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Accessing the UK Censuses Online

By: Sandra Beckett If you are beginning to search for your UK ancestors, you might like to know that you can do it in the comfort of your own home, IF you are connected to the internet. This is where you can find them:

1841 - Available on, also on CDs and at the Origins and The Genealogist sites.
1851 - Available on and on CD
1861 - Available on 1837online, and on CD
1871 - Available on and on CD
1881 - Available for free on Family Search also
1891 - As yet only part of 1891 available on 1837 online, also
1901 - Available on Also free at the National Archives site.
Plus there's the FreeCEN project as well.
Note that other databases, eg parish records, civil registration indexes, wills, etc are also available at some of the ‘pay to use’ sites. Some LDS libraries and larger genealogical societies subscribe to one or more of these subscription sites and possibly your local public library subscribes as well, so check with them. Here are subscription details if you decided to go it alone:


British Origins see
72 hours - £5.95, Monthly - £7.95, Quarterly - £12.50, Annual - £22.50

1837online see
90 days + 50 units @ 10p £5
120 days + 176 units @ 8.5p £15
365 days + 313 units @ 8p £25 see
14 day Pay per view + 10 credits £4.95
Monthly £9.95
Annual—unlimited credits £69.95

The Genealogist see
Monthly—using credit system (from) £4.66
Pay as you go (time limited) (from) £5.00
Monthly - credit free (from) £5.75


Family Search see
National Archives see
FreeCEN see

Note also that some dedicated volunteers have transcribed portions of County censuses and made these available free on the internet. Try Googling with the name of the county plus census. Finally, don’t forget the 1881 Census (both on fiche and on our computers), is freely available for searching at our library. 

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