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Scotland MountainsCensus 1861 Scotland

An 1861 census image is a digital image comprising a double page of the original enumeration book, containing the member of a household in which you are interested. Other households will also appear on the image.

The 1861 Census for Scotland was taken on the night of 7/8 April 1861.

A census image contains the following information for each person in a household on census night:

County and District 
Relation to head of family 
Condition (i.e. married, unmarried, widow or widower) 
Rank, profession or occupation
Where born
Whether Blind or Deaf and dumb

There is also a column in the 1861 census indicating the number of children aged 5-13 attending school, and also one giving the number of rooms in the house with one or more windows.

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