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, and for CDs see or

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

Women allowed to enter the Medical Profession from 1876
In the 19th Century, a career as a physician was a highly respected following for a man. Yet it was considered outrageous for any woman to pursue a career in that profession.


Daniel Albone in the 1861 Census
Daniel Albone is famous for inventing the Ivel tractor, and is said to have changed the world of agriculture. He can be found in the 1861 census at the age of only six months.


Knebworth House, the 'stately home of rock' in the 1851 Census
The 1851 Census includes the records for Knebworth House, the 'stately home of rock', which has welcomed acts such as Pink Floyd, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and Queen.


Case Study - Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett
Throughout their 20 month courtship and before getting engaged, Robert and Elizabeth exchanged around 600 letters. This is how their marriage record was found.