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|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 399 people with the Clouston surname? In that year Clouston was ranked number 3180 for popularity in the UK.|
1921 England and Wales Census records are now available!
On 6 January 2022 the 1921 England and Wales Census records were made available online via the FindMyPast website. The records have been indexed and are searchable via the usual methods. These records are only viewable on a pay-per-view basis and are not included in any of FindMyPast's existing subscriptions with the exception of the 12 month premium subscription.
Clouston records on Ancestry
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Clouston family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.
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"CLOUSTON. From the place called Clouston (earlier Cloustath, for N. KUstaffr), in Stenness, Orkney. William Cloustatht, roithman (councilman) in Stenness, 1500 (REO., p. 75), Mawnis of Clustay was one of an inquest at Sabay, 1522, Huchone or Hutcheon Clouchstay and his daughters are mentioned, 1527, and George Clouston of that Ilk in 1607 (ibid., p. 95, 177, 209). Magnus Clousta was witness in Shetland, 1624 (OSS., i, 60). Clistoun and Clisten 1655-1671, Clouchstath 1514, Clouchston 1548, Cloustaith 1503, ClouStan and Cloustane 1626, Cloustone 1574, Cloustoun 1597, Clustane 1551. J. Storer Clouston (1870- ), antiquary, historian, and novelist. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Clouston Genealogy
Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Clouston Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Clouston family tree.
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Check out the UK registered births, marriages and deaths for the Clouston family name using the FreeBMD database.
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Investigate the LDS Database for records of the Clouston family.
Research the Clouston surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Clouston Military records.
|Did you know that there are currently 384 people with the Clouston surname in the UK? Clouston is now ranked number 3680 for popularity in the UK.|
Clouston Genealogy Databases
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Miscellaneous Clouston Databases
Investigate the Ellis Island Database for information on the Clouston family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.
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