Search for your ancestors in the 1881 Scottish census
19 January 2012
We have just published the 1881 Scottish census on findmypast.co.uk
The census recorded the population of Scotland at over 3.7 million in 1881 and we've freshly transcribed these records to ensure your ancestors' details are accurately recorded.
We've already published the 1841-1871 Scottish censuses on findmypast.co.uk. You'll be keen to search the 1881 Scottish census for the ancestors you've traced in the previous censuses. If you haven't been able to find your ancestors in the earlier Scottish censuses, now's the time to search the 1881 census to see if they make an appearance.
Our high quality transcriptions make it easy to discover the crucial details about your ancestors' lives. It is not possible to view the original census images on findmypast.co.uk, due to the General Register Office for Scotland's licensing regulations.
We will publish future Scottish census on the site in the coming weeks.Search the 1881 Scottish census now