Nether Hallam, Sheffield 1831 Census

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Information about Nether Hallam, Sheffield 1831 Census

This dataset includes 942 census entries from the Nether Hallam area, near Sheffield. Included are the name and occupation of the head of the household, plus a headcount of other household residents.

This data is part of the 1831 census of England, Scotland and Wales, which was intended to record information about numbers of residents and their occupations. Most of the 1831 records are lost - but some 'unofficial' documents remain.

Those compiling the information were free to collect it however they wished, and some drew up lists of names of local residents. It is these 'unofficial' documents that have survived in some areas.