These pages concern the family name Dawn and accompany the database at Rootsweb
Items which add colour or raise questions appear on the Highlights page
Latest information on the distribution of surname Dawn in the UK can be found here
US records indicating Dawns who were born in England (1800-1899) appear on the Emigrants page
Dawns on the move, arriving in England.
If you have any UK birth or marriage certificates with the family name Dawn, please help this project by transcribing the details. You will find links from the Births and Marriages pages (Deaths to follow). Many thanks for your support.
Any other useful sources and suggestions also received with interest, especially post-1901 or post-emigration.
There is a complete list of birth entries for the surname Dawn, extracted from the GRO birth index and hyperlinked to the database.
People recorded and/or transcribed with the family name Dawn from the following censuses in the UK, with links to the database:
Family name Dawn in the 1841 census
Family name Dawn in the 1851 census
Family name Dawn in the 1861 census
Family name Dawn in the 1871 census
Family name Dawn in the 1881 census
Family name Dawn in the 1891 census
Family name Dawn in the 1901 census
See also Scottish records.
Various other documentary sources can be reached from this alphabetical index of names.