Top surnames from the 1881 census in Charley, Leicestershire

Charley is an 1881 census registration district in the county of Leicestershire

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
WILLIAMS716.279122.66
MARSH613.9535195.44
GIBSON511.627995.79
HEGGS49.302313,333.33
MERRIMAN36.97671,875.00
ATKINS12.325662.11
PEARS12.3256500.00
MARRIOTT12.3256104.17
CHESTER12.3256188.68
WARNER12.325663.69
BANNISTER12.3256135.14
WILSON12.32565.06
RICHARDSON12.325613.66

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
HEGGS0.044313333.3333
MERRIMAN0.04431875.0000
PEARS0.0443500.0000
MARSH0.0443195.4397
CHESTER0.0443188.6792
BANNISTER0.0443135.1351
MARRIOTT0.0443104.1667
GIBSON0.044395.7854
WARNER0.044363.6943
ATKINS0.044362.1118
WILLIAMS0.044322.6611
RICHARDSON0.044313.6612
WILSON0.04435.0633

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 43 people called HEGGS in Charley 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 13333.3333 in Charley means that 13333.3333% of the people in Charley on census day were called HEGGS.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called HEGGS 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 HEGGS 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 HEGGS 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 HEGGS here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 0.04 in Charley means that you are 0.04 times as likely to find someone with the surname of HEGGS in Charley than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in Charley in 1881

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

ATKINS (1)  BANNISTER (1)  BERRINGTON (1)  BOSBYER (?) (1)  CHESTER (1)  CUMBERLIDGE (1)  GIBSON (5)  HARDINGTON (1)  HEGGS (4)  MARRIOTT (1)  MARSH (6)  MERRIMAN (3)  PEARS (1)  RICHARDSON (1)  WARNER (1)  WHITCROFT (6)  WILLIAMS (7)  WILSON (1)