Big Pit National Coal Museum

Activity One - The 1841 Census

Study the census records for Blaenavon in 1841 and answer the questions in the activity sheet. Before you have a go at this exercise, look at the Evaluation table below to see the standard you might want to achieve.


Which one on the Evaluation Grid best describes you?

Trainee Inspector Assistant Inspector Senior Inspector

I can find information from the census and answer some of the questions in the activity.

I can find information from the census and answer most of the questions in the activity sheet. I can sometimes give reasons for my answers.

I can find information from the census and answer all of the questions in the activity sheet and give reasons for my answers.