What countries do you and your ancestors come from?

Here are the results of our 11th Unlock the Past poll - What countries do you and your ancestors come from? 455 people voted casting a total of 1936 votes. All the countries mentioned under "other" have been extracted and included in the overall summary. Any countries listed in the poll which received no votes have been excluded.

The graph summarises the results for countries which received a vote from more than 1% of those voting.

Country of origin             # votes         % voters

  • Argentina                            1                 0.22
  • Australia                           333               73.19
  • Austria                                3                 0.66
  • Barbados                             1                 0.22
  • Belgium                               2                 0.44
  • Bengal                                 1                0.22
  • Canada                               24                5.27
  • Channel Islands                     4                0.88
  • China                                 10                2.20
  • Croatia                                 1                0.22
  • Cuba                                   1                0.22
  • Denmark                             34               7.47
  • England                            418              91.87
  • Finland                                 7                1.54
  • France                                32               7.03
  • Frisia                                    1                0.22
  • Germany                           130              28.57
  • Gibraltar                               1                0.22
  • Greece                                7                1.54
  • India                                   9                1.98
  • Ireland                             298              65.49
  • Isle of Man                            1               0.22
  • Italy                                   15               3.30
  • Jamacia                                2               0.44
  • Kenya                                  1               0.22
  • Kingdom of Sicily                    1               0.22
  • Latvia                                   1               0.22
  • Lebanon                               1               0.22
  • Lithuania                               2               0.44
  • Luxembourg                          1               0.22
  • Malta                                    2               0.44
  • Mauritius                               2               0.44
  • Netherlands                         16               3.52
  • New Zealand                       44                9.67
  • Northern Rhodesia                  1               0.22
  • Norway                               18               3.96
  • Pacific Islands                         2               0.44
  • Poland                                 27              5.93
  • Prussia                                  4               0.88
  • Russia                                   5               1.10
  • Scotland                            276             60.66
  • Singapore                              1               0.22 
  • South Africia                        16               3.52
  • Spain                                    2               0.44
  • St Helena                              2               0.44
  • Sweden                               19              4.18
  • Switzerland                            7               1.54
  • Taiwan                                  1               0.22
  • Ukraine                                  2              0.44
  • Uruguay                                 1              0.22
  • USA                                     30              6.59
  • Wales                                 112            24.62
  • West Indies                            1              0.22
  • Yugoslavia                              1              0.22
  • Zimbabwe                              1              0.22

Where the voters came from

  • Australia - 436
  • Canada - 1
  • United States - 1
  • United Kingdom - 1
  • New Zealand - 5
  • Unknown - 11

Comments

Where do my ancestors come from.

They come from England, Scotland, Ireland. British Islands, Wales.

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