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The Online Historical Population Reports (OHPR) collection provides online access to the complete British population reports for Britain and Ireland from 1801 to 1937. The collection goes far beyond the basic population reports with a wealth of textual and statistical material which provide an in-depth view of the economy, society (through births, deaths and marriages) and medicine during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These 200,000 pages of census and registration material for the British Isles are supported by numerous ancillary documents from The National Archives, critical essays and transcriptions of important legislation which provide an aid to understanding the context, content and creation of the collection.
Recent enquiries

Q. Are there other European sites with information like this?
A. As far as we know only the Netherlands. Click here. However, there is also data on Patrick Galloway's personal research site. Go to this site and scroll down to Galloway Prussia Database, 1861 to 1914.

Q. Are there any free images from the Scottish censues available online?
A. Yes, follow the links towards the bottom of this page.

Q. Do you know of a list of statistical agencies worldwide?
A. Yes, try this page at InfoPlease.


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