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United Kingdom Census and Voter Lists

This week I am finishing my comparison of the census and voter lists on the 3 main subscription sites, FindMyPast, MyHeritage and Ancestry, with details about the collections for the United Kingdom.

My Heritage

Name of collection                      No of records

1911 England & Wales Census  36,329,792

1901 England & Wales Census 32,647,459

1891 England & Wales Census 28,683,830

1881 England & Wales Census 26,118,774

1871 England & Wales Census 22,818,910

1861 England & Wales Census 19,658,749

1851 England & Wales Census 17,666,797

1841 England & Wales Census 15,791,794

England, Norfolk Register of Electors, 1844-1952   4,557,906

1851 Scotland Census Extract 224,148

1861 Scotland Census Extract 115,520

1841 Scotland Census Extract 111,328

findmypast

 

Title                                                                           Number of records


1939 Register
                                                             42,048,240

1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census                  37,122,453

1911 Census For England & Wales                            36,368,142

1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census                  33,076,326

1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census                  29,840,420

1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census                  26,158,983

1861 England, Wales & Scotland Census                  22,612,921

1851 England, Wales & Scotland Census                  20,660,120

1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census                  18,436,264

Westminster Roman Catholic Census 1893               46,229

London, Westminster Marylebone Census 1821 & 1831 22,529

Middlesex Protestation Returns 1641-42                    16,726

Scotland Pre-1841 Censuses and Population Lists    3,599

1801 Kent, Dartford Census                                       2,583

Corfe Castle and District 1790 Census                       1,236

Nether Hallam, Sheffield 1831 Census                       945

Shropshire, Shrewsbury St Julian’s Parish, 1831 Census 631

1821 Kent, Dartford Census                                       613

1939 Register Browse                                                1,052,282

UK Electoral Registers 2002-2014                             105,793,245

England & Wales, Electoral Registers 1832-1932      5,499,028

Norfolk Electoral Registers 1832-1915                       4,557,906

Cheshire Electoral Registers                                      3,784,694

Hampshire, Portsmouth Electoral Registers 1835-1873 198,310

Devon, Plymouth & West Devon Electoral Registers 1780-1973 74,093

Somerset Electoral Registers, 1832-1914                  31,783

Scotland, Linlithgowshire (West Lothian), Electoral Registers 1864-1931 23,469

Britain, Absent Voters Lists 1918-1921                      20,812

Wales, Monmouthshire Electoral Registers 1839-1889 10,805

Kent, Bromley Absent Voters List 1918                      9,165

England & Wales, Electoral Registers 1832-1932 Image Browse 5,538,072

Leicestershire Electoral Registers 1836-1970 Browse 115,295

Scotland, Linlithgowshire (West Lothian), Electoral Registers 1864-1931 Image Browse    23,469

Manchester Electoral Registers Browse 1832-1900   23,298

Wales, Monmouthshire Electoral Registers 1832-1889 Image Browse 13,126

I haven’t included the Rate Books, Land & Estates, Surveys and Courts & Legal subcategories

ancestry

Title                                                                            No of records

1911 England Census                                           33,847,776

1901 England Census                                           30,598,866

1891 England Census                                           27,127,898

1841 England Census                                           14,772,290

1861 England Census                                           18,450,707

1881 England Census                                           24,766,987

1851 England Census                                           16,692,527

1871 England Census                                           21,396,275

London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 179,071,664

1901 Scotland Census                                          4,470,512

1841 Scotland Census                                          2,594,717

1911 Wales Census                                              2,460,733

1851 Scotland Census                                          2,921,840

1861 Scotland Census                                          3,062,857

1891 Scotland Census                                          3,973,948

1881 Scotland Census                                          3,728,099

1871 Scotland Census                                          3,365,759

Midlands, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1955 6,275,582

West Yorkshire, England, Electoral Registers, 1840-1962 46,743,829

UK, Poll Books and Electoral Registers, 1538-1893 4,677,818

1901 Wales Census                                              2,035,182

1891 Wales Census                                              1,760,678

1911 England Census Summary Books             7,555,402

1881 Wales Census                                              1,588,506

1871 Wales Census                                              1,412,693

1851 Wales Census                                              1,168,790

1861 Wales Census                                              1,151,033

1841 Wales Census                                              987,719

Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1962 36,618,574

1851 United Kingdom Census Sample              994,793

Slave Registers of former British Colonial Dependencies, 1813-1834 2,980,774

Ireland, Tithe Applotment Books, 1823-1837    606,726

Dorset, England, Electoral Registers, 1839-1922 1,584,958

1911 Wales Census Summary Books                522,671

1911 Isle of Man Census                                      52,121

1911 Channel Islands Census                             97,273

Ireland, 1841/1851 Census Abstracts (Northern Ireland) 24,749

1861 Channel Islands Census                             92,464

1851 Channel Islands Census                             89,973

1891 Channel Islands Census                             92,202

1901 Channel Islands Census                             96,404

County Antrim, Ireland 1851 Census                  28,780

1841 Channel Islands Census                             76,077

1841 Isle of Man Census                                      48,033

1871 Channel Islands Census                             89,403

1851 Isle of Man Census                                      52,144

1881 Channel Islands Census                             87,037

1861 Isle of Man Census                                      52,466

1891 Isle of Man Census                                      55,663

1881 Isle of Man Census                                      55,144

1871 Isle of Man Census                                      53,759

1901 Isle of Man Census                                      55,028

Ireland 1766 Religious Census                            11,371

County Antrim, Ireland, Householder’s Index, 1851, 1857 10,078

Perth, Scotland, Survey of Inhabitants, 1766, 1773 8,894

Fife, Scotland, Voters Lists, 1832-1894              47,875

1911 Channel Islands Census Summary Books 23,512

U.K. Census Free Sample                                    157

Lincolnshire 1818 Poll Book                                 180

1911 Isle of Man Census Summary Books        12,838

Suffolk Returns From the Census of Religious Worship of 1851 300

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, Electoral Registers, 1857-1962 30,247,020

Swansea and Surrounding Area, Wales, Electoral Registers, 1839-1966 5,918,713

Newcastle upon Tyne, England, Electoral Registers, 1741-1974 10,239,239

Bedfordshire, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1986 17,982,277

Norfolk, England, Register of Electors, 1832-1915 4,481,061

Gloucestershire, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1974 11,545,968

Bexley, Kent, England, Electoral Registers, 1734-1965 3,219,535

Perth and Kinross, Scotland, Electoral Registers, 1832-1961 2,477,867

Web: Scotland, Rolls of Male Heads of Families, 1834-1845 155,106

Anglesey, Wales, Electoral Registers, 1832-1977 467,743

Sutton, Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1931-1970 3,823,328

FamilySearch

Title                                                       Records

England and Wales Census, 1841               15,782,939

England and Wales Census, 1851               18,369,674

England and Wales Census, 1861               19,591,543

England and Wales Census, 1871               22,939,134

England and Wales Census, 1881               26,124,851

England and Wales Census, 1891               29,048,399

England and Wales Census, 1901               34,138,955

England and Wales Census, 1911               36,354,828

England, Cheshire, School Records, 1796-1950 728,083

Scotland Census, 1841                              2,629,006

Scotland Census, 1851                              2,914,894

Scotland Census, 1861                              3,009,214

Scotland Census, 1871                              3,349,414

Scotland Census, 1881                              3,721,356

Scotland Census, 1891                              4,016,614

Wales, Glamorgan, West Glamorgan, Electoral Registers, 1839-1925 1,643,483

ScotlandsPeople

Although the above sites have census collections from Scotland, they only have transcriptions.  The only site that has images for the censuses from Scotland is ScotlandsPeople.

 

Background of featured image is a photo from Unsplash – https://unsplash.com/search/photos/mist?photo=x9RN-ZIzkf0 Photo by Fritz Bielmeier

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