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Since 1841 details of the inhabitants of the Aspatria area, along with the rest of the UK have been collected every ten years by means of a census.  This information provides a valuable snapshot of the population of the area. 

Census records are only made available to the public after 100 years.

1841 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891 1901

The 1901 Census of England & Wales is available at www.census.pro.gov.uk

I have prepared an index of the 1891 census of Aspatria and the surrounding villages.  Click on the hyperlinks below to view the names, ages, occupations and places of birth of those enumerated

Public Record Office Reference: RG12/4297
Registration County:  Cumberland
Registration District: Wigton (573)
Registration Sub-district: Abbey Holme (2A)
Folios Description
1 1-17 Allhallows
2 18-35 West Newton and Allonby
3 36-83 Aspatria and Brayton
4 84-95 Blencogo, Dundraw and Kelsick
5 96-104 Bromfield

The 1881 census of England has been transcribed by the Church of Latter Day Saints and is available free at www.familysearch.org.

The 1851 Census has been transcribed by the Cumbria Family History Society and may be purchased from them.  A name/surname index is available on-line.

I also aim to make indexes of of the 1841, 1861, 1871 censuses of Aspatria available on this page.

2001-2005 Graeme A Rumney