Distribution of the Flack Surname in the UK
In the 1881 Census Index there are 2104 individuals with the surname Flack and 9 with the surname Flacke. The breakdown by county is as follows:
This means that over three quarters of all the Flacks in 1881 are found in just four counties: Essex, Middlesex, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk.
Looking at it by Poor Law Union, those having 20 individuals or more are:
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You can read more about the History of Poor Law Unions by visiting "The Workhouse" website.
Of the 4000 Flack births in the GRO Indexes between 1840 and 1899, two thirds occur in the three counties of London, Essex and Cambridgeshire.
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article written by Denise Carr - June 2004