Census. Census records on the 1901 census site can help you discover your ancestors and how they lived. Census records from 1841 – 1901 reveal Victorian life for your family in England and Wales. The census documents, created by the census enumerator as he walked around the streets of towns and villages, show the name, address, occupation and family members of your ancestor.
The census was recorded once every 10 years providing an invaluable snap shot into the lives of people in your family tree.