Census and parish records

19th century census and parish records

We have a long history of demographic research in the 19th century census and parish records.

Straw plaiters

1891 transcribed census returns for St Albans:


Useful links to other free resources for the census history of the region:


Sources and research on demographic history:

Peter Razzell has made his research available on his website: http://peterrazzell.co.uk/

see for example, 'Poverty, birthweight, and infant weight gain in Hertfordshire,1923-1' (PDF)