Tasmania's Heritage

Series Details

Series Number: CEN1
Title: HOUSEHOLDERS' CENSUS RETURNS FOR VARIOUS DISTRICTS, ARRANGED BY PARISHES.
Start Date: 01 Jan 1842
End Date: 31 Dec 1857
Contents Start Date:
Contents End Date:
Date Range of Holdings:
  • 01 Jan 1842 to 31 Dec 1843
  • 01 Jan 1848 to 31 Dec 1848
  • 01 Jan 1851 to 31 Dec 1852
  • 01 Jan 1857 to 31 Dec 1857
Access: Open
Creating Agency:
TA59 CENSUS COMMISSION 01 Jan 1841
Description (Content/Function):

Censuses were undertaken in Tasmania in 1837, 1838, 1842, 1843, 1848, 1851, and 1857. Most of the individual returns (the forms recording details of each household) have not survived but those that have are seriesed here.

How to Use Series:

Digital images of this record series are available to view online by clicking on the item link below to get to the Item Details page. Copies may be made for private research/study but any other use requires permission from the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office.

Digitised images of individual returns can be found at the Index to census records 1837 - 1857 at http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?search=10.

System of Arrangement:

Individual returns organised numerically and by parish in bound volumes.

Information Sources:

Items in Series:
CEN1/1/1 AVOCA. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/2 BOTHWELL. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/3 BRIGHTON Parish 1-6. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/4 BRIGHTON Parish 7-10. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/5 BRIGHTON Parish 11-13. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/6 CAMPBELL TOWN Parish 1-7. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/7 CAMPBELL TOWN Parish 8-21. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/8 CIRCULAR HEAD. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/9 GEORGE TOWN. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/10 HOBART Parish 2 Return 1-100. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/11 HOBART Parish 2 Return 101-200. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/12 HOBART Parish 2 Return 201-300. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/13 HOBART Parish 2 Return 301-400. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/14 HOBART Parish 2 Return 401-500. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/15 HOBART Parish 2 Return 501-600. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/16 HOBART Parish 2 Return 601-700. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/17 HOBART Parish 2 Return 701-800. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/18 HOBART Parish 2 Return 801-926. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/19 HOBART Parish 3 Return 1-100. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/20 HOBART Parish 3 Return 101-200. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/21 HOBART Parish 3 Return 201-300. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/22 HOBART Parish 3 Return 301-381. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/23 HOBART Parish 4 and 8. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/24 HOBART Parish 9. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/25 HOBART Parish 13 and 15-16. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/26 LAUNCESTON Parish 1 Return 1-219. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/27 LAUNCESTON Parish 1 Return 220-342. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/28 LAUNCESTON Parish 2. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/29 LAUNCESTON Parish 4 7 9 11 12 14. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/30 NORFOLK PLAINS Parish 1. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/31 NORFOLK PLAINS Parish 2-4. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/32 NORFOLK PLAINS Parish 5-11. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/33 NORFOLK PLAINS Parish 12. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/34 OATLANDS Parish 1-5 and 7-14. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/35 OATLANDS Parish 15. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/36 OATLANDS Parish 16-21. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/37 RICHMOND Parish 1-3. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/38 RICHMOND Parish 4. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/39 RICHMOND Parish 5-7. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/40 RICHMOND Parish 8-9. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/41 RICHMOND Parish 10-12. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/42 SPRING BAY. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/43 SOUTHPORT. 01 Jan 1842 31 Dec 1842
CEN1/1/44 BRIGHTON Parish 1-2 and 5-7. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/45 BRIGHTON Parish 8-11. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/46 BRIGHTON Parish 12-13. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/47 CAMPBELL TOWN Parish 1-2 and 4-5 and 7. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/48 CAMPBELL TOWN Parish 8-14 and 16-20. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/49 CIRCULAR HEAD. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/50 FINGAL. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/51 GEORGE TOWN. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/52 HOBART Parish 1. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/53 HOBART Parish 2 Return 1-500. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/54 HOBART Parish 2 Return 501-599. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/55 HOBART Parish 2 Return 600-697. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/56 HOBART Parish 2 Return 700-835. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/57 HOBART Parish 5 Return 1-80. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/58 HOBART Parish 5 Return 81-166. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/59 HOBART Parish 5 Return 167-250. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/60 HOBART Parish 5 Return 251-333. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/61 HOBART Parish 8 10 12-13. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/62 HOBART Parish 14. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/63 HOBART Parish 15-17. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/64 LAUNCESTON Parish 1 Return 1-115. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/65 LAUNCESTON Parish 1 Return 116-231. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/66 LAUNCESTON Parish 2 Return 253-312. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/67 LAUNCESTON Parish 2 Return 313-387. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/68 LAUNCESTON Parish 5-7. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/69 LAUNCESTON Parish 8-9. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/70 OATLANDS Parish 1-14. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/71 OATLANDS Parish 15. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/72 OATLANDS Parish 16-21. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/73 SOUTHPORT. 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1843
CEN1/1/74 BOTHWELL. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/75 BRIGHTON. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/76 FINGAL. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/77 GEORGE TOWN. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/78 GREAT SWANPORT. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/79 HOBART Parish 2 Return 1-149. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/80 HOBART Parish 2 Return 150-299. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/81 HOBART Parish 2 Return 300-449. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/82 HOBART Parish 2 Return 450-580. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/83 HOBART Parish 2 Return 581-780. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/84 HOBART Parish 2 Return 781-980. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/85 HOBART Parish 2 Return 981-1168. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/86 HOBART Parish 4 Return 1-200. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/87 HOBART Parish 4 Return 201-411. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/88 HOBART Parish 6-7 Return 150. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/89 HOBART Parish 7 Return 151-300. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/90 HOBART Parish 8 12 13. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/91 HOBART Parish 15-17. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/92 NEW NORFOLK Parish 1-3. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/93 NEW NORFOLK Parish 4-8. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/94 OATLANDS. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/95 LAUNCESTON Parish 1 Return 1-200. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/96 LAUNCESTON Parish 1 Return 201-400. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/97 LAUNCESTON Parish 1 Return 401-550. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/98 LAUNCESTON Parish 2 Return 1-200. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/99 LAUNCESTON Parish 2 Return 201-400. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/100 LAUNCESTON Parish 2 Return 401-600. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/101 LAUNCESTON Parish 2 Return 601-820. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/102 LAUNCESTON Parish 3 6-7. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/103 LAUNCESTON Parish 8-12. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/104 WESTBURY. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1848
CEN1/1/105 GEORGE TOWN. 01 Jan 1851 31 Dec 1851
CEN1/1/106 HOBART Parish 14-15. 01 Jan 1851 31 Dec 1851
CEN1/1/107 HOBART Parish 16 18-19. 01 Jan 1851 31 Dec 1851
CEN1/1/108 HUON. 01 Jan 1851 31 Dec 1851
CEN1/1/109 LAUNCESTON Parish 1 Return 3-250. 01 Jan 1851 31 Dec 1851
CEN1/1/110 LAUNCESTON Parish 1 Return 251-556. 01 Jan 1851 31 Dec 1851
CEN1/1/111 LAUNCESTON Parish 2 Return 2-300. 01 Jan 1851 31 Dec 1851
CEN1/1/112 LAUNCESTON Parish 2 Return 302-600. 01 Jan 1851 31 Dec 1851
CEN1/1/113 LAUNCESTON Parish 2 Return 601-860. 01 Jan 1851 31 Dec 1851
CEN1/1/114 KINGBOROUGH. 01 Jan 1857 31 Dec 1857
CEN1/1/115 RICHMOND. 01 Jan 1851 31 Dec 1851