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Scottish PiperCensus Records

A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population.

Census records are a unique record of all residents at a specific address at a set time and date.

In the UK, census records were taken every 10 years commencing 1841 until 1901.

The English government took its first national census in 1801.

A census has been taken every ten years since that date, except in 1941.

The first genealogically useful census was not taken until 1841, when names were recorded.

Census record from 1841
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