There are numerous sources of information (public records, family records, photographs, inscriptions etc) and they are all parts of the jigsaw when reconstructing historical record.
The timelines used on several pages may refer to the record framework outlined below. It is also useful to have a common structure across the generations & different families. The reference time in the table relates to the date of birth of an individual.
|Early 21st C||2001 - date||Statutory Registrations [Note 2]|
|Late 20th C||1967 - 2000||Statutory Registrations|
|Mid 20th C||1934 - 1966||1939 Register. [No 1941 census] Statutory Registrations|
|Early 20th C||1901 - 1933||1901, 1911 census. Awaiting 1921 census [1931 census was destroyed] Statutory Registrations|
|Late 19th C||1866 - 1900||1871, 1881 & 1891 census. Statutory Registrations|
|Mid 19th C||1833 - 1866||1841 & 1851 census. Statutory Regisratation starts 1837 for E&W and 1855 in Scotland|
|Early 19th C||1801 - 1833||Only Parish Records of this period & earlier.|
|Late 18th C||1766 - 1801||Parish Records [rare]|
|Mid 18th C||1733 - 1766||Parish Records [rare]|
Note 1: Census are released after 100 years. Living people less than 100 years are redacted in the 1939 register .
Note 2: to 2006 & then?
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