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Dumfriesshire FreeCENsus Project

Dumfriesshire, south west Scotland

Welcome to the Dumfriesshire Free Census Project (FreeCEN), which is part of FreeCEN Scotland. The latter aims to provide a “free-to-view” online searchable database of the 19th century Scottish census returns. In turn, it is part of the larger UK Free Census Project. For more information please read the Census Project FAQs.

Uploaded returns for various counties, including Dumfriesshire, may be searched in the FreeCEN UK database.

Project status

1861 Transcription progress

Progress by Parish and transcription stage. The status of a division may be Assigned, Transcribed, Checked, Validated, or Online.
Parish EDs Pages Transcriber Checker Validator Status
No. Name
Total records 75,757
Records completed 75,757
Percentage completed 100
812 Annan Burgh 1–2 75 JS BP NY Online
3–4 68 JS DH NY Online
Annan Parish 5–9 73 JS BP NY Online
813a Applegarth & Sibbaldie 1–3 42 MM BP NY Online
813b Brydekirk 1–2 33 MH NY BP/NY Online
814 Canonbie 1–4 83 JH BP NY Online
5–11 68 BMcK BP NY Online
815 Caerlaverock 1–5 57 JL HW NY Online
816 Closeburn 1–6 72 DH BP NY Online
817 Cummertrees 1–6 54 JB & BP DH NY Online
818 Dalton 1–4 30 NY EC NY Online
819 Dornock 1–4 40 MBr BP NY Online
820 Dryfesdale 1–7 108 JS BP NY Online
821 Dumfries Burgh 1–5 105 JL BP NY Online
6–8 82 JMcL BP NY Online
9–13 111 JMcL BP NY Online
14–16 107 BP HW NY Online
17–20 94 JS BP NY Online
Dumfries Landward 21–24 & 6 PIs 85 JMcL BP BA Online
822 Dunscore 1–9 79 JS BP NY Online
823 Durrisdeer 1–6 57 JMcL BP NY Online
824 Eskdalemuir 1–5 28 GL BP NY Online
825 Ewes 1–3 17 HH EC NY Online
826 Glencairn 1–8 84 MM BP NY Online
827 Graitney or Gretna 1–8 71 JMcL BP NY Online
828 Halfmorton 1–3 34 MG EC NY Online
829 Hoddam 1–4 73 BP BPi NY Online
830 Holywood 1–5 51 MBr BP NY Online
831 Hutton & Corrie 1–4 45 MH BP NY Online
832 Johnstone 1–5 54 JS BP NY Online
833 Keir 1–5 40 JMcL BP NY Online
834 Kirkconnel 1–5 48 JS BP NY Online
835 Kirkmahoe 1–8 69 JS BP NY Online
836 Kirkmichael 1–7 48 JS BP NY Online
837 Kirkpatrick Fleming 1–9 & PI 85 JS BP NY Online
838 Kirkpatrick Juxta 1–5 46 BP JH BP/NY Online
839 Langholm 1–4 73 BB-T BP NY Online
5–8 55 BB-T BP NY Online
840 Lochmaben Burgh 1–3 67 BB-T BP NY Online
Lochmaben Parish 4–7 67 BB-T BP BA Online
841 Middlebie 1–9 90 BB-T BP NY Online
842 Moffat 1–5 89 BP NY BP/NY Online
843 Morton 1–7 & PI 100 BP BMcK NY Online
844 Mousewald 1–2 30 MH BP NY Online
845 Penpont 1–7 58 BP BMcK NY Online
846 Ruthwell 1–3 47 JS BP NY Online
847 St Mungo 1–4 30 MH BP NY Online
848 Sanquhar Burgh 1–4 93 BP JH NY Online
Sanquhar Parish 1–5 34 HH BP NY Online
849 Tinwald 1–4 47 JMcL BP NY Online
850 Torthorwald 1–4 68 BP NY BP/NY Online
851 Tundergarth 1–2 21 NY DH NY Online
852 Tynron 1–3 21 NY DH NY Online
853a Wamphray 1–3 24 NY EC NY Online
853b Wanlockhead 1–2 36 NY BP NY Online
854 Westerkirk 1–4 40 NY BP NY Online