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The table is saved as a "csv" file format which can be viewed in Excel or any other spreadsheet program

The Table of Strays looks complicated but it's not when you read it properly it quite simple

The text bit is the most confusing - you will notice that after each phrase there is a /

So the entry

 

O  C  ABEL ELIZABETH  SV/14/HOUSE SERVANT/GELLIGAER/TYN-Y-COED[1861 PENCELLI BRE 4213 F49P3]

 

O  - Event = Other

C = Census

ABEL ELIZABETH

SV/ Servant

14/  Age 14

HOUSE SERVANT/

GELLIGAER/  Parish

TYN-Y-COED House or Village

[1861 PENCELLI BRE 4213 F49P3]  1861 Census folio & page No.

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The entry is now in word - highlight it

 

O

C

ABEL ELIZABETH

SV/14/HOUSE SERVANT/GELLIGAER/TYN-Y-COED[1861 PENCELLI BRE 4213 F49P3]

 

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O C ABEL ELIZABETH SV/14/HOUSE SERVANT/GELLIGAER/TYN-Y-COED[1861 PENCELLI BRE 4213 F49P3]

 

Where you see the / hit the enter key and your entry will appear as below

 

O  - Event = Other

C = Census

ABEL ELIZABETH

SV/  Servant

14/  aged 14

HOUSE SERVANT/

GELLIGAER/   The Parish

TYN-Y-COED   House or village

 

[1861 PENCELLI BRE 4213 F49P3]  date of census with Folio and page Nos.