Category Archives: Census, People and Genealogy

Census, People and Genealogy – 1831 Census

The census for 1831 in Compton showed there had been significant house building as the number of houses had grown from 49 in 1821 to 88 in 1831. The population though, showed minimal growth. I considered the alternatives to building … Continue reading

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Census, People and Genealogy – 1821 Census

As another Census dawned, the information of the 1821 Census was added to the parish registers for Compton. When compared to the 1811 figures there had been some changes. There were: 49 houses 81 families 212 males 211 females

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Census, People and Genealogy – 1811 Census

As with the 1801 census, Compton a pretty parish in west Surrey, documented the details of the population of the village in 1811 in the parish registers. In this case, the register used was the same as was used in … Continue reading

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Census, People and Genealogy – 1801 Census

We are familiar with the census form structures for 1841 onwards, and each decade the form undergoes changes. The parish were sent copies of the parliamentary act and the schedule. This made it’s way to the Overseer of the Poor … Continue reading

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Census, People and Genealogy

One of the things that has been on my to do list for a while, is a series of blog posts about the census. Over the next few posts I am going to share about each of the census from … Continue reading

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