Censuses at The Curve

We have microfilm copies of the local census returns from 1841 to 1901. We also have some indexed on CD-Rom and microfiche.

These are ten-yearly lists of who lived in which house, covering 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891 & 1901.

Census information online

Free at all Slough libraries

Slough Libraries members can access census information on Ancestry and Find My Past for free in any of Slough's libraries, for more information try online reference library

Other pay per view websites for searching censuses

CD-Roms at The Curve

  • 1851 census for Buckinghamshire (including Slough)
  • 1881 census for UK (including entries for the Royal Navy)
  • 1881 census for Buckinghamshire & Berkshire

Names index at The Curve

We have a names index on microfiche for local parishes:

  • 1851 Slough - Langley, Upton-cum-Chalvey, Wexham
  • 1851 outside Slough - Datchet, Ditton, Farnham Royal, Horton, Iver, Iver Heath, Stoke Poges, Wraysbury, Wexham

Census records for Slough area on microfilm at The Curve

We have most of the census returns for the area that is now Slough, plus the area south of Slough to Windsor and north to what is now the M40. However these are only lists arranged by address and not by name, so you would need to know roughly where your ancestors lived in those years.

The full details are listed below:

Slough area:

Britwell: 1851, 1861, 1881 - 1901
Cippenham: 1851, 1861, 1881 - 1901
Colnbrook: 1841 - 1901
Langley Marish: 1841 - 1901
Slough: 1851 - 1901
Salt Hill: 1851, 1861, 1881 - 1901
Upton-cum-Chalvey: 1841 - 1901
Wexham: 1841 – 1901

Other areas:

Amersham: 1841
Beaconsfield: 1841
Boveney: 1841 - 1901
Burnham: 1841 - 1901
Clewer: 1841, 1851, 1871 - 1881, 1901

Datchet: 1841 - 1901
Dedworth: 1841, 1851, 1871, 1881, 1901
Denham: 1841 - 1891
Ditton: 1841 - 1861. 1881, 1891
Dorney: 1841 – 1901

Easthampstead: 1841
Egham: 1851, 1871, 1881, 1901 (part)
Eton: 1841 - 1901
Eton College: 1841 - 1901
Eton Wick: 1851, 1871 – 1901

Farnham Royal: 1841 - 1901
Fulmer: 1841 – 1901
Hedgerley: 1841 - 1901
Hedgerley Dean: 1851 - 1901
Hitcham: 1841 - 1901
Horton: 1841 – 1901

Iver: 1841 - 1901
Iver Heath: 1851 – 1891
Penn: 1841
Richings Park: 1851 - 1881, 1901
Stoke Poges: 1841 - 1901
Sunninghill: 1851 - 1881, 1901

Taplow: 1841 - 1901
Thorney: 1851 - 1881, 1901
Thorpe: 1851, 1871, 1881

Windsor, Castle: 1841 - 1881, 1901
Windsor, Cavalry Barracks: 1841, 1861 - 1881, 1901
Windsor, Infantry Barracks: 1841, 1861 - 1881, 1901
New Windsor: 1841 – 1881
Old Windsor: 1841 - 1881, 1901

Winkfield: 1841
Wraysbury: 1851 - 1891
Wyrandisbury: 1841, 1901