Finding the England Place of Origin

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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.

Website Dates Description
www.familysearch.org Census Years 1841-1911 Complete Index and Images.
www.ancestry.com Census Years 1841-1911 Complete Index and Images ($)


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: