The index to the 1881 census of England and Wales is now on FamilySearch.org. We are working on adding the remaining parts of the census.
To search this census, you can search all historical records, and matching records from the census will be included in your search results. You can also search only the census. Visit the page for 1881 census of England and Wales on FamilySearch.org to search the 1881 census on its own.
To find this census without having to return to this blog, follow these steps:
- Go to the FamilySearch search screen.
- Under the heading Browse by Location, click British Isles. These links are located beneath the search fields.
- If you do not see the census, under the Category filters, click Census & Lists.
- In the list of available collections, click England and Wales Census, 1881.
- Enter your search criteria, and click Search.
FamilySearch has index for the 1881 census. The images are on findmypast.com.
On FamilySearch.org, you can also find the British census for 1841, 1851, 1861, and 1891. These censuses are indexed and contain images.