Census Related Pages
The links on this page lead to the census information that I have collected or that which has been donated by other researchers. Please feel free to add to this list
These extracts are the work of Kathleen Burton
Sheffield entries as extracted by Vicki Theaker
As extracted from LDS CDs by yours truly.
Census for Yorkshire
Extracts courtesy of Vicki Theaker
|Use this link for a
quick search and the links below if you know where to look. All data is
as transcribed, I have not corrected what appear to be obvious
errors. Also be aware that some places may appear in the wrong place eg
Easington is listed as Township of Easington. If I had tried to correct
things I would have made some errors of my own and I must leave some of
the work to you!
Sorted by town (census), age and name.
Sorted using codes used in online census - sorted into households not necessarily families. Be aware that there may be other members of the household with different surnames.
Graham Caldwell sent me a copy of a page from a family history magazine. The following is the gist of the page:
For Nottingham there exist what are known as Watch and Ward lists. The lists were compiled in 1812 and 1816 as a measure against protests taken by textile workers in the town. All men over 17 who paid the poor rate were liable to serve as special constables and were required to watch by night and ward by day. List of names were entered in special registers. The entries were arranged under the 7 wards the town was divided into. The lists include some ages, though some ages are known to be wrong. The lists also include info about individual households so are in effect a mini census.
To use the records: The records are held at Nottinghamshire Archives and can be consulted on microfiche and there are also card indexes that contain the basic information on the lists. Other records include Watch books listing names of those required to do night watches and several volumes noting details of those unable to serve, together with the names of substitutes nominated in their place.
Notts Archives are at:
Castle Meadow Road
0115 950 4524
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