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, School Board District, 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
you are about to copy, commencing with 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 MALES and FEMALES under
their PROPER COLUMNS.
Enter in the same manner the other Schedules up to the
last, in strict numerical order.
- Under the name of the last entered person in each
house (as defined in II. 6 of the Instructions in
your Memorandum Book) draw a strong BLACK 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 halfway across the column to distinguish
each family, as in the Example. [NOTE.--A Lodger,
with or without a family, is to be considered an
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
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 may be
At the bottom of each page, on the line for that
purpose, enter the total number of HOUSES 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 same line at the foot of the page,
the total number of MALES and of FEMALES, and of
windowed rooms, in that page. [The number 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, School Board District,
Parliamentary Burgh, Royal 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 \School Board District 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
PAGE. Where a Burgh partakes if 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 Book
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 page iv. and v., and sign the
Declaration on page vi.
CONTRACTIONS TO BE USED BY
ROAD, STREET, &c.--Write "Rd."
for Road; "St." for Street; "Pl." for Place; "Sq."
for Square; "Ter." for Terrace.
NAMES.--Write the First Christian Name in full;
or the 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 THE HEAD OF FAMILY," write "Head,"
for head of family; "Daur." for daughter; "Serv."
In the Column "CONDITION AS TO MARRIAGE," write "Mar."
for married; "Unm." for unmarried; "W." for
widow; "Widr." for widower.
In the columns for AGE 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," such
contractions as "Ag. Lab." for agricultural labourer,
but care must be taken that the contractions used are such
as will be readily understood.