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Census talk

January 13, 202212:55 pmLeave a Comment

When: Saturday 5 February 2pm

Where: Shropshire Archives reading room

Cost: Free but please book a space by emailing [email protected]

Archivist Sarah Davis will give a short talk on the history of the census with a demonstration of how to search census returns online.

Shropshire Archives is fortunate to have some rare census returns for 1821 and 1831 which are searchable on our website. The Archives also has free access to online census returns 1841-1911.

The recently released 1921 census is on It is currently pay-per-view (we don’t have free access at the Archives).

Saturday opening

The reading room and search room will be open for visitors to consult documents and books (please request in advance).

The PCs will not be available in the afternoon due to the above talk/demonstration.

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