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The Census for Redruth

The following census records for Redruth are on line

1841 census

The 1841 Census for Redruth contains a list of 9305 people, making this the third largest population of any parish in Cornwall. The 1841 census has been transcribed  as part of the Cornwall Census Project

Cornwall Online Census Project—1841

Transcript of Piece HO107/143 (Part 11)

Transcription/Checking Team was Libby Seekings (Can) and Maxine Cadzow (Aus)

Transcript of Piece HO107/143 (Part 12)

Transcription/Checking Team was Libby Seekings (Can) and Maxine Cadzow (Aus)

Transcript of Piece HO107/143 (Part 13)

Transcription/Checking Team was Libby Seekings (Can) and Maxine Cadzow (Aus)

 

1851 Census

By 1851 the  population had fallen risen to 10,571. 

  • ED 1a–1c Redruth

  • Transcription/Checking Team was Vivienne McRitchie (UK), John Nance (Aus), Peter Veryan (UK) and Di Thompson (UK)

  • ED 1d–1f Redruth

  • Transcription/Checking Team was Vivienne McRitchie (UK), John Nance (Aus), Peter Veryan (UK) and Di Thompson (UK)

  • ED 1g–1i Redruth

  • Transcription/Checking Team was Vivienne McRitchie (UK), John Nance (Aus), Peter Veryan (UK) and Di Thompson (UK

  • ED 1j–1k Redruth

  • Transcription/Checking Team was Vivienne McRitchie (UK), John Nance (Aus), Peter Veryan (UK) and Di Thompson (UK)

  • ED 1l–1n Redruth

  • Transcription/Checking Team was Vivienne McRitchie (UK), John Nance (Aus), Peter Veryan (UK) and Di Thompson (UK)

 

Redruth Strays on the 1851 Census

1861 Census

The 1861 Census for Redruth contains a list of  11,504 which was to be the highest population recorded in the parish and would not be surpassed for 120 years. 

  • RG9/1579

    • ED 1–3 Redruth

    • Transcription/Checking Team was Shirley Franklin (UK) and Maxine Cadzow (Aus)

    • ED 4–5 Redruth

    • Transcription/Checking Team was Shirley Franklin (UK) and Maxine Cadzow (Aus)

    • ED 6–8 Redruth

    • Transcription/Checking Team was Shirley Franklin (UK) and Maxine Cadzow (Aus)

  • RG9/1580

    • ED 9–10 Redruth

    • Transcription/Checking Team was Tina Russell (Aus) and Maxine Cadzow (Aus)

    • ED 11–14 Redruth

    • Transcription/Checking Team was Tina Russell (Aus) and Maxine Cadzow (Aus)

    • ED 15–17 Redruth

    • Transcription/Checking Team was Tina Russell (Aus) and Maxine Cadzow (Aus)

 

1871 Census

The 1871 Census for Redruth contains a list of 10,685 a fall of 819.  At the moment the Cornwall on-line census project have uploaded two sections of the  1871 the rest is to follow as and when it is transcribed. In the meantime you can still search the transcriptions on mytrees by clicking on the blue link below. 

transcription of the 1871 Census of Cornwall 

  • RG10/2315

    • Redruth

  • RG10/2316

    • Redruth

  • RG10/2317

    • ED 10–12 Redruth

    • Transcription/Checking Team was Judy Waddell (Aus) and Bill O'Reilly (UK)

  • RG10/2318

    • ED 13–17 Redruth

    • Transcription/Checking Team was Caroline Buckland (Aus) and Ken Hosking (UK)

Redruth Strays 1871 Census

1881 Census

The 1881 Census for Redruth contains a list of 7,533 persons. This is a fall in the ten year period of 3,152 and reflects the decline in the copper mining industry at this time. The 1881 census has been transcribed.

Tips on how to search the 1881 census

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1891 Census

The 1891 Census for Redruth shows an increse of 2,791 to a total number of 10,324 persons.  The 1891 census has been transcribed  as part of the Cornwall Census Project

Cornwall Online Census Project

Transcript of Piece RG12/1846 (Part 1)

Transcript of Piece RG12/1846 (Part 2)

Transcript of Piece RG12/1846 (Part 3)

Transcript of Piece RG12/1846 (Part 4)

Transcript of Piece RG12/1847 (Part 1)

Transcript of Piece RG12/1847 (Part 2)

below includes Treleigh

Transcript of Piece RG12/1847 (Part 3)

Transcript of Piece RG12/1847 (Part 4)

 

1901 Census

The 1901 Census for Gwennap contains a list of 10,451 being a further increase. The census is on-line and you can do a search of the index for free. You do, however, have to pay for the detailed copy of the actual entry.

Search The 1901 Census

 

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