The Cowlishaw Family History

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

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The Cowlishaw Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Cowlishaw
1841 Census9
1851 Census86
1861 Census163
1871 Census243
1881 Census379
1891 Census360
1901 Census569
1911 Census819

Most Frequent Forenames for the Cowlishaw Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
John Cowlishaw 1 7 14 23 24 18 30 39
William Cowlishaw 1 6 16 19 24 26 28 40
Mary Cowlishaw 0 5 14 17 21 27 30 30
George Cowlishaw 1 6 7 8 24 19 31 41
Thomas Cowlishaw 1 3 11 7 17 11 17 26
Charles Cowlishaw 1 5 7 10 17 14 20 18
Elizabeth Cowlishaw 0 4 10 8 12 8 16 24
Sarah Cowlishaw 0 4 6 13 17 12 17 17
Annie Cowlishaw 0 1 5 4 8 11 13 20
Henry Cowlishaw 1 3 6 9 9 9 10 14
James Cowlishaw 0 1 5 7 8 6 14 18
Arthur Cowlishaw 0 0 2 5 9 9 14 14
Samuel Cowlishaw 0 0 3 4 6 8 8 9
Edith Cowlishaw 0 0 0 2 2 11 7 20
Ann Cowlishaw 2 3 9 6 7 7 5 4
Florence Cowlishaw 0 0 1 1 4 3 12 15
Edward Cowlishaw 0 1 0 5 4 4 4 11
Albert Cowlishaw 0 0 0 2 5 5 8 10
Joseph Cowlishaw 0 2 2 6 6 4 6 3
Eliza Cowlishaw 0 1 1 3 6 7 5 5

Your Family History Search

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


Etymology and History of the Surname: Cowlishaw

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