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From: "Bill Murphy" <>
Subject: Re: [NZ] Re: Included in 1841 UK census?
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 15:53:38 +1300
Seem to recall a couple of census's ago the Christchurch Wizard threatened
to go in a fishing boat, out past the three mile limit, To avoid having to
fill out a census return Bill
----- Original Message -----
From: "Julie Skellern" <>
Sent: Tuesday, December 14, 2004 12:08 PM
Subject: [NZ] Re: Included in 1841 UK census?
> It is my understanding of the UK Census system that it was not taken for
> emigration ships. Certainly fisherman, and serving militia, are included
> some series, but primarily all that I've sighted have been in "home
> Army personnel on overseas postings aren't included.
> As the censuses are gathered for statistical purposes, I would presume the
> relevance of people leaving the country would not be of interest.
> I've done extensive work on censuses, and have seen no reference to make
> believe otherwise, but, of course, am prepared to be corrected should
> someone prove me wrong.
> Hi Guys
> Thats a good question, hadnt thought of that one - my gggrandfather,
> McDonald was on the Whitby, so I would be interested in the answer as
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gwylym & Jenny Baldwin" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, December 12, 2004 7:51 PM
> Subject: Included in 1841 UK census?
> > This may seem a silly or even down right dumb question!
> > The 1841 census in England and Scotland was held on 7th June 1841. The
> > ships Will Watch and Whitby had left England on 2nd May 1841 arriving in
> > NZ during November 1841. Would the passengers and crew etc have filled
> > census papers?
> > Jenny
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