Finding the England Place of Origin
England and Wales Census Records, 1841-1911[edit | edit source]
If your ancestor lived in England or Wales between 1841 and 1911 use The England and Wales Censuses.
The records may have the county where your ancestor was born.
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Surname Search[edit | edit source]
Some surnames are more common in certain areas. Checking a surname distribution map may locate the likely region or area your ancestor is from.
After the county is located:
- Go to England Guided Research to find the vital records of your ancestor.