entered in a census; he certainly is in my tree! n k Whittle Male Day 1 Y Parents are Henry and Margaret 20 Silk Weavers of Alder...

    Started by macwil‎, 13-07-2016 7:43 AM
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    16-10-2016, 10:46 PM Go to last post
  2. Census general question

    I think I have misunderstood something about the UK censuses. Was the 1911 census the first where each household was given a separate form to fill out ? My understanding has been that previous censuses were conducted in the same way but that pre-1911 those individual forms had been destroyed...

    Started by wimsey‎, 09-08-2016 9:39 AM
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  3. How accurate are the Census's

    I can only fine one entry for my GGGrandfather the 1841 census aged 40, his wife and children appear in subsequent census's, I cannot find any death record for him, were all death's recorded after this date?, I am at a bit of a loss as to where to look to find out what happened to him. Any advice...

    Started by Paul Timson‎, 08-10-2016 9:19 AM
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    08-10-2016, 11:13 AM Go to last post
  4. Lost family in 1881 & 1911 census - Harrison

    Can I ask for help in finding the remains of this family in 1881 and 1911 and then after? In 1871 - RG10/286/72/76 - John Harrison is aged 14. He is living with his parents William and Mary Ann and 5 males siblings His father is a self employed Coachbuilder and John along with his elder brother...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 13-08-2012 8:10 PM
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  5. 1939 index Grrr!

    Is it just me? I've been looking up my long since deceased maternal grandparents (1974 & 1985 deaths) and despite having them listed in their BMD indexes as died they won't allow me to view the 1939 index entries for the household. Blooming annoying really! Both would be well over 110 years...

    Started by timbo58‎, 30-09-2016 11:11 AM
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    30-09-2016, 8:57 PM Go to last post
  6. Reading additional text

    I have read most of the handwritten note on RG14PN19427 RG78PN1159 RD411 SD1 ED15 SN99 concerning Walter and Ellen Woods of Ketton. I think it says "Note. Mr Woods and family left Ketton day following census consequently when I returned Sch? for completion enumerator failed to see him. I ???? Mr...

    Started by Clarinetguy‎, 28-09-2016 10:42 PM
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  7. CHARLES HYDE 1861

    Can anybody help find Charles Hyde on the 1861 census. Charles was born in Louth Lincolnshire in 1841 and appears on the 1851 census living with his parents at South Field, Louth. By 1871 he is lodging in Cullercoats Northumberland as a labourer. He apparently married local girl Jane Scott in 1872...

    Started by Blues Mark‎, 21-09-2016 8:02 AM
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    25-09-2016, 7:46 PM Go to last post

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