Source:Scotland. 1841 Scotland Census

Source 1841 Scotland Census
Author General Register Office for Scotland
Place Scotland
Year range 1841 - 1841
Subject Census records
Publication information
Type Government / Church records
Place issued Edinburgh
General Register Office for Scotland. 1841 Scotland Census. (Edinburgh).
Scotlands People website
Ancestry.com website
Family History Centerfilm of original returns history center
FamilySearch website
FreeCEN website

Extracted information from the 1841 Census covering Scotland, available from the General Register Office for Scotland in Edinburgh, Scotland. On-line census images are available from ScotlandsPeople. Initial browse for an individual is free.

The official census date was the night of 6/7 June 1841. Information recorded for each person included place of residence, name, age (rounded down to nearest 5 years for those over 15), sex, occupation, and whether born in that county or not. citation 1841 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: 1841 Scotland Census. Edinburgh, Scotland: General Register Office for Scotland. Reels 1-151. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Note: The census information for a number of parishes was destroyed. Check the information at or Scotlands People for a listing of missing parishes.