Category Archives: Surnames

Almost Within Living Memory

I wrote this back in late October 2021, where it languished with a series of post it notes in my journal, and waited to be finished. It was not until I was working on the Census series that I recalled … Continue reading

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Census, People and Genealogy – 1911 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 1911 census was more comprehensive than earlier ones. For the first time it recorded … Continue reading

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Census, People and Genealogy – 1901 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. With the 1901 census we see a change to the questions asked on individuals on … Continue reading

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Census, People and Genealogy – 1891 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. In 1891 we remain following Henry Harris and his wife, Caroline. In the decade since … Continue reading

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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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Getting to know Sutera – An Overview

Rising 600 meters above sea level, some 100 km from Palmero is Sutera, in Sicily. Now a town of 1223 people (May 2021), it has a fascinating history. Sutera is a rural community, defined by feudal estates and cereal cultivation … Continue reading

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