The Forward Family History

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

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The Forward Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Forward
1841 Census32
1851 Census191
1861 Census355
1871 Census467
1881 Census652
1891 Census974
1901 Census1025
1911 Census1158

Most Frequent Forenames for the Forward Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
William Forward 2 12 20 32 44 64 60 67
John Forward 1 12 22 19 35 55 48 56
Mary Forward 1 9 21 31 30 54 49 39
George Forward 1 10 22 25 25 31 42 31
James Forward 1 13 16 16 19 26 23 20
Elizabeth Forward 1 10 12 12 18 24 15 24
Charles Forward 5 7 10 13 16 19 26 24
Henry Forward 1 7 9 15 20 19 24 21
Thomas Forward 0 7 12 13 16 22 21 19
Annie Forward 1 0 2 9 17 22 28 24
Sarah Forward 1 4 10 11 11 18 16 13
Frederick Forward 1 2 4 10 9 12 24 17
Edith Forward 0 1 3 5 6 19 19 23
Alice Forward 0 0 1 9 10 18 15 20
Ellen Forward 0 5 5 7 11 18 15 16
Emily Forward 0 5 5 7 11 11 15 16
Alfred Forward 1 3 6 6 10 14 9 14
Walter Forward 0 1 3 7 10 11 15 16
Eliza Forward 0 2 4 8 12 20 17 11
Arthur Forward 0 0 1 3 6 19 15 17

Your Family History Search

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

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