As soon as possible after the completion of the
(1.) Arrange the Householders' Schedules in the
order in which they ought to be entered into the Enumeration
Note: – This order will be indicated by the Schedule
Numbers entered in your “Memorandum Book,” prepared in
conformity with the instructions:–
(2.) Copy very
in ink the Householders’ Schedules into this
Enumeration Book, in accordance with the following
Directions respecting the manner of
entering the Householders’ Schedules.
- Insert first, in the spaces at the top of the page,
the name of the Parish or Quoad sacra Parish,
Parliamentary or Royal Burgh, Town or Village, &c., 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
Householder’s Schedule 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 relative
particulars mentioned therein, making use of any of the
authorized contractions (see below), and taking especial
care to class the ages of
Proceed to 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, draw a
double line, 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 single line to
distinguish each Family, as in the example. [Note.
–By the term “house” must be understood a distinct
building separated from other buildings by party walls.
Flats, therefore, must not be entered as Houses. A
Lodger, with or without a family, is to be considered an
- 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,” in a distinct line, following the line
in which the houses occur in the Road, Street, &c. Where
two or more houses, uninhabited or building, occur
together, enter the total number, thus : – “3 U,” “2 B,”
as the case may be.
- At the bottom of each page, on the line for that
purpose, enter the total number of
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 to 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
that page, the total number of Children attending
School, and the Rooms with one or more Windows. [The
number of School Children and Windowed Rooms is to be
reckoned in the case of each family, the relative
figures being inserted in a line with the name of the
- When all the Schedules belonging to any one local
Sub-division have been entered, write across the page, “End
of the ---- of ----”, making the next entry on the
first line of the following
Persons not in Houses;
and Completion of the Enumeration Book.
After having completed the entry of all the
Householders' Schedules according to the above
directions, commence a fresh page, and writing across the
top “List of Persons not in Houses,” proceed to copy
from your “Memorandum Book” the particulars contained in the
List of Persons who slept in Barns, Sheds, &c., but in
making up the totals at the foot of that page, the column
headed “Houses” must be left blank, as Barns, Sheds &c., are
not to be reckoned as Houses. Then, 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
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; initials or first letters of the
other Christian names of a person who has more than one may
When the same surnames occur several times in
succession, write “do.” for all such surnames except
the first, which should be written out in full.
When 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.” for
In the column “condition”,
write “Mar.” for married; “Un.” for unmarried;
“W.” for widow; “Widr.” for widower.
In the column 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 figure.
In the column for “rank,
occupation,” the following contractions may be used:
“Ag. Lab.” for agricultural labourer; “Ap.”
for apprentice; “Cl.” for clerk; “Serv.” for