Search for Names
Last Name:
First Name:

Go To Our Parish Registers

A B C D E F
G H I J K L
M N O P Q R
S T U V W X
Y Z

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:

Flack Surname Distribution in UK - 1881   

Distribution of Flack/Flacke according to the 1881 Census Index

COUNTY ACTUAL %
Essex 461 22%
Middlesex 431 20%
Cambridgeshire 359 17%
Suffolk 276 13%
Surrey 186 9%
Hertfordshire 64 3%
Kent 47 2%
Lancashire 38 2%
Norfolk 32 2%
Yorks W. Riding 26 1%
Berkshire 21 1%
Co. Durham 16 1%
Hampshire 17 1%
Cheshire 15 1%
Lincolnshire 15 1%
City of London 13 1%
Sussex 13 1%
Northamptonshire 11 1%
ACTUAL COUNTIES (with less than 1%)
10 Nottinghamshire, Somerset.
9 Leicestershire.
5 Huntingdonshire, Lanarkshire, Monmouthshire.
4 Bedfordshire, Gloucestershire, Warwickshire.
2 Fifeshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire.
1 Buckinghamshire, Cardiganshire, , Derbyshire, Glamorgan, Jersey, Midlothian, Northumberland, Oxfordshire, Yorks E.Riding, Yorks N.Riding.

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:

COUNTY POOR LAW UNION ACTUAL
SFK Mildenhall 154
ESS Saffron Walden 140
CAM Cambridge 110
CAM Chesterton 105
ESS West Ham 68
ESS Ongar 67
CAM Linton 61
LND Islington 51
LND Hackney 50
SFK Thingoe 49
LND Holborn 46
MDX Edmonton 44
ESS Chelmsford 44
LND Poplar 41
LND Wandsworth 40
CAM Newmarket 37
HRT Royston 36
SFK Ipswich 34
ESS Romford 28
LND Chelsea 27
SFK Bury St Edmunds 27
LND St Saviour Southwark 26
LND Marylebone 25
LND Lambeth 25
SRY Croydon 25
ESS Orsett 24
LND Shoreditch 21
BRK Newbury 21
LND Camberwell 20
SRY Chertsey 20
  Flack Surname Distribution 1881 - by Poor Law Union

Maps created using
"The British 19th Century Surname Atlas"
from Archer Software.

 

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.

LOCATION 1840's 1850's 1860's 1870's 1880's 1890's
London 120 137 150 191 251 248
Essex 136 134 137 139 167 186
Cambridgeshire 101 121 100 137 112 107
Suffolk 47 51 90 98 100 88
Hertfordshire 38 35 22 19 36 29
Middlesex 9 19 7 31 23 34
Surrey 1 2 11 23 19 16
Lancashire 1 5 6 13 17 26
Norfolk 5 10 11 2 6 19
Yorkshire West Riding 3 3 5 2 22 14
Other Couties 23 36 27 58 80 83
             
TOTALS 484 553 566 713 833 850

article written by Denise Carr - June 2004

Website Hosting by BearCanyonSeo.com