The 1841 Census
The census data from the 19th century give us a fascinating insight into the history of the period. The English data are held in the National Archives and can also be found in county record offices; many companies have licensed them and now make them available on the Internet.
For this page we've transcribed the 1841 data for Overstrand. On the national services, you can look up individuals with powerful search tools. The tools on this site enable you to carry out analysis of the records in a number of ways.
If you like some help in understanding how the search, sort and analysis tools on this page work, go to the next page, 'Investigating the Census Data'.