Early Records of OldhamCode:
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A collection of population listings between 1681 and 1829. (CDROM)
The records on this CD give snapshots of the population of the Oldham area at various dates from the Restoration to the dawn of the Victorian era, Over a century and a half Oldham evolved from a village in the foothills of the Pennines in 1681 (the time of the first database) into a bustling town in 1829 (the time of the last database). The industrial revolution was about to turn the town into one of the most important centres of the cotton industry.
1681-1685 Oldham Poor Lay
1682 Inhabitants of the Parish of Oldham – one year study
1688-1708 Oldham Poor Lay
1697-1741 Index to Oldham Townships Settlement Certificates
1707 Inhabitants of the Parish of Oldham – one year study
1733 Inhabitants of the Parish of Oldham – one year study
1773-1777 Oldham Constables’ Lay
1781 Oldham Land Tax
1781 Oldham Militia List
1788 Oldham Militia List
1829 Dunn’s Survey of Oldham
This data is also available as a download.