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2 edition of 1841 census of Dundee found in the catalog.

1841 census of Dundee

S. J. Jones

1841 census of Dundee

its value as source material for the historical geography of Dundee.

by S. J. Jones

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Published by University of Dundee, Department of Geography in Dundee .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Seriesoccasional papers -- no.3.
The Physical Object
Pagination56p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21597804M


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1841 census of Dundee by S. J. Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

The census was taken on Sunday 6 June under provisions in the Census Act (3 & 4 Vict c) and Census Amendment Act (4 & 5 Vict, c.7). In Scotland enumeration duties were carried out by the official schoolmaster in each parish and the sheriff deputes (for counties and stewartries) and provosts (for burghs).

Dundee City Archives holds the census enumerator's journal for the burgh of Dundee in and the Longforgan (Perthshire) census enumerators' drafts for the, 1841 census of Dundee book censuses. There are gossipy notes in all of this material to explain how the census was carried out and who they included, and who they missed out, and why.

The records for Dundee (currently alm) are in a separate file. Please put " Census Index Files" as the subject line in your email request. My copy of Microsoft Excel has a limit of 65, rows per sheet and this limits each list. The UK Census The census is considered to be the first modern UK census.

Each householder was required to complete a census schedule which contained the household address and the names, ages, sexes, occupations and places of. Pre census transcripts and indexes for St Cuthbert's or West Kirk, and parish of Dalkeith, ; List of the poor of Dundee in ; Maryculter parish registers.

Population schedule for England, Wales, Isle of Man and Channel Islands showing population as of 7 June This data has been provided by Learn more». In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to the actual images of the Census, reproduced by courtesy of The National Archives, London, England.

There are o records accessible through this database. The Census for England was taken on the night of 6 June Scotland Census, Description. Index to the population schedule for Scotland showing population as of 7 June This data has been provided by Images are not available at this time.

The United Kingdom Census of recorded the occupants of every United Kingdom household on the night of 6 June The enactment of the Population Act meant a new procedure was adopted for taking the census. It was described as the "first modern census" as it was the first to record information about every member of the household, and administered as a.

Go to the Person Search and select “Census Reference Search”. You enter the piece number as for ancestry, but in the folio number box you will need to enter book number followed by a / and then folio number. An extract of the information collected from the original Record Book of the Census regarding the total number of inhabitants in the Town of Dundee.

Data input by Mrs Grace Mann, Database, analysis, 1841 census of Dundee book files by Iain D. McIntosh - Volunteers of Friends of Dundee City Archives.

Compiled/Updated. Microreproduction of original published: [Dundee, Scotland]: Tay Valley Family History Society, c Header title: census surname index, Angus & Dundee. Index includes surname and reference to actual census. No circulation to family history centers.

Example: The Dundee Census has been transcribed by the Friends of Dundee City Archives as part of a series of various Dundee documents produced by them. The result of all this, is that there is no comprehensive repository, physical or on-line, that contains indexes or transcripts of the pre censuses.

Census in Scotland The census was to count all of the people in each house at midnight on the night of 6th-7th June and give some specific details about them. These details were given on a schedule for each household (or institution). Dundee's Maritime Past Census Information "This is a unique survival 1841 census of Dundee book an enumerator's record, but the information given is sparse - what you see is what the volunteers saw and there is no more information that can be provided about this survey".

The England, Wales & Scotland Census is the first modern UK census and the earliest census that has survived in its entirety. A small number of permanent gaps exist in the census.

In the enumeration books some parishes and hamlets are permanently missing from these piece numbers. Starting inthe British government undertook to conduct a census of all its subjects every ten years.

William Mcgonagall therefore appears in seven censuses and they provide a fascinating series of snapshots of his changing circumstances and fortunes. The Scottish census has been the responsibility of the Registrar General for Scotland since This is a photograph of Census Office staff.

James Craufurd Dunlop, Registrar General, is seated in the middle of the first row. Click on the image to view it full size. This guide covers: Open census records ( to ). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Header title: census surname index, Angus & Dundee. Index includes surname and reference to actual census.

census of Scotland. According to the index atwe have the entire Scottish census of Wanless-like names r, I have not yet explored all the spelling variations, other than W*n*l*s and Wau*l*s, so I would not be surprised if a few more turn up under odd spellings.

– Census abbreviations introduced to reduce the workload. Census abbreviations were used heavily in the census asked for much more information about the inhabitants of Great Britain compared with the pre censuses of to The census now asked for personal information such as age, occupation and place of birth.

Lookup searches – Access records in Scottish archives for ancestors in this parish (e.g. Kirk Session Records). Available from £1 a name a year. Poor Law appeals – Indexed Poor Law appeals with the option to order images of records.

Asylum records – Index to the General Register of Lunatics in Asylums. School records – Index to School Leaving Certificate. The Friends of Dundee City Archives has indexed an Census for Dundee City only. The census of Scotland is indexed on To use it, you must register and pay a small access fee.

All available censuses,are indexed on this website. Census returns from Ireland in The majority of the census returns were destroyed in but there are a few returns that remain for a few counties. The census returns contains: name, age, occupation, relationship to the head of household, date of marriage, education/literacy, absent family members, family members who died since and other information.

To prove their eligibility, applicants submitted facts that were checked against entries in and census records. These findings were recorded in summary books before the census was destroyed in the fire.

Masterson also makes use of available census fragments, certified copies of portions of some returns, and family transcriptions. Record series in the index: NRSNRS Entries in the index: 9,+ About the index.

The 'Act for ascertaining the Number of the Inhabitants of the Colony of New South Wales in the Year One thousand eight hundred and forty-one' (4 Victoria No.

26) required every householder, employer of servants and proprietor and occupier of land to complete the census schedule on.

Irish census fragments are exactly that: surviving pages or bits of pages from the original census returns completed in, and On this webpage you'll find out what survives from each of those census years. If you want information about later censuses in Ireland, see the Related Pages menu.

Get this from a library. Census returns for Dundee (parish ), [Scotland. Census Office.]. A Few Census Statistics for Scotland Census Statistics, mainly for for Dundee, Angus, Perthshire and North Fife, but also for the sixteen largest towns - all in Scotland.

Most are forbut Dundee totals from to are included - also in chart form. The National Records of Scotland carries out the census every 10 years. You can access census records from to on the Scotland's People website, for a fee. Some free census data is also available at FreeCEN.

Searching the census. Census records are closed for years, so the census will not become available until after A census is an official list of the people in a particular area at a given time, while voter lists show those who were registered to vote in a certain area.

The valuable information found on census records helps you to understand your family in their time and place. Voter Lists serve as a confirmation of residence in between the years that the census was taken.

Get this from a library. Census of, and an index to streets of the larger cities of Scotland. [Scotland. Census Office.] -- The street indexes for the census include the localities of North Leith, South Leith, Cannongate and St.

Cuthbert in Edinburgh and Barony, Govan and Gorbals in Glasgow. The street indexes for. Prince Edward Island Online Books Prince Edward Island Ship Lists Prince Edward Island Vital Records. Free Genealogy Forms Family Tree Chart Research Calendar Research Extract Census of Prince Edward Island.

Hosted at the Archives Canada. Database Search. Census of Prince Edward Island. The Scotland Census database contains information on almost 3, Blair living in Scotland in The database can be searched by name, estimated year of birth, place of birth county of residence inand/or parish of residence in After getting the initial search results you can view the record to get more information on the.

The and censuses usefully list members of the household not at home on census night, and also family members who died since / Note that the first page of the scan may be only the cover page, giving you only the name of the head of household; you need to click on the following page(s) to get the full record.

Masterson also makes use of available census fragments, certified copies of portions of some returns, and family transcriptions. For more details on what and how records were used, you can refer to the introductions in Masterson’s Ireland: / Census Abstracts (Republic of Ireland), which you can access via the browse.

The census records of England, Wales and Ireland are the original schedules as completed by heads of households, institutions and vessels. The Scottish records are the enumeration books which contain information transcribed from the household schedules as with all previous censuses back to Dundee City 10% Provides care Does not provide care 91% 90% Limiting long-term health condition or Hours of unpaid care given per week Religion disability Industry Number of hours worked per week Dundee City 9% Dundee City Dundee City 62% 2% 1% 29% 6% 49% 3% 1% 41% 7%10% 0% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70%File Size: KB.

The United Kingdom Census of recorded the people residing in every household on the night of Sunday 30 Marchand was the second of the UK censuses to include details of household members.

However, this census added considerably to the fields recorded in the earlier UK Census, providing additional details of ages, relationships and origins, making the census. Let me explain: The census was taken, as it is today, for statistical purposes. So somebody was given the job of compiling the statistics.

How would they go about it. Some, by no means all, wrote down the heads of each household together with the statistics others wrote down details of the entire household, much more like the census.

A census locality in Scotland is a reporting district for results from the census corresponding to all or part of an urban City of Dundee. Locality Population () Area Population density; Dundee:East Ayrshire 92 Elie: 53 Falkland: 53 Freuchie: 39 Gauldry: 70