The Drory Family History

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

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The Drory Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Drory
1841 Census1
1851 Census7
1861 Census2
1871 Census20
1881 Census15
1891 Census66
1901 Census52
1911 Census10

Most Frequent Forenames for the Drory Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
Mary Drory 0 0 0 1 1 6 3 0
James Drory 0 0 0 0 1 5 2 0
William Drory 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0
John Drory 0 2 0 1 1 2 1 0
Henry Drory 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Frederick Drory 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0
Joseph Drory 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 1
Elizabeth Drory 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0
Sarah Drory 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0
Maria Drory 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
George Drory 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 0
Edward Drory 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0
Thomas Drory 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0
Annie Drory 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
Ellen Drory 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
Alice Drory 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Jane Drory 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0
Emily Drory 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1
Robert Drory 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
Albert Drory 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0

Your Family History Search

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

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Possible Pitfalls in Using the Census
Many people don't realise that the census page images we see are actually transcripts of the household census forms, the details were copied into the books by the enumerators.

 

Women allowed to enter the Medical Profession from 1876
In the 19th Century, a career as a physician was a highly respected following for a man. Yet it was considered outrageous for any woman to pursue a career in that profession.

 

Case Study: Lawrence Oates
Lawrence Edward Grace Oates saw military service during the Second Boer War, as an officer in the dragoons. He can be found the the 1900 Army List.

 

Can gravestones tell you anything about your ancestry?
Monumental Inscriptions (the writing on gravestones) can tell you alot about an ancestor, but you'll probably find more information in a burial register or death record.