How to search the Censuses 1841-1901 for England and Wales

Search the Censuses in five easy steps:

Step 1 - from the Menu Select Search and then Census

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Step 2 - For example we select the 1861 Census

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Step 3 - Enter your Family Name - for example we entered “Charles Dickens” and we believe he lived in Middlesex

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Now press Search

Step 4 - The search results show Charles Dickens at the age of 49 - which we believe to be correct. However it shows there are two matching entries.

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If we click on the link it will show additional information

Step 5 - The first entry shows as follows and we can see that it says Occupation is Author and Novelist.

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If we click on the second entry it shows that and if you zoom in you can see Charles Dickens:

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If you zoom in on the image you can see the entry for Charles Dickens

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