The Watch Family History

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

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The Watch Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Watch
1841 Census6
1851 Census28
1861 Census75
1871 Census92
1881 Census47
1891 Census346
1901 Census205
1911 Census62

Most Frequent Forenames for the Watch Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
Mary Watch 0 2 7 5 2 22 14 2
William Watch 1 1 5 3 1 21 11 5
John Watch 1 1 4 6 2 22 5 1
James Watch 1 0 4 9 3 18 5 3
Thomas Watch 0 1 3 9 4 13 9 3
Sarah Watch 1 2 4 1 3 7 9 2
Elizabeth Watch 0 3 5 2 1 9 2 0
George Watch 0 1 3 5 3 7 2 1
Charles Watch 0 1 6 5 0 5 3 0
Ellen Watch 0 1 2 5 0 8 4 0
Annie Watch 0 0 0 2 1 10 7 1
Catherine Watch 1 0 1 1 0 11 2 3
Emily Watch 0 0 2 0 3 5 4 1
Frederick Watch 0 0 0 3 2 4 5 1
Alice Watch 0 0 0 3 0 8 1 1
Edward Watch 0 1 0 0 1 5 4 1
Albert Watch 0 1 1 1 1 4 3 1
Jane Watch 0 2 2 1 2 4 1 0
Joseph Watch 0 0 3 2 0 6 3 0
Emma Watch 1 2 0 2 2 2 2 2

Your Family History Search

You can use the forms below to do automatic searches for the Watch family online amongst birth, marriage and death records from 1837, plus census transcripts for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and many more...



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Etymology and History of the Surname: Watch

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