Somerset 1861 Census
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Media: DATA CD - 6 CDs
Publisher: Archive CD Books GB
Please note: Censuses are organised by Registration Districts, which do not necessarily correspond with county boundaries. A set of census records for a Registration District may omit some places within a county, and/or include places from adjacent counties.
The publishers are very proud of the superb quality of the scanned images. They've have worked from really excellent films copied from the first generation films at the PRO, and have then used the very best possible film scanner currently available to digitise the images at a high resolution.
Does it include Bristol?
No, Bristol is in the Gloucestershire Registration Districts, which are available as a separate CD set.
Does it include Bedminster, Brislington and Ashton?
Yes, those places are in Somerset. The River Avon was the dividing line between Gloucestershire and Somerset.
Please note: The pages of many of these Somerset census enumerators' books are water damaged on their upper edge. This does not affect any of the census information, although the blackening does obscure many of the printed folio numbers. There are extra bookmarks marking each of the parishes, and also bookmarks for the first page of each enumerator's book, which shows the places enumerated by him.
Registration Districts on CD 1 (RG9/1601-1619):
Williton, Dulverton, Wellington, Taunton
Registration Districts on CD 2 (RG9/1620-1636):
Taunton, Bridgwater, Langton, Chard
Registration Districts on CD 3 (RG9/1637-1655):
Chard, Yeovil, Wincanton, Frome
Registration Districts on CD 4 (RG9/1656-1673):
Frome, Shepton Mallet, Wells, Axbridge
Registration Districts on CD 5 (RG9/1674-1692):
Axbridge, Clutton, Bath
Registration Districts on CD 6 (RG9/1693-1711):
Bath, Keynsham, Bedminster
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