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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. Enticknap

    Hello folks A little help please. I'm looking to find a Edward Enticknap, dob circa 1812 Petworth, Surrey. In the 1841 Census, I have him in the 1851 onwards until his death in the workhouse in Guildford in 1891. His occupation is listed as a Paper Maker, He married Mary Smith in 1833...

    Started by tomm‎, 20-08-2016 5:15 PM
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  2. 1851 Census Rotherhithe

    Could some kind person check Gillam Court, Rotherhithe for me? I have this address for a family on a death certificate in 1851 but cannot find this address on Ancestry. I am looking for a family by the name of TRENCH. Many thanks for any help. Jean

    Started by Jean Williams‎, 28-04-2006 5:47 PM
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  3. 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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