Category Archives: Census

Census of Canada 1851

A census of population was carried out across much of the British Empire in 1851.  Canada was included as it was part of the empire at the time. The areas enumerated were Canada East (most of current Quebec), Canada West … Continue reading

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Census of England and Wales 1911

As Ireland was a part of the British Empire in 1911 this means that a census was also carried out in England, Scotland and Wales on April 2nd. Currently, the census for Scotland will not be released until 2011, 100 … Continue reading

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US Census 1910 (VII)

In terms of the number of states represented, the 1910 census shows a slight decrease on the 1900 census, down to 17 states and DC from 21 states and DC. However the number of Buggy’s increases to what I believe … Continue reading

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Map of Census of Ireland 1901

I have previously outlined the number of times that the Buggy name appears in the counties of Ireland in the 1901 census. To accompany this I have created a map to show the location of every Buggy that is listed. … Continue reading

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US Census 1900 (VI)

We have to skip the 1890 census in this series as it was destroyed by a fire in the Commerce Building in 1921 in Washington DC. Unfortunately, only the records for 6160 people have survived from a population at the … Continue reading

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US Censuses 1990 & 2000

The twenty-third census of the United States took place this year. The US census is carried out once every ten years, as mandated by the US Constitution. The Census Bureau has ranked the frequency of second names in the 1990 … Continue reading

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Census of England, Scotland and Wales 1841

The 1841 census was the first to be carried out after the 1836 General Registration Act and as a result it was carried out by the Registrar General. It became a more complete census than those that had gone before … Continue reading

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