1921 census

Travel back in time to 1921

Hampshire County Council has joined with findmypast.com to provide free online access to census data from 1921. This census was the first to record marital status, employment, and education, as well as losses from World War One and information about who lived in each household. There will be another census release in 30 years time.

From 1 February 2023, you can access this valuable information free onsite at Hampshire Record Office, where our experts are on hand to help you with your search. Or pay a visit to any of Hampshire County Council's 40 public libraries and log in using a public computer. This means you can explore the 1921 census without paying, while enjoying a warm and welcoming space..

Whether you’re interested in exploring who lived in your home 100 years ago or delving into the lives of Hampshire’s most well-known residents, there’s so much to discover.

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