Your Ancestors in the 1861 Census
Genealogy is one of the fastest-developing hobbies in the UK. Millions
of people are now researching their family history using tools like
CD-ROMs and online databases
to build their family trees. One of the main sources of information
available to genealogists is the census records which were taken
every ten years in England and Wales.
On this website, you will find some practical
information about the UK 1861 census and how to use it to research
your family history. The '1861 News' will
provide you with a snapshot of some of the events that happened
that year. The 'Links' page will direct
you to other related websites that might be of interest to you.