06 February 2011

England and Wales census for 1891

FamilySearch now has the capability of searching 31,782,845 entries in the England and Wales census for 1891. The information provided is an index entry giving name, age, gender, birthplace and relationship to head of household. A link to findmypast.co.uk is a convenient way to purchase the original image.

An alternate free source for the 1891 census is FreeCEN which has 100% coverage for Bedfordshire, Cornwall, Devon, Sussex and Warwickshire and partial coverage for some other English and Welsh counties. While not a full transcript it does provide the additional information on marital status and occupation and an ability to view information for everyone in the household

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