For the 1881 Nova Scotia Census - All Counties DESCRIPTION OF COLUMN HEADINGS, from RIGHT to LEFT REMARKS - Usually, a comment entered by the Enumerator. Occasionally, a remark by this lister, to clarify a problem. For example, when the LASTNAME is enumerated "Phail", and it seems probable that the people were actually "McPhail". DBU - Infirmities. D= Deaf and Dumb B= Blind U= Unsound Mind S - School. This person attended school in past year. Indicated by a numeral "1" M - Marital Status. M= Married W= Widow or Widower OCCUPATION - Occupation, Trade, or Profession BRO - Birthplace, Religion, Origin. See BRO_CD_8.TXT BOR - Born. The month of birth of an infant less than one year old; i.e. born in the past year AGE - The age of this person. Usualy expressed in years; but occasionally in years plus fraction: i.e. 2.5 means 2-1/2 years. Infants of less than one year are expressed in months: i.e. 10.12 means 10/12, or that the infant was 10 months old SEX - M= Male, F= Female FIRSTNAME - This person's first (or given) name(s) SE - SEquence. Not specifically itemized on the census, this is the sequence of this person in the family group. I.e. the third person enumerated is SEquence 3, in a Family Group H - Head of Family. The person listed first on the census, assumed to be the Head of Family LASTNAME - This person's last name, as listed on the census FAM - The FAMily number, as listed in the census. Indicates the sequence in which enumeration occurred, by family DWE - The DWElling number, as listed in the census. Note that some dwellings have more than one FAMily DIST - The Census Enumeration DISTrict. See A81DIST.TXT (Antigonish County) or I81DIST.TXT (Inverness County). This is a four-letter mnenomic representing the name of the District. C0 - COunty. The Country wherethe census was enumerated. See CO_CD_81.TXT for the numbers assigned to each County RCD - RECord number. An arbitrary number assigned by the computer to this record. It may not appear on your listing.
Transcribed by George N. McInnis, an SOCCGS club member, from the LDS microfilm of the hand written Census records.
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