Category Archives: Genealogy

Census, People and Genealogy – 1881 Census

Continuing with the Census, People and Genealogy series – all posts can be found HERE. There is also a Census downloadable to be found HERE. The page at the start of the census for the parish is not the most … Continue reading

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Census, People and Genealogy – 1871 Census

Continuing with the Census, People and Genealogy series – all posts can be found HERE. There is also a Census downloadable to be found HERE. We see in the 1871 Census an increase in the description of the village and … Continue reading

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Census, People and Genealogy – 1861 Census

Continuing with the Census, People and Genealogy series – all posts can be found HERE. There is also a Census downloadable to be found HERE. At the beginning of the census is the description of the parish. It does give … Continue reading

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Census, People and Genealogy – 1851 Census

The 1851 Census moved on from the questions asked in the 1841 Census. As we can see, there is not much improvement in the description of the parish recorded at the start of the 1851 Census. There was additional questions … Continue reading

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Census, People and Genealogy – 1841 Census

As we sit to search for our family members on the various census it can be quite easy to scroll through, not looking at anything but the surnames, but at the beginning of the Census for each location there is … Continue reading

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Census, People and Genealogy – Growth of a Village 1801-1831

Over the last few days we have seen the details of Compton. We have seen how the village might have expanded and this post is to crunch the numbers, examining what they actually tell us. At first glance the numbers … Continue reading

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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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