Friday, June 26, 2009

Old English Census Occupations

One of the most important pieces of information that we can find in a census record, is the Occupation of the head of the family. This can help you to track the person over a number of years and sometimes into the next census. This is a useful site to visit as it has the many old occupations of England .It may be used to decipher the listed occupation if the handwriting is not clear.

http://www.worldthroughthelens.com/family-history/old-occupations.php

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