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From: "Colleen" <>
Subject: Re: Missing from 1841census
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 10:11:47 -0000
Good point, Margaret, thanks!
I had a quick look at Brigtlingsea on various censuses and its packed with
people from all over the place, even some from overseas. Obviously a good
place to look for missing mariner etc rellies.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Margaret Taylor" <>
Sent: Tuesday, December 27, 2005 3:05 AM
Subject: [Ess] Missing from 1841census
> Noted this for the enumerator on the 1841 census for Brightlingsea Essex:
> "State the number of persons known to have emigrated from the district to
> the Colonies or to Foreign Countries since December 31 1840"-
> Notation on the page says-"Mariners and their wives at Jersey for the
> Oyster season"
> So if your mariner ancestor is missing from the 1841 census it might be a
> good idea to check the Jersey census.
> Margaret Taylor (Toronto)