The Popplestone Family History

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

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The Popplestone Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Popplestone
1841 Census6
1851 Census22
1861 Census35
1871 Census47
1881 Census102
1891 Census115
1901 Census104
1911 Census187

Most Frequent Forenames for the Popplestone Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
John Popplestone 0 3 0 5 9 9 3 7
William Popplestone 0 1 2 4 3 5 2 8
Mary Popplestone 0 2 2 3 3 4 2 3
Charles Popplestone 0 1 2 2 3 6 5 10
Thomas Popplestone 0 0 1 2 2 4 3 4
Annie Popplestone 0 0 0 1 3 3 1 7
Sarah Popplestone 2 0 2 2 4 1 2 3
Elizabeth Popplestone 0 1 1 3 3 1 3 3
Albert Popplestone 0 0 0 3 3 4 4 4
James Popplestone 0 1 1 0 4 2 2 3
Emma Popplestone 1 0 2 2 2 1 3 2
George Popplestone 0 1 0 2 3 1 4 2
Ethel Popplestone 0 0 0 0 1 4 3 6
Henry Popplestone 0 0 1 1 0 1 4 3
Florence Popplestone 0 0 0 1 1 3 2 4
Caroline Popplestone 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 4
Alfred Popplestone 0 1 1 2 2 0 1 1
Samuel Popplestone 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 3
Francis Popplestone 0 0 0 1 2 2 3 1
Robert Popplestone 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 2

Your Family History Search

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

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Tracing a Military Ancestor
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Fleet Registers
Before 1754 many marriages were not performed in parish churces due to the need for people to get around the need for banns and other petty regulations. The favourite alternative venue was the Fleet Prison.

 

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.

 

Case Study - Sir Frank Whittle
Sir Frank Whittle (1907 - 1996) was a Royal Air Force officer who invented the Jet engine. This is how his birth record was found.