The following transcription is of a photocopy of the 1841 census for Altandhu, spelt Altandow then. The transcription and introductory notes were done by Donald MacLeod in Auckland New Zealand, who has ancestors at Altandhu; CONTACT INFO
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The 1841 census rounded down all ages over 15 to the nearest 5 year multiple.
The columns on the 1841 census read;
PLACE Here insert Name of Village, Street, Square, Court, &c. HOUSES Uninhabited or Building Inhabited NAME and SURNAME, SEX and AGE of each Person who abode in each House on the Night of 6th June. NAME and SURNAME AGE Male Female OCCUPATION Of what Profession, Trade, Employment, or whether of Independant Means. WHERE BORN If Born in Scotland, state whether in County or otherwise. Whether Foreigner, or whether Born in England or Ireland
The Place for all the people in the following list is given as Altandoo, all eighteen houses are marked as occupied.
Everyone except the Lamonts in household # 10 are marked as born in the County.
The data took up pages 1 to 5 of Enumeration District 15, I have noted the pagebreaks, but not the pagenumbers.
A notes file for this transcription will be added later.
The numbering system is based on the year of the decennial census (1841 in this case), with a hyphen to the number the enumerater used to identify the household that year. The 1841 census did not include schedule numbers as later censuses did so I have numbered them in the order they were enumerated (Altandhu 41-1 to 41-18). Internal jump tables such as the one that follows omit the year prefix.
John McLean 50 Fisher & Crofter Kenneth McLean 15 " " Donald McLean 10 John McLean 5 Hugh McLean 5 Catherine McLean 45 Chirsty McLean 3Notes on this Household.
Dond. McKenzie 35 Fisher & Crofter Jno. McKenzie 6 " " Angus McKenzie 3 Ronalda? McKenzie 40 Flory McKenzie 5 Catherine McKenzie 1Notes on this Household.
John McKenzie 70 Weaver Rodk. McKenzie 10 Dond. McKenzie 10 Angus McKenzie 5 Ann McKenzie 50 Hanna McKenzie 10Notes on this Household.
John McLean 60 Fisher & Crofter Murdo. McLean 20 Rodk. McLean 15 Ann McLean 20 Hanna McLean 10 Rachael McLean 5 -- page break --Notes on this Household.
Dun McLean 35 Crofter & fisher Jno. McLean 5 Rodk. McLean 3 Isabella McLean 10 Catherine McLean 20 F.S.Notes on this Household.
Jno. McLean 30 Crofter & Fisher Kenneth McLean 3 Jas. McLean 1 Flora McLean 25Notes on this Household.
Mary McLean 25 Crofter & Widow Jno. McLean 4 Rodk. McLean 2 Doliena McLeod 10 F.S.Notes on this Household.
Chirsty McLean 35 SpinsterNotes on this Household.
Murdo. McLean 50 Crofter & Fisher Kth. McLean 20 Jno. McLean 15 Dun McLean 14 Murdo. McLean 10 Dond. McLean 5 Annabella McLean 40 Mary McLean 8 Ann McLean 5 -- page break --Notes on this Household.
Angus Lamont 40 Schoolmaster Mary Lamont 12 Neil Lamont 9 Hugh Lamont 7 Grace Lamont 4 Joseph Lamont 1 Isabell Graham 25 F.S.Notes on this Household.
Alexr. McLean 50 Fisher & Crofter Wm. McLean 15 Alex McLean 10 Kth. McLean 7 Ann McLean 50 Mary McLean 5Notes on this Household.
Murdo. McLean 60 Fisher & Crofter Murdo. McLean 20 Kth. McLean 20 Rodk. McLean 15 Isabella McLean 55 Isabella McLean 25Notes on this Household.
Catherine McLeod 45 Crofter & Widow Alex McLeod 20 Do & Fisher Dond. McLeod 15 Murdo. McLeod 15 Kth. McLeod 14 Angus McLeod 10 -- page break --Notes on this Household.
Alex McLean 35 Tenant Mary McLean 25 Chirsty McLean 6 Rachel McLean 3 Dond. McLean 6? months Margaret McLean 50? ?.S. Kth. McKenzie 15 M.S.Notes on this Household.
John McLean 60 Fisher & Crofter Jno. McLean 35 " " Murdo. McLean 30 " " Kth. McLean 25 Alex McLean 25 Ann McLean 65 Chirsty McLean 20 ? Margaret McRae 15Notes on this Household.
Catherine McKenzie 80 Crofter & WidowNotes on this Household.
Jno. McLean 80 Fisher & Crofter Murdo. McLean 35 " " Kth. McLean 30 " " Margt. McLean 60 " " Ann McLean 25 Henny McLenan 60Notes on this Household.
Jno. McLeod 20 Fisher & Crofter Murdo. McLeod 20 " " Alexr. McLeod 10 " " -- page break -- Rodk. McLeod 5 Fisher & Crofter Mary McLeod 45 Ann McLeod 5Notes on this Household.
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