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Census Name Rolls - Online at UVA

  • HeritageQuest -
    Census name rolls from 1790 to 1940 are indexed and available in full text. Other local history and genealogical materials are also available from the resource. (UVA only)
  • 1940 Census
    The 1940 Census name rolls have just been released and are available from the National Archives. They are completely indexed. You can also search by name at this Archives.com site or at FamilySearch.com.
 

Alderman's Census Name Rolls

Census Records (Schedules or Name Rolls) Owned by the UVA Library -3 Old Stacks

State

Years Owned – Call Number

Indexing & Notes
HeritageQuest indexes all the Name Rolls

VIRGINIA

1790-1930

1940 - UVA has not purchased the 1940 Census Name roll microfilm

1790- Print volumes, 3rd Floor Central Reading Room

1800 - Micfilm 7588

1810 - Micfilm 7589

1820 - Micfilm 7590

1830 - Micfilm 7591

1840 - Micfilm 7592

1850 - Micfilm 7593

1860 - Micfilm 7594

1870 - Micfilm 7595

1880 - Micfilm 7596

1890 - destroyed by fire.  Unavailable

1900 - Micfilm 7598

1910 - Micfilm 7599

1920 - Micfilm 7600

1930 - Micfilm 7601

Printed indexes: 1790,1810, 1820, 1830,  1840, 1850, 1860 (MF only), 1870 - 3rd floor Central Reading room

Notes:

(1) Slave Schedules (Slave Censuses)  are filed at the end of the regular county schedules for 1850 and 1860. Reels 332-334 and 303-304, respectively. Acesss slave schedules online through Heritage Quest Census Search:

On main Heritage Quest search screen click Browse. Next screen select year. Next screen, select state. Next screen (County), select Slave. Next screen (Location), select Slave. Note: you will get scans of the entire Slave schedule for the year you chose in the state you chose. Unfortunately, in Heritage Quest, there's no way to do an automated search of these slave schedules for specific names 

 

(2) We own
No Virginia indexes after 1870

(3) To locate microfilm roll numbers for the 1930 Census for Virginia see How to Research the 1930 Census Microfilm

ALABAMA, DELAWARE
GEORGIA
KENTUCKY
MICHIGAN
MISSISSIPPI
NORTH CAROLINA
PENNSYLVANIA
SOUTH CAROLINA
TENNESSEE
WEST VIRGINIA

 

 

VARIOUS YEARS AND COUNTIES.  SEE CALL NUMBERS ABOVE

Some Printed indexes: 3rd Floor Central Reading Room

See also HeritageQuest and see Note #1 above, in Virginia entry, for instructions on how to access online Slave Schedules in Heritage Quest.

 

 

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