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navvies on censuses

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Helen Report 9 Feb 2005 19:49

Hi. I think that the head of a family I'm missing on the 1871 census may have been working on the construction of the Settle-Carlisle railway. I know that a lot these workers lived in the equivalent of shanty towns. Are these recorded on Censuses, and if so, does anyone know where, please. Or where I might find some other info. Thanks Helen