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Most of the work on these census transcriptions has been done by previous Coordinator, Jim Baird, and his team of volunteers. A vey big thank-you to Jim and to all who have contributed to getting Renfrewshire online!

The 1841 census is now completed — the remaining three parts went online in April.

The 1851 census is now complete. With grateful thanks to Jim Baird and all the volunteers involved.

The 1861 census pieces need validating — they have now begun to go online.

The 1871 census has been transcribed — the pieces need to be checked and validated, which we will do as soon as we can.

Rena Mitchell (Scotland Coordinator)

1871 PROJECT STATUS

Last updated 27 Aug 2017

The progress of each 1871 parish through the transcription process.
No. Parish number Parish Name Division Transcriber Checker Validator Online
559 Abbey (Paisley) EDs 1–7 Betty Ainsworth Brenda Pollock
EDs 8–14 Betty Ainsworth Yes
EDs 15–22 Betty Ainsworth Brenda Pollock
EDs 23–30 Betty Ainsworth Brenda Pollock
EDs 31–35 + Lwd EDs 1–4 Betty Ainsworth Brenda Pollock
Landward EDs 5–11 Cathy Morrison Yes
Johnstone EDs 1–4 Elaine Smit Yes
Johnstone EDs 5–8 Cathy Morrison Yes
Johnstone EDs 9–12 Cathy Morrison Yes
560 Cathcart EDs 1–5 Cathy Morrison Yes
EDs 6–10 Cathy Morrison Yes
561 Eaglesham EDs 1–6 Betty Ainsworth Tandy Muir-Warden
562 Eastwood EDs 1–4 Betty Ainsworth Yes
EDs 5–8 Betty Ainsworth Yes
EDs 9–13 Betty Ainsworth Yes
EDs 14–18 Betty Ainsworth John Dunlop
563 Erskine EDs 1–3 Betty Ainsworth Tandy Muir-Warden
564 Greenock East EDs 1–7 Cathy Morrison Carolyn W
East EDs 7–13 Cathy Morrison Yes
East EDs 14–18 Cathy Morrison Yes
East EDs 19–23 Cathy Morrison Yes
East ED 24 + Lwd EDs 1–3 Cathy Morrison Yes
Middle EDs 1–6 David Churchward Brenda Pollock
Middle EDs 7–14 David Churchward Brenda Pollock
Middle EDs 15–21 David Churchward Tandy Muir-Warden
West EDs 1–5 David Churchward John Dunlop
West EDs 6–11 David Churchward Tandy Muir-Warden
West EDs 12–17 David Churchward Margaret Singleton
West EDs 18–21 David Churchward Brenda Pollock
West EDs 22–26 David Churchward Brenda Pollock
West EDs 27–32 David Churchward Brenda Pollock
West EDs 33–36 David Churchward Brenda Pollock
West EDs 37–43 David Churchward Brenda Pollock
West EDs 44–51 + Lwd EDs 1–2 David Churchward Margaret Shand
565 Houston & Killellan EDs 1–5 Alex Armstrong Yes
566 Inchinnan EDs 1–3 Cathy Morrison Yes
567 Inverkip EDs 1–4 + Gourock EDs 1–4 Deborah Adles Joan H
568 Kilbarchan EDs 1–8 Alex Armstrong Yes
EDs 9–14 Alex Armstrong Yes
569 Kilmalcolm EDs 1–6 Donna Wilson Yes
570 Lochwinnoch EDs 1–9 Debby Hallett June Duncan
571 Mearns EDs 1–9 Donna Wilson Michael Avery
Debby Hallett
572 Neilston EDs 1–8 John Wallace Yes
ED 9 + Barrhead EDs 1–5 Helen Wallace Ross Phinn
Barrhead EDs 6–10 Helen Wallace Margaret Singleton
573 Paisley High EDs 1–8 Betty Ainsworth Brenda Pollock
High EDs 9–15 John Wallace Brenda Pollock
High EDs 16–22 Betty Ainsworth
High EDs 23–30 Betty Ainsworth
Middle EDs 1–8 Betty Ainsworth June Duncan
Middle EDs 9–16 Betty Ainsworth Yes
Middle EDs 17–20 Betty Ainsworth Margaret Shand
Low EDs 21–30 Betty Ainsworth Margaret Shand
Low ED 31 + PI Betty Ainsworth Christine Brown
574 Port Glasgow EDs 1–5 Betty Ainsworth Brenda Pollock
EDs 6–10 Betty Ainsworth Pamela Wills
EDs 11–15 + Lwd ED 1 Betty Ainsworth Margaret Shand
575 Renfrew EDs 1–4 Betty Ainsworth Margaret Shand
EDs 5–7 + Lwd EDs 1–3 Betty Ainsworth Margaret Shand
Records online 0
Completed Divisions by stage (out of 60) 60 47 0 0

1861 PROJECT STATUS

Last updated 27 Aug 2017

The progress of each 1861 parish through the transcription process.
No. Parish number Parish Name Division Transcriber Checker Validator Online
559 Abbey (Paisley) EDs 1–8 Leonie Auld Yes Rena M Yes
EDs 9–16 Leonie Auld Yes Rena M Yes
EDs 17–25 Janet Farmer Yes Rena M Yes
EDs 26–34 Kathleen Cockburn Yes Rena M Yes
Landward EDs 1–7 + PI Walter Jones Yes Rena M Yes
Landward EDs 8–12 Elaine Smit Yes
Johnstone EDs 1–5 Hugh McInally Yes
Johnstone EDs 6–11 Betty Ainsworth Yes
560 Cathcart EDs 1–7 Kathleen Cockburn Yes Rena M Yes
561 Eaglesham EDs 1–6 Betty Ainsworth Yes Rena M Yes
562 Eastwood EDs 1–4 Helen Wallace Yes Rena M Yes
EDs 5–8 Victoria Dandie Yes Rena M Yes
EDs 9–13 Betty Ainsworth Yes Rena M Yes
563 Erskine EDs 1–3 Betty Ainsworth Yes Rena M Yes
564 Greenock East EDs 1–6 Betty Ainsworth Yes
East EDs 7–14 Tracey Blatch Yes
East EDs 15–23 Irene Bantin Yes
West EDs 1–9 David Warncken Yes
West EDs 10–19 Betty Ainsworth Yes
West EDs 20–28 Leonie Auld Yes
West EDs 29–37 Walter Jones Yes
West EDs 38–44 Walter Jones Yes
West EDs 45–54 + PI Walter Jones Yes
Middle EDs 1–8 David Churchward Yes
Middle EDs 9–16 David Churchward Yes
Middle EDs 18–21 Irene Bantin Yes
565 Houston & Killellan EDs 1–5 Alex Armstrong Yes Rena M Yes
566 Inchinnan EDs 1–3 Paula Fishburn Yes Rena M Yes
567 Inverkip EDs 1–4 + Gourock EDs 1–4 Kathleen Cockburn Yes Rena M Yes
568 Kilbarchan EDs 1–8 Alex Armstrong Yes Rena M Yes
EDs 9–14 Alex Armstrong Yes Rena M Yes
569 Kilmalcolm EDs 1–6 Helen Wallace Yes Rena M Yes
570 Lochwinnoch EDs 1–9 Gillian Adams Yes Rena M Yes
571 Mearns EDs 1–9 John Taylor Yes Rena M Yes
572 Neilston EDs 1–8 Victoria Dandie Yes
EDs 9–13 John Wallace Yes
EDs 14–19 Johan Lochridge Yes
573 Paisley High EDs 1–8 Betty Ainsworth Yes
High EDs 9–16 Betty Ainsworth Yes
High EDs 17–24 Betty Ainsworth Yes
High EDs 25–31 Betty Ainsworth Yes
Low EDs 1–8 Betty Ainsworth Yes
Low EDs 9–17 + PI Betty Ainsworth Yes
Middle EDs 1–8 Betty Ainsworth Yes
Middle EDs 9–16 Betty Ainsworth Yes
Middle EDs 17 + PI Betty Ainsworth Yes
574 Port Glasgow EDs 1–8 Kathy Holder Yes Rena M Yes
EDs 9–16 John Taylor Yes Rena M Yes
575 Renfrew EDs 1–10 John Taylor Yes Rena M Yes
Total (est.) 167,800
Records online 70,787
Completed by stage 42%

1851 PROJECT STATUS

Last updated 20 Sep 2016

The progress of each 1851 parish through the transcription process.
No. Parish number Parish Name Division Transcriber Checker Validator Online
559 Abbey (Paisley) 1 Donna Aitken Yes Yes Yes
2 David Churchward Yes Yes Yes
3 April Stralko Yes Yes Yes
4 Kathleen Cockburn Yes Yes Yes
5 Walter Jones Yes Yes Yes
6 Johan Lochridge Yes Yes Yes
7 Hugh McInally Yes Yes Yes
560 Cathcart Irene Bantin Yes Yes Yes
561 Eaglesham Angela McMurtry Yes Yes Yes
562 Eastwood 1 Roy Hopkins Yes Yes Yes
2 Karen Tregenza Yes Yes Yes
563 Erskine Dianne Baird Yes Yes Yes
564 Greenock East 1 Margaret Elsey Yes Rena M Yes
East 2 Margaret Elsey Yes Rena M Yes
Middle 1 David Churchward Yes Yes Yes
Middle 2 David Churchward Yes Rena M Yes
Middle 3 David Churchward Yes Rena M Yes
West 1 Margaret Elsey Yes Yes Yes
West 2 Margaret Elsey Yes Yes Yes
West 3 Margaret Elsey Yes Yes Yes
West 4 Margaret Elsey Yes Yes Yes
West 5 Margaret Elsey Yes Yes Yes
West 6 David Churchward Yes Yes Yes
West 7 David Churchward Yes Yes Yes
565 Houston & Killellan Russell Fraser Yes Yes Yes
566 Inchinnan Dianne Baird Yes Yes Yes
567 Inverkip Julie Dufault Yes Yes Yes
568 Kilbarchan Hugh McInally Yes Yes Yes
569 Kilmalcolm Hugh McInally Yes Yes Yes
570 Lochwinnoch Kathleen Cockburn Yes Yes Yes
571 Mearns Betty Ainsworth Yes Yes Yes
572 Neilston 1 Donated [1] Yes Yes Yes
2 Donated [1] Yes Yes Yes
3 Donated [1] Yes Yes Yes
573 Paisley High 1 John Taylor Yes Rena M Yes
High 2 Gillian Adams Yes Rena M Yes
High 3 David Churchward Yes Rena M Yes
High 4 Jeannie Cunningham Yes Rena M Yes
Low 1 Michele McKenna Yes Yes Yes
Low 2 Ian Nisbet Yes Yes Yes
Middle 1 John Taylor Yes Yes Yes
Middle 2 John Taylor Yes Rena M Yes
Middle 3 Carolyn Wilkinson Yes Rena M Yes
574 Port Glasgow 1 Kathy Holder Yes Yes Yes
2 Kathy Holder Yes Yes Yes
575 Renfrew Christine Wurtz Yes Yes Yes
Records online 157,474
Completed Divisions by stage (out of 46) 46 46 46 46

Footnotes

  1. Donated in memory of Peter Johnstone (died 30 Sep 2004) of the Barrhead & Neilston Historical Society, who transcribed this parish over 6 years from visits to the Mitchell and Barrhead Libraries.

1841 PROJECT STATUS

Last updated 07 Apr 2017

The progress of each 1841 parish through the transcription process.
No. Parish number Parish Name Division Transcriber Checker Validator Online
559 Abbey 1 Virginia Payne Yes Yes Yes
2 Marg Pratt Yes Yes Yes
3 Marg Pratt Yes Yes Yes
4 Virginia Payne Yes Yes Yes
560 Cathcart Irene Bantin Yes Yes Yes
561 Eaglesham Angela McMurtry Yes Yes Yes
562 Eastwood 1 Mike Dowding Yes Yes Yes
2 Roy Hopkins Yes Yes Yes
563 Erskine Dianne Baird Yes Yes Yes
564 Greenock New 1 Margaret Elsey Yes Rena M Yes
New 2 Margaret Elsey Yes Rena M Yes
New 3 Margaret Elsey Yes Rena M Yes
Old 1 Margaret Elsey Yes Yes Yes
Old 2 Margaret Elsey Yes Yes Yes
East 1 Margaret Elsey Yes Yes Yes
East 2 Elenore Chamberland Yes Yes Yes
565 Houston & Killellan Dianne Baird Yes Yes Yes
566 Inchinnan Dianne Baird Yes Yes Yes
567 Inverkip Julie Dufault Yes Yes Yes
568 Kilbarchan Rik Todd Yes Yes Yes
569 Kilmalcolm Dianne Baird Yes Yes Yes
570 Lochwinnoch Margaret Elsey Yes Yes Yes
571 Mearns Valerie Burns Yes Yes Yes
572 Neilston 1 Marg Anderson Yes Yes Yes
2 Marg Anderson Yes Yes Yes
573 Paisley High 1 Dottie Smiley Yes Yes Yes
High 2 Margaret Elsey Yes Yes Yes
Middle 1 Dottie Smiley Yes Yes Yes
Middle 2 Margaret Elsey Yes Yes Yes
Low 1 Eva Nolan Yes Yes Yes
Low 2 Virginia Payne Yes Yes Yes
574 Port Glasgow Elenore Chamberland Yes Yes Yes
575 Renfrew Jan Kainer Yes Yes Yes
Records online 153,832
Completed Divisions by stage (out of 33) 33 33 33 33