Users' questions

Was there a census in 1871?

Was there a census in 1871?

The 1871 census for England was taken on the night of 2 April 1871. Enumeration forms were distributed to all households a few days before the census night and the household members were required to complete the forms themselves. The next day, the enumerators collected the completed forms.

Can I search a census by address?

To start using the address search tool, select ‘Search’ from the site menu and then ‘Census addresses’. From there, you simply select the house you’re interested in, and you will be taken to a transcription of the census record for that property. Selecting and viewing records using census address search.

What happened to the 1871 census?

The 1871 United Kingdom Census Records Today The original census schedules that were completed by household members were destroyed. However, the enumerators’ books were kept and in 1970 the records were microfilmed.

Where are the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick located?

The Provincial Archives of New Brunswick collects, preserves, and makes available for research, documents and records bearing upon the history of New Brunswick. Search 3,580,307 names from 38 databases in one place!

Where can I find the 1881 Canadian census?

Official Canada Censuses Year Links Census Information 1871 Library of Canada Library of Canada 1881 FamilySearch Library of Canada 1881 Ancestry ($) Library of Canada 1881 Library of Canada Library of Canada

When did New Brunswick start its own census?

From 1671 to 1752, it was included on the Acadian cenus. Between 1773 and 1848, New Brunswick took its own census. Prior to its establishment in 1784, it was also included in the Nova Scotia census as Sunbury & northern Cumberland Counties.

Where can I find a copy of the 1871 census?

The digitized images found on the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) website have been made by scanning the microfilms of the 1871 Census. As exact copies, a page that was unreadable on microfilm will also be unreadable on your computer screen.