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Horrocks Website Updates
Posted by: Hal Horrocks (ID *****1167) Date: May 31, 2007 at 09:57:57
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There are several updates just posted to They include:
* US and British Census Extracts
* Current DNA study updates
* Additional research contributors

We now have 12 Horrocks researchers that have contributed 294 Horrocks entries.

Census Extracts-
In 1850 (US census) there are only 73 people with the last name of Horrocks, 30 of those were born in England.
In 1851 (British census) there are 2,770 people with the name of Horrocks, 2,357 of those were born in Lancashire. Thanks over 85%.
In England, there are more daughters than sons; in the US it is opposite.
The census extracts show that Mary, Elizabeth, Sarah; John, William, and James are the most popular names both in England and the USA.
There are more people named Horrocks born in Bolton, 674, in 1901 than a in the entire USA, 568.
The 'Horrocks' name is 'butchered' more in the USA than in England.
There are many more interesting facts..................

Everyone interested in Horrocks research is encouraged to contribute.
Hal Horrocks

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