Getting Started with 19th Century British Research – Census & Civil Registration

Amy Harris, PhD, AG
RootsTech Connect 2021 [link]

Dr. Amy Harris

For complete syllabus, slides, & video go to

(This syllabus covers all (3) twenty-minute presentations –
Please do not reproduce or distribute without author’s permission)

Contents abstract:

British Censuses (England, Scotland, Wales)

Using the Census

Civil Registration/Statutory Registers – Overview

Civil Registration of Birth, Marriage, and Death  (England and Wales)

Civil Registration (Statutory Registers) of Birth, Marriage, and Death  (Scotland)

Civil Registration  (Contents)

Searching Civil Registration

Counties and Cities on Civil Registration Online Index

Ordering Certificates

Some Tips

Civil Registration Research Guides

Case Study

Goal – See Powerpoint slides and video for details from the records

Return to RootsTech Introduction

Last revised 4/15/21

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