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Census form
1901
Co. Cork

Updated 12 Apr 2001

Submitted by Michael Cronin and posted here with his kind permission.

I have a photocopy of a 1901 census form which is more or less the same as 1911.

Walls
If walls are of stone, brick, or ???? enter the figure 1 in this column; if
they are of mud, wood, or other perishable material enter the figure 0

Roof
If roof is of slate, iron, or tiles enter the figure 1 in this column; if it
is of thatch, wood, or other perishable material enter the figure 0

Rooms
Enter in this column:- For each house with
One room only the figure 1
2, 3, or 4 rooms - 2
5 or 6 rooms - 3
7, 8, or 9 rooms - 4
10, 11, or 12 rooms - 5
13 or more rooms - 6

Windows in Front
Enter in this column the exact number of windows in front of house

Column 10
Add the figures you have entered in columns 6, 7, 8, & 9 and enter the total for each house in this column

Class of House
When the total in column 10 is
1 or 2 enter 4th
3, 4, or 5 enter 3rd
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, or 11 enter 2nd
12 or over enter 1st


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