Discover Your Ancestors In 1881 Census Year

Genealogy is one of the fastest developing hobbies in the UK. Millions of people are now researching their family history using tools like CD-ROMs and online databases to build their family trees.

One of the main sources of information available to genealogists is the census records which were taken every ten years in England and Wales. You can find an introduction to the census on this website.

You will also find some practical information about the UK census and how to use it to research your family history, and an interesting case study about Bram Stoker, author of the well known novel, 'Dracula'.

The 1881 News will provide you with a snapshot of some of the events that happened that year. The Links page will direct you to other related websites that might be of interest to you.

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