The London Census
Available for the first time in the comfort of your own home -
London Census data 1841-1901
Family historians can now do their research in the comfort of their
own home with the London Census data for 1841-1911, made available
by S&N Genealogy Supplies.
is the only company offering this range of years for London, and
it is an excellent way of finding ancestors who lived in the capital.
London Census data is available online
and/or on CD-ROM for the years 1841,
1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891 and 1901. The
1911 census is only available online.
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London Census Indexes and Complete Census on CD-ROM
If you don't have much information about who you are looking for,
searching through the census pages can be a time consuming process.
The indexes for the London Census are available online
and on CD, and are fully searchable
by name and age, enabling you to locate the people you are looking
for. You can also view all of the original enumerators' records
either online or on
CD - to find out more see the Census
About the London Census site
You will find practical information about the London Census from
1841 to 1901 on this website, and how you can use it to research
your family history.
To find out how the London Census can help you find your ancestors
and build your family tree, have a look at our London
Census Introduction page.
Well known individuals can be found in the London Census, which
you can see on our Case Studies
On the London Facts page you can
find more information about facts relating to London Life between
1841 and 1911.
For your research in London and across the country, you can visit
the London Census Links page, which
will show you sites that will help you with your search.
Census Online and on CD-ROMs
Census records for England and Wales is available online
as images, indexes and transcripts, and are also available on
For online subscriptions and access, you can visit www.TheGenealogist.co.uk,
and for CDs see www.GenealogySupplies.com
For more information about census and other records, you can see
more links to family history and genealogy
Daily Information and News about the Census and BMDs
Anatomy of the Census Page
Not every piece of information is obvious to the casual observer, so to make sure that you extract every useful piece of information from the census page.
Case Study - Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin was an English naturalist who achieved lasting fame by producing considerable evidence that the species came about through evolutionary change.
Case Study - Sir Frank Whittle
Sir Frank Whittle (1907 - 1996) was a Royal Air Force officer who invented the Jet engine. This is how his birth record was found.
The Bronte Sisters in the Yorkshire 1841 Census
The three Bronte sisters - Charlotte, Emily and Anne - grew up with their brother Branwell in Parsonage House in Haworth, Yorkshire. They can be found in the 1841 Census.