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Census returns parishes S to Y

Census returns 1841 - 1901



Early censuses - copies of pre-1841 census returns listing individual householders and their families preserved locally (e.g. among parish records - references given)
  • 1841 - night of 7 June. Does not show place of birth. Ages of adults given to nearest 5 years. Does not give number of men employed
  • 1851 - night of 30 March. Gives place of birth, exact age, and number of men employed - also given in post-1851 census returns
  • 1861 - night of 30 March
  • 1871 - night of 3 April
  • 1881 - night of 8 April
  • 1891 - night of 5 April
  • 1901 - night of 31 March

Symbols used in list:

* Street index available at BRO (but usefulness depends on the amount of information given in the actual return)
T Transcript for entire 1851 census available at BLARS (Beds. Family History Society) and alphabetical name indexes (published by BFHS) - column marked
(not individual entries)
T+ Other transcript (by organisations other than BFHS) available at BRO

The numbers are Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service microfilm numbers

Parish
Pre-1841
1841
1851 T
1861
1871
1881
1891
1901

SALFORD
 
107
72
94a
147
239
272
312

SANDY
 
104, 110
68
91
140
237
269
309

SHARNBROOK
 
110
65
90a
144
235
266
305

SHEFFORD
 
105
70
92
142
238
271
310

SHEFFORD HARDWICK
 
105
70
91
142
237
270
310

SHELTON
 
109
82
90A
157
239, 243 T+
278
305

SHILLINGTON
 
105-6
70-1
92
142-3
238
271
311

SILSOE
1831
P 54/28/21
105
71
92
143
238
271
311

SOULDROP
 
110
65
90a
144
235
266
305

SOUTHILL
 
110
70
92
142
238
271
310

STAGSDEN
 
110
65-6
90a
145
235
266
306

STANBRIDGE
 
107
73
94a
149
240
273
313

STAUGHTON, Little
 
109
82
90a
157
243
278
305

STEPPINGLEY
 
109
72
93
143
239
272
311

STEVINGTON
 
110
65
90a
145
235
266
306

STONDON, Upper
 
105
70
92
142
238
271
310 311

Parish
Pre-1841
1841
1851 T
1861
1871
1881
1891
1901

STOPSLEY
 
106
76
95
137-8
241
275
317

STOTFOLD
 
105
69
92
142
238
271
310

STREATLEY
 
106
77
95b
139
242
276
317

STUDHAM
 
107
76
94b
137, 149
241
275
314

SUNDON
 
106
77
95b
139
242
276
317

SUTTON
 
104
69
91
141
237
269
309

SWINESHEAD
 
---
82
90a
157
243 T+
278
305

TEMPSFORD
 
104
68
91
141
237
269
309

THURLEIGH
 
110
65
90a
144
235
266
305

TILBROOK
 
109
82
90a
157
243
278
305

TILSWORTH
 
107
73
94a
148
240
273
313

TINGRITH
 
107
73
94a
148
240
273
312

TODDINGTON
 
107
73
94a
147-8
239-40
272-3
312

TOTTERNHOE
 
107
75
94b
137
241
275
314

TURVEY
 
110
65
90a
145
235
266
306

WARDEN, Old
 
110
70
92
142
238
271
310

WESTONING
 
107
72
93
143
239
272
311

WHIPSNADE
 
107
76
94b
137
241
275
314

WILDEN
 
104
68
91
140
237
269
309

WILLINGTON
 
110
68
90b
140
236
269
309

WILSHAMSTEAD
 
109
67
90b
140
236
269
309

WOBURN
 
107
73
94a
147
239
272
312

WOBURN SANDS see Aspley Heath
           
312

WOOTTON
 
109
66
90b
146
235
267
307

WRESTLINGWORTH
 
105
69
91
141
237
269
309

WYMINGTON
 
110
82
89b
156
243
277
304

YELDEN
 
109
65
90a
144
235
266
305