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Title:Census Returns
Description:National Census Returns
Detail:Full censuses have taken place in the U.K. every ten years since 1841, with the exceptions of 1941 (during WW2) and Ireland in 1921. Simultaneous censuses were taken in the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. In addition to providing detailed information about national demographics, the results of the census play an important part in the calculation of resource allocation to regional and local service providers by the UK government. The most recent UK census took place in 2011. Public access to individual census returns is normally restricted under the terms of the 100-year rule the most recent one available is the 1911 Census.
Other linksThe National Archives
UK Census Online
FreeCEN
Office for National Statistics
Society of Genealogists


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