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Scotland 1841 census now online

ScotlandsPeople has been busy. Just three weeks ago they announced that the records and indexes for the 1851 census were published online.

Today they announced that the indexes and records of the 1841 census are now online. This census was the first to record information on individuals and may include the following:

  • names
  • sex
  • address
  • occupation
  • whether they were born in the county

Access the new census at

Legacy's Research Guidance

Legacy's Research Guidance tool analyzes the information you have entered about an ancestor, and then creates a prioritized To Do List for you. The next update of Research Guidance will make it easier than ever to identify those persons who may be listed in these newly-available censuses.


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