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October  2014

alisonc
Alison Cdave
Dave
janet
Janet B
jean
Jean
johnp
John P
Graham
Graham
vivienne
Vivienne

Hello again,
      Although the number of team members "on the reserve list" is necessarily increasing as we run out of transcription images, the process is continuing, and we have another piece on line this month. Piece 1639 covers Burwash, Lamberhurst, Ticehurst and so on.  Work started on it in April last year, so you may not remember if you were one of those who contributed to it - but thanks anyway!  That's thanks from us and also from FreeCEN's Exec, who've asked us to pass on their congratulations and thanks.  Many of you will have seen that message in the FreeCEN Helpers' list. If you're not signed up to the list  it's well worth subscribing in order to be up to date with the bigger picture of the FreeCEN project. Send a "subscribe" message to UK-CENSUS-HELPERS-request@rootsweb.com and they'll add you to the list.
   Best wishes to you all,
Simon and Chris


Progress Report
The 1891 Census for Sussex has been completed by another FreeCEN Team, and
the 1881 Census is already available without charge thanks to the LDS.  The Censuses for 1861 and 1871 were completed by this team. 

Census Year
1851
Pieces in the Census
   21  (approx 100 sections)
Pieces on line
8(7)
Population of Sussex on line
38%(33%)
Pieces being transcribed
14 sections (15)
Pieces waiting to be checked
4 sections (2)
Pieces being checked
2 sections (2)
Pieces being validated or waiting to go on line
20 sections (24)
(Numbers in brackets are last month's figures)
  Latest National Update: 2nd October.  26.7million entries now on line.


reminder
1) If you're marking a schedule as unoccupied (U), in course of construction (B) or not used (N) in column H you don't need to put anything in columns G-Y.  The computer will ignore it if you do, anyway!
2) We have no more images available from FreeCEN to send out to you. If you have your own access to images of the Census pages please let us know so we can plan ahead a little.  (If you've already done this there's no need to do it again.)


A Useful Definition
Dave found this comment from the enumerator at the end of one of the Census pieces:
"The word labourer implies those who do not confine themselves to any
particular employment."
[as distinct from Farm Labourer, Agricultural labourer etc]


Links
teamwork
The Team
Eng In England
Simon and Chris,   Marianne, Neal*, Jan, Susan and June, all  in Sussex, Graham in Berkshire, Barry in Buckinghamshire, Sue R* and Janet B  in Hampshire, Richard* in Tyne & Wear, John P* in Norfolk, Jean* in Surrey, Fiona in Yorkshire, and Keith in Kent.
scot In Scotland
Janet M in Caithness
france In France
Vivienne in the Dordogne
In Australia
  Iris* in WA, Alison C in NSW, Denis in Victoria
In the USA 
Karen in California,  Donna in Michigan
In Canada
Dave in BC,
sweden In Sweden
Lynne in Bullaren

* Inactive at present
(The "reserve list")


A Puzzle for the Postman

Postman
Last month we asked for your interpretations of these.  The answers are,
Plycomb
Pyecomb
Hunterpoint
Hurstpierpoint
Curdford
Kirdford
Aniker
Halnaker
Awkerst (Kent)
Hawkhurst
Arton Lye
Ardingly

Sarsomend
Er...we don't know!

What's in a Name?
This month we found a young lady in West Wittering called
 Adminition
If this was meant to be "Admonition" we wondered who was being told off?

Better Than Nothing
Mr Anderson of Queens Road Brighton gives his birthplace as,
"England I Believe"

keith
Keith
Lynne
Lynne
marianne
Marianne
jan
Jan
barryBarrySimon and Chris
Simon and Chris
who?
...and who's next?