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Census records[edit | edit source]

Record type: Population statistics.

Time period: 1914 to present.

Contents: Names, relationships, number of households for each city, town or village, unmarried mature males, widowed heads of households, land and property owners.

Location: National Archives, regional archives and in The National Archives, London

Population coverage: Approximately 65% of the British, and 30% of the Nigerians; this includes, however, some individuals not found in other records such as, servants.

Reliability: Generally good, some gaps.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Nigeria,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1993-1999.