Wonderbase of the Week: 1881 UK Census

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The Wonderbase of the Week is the 1881 UK Census. Click here to access the database (You must have access to the World Collection to access this database.). The 1881 UK Census is a very important part of the World Collection. It was taken on April 3, 1881 and contains approximately 26 million names (26,094,304). This census covers England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and Isle of Man.

The 1881 census includes the following information for each person enumerated: name, address, relation to head of family, marital status, gender, age, profession and birthplace. This census can be very valuable in determining family relationships, birth dates and locations as well as other genealogical information.

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