As soon as possible after the completion of the
- Arrange the Householders' Schedules and other
Schedules in order, so that all those relating
to one Parish, Hamlet, or other Local Sub-division,
- Copy very
legibly in ink the Schedules into this
Enumeration Book, in accordance with the
Directions respecting the manner of
entering the Schedules.
- Insert first, in the spaces at the top of the
page, the name of the Civil Parish or Quoad Sacra
Parish, Parliamentary Burgh, Royal Burgh, Police
Burgh, Town, Village or Hamlet, in which the houses
of that page are situate, drawing your pen through
such of the words as are inappropriate.
- In the first column write the No. of the
Schedule you are about to copy, commencing
No. 1; in the second column the name of the
Road, Street, Square, &c., where the house is
situate, and the No. of the house, or any
distinctive name by which it is known; then insert
in the third column the figure 1 for an Inhabited
House, and Copy from the Schedule into the other
columns all the particulars concerning the persons
mentioned therein, making use of any of the
authorized contractions (see below), and taking
especial care to class the ages of
Enter in the same manner
the other Schedules, up to the last, in strict
- Under the name of the last entered person in
house draw a strong
line across the entire column headed "Name and
Surname," as in the example on the opposite page, to
separate the inmates from those of the house next
following; and where there is more than one
Occupier in the same house, draw a similar line
across the column to distinguish each Family, as in
the example. [Note.―A
Lodger, with or without a family, is to be
considered an Occupier.]
- If you have enumerated any persons in Canal
Boats or Barges, enter the Schedules for Vessels
in the same manner as the Householders' Schedules,
stating in col. 2 the locality in which the boats,
&c. were met with.
- Where you have to insert an uninhabited house,
or a house building, do this by writing in the
fourth column, "1 U," or "1 B," on a distinct line,
taking care to omit none which are noted in your
Memorandum Book. When two or more houses,
uninhabited or building, occur together, insert the
total number, thus:―"3 U," "2 B," as the case may
- At the bottom of each page, on the line for that
purpose, enter the total number of
in that page, as in the example. If the statement
respecting any inhabited house is continued from one
page to another, that house will be reckoned in the
total of the houses in the page on which the
first name is entered. Enter also, on the line
at the foot of the page, the total number of
receiving instruction and of windowed Rooms,
in that page. [The number of Children receiving
instruction, and of windowed Rooms, must be reckoned
in the case of each Family, the relative figures
being inserted in a line with the name of the Head.]
- When all the Schedules belonging to any one
Civil Parish, Quoad Sacra Parish, Parliamentary
Burgh, Royal Burgh, Police Burgh, Town or Village or
Hamlet, have been entered, write across the
page, "End of the Civil (or Quoad Sacra) Parish
of ――," "End of the Parliamentary (Royal, or
Police) Burgh of ――," "End of the Town
(Village or Hamlet) of ――," making the next
entry on the first line of the following
Where a Burgh partakes of more than one of the
specified characters (Parliamentary, Royal, or
Police), and the respective boundaries happen to be
different, the termination of the particulars
applicable to each must be similarly indicated.
Persons not dwelling in
Houses; and Completion of the Enumeration
Enter under the proper Road, Lane, or other locality, any
particulars you have obtained respecting persons not
dwelling in houses, but in Barns, Sheds, Caravans, &c.; in
making up the totals at the foot of that page, however, the
Barns, Sheds, &c., are not to be reckoned as Houses.
Having satisfied yourself of the correctness of your
book, fill up the tables on pages iv. and v., and sign the
Declaration on page vi.
CONTRACTIONS TO BE USED BY THE ENUMERATOR.
&c.―Write "Rd." for Road; "St." for Street; "Pl."
for Place; "Sq." for Square; "Ter." for
First Christian Name in full; initials or
first letters of the other Christian names of a person who
has more than one, may be inserted.
When the same surnames occur several times in
succession, write "do." for all such surnames except
the first, which should be written in full.
Where the name or any particular is not
known, "n.k." should be entered in its place.
In the column, "relation
to head of family," write "Head," for head of
family; "Daur." for daughter; "Serv." for
In the column "condition,"
write "Mar." for married; "Unm." for
unmarried; "W." for widow; "Widr." for
In the columns for
write the number of years carefully and distinctly in
the proper column for "Males" or "Females," as the case may
be; in the case of Children under One Year of age, as the
age is expressed in months, write "Mo." distinctly
after the figures.
In the column for "rank,
profession, or occupation," the following contraction
may be used:―"Ag. Lab." for agricultural labourer.