The enumerators first went to work on the UK census in 1841 and have performed a vital role in every one since. It hasn’t always been an easy ride: confronted by hostile householders and at the mercy of the decisions made by the census authorities.
Note the date of this talk has changed from 13th to 20th June
Their stories shed a fascinating light on one of the most important sets of records used by family historians today.
Using original documents, contemporary newspaper reports and the census returns themselves, David Annal discusses the Census Enumerators turning the spotlight on the men and women who created the UK’s census returns.
This is a talk run by the Buckinghamshire Family History Society on Tuesday 20th June 2017 in the Eghams Room at Bourne End Community Centre starting at 19:30 Free entry for Society members.
Visitors are welcome but are asked to make a small donation.