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EARLY CENSUS 1841 -1891

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Rosemary48 Report 25 Jan 2014 15:59

hi can anyone out there help me make sense of the genes site. I haven't been on for some time and everything looks different. I would like to look at the earlier census but can only find 1901 and 1911 listed. What am I doing wrong - help!!


Gins Report 25 Jan 2014 16:03


I don't use the Genes site for searching so I cant help with that - sorry

If you need help with finding a family on earlier censuses, post the details and others can help


Just had a look and you need to go to SEARCH, CENSUS, LAND AND SURVEYS

You'll find SEARCH at the top right of your screen


KathleenBell Report 25 Jan 2014 16:09

Click on "search" at the top right of the screen and then click on "search all records" then click on "Census Land and Surveys" on the screen that comes up - then put in the name you are looking for. It should bring up that name in any of the census years that the name is on.

I must say though that I use Findmypast for census searches.

Kath. x


Rosemary48 Report 25 Jan 2014 16:09

Thanks Gins, Think I've sussed it now. Thanks for offer. Have been off my comp for so long I find any change puzzling - it's old age!


Rosemary48 Report 25 Jan 2014 16:11

Thanks Kath.