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.

Queen VictoriaS&N 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.

Why not try a FREE search?

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 CDs page.

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 page.

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.

WestminsterCountry-wide 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 CD-ROM.

For online subscriptions and access, you can visit www.TheGenealogist.co.uk, and for CDs see www.GenealogySupplies.com or www.BritishDataArchive.com.

For more information about census and other records, you can see more links to family history and genealogy websites.

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.