After City or Borough of write the name, if the District is in a City
or Borough; if not, draw a line through
those Words, or through whichever of the two the District does not belong to.
After Parish or Township of write
the name ; if there is no Township in the Parish, draw a line through Township ; if it is a Township, write
name of the Township, and draw a line through Parish. If it is
Extra-Parochial, draw a line through Parish
Township of, and write Extra-Parochial
over those words, and after it the name.
In the column headed Place, write the name of the house
(if it has a name), or of the street or other part of the
town, or of the village, hamlet, or extra-parochial place in which it stands,
opposite to the mark denoting each house, or
the first house in the street, &c., and write do. Opposite to every other in the same street, &c.
Houses. Insert houses uninhabited or building in the manner shewn in the Example, writing 1U or 1B,
as the case may be, in the proper column, opposite to the uninhabited house
to which each stands nearest. Every house
which is unoccupied at the time of your visit and is believed not to have
been slept in the night before, may be inserted
as uninhabited. New houses, not yet inhabited, may be inserted as Building. Where there is a row of
the total number may be inserted before the letter B. instead of the separate
insertion of each.
By House is meant Dwelling-House
; and every building in which any person habitually sleeps must be consi-
dered as a dwelling-house; but buildings, such as
churches or warehouses, or any others, which were never used or
intended to be used as dwelling-houses, must not be inserted.
Names of each Person who abode
therein the preceding night. Insert, without distinction or
omission, every living person who abode or slept in each house. Leave no
blank spaces between the names, but enter
each immediately after the one preceding it, so that each page may contain
25. Set down one after the other those
who have the same surname, beginning with the heads of the family, and put no
others between them. As long as
the surname is the same do not repeat it, but write do. Where there are more Christian names than one, as
John William, or Maria Louisa, write down only the first.
When the person is a Peer or
Peeress, the title may be written instead of the name. The words Lord, Lady,
Sir, Rt.Hon. Hon. May be
put before the names of those to whom they belong.
If no Christian name has been
given to an infant write n. k.
for not known, as in the Example.
If, as may happen in a lodging-house or inn, a person who slept there the
night before, has gone away early and the
name is not known, write n. k.
where the name should have been.
At the end of the names of each
family draw a line thus / as in the
Example. At the end of the names of the
inmates in each house draw a double line thus //
Age and Sex. Write the age of each person opposite to the name
in one of two the columns headed
Males and Females, according to the sex.
Write the age of every person
under 15 years of age as it is stated to you. For persons aged 15 years and
upwards, write the lowest of the term of 5 years within which the age is.
And so on up to the greatest ages.
Profession, Trade, Employment,
or of Independent Means. Men, or widows, or single women, having
no profession or calling, but living on their means, may be inserted as
independent, which may be written shortly,
The profession, &c., of wives, or
of sons or daughters with their husbands or parents, and assisting them,
but not apprenticed or receiving wages, need not be set down.
All persons serving in her
Majestys Land service as officers
or privates in the Line, Cavalry, Engineers, or Artillery,
may be entered as Army, without
any statement of their rank, adding H.P.
for Half-Pay, and P. for Pensioner.
All persons belonging to Her majestys Sea
service, including Marines, may be entered as Navy, adding H.P.
for Half-Pay, and P. for Pensioner.
All domestic servants may be
entered as M.S. for Male Servant, or F.S. for Female Servant,
ment of their particular duties, as whether butler,
groom, gardener, housekeeper, cook, &c., &c.
Insert all other professions, trades, or employments, as they are described
by the parties, or by others on their behalf,
writing J. for Journeyman, Ap. for Apprentice, and Sh. for Shopman, after
the statement of the trade of those who
are such. Master need not be inserted ; every one will be so considered who is not
entered as journeyman or apprentice.
Time may be saved by writing the
following words, shortly thus, M.
for Manufacturer, m. for Maker, as
Shoe m. for Shoemaker, Cl. for Clerk, Ag. lab. for Agricultural
labourer, which may include all farming servants
and labourers in husbandry. Use no other marks or abbreviations but those
Rank, or any such terms as Esq. or Gentleman, must not be entered in this column.
Whether in Scotland, Ireland, or
Foreign Parts. Write in this column, S.
for those who were born in Scotland ;
I. for those born in Ireland ; and F. for Foreigners.
This latter mark is to be used only for those who are subjects
of some Foreign State, and not for British subjects who happen to have been
Where born. Whether in the same County. Write opposite to each
name (except those of Irish, Scotch,
or Foreigners,) Y. or N. for Yes or No, as the case
Enter the Totals at the bottom of
each page as in the Example, and enter and add up all the Totals in the
summary in the last page. This may be
done at home, and must be written with ink.
The entries in the pages of the
Enumeration Schedule (except the Totals) may be written with a pencil, which
be furnished for that purpose. All
that is written in the 3 pages following them must be with ink.