Thursday, November 02, 2006

Genealogy "Humour" 2 - Queen Victoria

Even the royalty had to fill in census returns! Nobody was exempt from them.

  • HRH Queen Victoria

    Here is Queen Victoria at Osborne Palace (or house): on the Isle of Wight in 1861:

    However, another not-to-be-confused-with Queen Victoria seems to be living in a poorhouse in Edmonton!

    Here are more links to Queen Victoria and the census:
  • Queen Victoria in 1851 & other interesting stuff
  • Really useful article showing how to track individuals including Queen Victoria & Charles Dickens in the censuses

    Randy Seaver said...


    The first image from the 1861 census is the same as the second image - both are for Edmonton and "Queen Victoria" is age 11.

    I enjoyed reading your blog -- Randy

    James said...

    Whoops! Thanks for pointing that out! It shall be corrected!

    I enjoy your blog very much too,

    best wishes