Counting the People: Census Returns Online - A One-hour Lecture on 15 November

A census of England and Wales has been taken every ten years since 1801 and the surviving records now form one of family history’s key resources. The schedules for the years 1841 to 1911 are now easily accessible online but finding our ancestors isn’t always as easy as we like. Based on more than thirty years experience of working with census returns, this talk will introduce some essential  techniques for searching online databases and will provide some vital clues to help you track down your elusive ancestors.

A one-hour lecture on Wednesday,15 November at 2pm with Dave Annal. Cost £8.00/£6.40 SoG members. Places should be pre-booked through our website or by telephone: 020 7553 3290. Do you have a question? email the events department.

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