The Gilyard Family History

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

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The Gilyard Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Gilyard
1841 Census0
1851 Census4
1861 Census20
1871 Census15
1881 Census29
1891 Census25
1901 Census50
1911 Census63

Most Frequent Forenames for the Gilyard Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
John Gilyard 0 1 2 2 4 4 3 2
William Gilyard 0 0 3 1 2 1 4 4
Mary Gilyard 0 1 3 1 1 0 3 3
Sarah Gilyard 0 0 1 0 3 1 4 2
George Gilyard 0 1 0 1 3 2 2 2
James Gilyard 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 3
Emily Gilyard 0 0 1 1 0 1 4 4
Thomas Gilyard 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 4
Edmund Gilyard 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0
Arthur Gilyard 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 2
Joseph Gilyard 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 3
Annie Gilyard 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1
Alice Gilyard 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2
Elizabeth Gilyard 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1
Eliza Gilyard 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
Harriet Gilyard 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1
Wilson Gilyard 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1
Jane Gilyard 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1
Frederick Gilyard 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Edward Gilyard 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Your Family History Search

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

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Case Study: Lawrence Oates
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Tracing a Military Ancestor
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Naval Service
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A Short History of Parish Records
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