1861 Census (UK) – Francisco V Orlando

The Census for the United Kingdom taken in 1861 was conducted on the night of Sunday 7th April.
Below is the full page relevant for the Orlando study for crew and other passengers of HMS Renown.
The image below shows the Orlando reference on line 10 of the same census with a transcription and the citation below.


Francisco V ORLANDO
Aged 21 years
Birth year 1840
Rank – Bandsman
Born Palermo Sicily
Vessel HMS (Royal Navy) Renown
Docked Beirut Syria

Source Citation
Class: RG 9; Piece: 4435; Folio: 129; Page: 27; GSU roll: 543282

The National Archives, Kew and sourced via Ancestry

HMS Renown

Commissioned 3rd December 1857 and was a 91 gun second rate ship (Revenge Class), with a crew of 860. It spent most of it’s time in the Europe. In March 1861 it docked in Beirut where it remained until 5th August when it sailed for Malta. On 25th September 1861 it was paid off into reserve and was sold to Prussia in 1870 before being broken up in 1892.

About Julie Goucher

Genealogist, Author, Presenter, native Guildfordian, avid note taker and journal writer. Lover of Books, Stationery & History; Surnames, European Ancestors, Butcher & Orlando One-Name Studies, Pharos Tutor for all One-Name Studies and surname courses.
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