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Census records[edit | edit source]

Record type: Population enumerations.

Time period: 1872 to present.

Contents: Individual names, relationships, number of households for each city, town or village, unmarried mature males, widows who were heads of households, land and property owners.

Location: National Archives, Accra; some are also in the National Archives in London.

Population coverage: Estimate 65% of British population and 35% of native population.

Reliability: Generally good, some gaps.[1]

Online Records

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Ghana,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1991-1998.