Coverage - Pre-1841 Censuses and Population Lists

These record sets include entries from all the pre-1841 censuses and population lists we have published in book form so far, plus some additional material. The records we have indexed are taken from Kirk Session material of the Church of Scotland.

There are 3,600 entries in the pre-1841 censuses and population lists database. A more detailed breakdown of the records by county is given below.

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Berwickshire

Greenlaw - Lists of those entering or leaving the parish, with residences, as well as ages and birthplaces for many individuals, 1839-1842.

Ladykirk - 1811 Census (heads of households only)

Ladykirk - 1831 Census (heads of households only)

Dumfriesshire

Applegarth & Sibbaldbie - Examination roll or list of congregation members (likely those above the age of 12), in households, c. 1697.

Roxburghshire

Jedburgh - 1831 Census (heads of households only)

Lindean - 1831 Census (heads of households only)

Melrose - 1831 Census (heads of households only)