Can 1801-1831 censuses in England be viewed online?

Is the 1801 census available online?

They are not available in digital format. Census returns for 2001 onwards are available in digital format only, via the Office for National Statistics.

What year census records are available online?

Online subscription services are available to access the 1790–1950 census records. Many public libraries provide access to these services free of charge to their patrons. Contact your local library to inquire if it has subscribed to one of these services.

Is the 1831 census available?

The 1801-1831 censuses are generally neither indexed nor transcribed, making any digitised collection from that era a rare treasure. These censuses were predominantly head counts, taken by Overseers of the Poor to procure an understanding of population growth.

What census years are available in England?

A census has been taken in England and Wales, and separately for Scotland, every ten years since 1801, with the exception of 1941.

Was there a census in England in 1831?

The fourth census of Great Britain (that is England, Scotland and Wales) was taken on Monday 30th May 1831. The returns gave a population of 16.54 million people, an increase of 1.9 million over 1821. There were 2.85 million inhabited buildings, occupied by 3.41 million families.

How can I see my census online?

It is available for you to access in two ways: You can view it online via Findmypast. Access to each record comes with a small fee – you can find details of pricing here:

Is the 1920 census available online?

The 1920 Federal Census is available online.

How do you look up old census records?

The National Archives has the census schedules on microfilm available from 1790 to 1940, and online access is available through our digitization partners (free at any National Archives facility). See our Census Resources page to search the digitized records on our partners’ websites.

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