The first Census to collect individual data was carried out in 1841. Censuses have been held every ten years since this date. Data on individuals is released one hundred years after it is collected, and so the most recent release has been the 1911 Census.
Census data available from Calderdale Libraries
Free online access to the census records for England and Wales between 1841 and 1911 is available on the Ancestry web site. This resource is available in all Calderdale libraries.
The Central Reference Library also provides access to the 1841-1901 Calderdale area census returns on microform, at times when the West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale, is not open:
- Mondays, 9.30 am to 7 pm;
- Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 5 pm to 7 pm;
- Saturdays, 9.30 am to 5 pm.
Census transcripts and indexes available in the Reference Library
|Elland -cum- Greetland||1801, 1811, 1851|
|Midgley||1801, 1811, 1851|
|Queensbury||1851, 1861, 1871, 1881|
|Rastrick and Fixby||1851|
|Todmorden||1811, 1841, 1851|