BBC RADIO 5 LIVE: History of the Census

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Release date: 12/2/2020

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With next year’s census rumoured to be the last, as a result of growing costs, BBC Radio 5 Live [2:48:20] interviewed the University’s Dr Eloise Moss on the history of the census. Dr Moss explained the census’ origins in the Napoleonic Wars, and how it has become an invaluable tool to historians or people tracing family histories.

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TitleHistory of the census
Media name/outletBBC Radio 5 Live
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date12/02/20
DescriptionWith next year’s census rumoured to be the last, as a result of growing costs, BBC Radio 5 Live [2:48:20] interviewed the University’s Dr Eloise Moss on the history of the census. Dr Moss explained the census’ origins in the Napoleonic Wars, and how it has become an invaluable tool to historians or people tracing family histories.
URLhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000f7qs
PersonsEloise Moss