1996 UK Distribution1881census1871 census16-19 C DistributionName variants

1871 census for England

With the 1881 census as a reference we should get an indiction of our ancestors mobility and dispersal by looking back 10 years to the 1871 census.

The 1871 census index (Ancestry.co.uk) however contains a number of mis-transcriptions that could be misleading  without looking at the original enumerators books (assuming the enumerator  heard and entered the correct spelling in the first place!). The corrected data set results is shown opposite and the distribution plotted below)