Updated 23 June, 2014
Trouble deciphering any words
The rule is really if you cannot decipher a word within 30 seconds
of looking at it make
Type it in and put an
in the query column and in the notes column
put a very
The Checker will then pick up the Query "X" and have a look at it and make a choice
Stages... that a single PIECE Number goes through
Occupation Status for the 1891 CENSUS ONLY : Column R
On the Census image page you will see that it has 3 columns: numbers 12, 13 & 14.
These 3 columns will normally have a tick or an X , or it will
be empty, in one of the
FreeCEN transcribes this DATA into one column. That is Column R on your spreadsheet.
Please do not make assumptions.
If these columns are empty then you enter nothing in
A tick or x in Column 12 you enter an R = employeR
A tick or x in Column 13 you enter an E = employeE
A tick or x in Column 14 you enter an N = Not employer/employee
If a person is marked for both employeR and employee then please enter R
1891 Census : Column Q
Because of the use of Column R, Column Q the Occupation, has to
When the letters R E & N get converted at the next stage, they will use up to 6 digits.
Therefore in the Occupation column Q we only have 24 digits to use instead of the normal 30 Digits.
This is to make sure that all the DATA can fit into the DATABASE when it gets uploaded.
you entered in Column R will get converted to (Em’er)
· The E you entered in Column R will look like this (Em’ee) : Errand Boy(Em'ee)
· The N you entered in Column R will look like this (Notem) : Carter(Notem)
It has been found that where HOUSEHOLDS go over to the next
page some transcriber’s
"Relationship to Head" - Standard Abbreviations
|great aunt||gtaunt||servant||servnt||wife's dau||wifdau|
|great uncle||gtuncl||sister||sister||wife's son||wifson|
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