The Crace Family History

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

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The Crace Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Crace
1841 Census6
1851 Census21
1861 Census30
1871 Census44
1881 Census62
1891 Census190
1901 Census106
1911 Census86

Most Frequent Forenames for the Crace Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
John Crace 0 1 3 0 2 11 7 6
Elizabeth Crace 0 1 2 3 3 10 3 3
William Crace 0 2 2 4 3 6 4 2
James Crace 2 2 2 1 3 4 3 5
Thomas Crace 0 3 0 2 2 6 1 2
Henry Crace 0 0 1 0 4 5 3 1
Charles Crace 0 0 0 1 2 3 5 4
Edward Crace 0 2 0 1 2 6 3 1
Emily Crace 0 0 3 1 2 3 1 3
Mary Crace 0 3 1 3 1 7 2 0
George Crace 0 0 2 1 2 7 4 4
Ellen Crace 0 1 1 4 0 2 3 1
Sarah Crace 0 1 0 1 0 6 3 1
Eliza Crace 0 1 1 2 0 5 1 1
Emma Crace 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 0
Caroline Crace 0 0 1 1 3 2 1 1
Albert Crace 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 2
Frederick Crace 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 0
Alice Crace 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1
Edith Crace 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 3

Your Family History Search

You can use the forms below to do automatic searches for the Crace 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: Crace

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