The census story – 3 – missing presumed lost?

This blog is the third in an occasional series looking at the census. Here we look at examples of ‘missing’ Brimington people. There is really no practical alternative to genealogy websites for locating people of interest in census returns, so it is really frustrating when someone can’t be found. We tend to assume that everyoneContinue reading “The census story – 3 – missing presumed lost?”

A census story – 1 – introduction

This blog is the first in an occasional series looking at the census. This time we take a brief look at the history of the census. In the future we’ll look at how the census was organised ‘on-the-ground’ in Brimington. Amongst other topics we’ll also relate how there appears to have been a bit ofContinue reading “A census story – 1 – introduction”