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18 September 2014
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Census forms have been filled in every ten years since 1801 (with the sole exception of 1941). This information provides the historian with an invaluable window on the past.

Have a look for yourself and see what you can find out about two households in Coundon, County Durham - inhabited by the Coopers and the Garthwaites - from the information they gave in 1851.

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