1851 Census

Index Details

Full Name: The 1851 Census Returns for Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire
Period: 1851
Records: 168398 View

Index Description

DMS = Dumfriesshire KBT = Kirkcudbrightshire

WGT = Wigtownshire

Household 4/3 = the 3rd household visited in enumeration district 4

Project Description

This project - to transcribe and key into computer the returns of the 1851 Census for all the parishes of Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire - was begun in 1990 and undertaken by the Friends of the Archives of Dumfries and Galloway and other volunteers.

Grateful thanks are due to the Department of the Registrar General for Scotland and the HMSO for permission to carry out this project.


Mrs Margaret Bold, Mrs Jan Donowho, Mr John Drummond, Mrs Stella Marrs, Miss Viviennne Orr and Mrs Betty Paisley; assisted by : Mrs Deirdre Brown, Mrs Sheila Crossthwaite, Miss Lucy Gibbon, Mrs Margaret Hugo, Miss Andrea Mallaby, Mrs Doreen Morgan, Mrs Margaret Robinson and Mr Alan Sinclair.

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