Top surnames from the 1881 census in Cardington, Bedfordshire

Cardington is an 1881 census registration district in the county of Bedfordshire

Registration districts were originally created for the registration of births, marriages and deaths, rather than specifically for the census. In many cases, registration districts were broadly equivalent to parishes, but not necessarily so.

Top surnames by total occurrences

Surname Total Frequency Index
HOUGHTON433.493199.95
SUMMERFIELD423.4119526.32
KEEP403.2494892.86
PURSER302.4370662.25
GOLDSMITH272.1933141.21
FULLER262.112152.22
COLLINS241.949613.59
HILLYARD241.9496764.33
SHREEVES211.70596,176.47
MAYES191.5435160.20
TRUEMAN191.5435224.32
PARROTT191.5435135.81
GREEN181.46225.19
MINNEY181.46221,406.25
THODY171.38102,931.03
BARTRAM171.3810278.69
HURST161.299836.40
CHURCH151.218555.85
MANN141.137321.59
AYRES141.137381.92
RAWLEY131.05611,313.13
MYERS131.056140.49
KEECH131.0561500.00
ROBINSON120.97483.06
TAYLOR120.97481.52
SIMMS120.974885.71
LARKINS120.9748326.98
WHITE110.89362.78
JOYCE110.893636.39
THOMPSON110.89362.98
REDMAN100.812361.73
BASS100.812371.84
PARKINS100.8123150.83
JONES100.81230.72
WATFORD100.8123606.06
ADDINGTON100.8123892.86
IZZARD90.7311244.57
HOUSE90.731156.18
SANDERS90.731116.13
BROWN90.73111.11
HARRIS80.64992.56
MONK80.649930.94
BARBER80.649910.80
WORRELL80.6499296.30
LOFT80.6499253.97
WHITEMORE70.5686945.95
NEWMAN70.56867.65
SMITH70.56860.40
PAYNE70.56866.32
WOOTTON70.568662.61

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
SHREEVES1.231,2316176.4706
THODY1.231,2312931.0345
MINNEY1.231,2311406.2500
RAWLEY1.231,2311313.1313
DYNES1.231,2311034.4828
WHITEMORE1.231,231945.9459
ADDINGTON1.231,231892.8571
KEEP1.231,231892.8571
HILLYARD1.231,231764.3312
PURSER1.231,231662.2517
WATFORD1.231,231606.0606
MALDEN1.231,231526.3158
SUMMERFIELD1.231,231526.3158
KEECH1.231,231500.0000
MASTIN1.231,231388.3495
BASTEN1.231,231370.3704
LARKINS1.231,231326.9755
WORRELL1.231,231296.2963
BARTRAM1.231,231278.6885
HAGGARD1.231,231275.2294
LOFT1.231,231253.9683
IZZARD1.231,231244.5652
TRUEMAN1.231,231224.3211
WITTY1.231,231204.0816
PULLEY1.231,231193.2367
MCLAREN1.231,231192.3077
BRIMLEY1.231,231183.4862
HARRADINE1.231,231174.4186
MAYES1.231,231160.2024
PARKINS1.231,231150.8296
GOLDSMITH1.231,231141.2134
WARTON1.231,231140.1869
PARROTT1.231,231135.8113
COGGINS1.231,231124.6106
BUNKER1.231,231120.9677
HARTWELL1.231,231118.5771
HOUGHTON1.231,23199.9535
HOLLEY1.231,23188.3002
SIMMS1.231,23185.7143
AYRES1.231,23181.9193
HUCKLE1.231,23176.9231
FRESHWATER1.231,23171.9424
BASS1.231,23171.8391
BOSTON1.231,23170.9220
WOOTTON1.231,23162.6118
REDMAN1.231,23161.7284
HOUSE1.231,23156.1798
CHURCH1.231,23155.8451
SCALES1.231,23154.8697
FULLER1.231,23152.2193

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 1,231 people called SHREEVES in Cardington at the time of the 1881 census.

The Frequency column shows the percentage of people in this county or town with this surname. For example, a frequency of 6176.4706 in Cardington means that 6176.4706% of the people in Cardington on census day were called SHREEVES.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called SHREEVES in this county or town, compared with the probability of finding them anywhere in Britain as a whole. An index of 1 means that if you pick someone at random from this county or town, you have exactly the same probability of picking someone called SHREEVES as if you picked at random from the whole of the UK. Where the index is higher than 1, then you are more likely to find someone called SHREEVES here than if you picked from the UK as a whole, and where it's lower then you are less likely. The actual figure shows the level of probability - for example, a figure of 2 would indicate that you are twice as likely to find someone called SHREEVES here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 1.23 in Cardington means that you are 1.23 times as likely to find someone with the surname of SHREEVES in Cardington than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in Cardington in 1881

(including typos, unknowns and the ones we don't have any data for!)

ABBNEY (2)  IBBOTT (2)  ABNEY (1)  ABNEY ALNEY (?) (4)  ADDINGTON (10)  ARMSTRONG (1)  ATKINS (3)  BOLUS (?) (1)  BARBER (8)  BARCOCK (13)  BARNES (2)  BARTRAM (17)  BERWICK (2)  BASEN (10)  BASS (10)  BATES (1)  BEAN (1)  BASTEN (3)  BERRINGTON (27)  BETTLES (1)  BODGER (3)  BOSTON (4)  BRAYBROOKS (19)  BRIMLEY (2)  BROWN (9)  BUNKER (6)  BERRILL (4)  BURTON (1)  CAMBERS (12)  CARR (5)  CHERRY (1)  CHURCH (15)  COGGINS (4)  COLLINS (24)  COWLAND (1)  COX (4)  CRANFIELD (1)  DANELS (1)  DANIELS (2)  DAY (2)  DYNES (3)  DILLY (1)  DUNKLEY (1)  ELLIMAN (1)  AYRES (14)  FAIRWEATHER (3)  FEATHERSTONE (1)  FOSTER (1)  FULLER (26)  FOWLER (3)  FOOKES (8)  FRANCIS (5)  FRESHWATER (2)  GARNER (1)  GAUNT (3)  GILBERT (3)  GOLDSMITH (27)  GOODMAN (3)  GOODSHIP (15)  GOSS (1)  GRANDFIELD (1)  GREEN (18)  RUDD GREEN (4)  GREGORY (1)  HAGGARD (3)  HAMMOND (1)  HANDLEY (5)  HARRADINE (3)  HARRIS (8)  HARRISON (1)  HARTOP (3)  HARTWELL (6)  HAYNES (3)  HICKMAN (5)  HILL (3)  HILLYARD (24)  HILLIER (2)  HOLLEY (4)  HOPPER (4)  HOUGHTON (43)  HOUSE (9)  HUCKLE (3)  HURST (16)  INDES (4)  IZZARD (9)  JAMES (2)  JONES (10)  JOY (5)  JOYCE (11)  KAYE (1)  KEECH (13)  KEEP (40)  KEY (1)  KINGSTON (1)  KNIGHT (1)  KNOWLES (1)  LARKINS (12)  LAVENDER (1)  LAUGHTON (1)  LLOYD (1)  LOFT (8)  MALDEN (5)  MALIN (2)  MALMSTROM (1)  MANN (14)  MARCHANT (1)  MARRIOTT (4)  MARSDEN (1)  MARSHALL (1)  MASON (1)  MASTIN (4)  MATHERS (3)  MAYES (19)  MCLAREN (2)  MEAD (2)  MAKEHAM (3)  MELLOR (4)  METCALFE (1)  MIDDLETON (1)  MILLARD (1)  MILLS (4)  MINNEY (18)  MONKS (3)  MONK (8)  MOORE (1)  MORRIS (2)  MOTHERS (3)  MYERS (13)  NEWMAN (7)  NORMAN (1)  OSBORN (5)  PARKINS (10)  PARROTT (19)  PAYNE (7)  PENRIGHT (2)  PERRY (2)  PETERS (1)  PULLEY (4)  PRESTON (3)  PUDNER (1)  PURSER (30)  QUENBY (2)  RAWLEY (13)  REDMAN (10)  ROBERTS (1)  ROBINSON (12)  ROW (1)  ROWLETT (1)  ROWNEY (5)  SABEY (3)  SANDERSON (5)  SAUNDERSON (1)  SANDERS (9)  SCRIVNER (1)  SHARMAN (3)  SHEPPARD (4)  SCALES (4)  SHREEVES (21)  SHRIVE (1)  SIMMS (12)  SLEATH (1)  SMITH (7)  SPAVINS (1)  SPENCER (5)  STANYON (1)  STANTON (3)  STAPLETON (3)  STOCKS (2)  STOCK (7)  STONE (1)  STONEBRIDGE (11)  STREET (1)  SUGARS (14)  SUMMERFIELD (42)  SWALES (1)  TANSLEY (2)  TAYLOR (12)  THODY (17)  THOMPSON (11)  TITMARSH (1)  TOMPKINS (2)  TRIMMER (1)  TRUEMAN (19)  TUFFNAIL (3)  WARD (1)  WATFORD (10)  WATKINS (2)  WARTON (3)  WHITBREAD (1)  WHITE (11)  WHITEMORE (7)  WHITTIMORE (4)  WHITTLEMORE (5)  WILLIS (3)  WILLMER (6)  WITTY (5)  WOODCOCK (4)  WOODCRAFT (3)  WOOTTON (7)  WORRELL (8)  YOXEN (7)