Guild of One-Name Studies
One-name studies, Genealogy
Category: 2 - A study where research using core genealogical datasets and transcriptions is well under way, but currently in some countries only.
Contact: Mrs Sue Mayer
The aim of the PICKWICK one-name study is to collect family history data and share data with others researching this name.
The study was started in 2008.
The aims are to:-
The name is uncommon.
ONS statistics for 2002 show that at that time there were only 115 people living in England and Wales with the name.
In the England and Wales censuses Pickwicks were found in the following counties:-
1841 census Wiltshire, Somerset and Oxfordshire
1851 census Wiltshire, Somerset, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and London
1861 census Wiltshire, Somerset, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and London
1871 census Wiltshire, Somerset, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, London, Glamorganshire & Hampshire
1891 census Wiltshire, Somerset, Gloucestershire, London, Glamorganshire & Monmouthshire
1901 census Wiltshire, Somerset, Gloucestershire, London, Glamorganshire & Lancashire, Essex & Middlesex
In the U.S. 1880 census Pickwicks were found in:
- New York - 5 families
Massachusetts - 5 families
Connecticut - 1 family
Data held includes:-
Some of my data is available on my Pickwick website
Enquiries are welcome - contact details below.
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