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Miscellaneous Genealogy Information

Library Dewey decimal catalog system 929 is Genalogy.

GRO Civil Registration Records

Civil Registration of births, marriages and deaths began 1 July 1837.

Earlier registration as follows:

Birth Records

Marriage Records

Death Records

UK Censuses

DateReferenceComments
7 Jun 1841HO107 1-1465Exact age recorded if less than 15 otherwise age rounded down to nearest 5.
Place of birth only indicates if born in same county as census (or S=Scotland, I=Ireland, F=Foreign).
Only first forename recorded.
30 Mar 1851HO107 1466-Occupation not recorded.
7 Apr 1861RG 9.
2 Apr 1871RG 10.
3 Apr 1881RG 11Available (free) at Church of Latter-Day Saints site and at Ancestry (with a better search function).
5 Apr 1891RG 12.
31 Mar 1901RG 13.

Common abbreviations used in census records

The following were specified in the 1841 census instructions; together with others found in the 1871 census:


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