Thursday 23 January 2014

Origins adds England & Wales 1901 Census has added the 1901 Census for England and Wales to its growing census collection.This census holds details of

Fully indexed, the 1901 census includes digitised images of the original returns for all counties of the two countries. Some 32,461,105 individuals are recorded in the returns, including 426,565 Irish-born and countless others of Irish descent. The returns were completed on the night of 31 March/1 April 1901 and can be searched by name, age, parish and county.

The 1841, 1861 and 1871 censuses for England and Wales are already available on Origins. The 1891 and 1881 Censuses will be added to the database in the next 3 months, and the 1851 shortly after, to cover the full range 1841-1901.