Cornwall Online Census Project, 1841


Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.

The aim of Free Census is to transcribe all the UK 19th century census returns. It is part of Free UKGEN and is a sister project to FreeBMD and Free REG. The intention is that all three of the UK primary sources for the family historian will be online and “free to view.”

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This data is a transcription of all census enumerators books of the Cornwall registration districts. Variables include: address of household, forename and surname, age at last birthday (rounded down to nearest 5-year point for people over 15), occupation, and whether born in Cornwall or another English county or in Scotland, Ireland or Foreign Parts and additional notes.

No sampling (total universe)

Transcription of existing materials


Metadata Access
Creator McCormick, M., FreeCEN
Publisher UK Data Service
Publication Year 2005
Rights Copyright Michael McCormick, Cornwall OnLine Census Project, FreeCEN.; <p>The Data Collection is available to UK Data Service registered users subject to the <a href="" target="_blank">End User Licence Agreement</a>.</p><p>Commercial use of the data requires approval from the data owner or their nominee. The UK Data Service will contact you.</p>
OpenAccess true
Resource Type Text; Numeric
Discipline Economics; History; Humanities; Social and Behavioural Sciences
Spatial Coverage Cornwall; England