The Coats Family History

This is a site where you can find information about the history of the Coats family.

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The Coats Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Coats
1841 Census91
1851 Census376
1861 Census653
1871 Census833
1881 Census765
1891 Census853
1901 Census719
1911 Census647

Most Frequent Forenames for the Coats Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
John Coats 6 40 60 75 41 61 35 41
Mary Coats 11 34 58 59 49 57 40 23
William Coats 5 25 47 58 61 51 37 28
Elizabeth Coats 2 20 31 45 32 42 28 18
Thomas Coats 9 15 32 42 29 36 36 27
George Coats 2 18 24 34 25 32 28 22
Sarah Coats 3 13 24 35 26 25 10 5
James Coats 3 16 28 19 19 26 12 11
Jane Coats 3 12 23 24 18 13 10 7
Joseph Coats 0 8 22 22 18 18 11 9
Margaret Coats 2 9 16 22 18 10 12 14
Henry Coats 3 12 17 18 19 18 18 7
Robert Coats 1 7 14 16 14 14 11 9
Ann Coats 4 12 11 20 12 5 5 1
Annie Coats 0 0 1 17 15 18 17 15
Charles Coats 1 6 13 16 15 8 11 7
Alice Coats 1 1 5 7 16 15 7 14
Ellen Coats 1 3 10 12 10 15 8 11
Frederick Coats 0 1 8 12 9 13 13 6
Emma Coats 3 8 13 14 9 11 4 4

Your Family History Search

You can use the forms below to do automatic searches for the Coats family online amongst birth, marriage and death records from 1837, plus census transcripts for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and many more...



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Etymology and History of the Surname: Coats

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Naval Service
Navy Lists contains additional information beyond naval officers and the dates of their seniority, which takes the careers of some back into the late eighteenth century.

 

Women allowed to enter the Medical Profession from 1876
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Probate Records - the only source of information before Parish Records
Once the maker of the will has died, his/her executor must have the will 'proved'. You can trace ancestors back even further using these records.

 

An Unauthorised Visit to the Front
A short article on a war correspondant's journey to the front, from The War Illustrated magazines.