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Census Hall of Fame

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Nineteenth century census returns can be viewed here for royalty, politicians, authors, actors, scientists, engineers and many other legendary figures.

The forms reveal how these eminent names described themselves. For instance, Queen Victoria at Buckingham Palace in 1851 described her occupation as ‘The Queen’, but didn’t make it to ‘Head of Family’, this title going to her husband Albert.

Content from the Office for National Statistics.
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