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Nonpopulation Census Records: Pennsylvania

Updated March 10, 2003

Nonpopulation census schedules for Pennsylvania are reproduced in twelve NARA microfilm publications listed below. 1820-1880
M279. Records of the 1820 Census of Manufactures (27 rolls). Pennsylvania is on:
Roll 12: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Butler, Cambria, Centre, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Greene, and Huntingdon
Roll 13: Jefferson, Indiana, Mercer, Mifflin, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington, and Westmoreland
Roll 14: Philadelphia, Delaware, Montgomery, and Chester
Roll 15: Berks, Lancaster, Dauphin, York, Northumberland, Lycoming, Cumberland, Wayne, Northampton, Lehigh, Lebanon, Schuylkill, Franklin, Columbia, Luzerne, and Adams
T1138. Nonpopulation Census Schedules for Pennsylvania, 1850-1880: Agriculture (62 rolls).
Roll 1: 1850 Agriculture: Adams-Berks counties
Roll 2: 1850 Agriculture: Blair-Carbon counties
Roll 3: 1850 Agriculture: Centre-Crawford counties
Roll 4: 1850 Agriculture: Cumberland-Greene counties
Roll 5: 1850 Agriculture: Huntingdon-Lebanon counties
Roll 6: 1850 Agriculture: Lehigh-Montour counties
Roll 7: 1850 Agriculture: Northampton-Susquehanna counties
Roll 8: 1850 Agriculture: Tioga-Washington counties
Roll 9: 1850 Agriculture: Wayne-York counties

Roll 10: 1860 Agriculture: Adams-Bedford counties
Roll 11: 1860 Agriculture: Berks-Bucks counties
Roll 12: 1860 Agriculture: Butler-Clarion counties
Roll 13: 1860 Agriculture: Clearfied-Elk counties
Roll 14: 1860 Agriculture: Erie-Indiana counties
Roll 15: 1860 Agriculture: Jefferson-Lehigh counties
Roll 16: 1860 Agriculture: Luzerne-Montgomery counties
Roll 17: 1860 Agriculture: Montour-Sullivan counties
Roll 18: 1860 Agriculture: Susquehanna-Washington counties
Roll 19: 1860 Agriculture: Wayne-York counties

Roll 20: 1870 Agriculture: Adams-Bedford counties
Roll 21: 1870 Agriculture: Berks-Bradford counties
Roll 22: 1870 Agriculture: Bucks-Centre counties
Roll 23: 1870 Agriculture: Chester-Columbia counties
Roll 24: 1870 Agriculture: Crawford-Cumberland counties
Roll 24A: 1870 Agriculture: Dauphin-Erie counties
Roll 25: 1870 Agriculture: Fayette-Indiana counties
Roll 26: 1870 Agriculture: Jefferson-Lancaster counties
Roll 26A: 1870 Agriculture: Lawrence-Lehigh counties
Roll 27: 1870 Agriculture: Luzerne-Monroe counties
Roll 28: 1870 Agriculture: Montgomery-Potter counties
Roll 29: 1870 Agriculture: Schuylkill-Verango counties
Roll 30: 1870 Agriculture: Warren-Wayne counties
Roll 30A: 1870 Agriculture: Westmoreland-York counties

Roll 31: 1880 Agriculture: Adams county
Roll 31A: 1880 Agriculture: Allegheny county
Roll 32: 1880 Agriculture: Armb-Beaver counties
Roll 33: 1880 Agriculture: Bedford county
Roll 33A: 1880 Agriculture: Berks county
Roll 34: 1880 Agriculture: Blair-Bedford counties
Roll 35: 1880 Agriculture: Bucks county
Roll 36: 1880 Agriculture: Butler county
Roll 37: 1880 Agriculture: Cambria-Centre counties
Roll 38: 1880 Agriculture: Chester-Clarion counties
Roll 39: 1880 Agriculture: Clearfield-Columbia counties
Roll 40: 1880 Agriculture: Crawford-Cumberland counties
Roll 41: 1880 Agriculture: Dauphin-Elk counties
Roll 42: 1880 Agriculture: Erie-Fulton counties
Roll 43: 1880 Agriculture: Fayette-Franklin counties
Roll 44: 1880 Agriculture: Greene-Huntingdon counties
Roll 45: 1880 Agriculture: Indiana-Juniata counties
Roll 46: 1880 Agriculture: Lackawanna-Lawrence counties
Roll 47: 1880 Agriculture: Lancaster counties
Roll 48: 1880 Agriculture: Lebanon-Luzerne counties
Roll 49: 1880 Agriculture: Lycoming-Mercer counties
Roll 50: 1880 Agriculture: Mifflin-Montgomery counties
Roll 51: 1880 Agriculture: Montour-Perry counties
Roll 52: 1880 Agriculture: Philadelphia-Schuylkill counties
Roll 53: 1880 Agriculture: Somerset-Susquehanna counties
Roll 54: 1880 Agriculture: Tioga-Verango counties
Roll 55: 1880 Agriculture: Warren-Washington counties
Roll 56: 1880 Agriculture: Westmoreland-Wayne counties
Roll 57: 1880 Agriculture: Wyoming-York counties

T1157. Nonpopulation Census Schedules for Pennsylvania, 1850-1860: Manufactures Schedules (9 rolls).
Roll 1: 1850 Industry: Adams-Butler counties
Roll 2: 1850 Industry: Cambria-Erie counties
Roll 3: 1850 Industry: Fayette-Northumberland counties
Roll 4: 1850 Industry: Perry-Potter counties
Roll 5: 1850 Industry: Schuylkill-York counties

Roll 6: 1860 Industry: Adams-Cumberland counties
Roll 7: 1860 Industry: Dauphine-Perry counties
Roll 8: 1860 Industry: Philadelphia county
Roll 9: 1860 Industry: Potter-York counties

M1796. Nonpopulation Census Schedules for Pennsylvania, 1870-1880: Industry and Manufacturing (9 rolls).
Roll 1: 1870 Industry: Adams-Clarion (part) counties
Clarion county part includes Ashland, Beaver, Callensburg, Curllsville, Clarion, Elk, Farmington, and Highland.
Roll 2: 1870 Industry: Clarion (part)-Lancaster (part) counties
Clarion county (part) includes Knox, Licking, Limestone, Madison, Mill Creek, Monroe, New Bethlehem, Paint, Perry, Piney, Porter, Red Bank, Richland, Rimersburg, Salem, Strattanville, Tody, and Washington.

Lancaster county part includes Adamstown, Bart, Brecknock, Caernarvon, Clay, Colerain, Columbia, Conestoga, Conoy, Drumore, Earl, East Cocalico, East Donegal, East Earl, East Hempfield, East Lampeter, Eden, Elizabethtown, Ephrata, Fulton, Lancaster, Leacock, Little Britain, Manheim, Manor, Marietta, Martic, and Mount Joy.
Roll 3: 1870 Industry: Lancaster (part)-Philadelphia (part) counties
Lancaster county (part) includes New Holland and Ea rl, Paradise, Penn, Pequea, Providence, Rapho, Sadsbury [Salisbury?], Salisbury, Strasburg, Upper Leacock, Warwick, West Cocalico, West Donegal, West Earl, Wset Hempfield, and West Lampeter.

Philadelphia county (part) includes City of Philadelphia [Enumeration] Districts 1 (Ward 1) through 40 (part of Ward 14).
Roll 4: 1870 Industry: Philadelphia (part)-York counties

Philadelphia county (part) includes City of Philadelphia [Enumeration] Districts 41 (part of Ward 14) through 92 (Ward 28).
Roll 5: 1880 Manufacturing: 1880 Adams-Centre (part) counties

Centre county (part) includes Harris, Potter, Gregg, Miles, Bellefonteboro [sic], Marion, Unionville, Milesburg & Boggs [?], Howard, Philipsburg, Potter, Gregg, Springs, Howard, Gregg, Rush, Gregg, Penn, Haines, and Miles.
Roll 6: 1880 Manufacturing: Centre (part)-Forest counties
Centre county (part) includes Half Moon, Taylor, College, Bellefonte Boro [sic], Walker, Worth, Unionville, Boggs, Curtin & Liberty, Philipsburg, Burnside & Snow Shoe, Bellefonte Boro, Snow Shoe, Philipsburg, Rush, Liberty & Curtin, Howard, Milesburg, Unionville, Worth & Huston, Marion, Walker, Spring, Bellefonte, Benner, College, Patton, Halfmoon, Miles, Penn, Millheim, Gregg, Potter, Centre Hall, Harris, Ferguson, Bellefonte Boro, Philipsburg, Liberty, Howard, Milesburg & Boggs, Unionville, Worth & Huston, Marion, Walker, Spring, Bellefonte Boro, Benner, College, Halfmoon, Miles, Haines, Penn, Gregg, Harris, and Ferguson.

Roll 7: 1880 Manufacturing: Franklin-Lycoming counties
Roll 8: 1880 Manufacturing: McKean-Schuylkill counties
Roll 9: 1880 Manufacturing: Snyder-York counties

M1838. Nonpopulation Census Schedules for Pennsylvania, 1850-1880: Mortality (11 rolls).
Roll 1: 1850 Mortality: Adams-Philadelphia (part) counties
Roll 2: 1850 Mortality: Philadelphia (part)-York counties
Roll 3: 1860 Mortality: Adams-Potter counties
Roll 4: 1860 Mortality: Schuylkill-York counties

Roll 5: 1870 Mortality: Adams-Erie (part) counties
Roll 6: 1870 Mortality: Erie (part)-Philadelphia (part) counties
Roll 7: 1870 Mortality: Philadelphia (part)-York counties
Roll 8: 1880 Mortality: Adams-Centre (part) counties
Roll 9: 1880 Mortality: Centre (part)-Lancaster (part) counties
Roll 10: 1880 Mortality: Lancaster (part)-Philadelphia (part) counties
Roll 11: 1880 Mortality: Philadelphia (part)-York counties

M597. Nonpopulation Census Schedules for Pennsylvania, 1850-1880: Social Statistics and Supplemental Schedules (23 rolls).
Roll 1: 1850 Social Statistics: Adams-Bradford counties
Roll 2: 1850 Social Statistics: Bucks-Cumberland counties
Roll 3: 1850 Social Statistics: Dauphin-Indiana counties
Roll 4: 1850 Social Statistics: Jefferson-Northumberland counties
Roll 5: 1850 Social Statistics: Perry-York counties

Roll 6: 1860 Social Statistics: Adams-Columbia counties
Roll 7: 1860 Social Statistics: Crawford-Monroe counties
Roll 8: 1860 Social Statistics: Montgomery-York counties

Roll 9: 1870 Social Statistics: Allegheny-Wyoming counties.
Note: Schedules for the following counties are missing: Adams, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill, Wayne and York.

Roll 10: 1880 Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes: Adams and Allegheny counties
Roll 11: 1880 Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes: Armstrong-Berks counties
Roll 12: 1880 Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes: Blair-Cameron counties
Roll 13: 1880 Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes: Carbon-Crawford counties
Roll 14: 1880 Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes: Cumberland-Forest counties
Roll 15: 1880 Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes: Franklin-Juniata counties
Roll 16: 1880 Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes: Lackwanna-Lebanon counties
Roll 17: 1880 Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes: Lehigh-Mercer counties
Roll 18: 1880 Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes: Mifflin-Perry counties
Roll 19: 1880 Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes: Philadelphia County (part)
Roll 20: 1880 Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes: Philadelphia County (part)
Roll 21: 1880 Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes: Philadelphia County (part)
Roll 22: 1880 Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes: Pike-Susquehanna counties
Roll 23: 1880 Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes: Tioga-York counties
1935 Census of Business
M1797. Schedules of Advertising Agencies (1 roll). Entire U.S.

M2066. 1935 Census of Business: Schedules of Banking and Financial Institutions (31 rolls). Pennsylvania is on rolls 3, 14, 16, 17, 19, 25, 26, and 31.

M2067. 1935 Census of Business: Schedules of Miscellaneous Enterprises (43 rolls). Arranged by state, then by county, except that Philadelphia county follows York county. Pennsylvania is on:
Roll 35: Multnomah Co., OR (part) - Cambria Co., PA (part)
Roll 36: Cambria Co., PA (part) - Montgomery Co., PA (part)
Roll 37: Montgomery Co., PA (part) - York Co., PA; Philadelphia Co., PA (part)
Roll 38: Philadelphia Co., PA (part); and Bristol Co., RI - Hamilton Co., TN (part)
M2068. 1935 Census of Business: Schedules of Motor Trucking for Hire (103 rolls). Arranged by state, then by county, except that Philadelphia county follows York county. Pennsylvania is on:
Roll 79: Pittsburgh Co., OK (part) - Allegheny Co., PA (part)
Roll 80: Allegheny Co., PA (part) - Cambria Co., PA
Roll 81: Cameron Co., PA - Lancaster Co., PA (part)
Roll 82: Lancaster Co., PA (part) - Tioga Co., PA (part)
Roll 83: Tioga Co., PA (part) - York Co., PA; Philadelphia Co., PA (part)
Roll 84: Philadelphia Co., PA (part); Bristol Co., RI - Richland Co., SC (part)

M2069. 1935 Census of Business: Schedules of Public Warehousing (6 rolls). Arranged by state, then by county. Pennsylvania is on Roll 5: Kings Co., NY (part) - Kershaw Co., SC.

M2070. 1935 Census of Business: Schedules of Radio Broadcasting Stations (1 roll). Entire U.S.

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