The following transcription is of a photocopy of the 1861 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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This census was done on 7 April 1861.
The columns on the 1861 census include;
No. of Schedule Road, Street, &c., and No. or Name of House. Name and Surname of each Person. Relation to Head of Family. Condition. Age of Males. Females. Rank, Profession, or Occupation. Where Born. (to save space I only note those few born other than "RossShire Coigagh") It also has columns I have not included; "Whether Blind, or Deaf and Dumb." "No. of Children from 5 to 15 attending School." "No. of Rooms with one or more Windows." The count of rooms with windows was invariably one or two per household.
A 'notes' file for this data is under construction.
I have identified the households by using a prefix of "61" to denote the 1861 census data, and a suffix which is the enumerator's schedule number.
William McLeod Head Mar 55 Tenant Ann Do Wife Mar 44 Roderick Do Son Un 20 Tenants Son Murdo Do Son Un 9 Scholar John Do Son 7 Do Christina McLeod Mother W 81Notes on this Household.
Isabella McLeod Head Mar 48 Wife of a Tenant Roderick Do Son 12 Scholar Christina Do Daur 8 Do Isabella McLeod was born in Assynt, Sutherland Shire.Notes on this Household.
Duncan McLean Head Mar 53 Tenant Mary McLean Wife Mar 48 Kenneth Do Son Un 17 Ag Lab John McLean Son 15 Catherine Do Daur 13 Alexander Do Son 9Notes on this Household.
John McLean Head Mar 47 Tenant Flora Do Wife Mar 42 Kenneth Do Son Un 18 Ag Lab Roderick Do Son Un 16 Do Do Isabella Do Daur 13 -- page break -- Christina McLean Daur 6 Flora McLean was born in Sutherland Shire, P.N.K. (Parish not known)Notes on this Household.
Ann McLean Head W 75 William Do Son Un 40 Fisherman Mary Do Daur Un 36 Genl. Servt.Notes on this Household.
Murdo McLeod Head Mar 32 Fisherman Mary Do Wife Mar 30 Roderick Do Son 3 Catherine Do Mother W 65 Christina McLeod Servt. Un 15 Domestic Servt.Notes on this Household.
Mary McLean Head W 62 Pauper, Formerly wife of a Tenant Mary McLean was born in Assynt, Sutherland Shire.Notes on this Household.
Murdoch McLeod Head Mar 42 Fisherman Isabella McLeod Wife Mar 36 Mary Do Daur 8 Scholar Alexander Do Son 6 Do John Do Son 3 Henny Do Daur 2 Mo Ann Do Sister Un 27 Domestic Servt.Notes on this Household.
Alexr. McLeod Head Mar 42 Tenant Flora Do Wife Mar 32 Anne Do Daur 6 Scholar John Do Son 4 Alexander Do Son 3 Mo John Do Father Widr 84Notes on this Household.
John McLean Head Mar 52 Fisherman Ann Do Wife Mar 44 -- page break -- Donald McLean Son 13 Scholar Mary Do Daur 11 Do John Do Son 8 Do Alexander Do Son 4 Kenneth Stewart Lodger Un 17 Ag. Lab Kenneth Stewart was born in UllapoolNotes on this Household.
Martha McLeod Head Un 62 Domestic Servt. Martha McLeod was born in Inverness Shire, P.N.K. (Parish not known)Notes on this Household.
Kenneth McLean Head Mar 35 Fisherman Janet Do Wife Mar 31 Christina Do Daur 4 Catherine Do Mother W 64 Donald Do Brother Un 31 Ag Lab Hugh Do Brother Un 25 Ag LabNotes on this Household.
Kenneth McLean Head Mar 49 Tenant Christina Do Wife Mar 44 Duncan Do Son 10 } Ann Do Daur 8 }Scholar Isabella Do Daur 6 Donald Do Son 4Notes on this Household.
Alexander McLean Head Mar 61 Tenant Isabella Do Wife Mar 45 Roderick Do Son Mar 18 Ag Lab Alexander Do Son 14 Scholar Mary Do Daur 8 Do Murdo Do Son 6 Do John Do Son 3 -- page break --Notes on this Household.
Murdoch McLean Head Mar 79 Tenant Anabella Do Wife Mar 73 Murdoch Do Son Un 30 Ag Lab Rachel Do Daur Un 32 Domestic Servt Malcolm Do G.Son 8 Scholar Ann Do G.Daur 5Notes on this Household.
Murdoch McLeod Head Mar 28 Fisherman Mary Do Wife Mar 27Notes on this Household.
Duncan McLean Head Mar 36 Fisherman Lexy Do Wife Mar 34 Hannah Do Daur 2 John Do Son 2 wksNotes on this Household.
Christina Do Head Mar 44 Shoemaker's wife John Do Son Un 19 Ag Lab Kenneth Do Son Un 17 Ag Lab Donald Do Son 14 Herd boy Ellen Do Daur 12 Scholar Alexander Do Son 10 Do Ann Do Daur 8 Do Margt. Do Daur 3 George Do Visitor Un 65 TailorNotes on this Household.
Christina McLean Head Un 64 Pauper Formerly Domestc.Servt.Notes on this Household.
Catherine McLean Head Un 65 Pauper Formerly a Domestic Servt. Ann Do Sister Un 63 Pauper Do Do John Do Nephew Un 23 Tailor -- page break --Notes on this Household.
Kenneth Stewart Head Mar 67 Tenant Ann Do Wife Mar 55 Mary Do Daur Un 26 Genl. Servant Jane Do Daur Un 20 Do Do Donald Do Son Un 17 Ag. Lab Duncan Do Son 15 Herd boyNotes on this Household.
Murdo McLean Head Mar 54 Tenant Catherine Do Wife Mar 48 Murdo Do Son 15 Tenant's Son John Do Son 13 Tenant's Son Ann Do Daur 12 Tenant's Daur Donald Do Son Scholar Christina Do Daur 8 Do Alexr. Do Son 6Notes on this Household.
Inmates Absent only on 7th AprilNotes on this Household.
Ann McLean Head W 70 Widow of a Tenant Mary Do Gr.Daur 7 Scholar Mary Ann Do Gr.Daur 5 Do Ann McLean was born in Assynt, Sutherland Shire.Notes on this Household.
Donald McKenzie Head Mar 56 Woolen Weaver Rachel McKenzie Wife Mar 55 Flora Do Daur Un 26 Genl. Servt Angus Do Son Un 23 Ag Lab Kenneth Do Son Un 17 Do DoNotes on this Household.
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