1861 Census

The 1861 Census was transcribed by the Rugby Family History Group in 2001 and has been thoroughly checked. 
The information has previously been published by RFHG on Microfiche. 

Area Covered

The area covered is Rugby and the surrounding villages and contains the whole of Piece Numbers RG9/2210 to RG9/2214. Most villages are in Warwickshire, but there are some in Northamptonshire.

The table gives the full list of places included.

Place Piece No. Folio To Ref
Barby RG9/2213 3a 19b BARB
Bilton RG9/2212 100a 125b BILT
Birdingbury RG9/2214 3a 9b BIRD
Bourton RG9/2214 10a 17b BOUR
Brandon RG9/2210 57a 63a BRAN
Bretford RG9/2210 63b 65b BRET
Brinklow RG9/2210 10a 29a BRIN
Brownsover RG9/2210 100b 101b BROW
Church Lawford RG9/2210 76a 82a CHLA
Churchover RG9/2210 105a 113a CHOV
Clay Coton RG9/2213 22a 24a CLAC
Clifton on Dunsmore RG9/2213 28a 36b CLIF
Coombe Fields RG9/2210 3a 7a COOM
Cosford RG9/2210 99a 100a COSF
Crick RG9/2213 40a 65b CRIC
Dunchurch (including Toft) RG9/2214 21a 42a DUNC
Elkington RG9/2213 69a 70a ELKI
Flecknoe RG9/2214 165a 168b FLEC
Frankton RG9/2214 46a 50b FRAN
Grandborough RG9/2214 54a 64a GRAN
Harborough Magna RG9/2211 20a 25b HARB
Hillmorton RG9/2213 74a 98a HILM
Kilsby RG9/2213 102a 114a KILS
Kings Newnham RG9/2210 70a 72b KNEW
Leamington Hastings (including Hill & Kites Hardwick) RG9/2214 68a 78a LEAM
Lilbourne RG9/2213 118a 123b LILB
Long Lawford RG9/2211 4a 16a LLAW
Marton RG9/2214 82a 90a MART
Nethercote RG9/2214 164a 164b NETH
Newbold on Avon RG9/2210 86a 95a NEWB
Newton RG9/2213 127a 133a NEWT
Princethorpe RG9/2214 94a 100b PRIN
Rugby RG9/2211 29a 119a RUGB
Rugby RG9/2212 4a 96a RUGB
Ryton on Dunsmore RG9/2214 105a 116b RYTO
Sawbridge RG9/2214 161a 163b SAWB
Stanford RG9/2213 137a 138a STAN
Stretton on Dunsmore RG9/2214 120a 135a STRE
Thurlaston RG9/2214 139a 145b THUR
Willoughby RG9/2214 149a 157a WILL
Wolston RG9/2210 33a 54a WOLS
Yelvertoft RG9/2213 142a 153b YELV


What Information is given?

There is an Index in Alphabetical order of Surname containing the following information:
Column 1 Surname
Column 2 First Name(s)
Column 3 Relationship to Head of Household 
Column 4 Condition 
Column 5 Age (Male)
Column 6 Age (Female)
Column 7 Occupation (We have tried to include the complete enumerated entry, but where we have had to truncate due to lack of space the entry ends +)
Column 8 Place of Birth (The Chapman Code has been used for the County and the spellings of local place names have been corrected. Non-local place names are as enumerated)
Column 9 Reference of place enumerated
Column 10 Piece Number
Column 11 Folio Number

The "as enumerated" data is divided into

A. The Town of Rugby, which is further divided into its eight enumeration districts and which has a basic Street Index
B. The Villages (in alphabetical order)

It contains the following information:

Column 1 Address
Column 2 First Name(s)
Column 3 Surname
Column 4 Relationship to Head of Household
Column 5 Condition
Column 6 Age (Male)
Column 7 Age (Female)
Column 8 Occupation (We have tried to include the complete enumerated entry, but where we have had to truncate due to lack of space the entry ends +)
Column 9 Place of Birth (The Chapman Code has been used for the County and the spellings of local place names have been corrected. Non-local place names are as enumerated)
Column 10 Piece Number
Column 11 Folio Number


Abbreviations or standardised terms used:

Relationship
Head=Head, Wife=Wife, S=Son, D=Daughter, GS=Grandson, GD=Grandaughter

Condition
M=Married, UM=Unmarried, WID=Widow, WIDR=Widower

Occupation
Ag Lab or Ag-l Lab = Agricultural Labourer
Emp = Employing or employed
Occ = Occupier

Entries in [ ] have been made by the transcribers for clarification

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