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Re:1841 and 1851 Census

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  • Gavin Bell
    ... People would hardly refer to it if it didn t exist, would they? The completed Enumeration Books for both (and for all succeeding Censuses) are held by the
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 1, 2001
      Jamie wrote:

      > I often hear mention of the 1841 and 1851 census. Is there actually
      > one and how complete is it.

      People would hardly refer to it if it didn't exist, would they? The
      completed Enumeration Books for both (and for all succeeding Censuses)
      are held by the Registrar General for Scotland. They have been copied
      on to microfilm, and are available worldwide via family history centres
      and societies. However, there is no overall index. Various FHSs have
      produced indexes to specific parishes, most commonly for the 1851
      Census. For your list of targets, I would suggest that you contact (or
      even join!) the Tay Valey FHS:

      http://www.sol.co.uk/t/tayvalleyfhs/


      Gavin Bell
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