Census - 1851 Herefordshire HO107-1980 ED 5a & 5b

Description

Help transcribe rescanned 1851 census images.

Difficulty Level Notes

The handwriting may be difficult to read - try to confirm names and/or places by cross-referencing with other sources, such as the BMD indexes or google map.
Help notes for each column can be found by clicking the ? link in each column heading. Please be aware of the 'Ditto' which can be abbreviated to 'Do' and means the same as directly above.

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Overview

Difficulty Intermediate
Credits Per Row 1
Images Per Batch 1
Added 10th Oct 2018 11:46
Last Edited 29th Oct 2018 09:32

Page Types

Data Page

Select for pages containing household schedules, institutions, shipping or any larger establishments

1.1. Header

1.1.1. Civil Parish

Located along the top row of the Census enumeration page are Parish, City, Town and Village. Enter as given, for example for the Parish of 'St John Baptist' and City of 'Hereford' please enter both together 'St John Baptist Hereford'


1.2. Data

1.2.1. Schedule Number

Given in the first column of the the enumeration page. Please enter for every member of each household. The schedule number is not the House/Street number, do not duplicate this number in the Street Address column.

1.2.2. Street Address

Data from the second column of the enumeration page. Enter for every member of each household. Do not enter uninhabited properties. If no street address is given, please check the previous image (using Image Navigation controls) otherwise enter the civil parish only. Do not include the word 'continued' if written in the street address.

1.2.3. Forename

In the third column of the enumeration page, extract and enter all forenames, if given, for every person listed. Enter all initials where given.

1.2.4. Surname

In the third column of the enumeration page, enter surname for every person listed.

1.2.5. Relation

In the fourth column of the enumeration page, enter all relationships to the head of the family, where given.

1.2.6. Age

In in sixth and seventh columns of the enumeration page, enter into the Age field. Enter infant ages as eg: 10M, 9W, 3D.

1.2.7. Gender

Enter M (for Male) or F (for Female) according to column the Age has been written in.

1.2.8. Profession

In the eight column of the enumeration page, enter professions as they are written.

1.2.9. Birth County

In the ninth column of the enumeration page, extract the Birth County from the Where Born column if given and if possible. Enter any given country is this column. Do not add any information that is not written on the image.

1.2.10. Birth Parish

In the ninth column of the enumeration page, extract the Birth Parish from the Where Born column if given and if possible. Do not add any information that is not written on the image.

1.2.11. Folio Number

The folio number is a larger printed number located in the very top right corner of every other image, please check previous image to find the correct folio number (it will never be the printed number in the top middle of the page). If no folio is present then the page should contain the previous folio number, there are two pages per folio number. It may be sometimes necessary to check the following page to work out the number.

Unreadable Page

Select Unreadable Image if the image is completely unreadable.

2.1. Header

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2.2. Data

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No Data

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3.1. Header

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3.2. Data

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