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Census of England, Wales and Islands in the British Seas, 1931

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(31 pages) Small Enumeration Book for England and Wales
(Page 1) Front cover page
(Page 2) Reverse of cover page with Census Calendar, 1931
(Page 3) Memorandum regarding shortage of large enumeration books
(Page 4) Table of contents
(Page 5) Pages ii and iii. Description of the enumeration district
(Page 6) Page iv. Instructions to enumerators
(Page 7) Page v. Instructions to enumerators
(Page 8) Page vi. Instructions to enumerators
(Page 9) Page vii. Instructions to enumerators
(Page 10) Page viii. Instructions to enumerators
(Page 11) Page ix. Instructions to enumerators
(Page 12) Page x. Instructions to enumerators
(Page 13) Page xi. Instructions to enumerators
(Page 14) Page xii. Instructions to enumerators
(Page 15) Page xiii. Instructions to enumerators
(Page 16) Page xiv. Instructions to enumerators
(Page 17) Page xv. Appendix I. Procedure for filling up the schedule
(Page 18) Page xvi. Appendix II. Special note on the subject of occupation and industry
(Page 19) Page xvii. Appendix II. Special note on the subject of occupation and industry
(Page 20) Page xviii. Appendix II. Special note on the subject of occupation and industry
(Page 21) Page xix. Appendix II. Special note on the subject of occupation and industry
(Page 22) Page xx. Appendix II. Special note on the subject of occupation and industry
(Page 23) Page xxi. Appendix II. Special note on the subject of occupation and industry
(Page 24) Page xxii. Appendix II. Special note on the subject of occupation and industry
(Page 25) Page xxiii. Appendix II. Special note on the subject of occupation and industry
(Page 26) Pages xxiv and xxv. Enumeration record sample page
(Page 27) Page 1. Enumeration record (Note that this is the first of ten pages)
(Page 28) Page xvi. Abstract of record
(Page 29) Page xxvii. Summary of totals for divided districts
(Page 30) Page xxviii. Extract from Order in Council
(Page 31) Back cover with extracts from census acts and regulations
(40 pages) Census schedules
(Page 1) E schedule for English households. Page 1
(Page 2) E schedule for English households. Page 2
(Page 3) EE schedule for English households. Large schedule for 37 names
(Page 4) EEE schedule for English households. Large schedule for 67 names
(Page 5) W schedule for Welsh households (in English). Page 1
(Page 6) W schedule for Welsh households (in English). Page 2
(Page 7) WW schedule for Welsh households (in English). Large schedule for 37 names
(Page 8) WWW schedule for Welsh households (in English). Large schedule for 67 names
(Page 9) C schedule for Welsh households (in Welsh). Page 1
(Page 10) C schedule for Welsh households (in Welsh). Page 2
(Page 11) CC schedule for Welsh households (in Welsh). Large schedule for 37 names
(Page 12) A schedule for households. Channel Islands. Page 1
(Page 13) A schedule for households. Channel Islands. Page 2
(Page 14) AA schedule for households. Channel Islands. Large schedule for 37 names
(Page 15) AS schedule for vessels not enumerated by H.M. Customs officers. Channel Islands. Page 1
(Page 16) AS schedule for vessels not enumerated by H.M. Customs officers. Channel Islands. Page 2
(Page 17) M schedule for households. Isle of Man. Page 1
(Page 18) M schedule for households. Isle of Man. Page 2
(Page 19) MM schedule for households. Isle of Man. Large schedule for 37 names
(Page 20) MS schedule for vessels on inland waters or near the coast. Isle of Man. Page 1
(Page 21) MS schedule for vessels on inland waters or near the coast. Isle of Man. Page 2
(Page 22) S schedule for vessels on inland waters or near the coast. England. Page 1
(Page 23) S schedule for vessels on inland waters or near the coast. England. Page 2
(Page 24) SS schedule for vessels on inland waters or near the coast. England. Large schedule for 70 names
(Page 25) I schedule for Institutions. Page 1
(Page 26) I schedule for Institutions. Page 2
(Page 27) II schedule for Institutions. Large schedule for 70 names
(Page 28) III schedule for Institutions. Large schedule for 190 names
(Page 29) P schedule for prisons. Page 1
(Page 30) P schedule for prisons. Page 2
(Page 31) PP schedule for prisons. Large schedule for 40 names
(Page 32) PP schedule for prisons. Large schedule for 70 names
(Page 33) NMA: Home schedule for all armed forces within Britain. For 140 names. Title page
(Page 34) NMA: Home schedule for all Armed Forces within Britain. Page 1. Return of all officers and all other ranks or ratings in the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Army or Air Force on service
(Page 35) NMA: Home schedule for all Armed Forces within Britain. Page A. Return of all persons other than serving officers and other ranks or ratings enumerated in the preceding pages
(Page 36) NMA: Home schedule for all Armed Forces within Britain. Page B. Return of all persons other than serving officers and other ranks or ratings enumerated in the preceding pages (continued)
(Page 37) NMA: home schedule for Naval, Military and Air Forces within Britain. For 500 names. Title page
(Page 38) NMA: overseas schedule for all British Armed Forces abroad. For 75 names. Title page
(Page 39) NMA: overseas schedule for all British Armed Forces abroad. For 75 names. Page 1
(Page 40) NMA: overseas schedule for all British Armed Forces abroad. For 235 names. Title page
(33 pages) Booklet. Notes on census taking (with particular reference to the census of England and Wales, 1931)
(Page 1) Front cover page
(Page 2) Title page
(Page 3) Page 3. Bibliography
(Page 4) Page 4. History of census-taking
(Page 5) Page 5. History of census-taking
(Page 6) Page 6. History of census-taking
(Page 7) Page 7. General objects of the census
(Page 8) Page 8. General objects of the census
(Page 9) Page 9. General objects of the census
(Page 10) Page 10. Procedure of enumeration and compilation
(Page 11) Page 11. Procedure of enumeration and compilation
(Page 12) Page 12. Procedure of enumeration and compilation
(Page 13) Illustration. Key punch and printing counting sorter machines
(Page 14) Page 13. Procedure of enumeration and compilation
(Page 15) Page 14. Procedure of enumeration and compilation
(Page 16) Page 15. Procedure of enumeration and compilation
(Page 17) Page 16. The census schedule for 1931
(Page 18) Page 17. The census schedule for 1931
(Page 19) Page 18. The census schedule for 1931
(Page 20) Page 19. The census schedule for 1931
(Page 21) Page 20. The census schedule for 1931
(Page 22) Page 21. The census schedule for 1931
(Page 23) Page 22. Special note on the subject of occupation and industry
(Page 24) Page 23. Special note on the subject of occupation and industry
(Page 25) Page 24. Special note on the subject of occupation and industry
(Page 26) Page 25. Special note on the subject of occupation and industry
(Page 27) Page 26. Special note on the subject of occupation and industry
(Page 28) Page 27. Special note on the subject of occupation and industry
(Page 29) Page 28. Special note on the subject of occupation and industry
(Page 30) Page 29. Special note on the subject of occupation and industry
(Page 31) Page 30. Special note on the subject of occupation and industry
(Page 32) E schedule for English households. For 37 names. Page 1
(Page 33) E schedule for English households. For 37 names. Page 2
(3 pages) Census Office correspondence with the government regarding census enquiries
(Page 1) Census Office circular to government departments (18 November 1929) inviting suggestions regarding census enquiries. Page 1
(Page 2) Census Office circular to government departments (18 November 1929) inviting suggestions regarding census enquiries. Page 2
(Page 3) Census Office circular to government departments (6 October 1930) regarding census inquiries and tabulation requirements
(34 pages) Instructions and circulars issued regarding the taking of the census
(Page 1) Instructions to registrars (18 December 1930) regarding appointment of enumerators. Page 1
(Page 2) Instructions to registrars (18 December 1930) regarding appointment of enumerators. Page 2
(Page 3) Instructions to registrars (18 December 1930) regarding appointment of enumerators. Page 3
(Page 4) Instructions to registrars (18 December 1930) regarding appointment of enumerators. Page 4
(Page 5) Census Office circular to local authorities (18 February 1931) regarding refusal of local authorities to permit officers to act as enumerators. Page 1
(Page 6) Census Office circular to local authorities (18 February 1931) regarding refusal of local authorities to permit officers to act as enumerators. Page 2
(Page 7) Instructions to registrars (19 February 1931) regarding appointment of unemployed as enumerators. Page 1
(Page 8) Instructions to registrars (19 February 1931) regarding appointment of unemployed as enumerators. Page 2
(Page 9) Instructions to registrars (19 February 1931) regarding appointment of unemployed as enumerators. Page 3
(Page 10) Circular to provincial registrars (February 1931) regarding recruitment of unemployed as enumerators. Page 1
(Page 11) Circular to provincial registrars (February 1931) regarding recruitment of unemployed as enumerators. Page 2
(Page 12) General Instruction to registrars regarding census enumeration. Page 1
(Page 13) General Instruction to registrars regarding census enumeration. Page 2
(Page 14) General Instruction to registrars regarding census enumeration. Page 3
(Page 15) General Instruction to registrars regarding census enumeration. Page 4
(Page 16) General Instruction to registrars regarding census enumeration. Page 5
(Page 17) General Instruction to registrars regarding census enumeration. Page 6
(Page 18) General Instruction to registrars regarding census enumeration. Page 7
(Page 19) General Instruction to registrars regarding census enumeration. Page 8
(Page 20) General Instruction to registrars regarding census enumeration. Page 9
(Page 21) General Instruction to registrars regarding census enumeration. Page 10
(Page 22) General Instruction to registrars regarding census enumeration. Page 11
(Page 23) Supplementary instructions to registrars (April 1931) regarding payment of enumerators. Page 1
(Page 24) Supplementary instructions to registrars (April 1931) regarding payment of enumerators. Page 2
(Page 25) Circular to registrars (April 1931) regarding use of notebook instead of enumeration book by enumerators
(Page 26) Circular regarding the handwriting of proposed enumerators
(Page 27) Circular regarding the age of proposed enumerators
(Page 28) Memorandum regarding special enumeration district
(Page 29) Memorandum to a registrar regarding proposed list of enumerators
(Page 30) Circular to registrar (April 1931) regarding transmission of documents. Page 1
(Page 31) Circular to registrar (April 1931) regarding transmission of documents. Page 2
(Page 32) Further auxiliary instructions to registrars (May 1931). Page 1
(Page 33) Further auxiliary instructions to registrars (May 1931). Page 2
(Page 34) Supplementary instructions to enumerators (April 1931)
(27 pages) Instructions for the enumeration of the armed forces, the shipping population and homeless people
(Page 1) Memorandum regarding GRO conference (23 October 1930) concerning census enumeration procedures. Page 1
(Page 2) Memorandum regarding GRO conference (23 October 1930) concerning census enumeration procedures. Page 2
(Page 3) Memorandum regarding GRO conference (23 October 1930) concerning census enumeration procedures. Page 3
(Page 4) Memorandum regarding GRO conference (23 October 1930) concerning census enumeration procedures. Page 4
(Page 5) Memorandum regarding GRO conference (23 October 1930) concerning census enumeration procedures. Page 5
(Page 6) Memorandum regarding GRO conference (23 October 1930) concerning census enumeration procedures. Page 6
(Page 7) Memorandum regarding GRO conference (23 October 1930) concerning census enumeration procedures. Page 7
(Page 8) Army Orders, December 1930. Title Page
(Page 9) Army Orders, December 1930. Page 4. Instructions regarding enumeration of military and civilian personnel at home and military personnel abroad.
(Page 10) Army Orders, December 1930. Page 5. Instructions regarding enumeration of military and civilian personnel at home and military personnel abroad.
(Page 11) Army Orders, December 1930. Page 6. Instructions regarding enumeration of military and civilian personnel at home and military personnel abroad.
(Page 12) Army Orders, December 1930. Page 7. Instructions regarding enumeration of military and civilian personnel at home and military personnel abroad.
(Page 13) Army Orders, December 1930. Page 8. Instructions regarding enumeration of military and civilian personnel at home and military personnel abroad.
(Page 14) Army Orders, December 1930. Page 9. Instructions regarding enumeration of military and civilian personnel at home and military personnel abroad.
(Page 15) Admiralty Fleet Orders, January 1931. Title page
(Page 16) Admiralty Fleet Orders, January 1931. Page 2. Table of contents
(Page 17) Admiralty Fleet Orders, January 1931. Page 3. Instructions regarding enumeration of naval and civilian personnel at home and naval personnel abroad
(Page 18) Admiralty Fleet Orders, January 1931. Page 4. Instructions regarding enumeration of naval and civilian personnel at home and naval personnel abroad
(Page 19) Air Ministry Orders. Title page. Instructions regarding enumeration of air force and civilian personnel at home and air force personnel abroad
(Page 20) Air Ministry Orders. Page 2. Instructions regarding enumeration of air force and civilian personnel at home and air force personnel abroad
(Page 21) Air Ministry Orders. Page 3. Instructions regarding enumeration of air force and civilian personnel at home and air force personnel abroad
(Page 22) Air Ministry Orders. Page 4. Instructions regarding enumeration of air force and civilian personnel at home and air force personnel abroad
(Page 23) H.M. Customs and Excise. Omnibus Weekly Order, October 1931. Title page. Instructions regarding enumeration of shipping in British Isles
(Page 24) H.M. Customs and Excise. Omnibus Weekly Order, October 1931. Page 3. Instructions regarding enumeration of shipping in British Isles
(Page 25) H.M. Customs and Excise. Omnibus Weekly Order, October 1931. Page 4. Instructions regarding enumeration of shipping in British Isles
(Page 26) Home Office instructions (2 April 1931) to chief constable regarding enumeration of homeless persons. Page 1
(Page 27) Home Office instructions (2 April 1931) to chief constable regarding enumeration of homeless persons. Page 2
(11 pages) Memorandum and instructions regarding the plan of division
(Page 1) Memorandum regarding plans of division. Page 1
(Page 2) Memorandum regarding plans of division. Page 2
(Page 3) Memorandum regarding plans of division. Page 3
(Page 4) Instructions and examples with reference to plans of division. Cover page
(Page 5) Instructions and examples with reference to plans of division. Instructions to registrars
(Page 6) Instructions and examples with reference to plans of division. Sample page - A metropolitan enumeration district
(Page 7) Instructions and examples with reference to plans of division. Sample page - An urban enumeration district
(Page 8) Instructions and examples with reference to plans of division. Sample page - A rural enumeration district
(Page 9) Instructions and examples with reference to plans of division. Sample page - An enumeration district consisting of two rural civil parishes
(Page 10) Instructions and examples with reference to plans of division. Sample page - An enumeration district containing an existing detached part of a civil parish
(Page 11) Circular to registrars returning approved plans of division
(4 pages) Census forms
(Page 1) Form of claim for confidential schedules. Page 1
(Page 2) Form of claim for confidential schedules. Page 2
(Page 3) Form of application for appointment as enumerator. Page 1
(Page 4) Form of application for appointment as enumerator. Page 2
(4 pages) Census publicity
(Page 1) Census Office circular (March 1931) regarding exhibition of census schedule in public libraries
(Page 2) Giant census schedule for display
(Page 3) Census Office letter to employers (April 1931) regarding accurate occupation and industry particulars
(Page 4) Poster for exhibition in workplaces, providing name, business and address of employer for census schedule
(15 pages) Instructions to clerks engaged in the revision of census forms
(Page 1) Instruction to clerks regarding the completion of the new plan of division
(Page 2) Instructions to clerks for checking particulars entered on the new plan of division
(Page 3) Instructions to clerks engaged in revising plans of division. Page 1
(Page 4) Instructions to clerks engaged in revising plans of division. Page 2
(Page 5) Instructions to clerks engaged in revising plans of division. Page 3
(Page 6) Instructions to clerks engaged in revising plans of division. Page 4
(Page 7) Instructions to clerks for revising enumeration books and schedules. Page 1
(Page 8) Instructions to clerks for revising enumeration books and schedules. Page 2
(Page 9) Instructions to clerks for revising enumeration books and schedules. Page 3
(Page 10) Instructions to clerks for revising enumeration books and schedules. Page 4
(Page 11) Instructions to clerks for revising enumeration books and schedules. Page 5
(Page 12) Instructions to clerks for revising enumeration books and schedules. Page 6
(Page 13) Instructions to clerks for revising enumeration books and schedules. Page 7
(Page 14) Instructions to clerks for revising enumeration books and schedules. Page 8
(Page 15) Instructions to clerks for revising enumeration books and schedules. Page 9
(11 pages) Instructions to clerks regarding the classification of occupations and industries
(Page 1) Instructions to clerks employed in classifying occupations. Page iii
(Page 2) Instructions to clerks employed in classifying occupations. Page iv
(Page 3) Instructions to clerks employed in classifying occupations. Page v
(Page 4) Instructions to clerks employed in classifying occupations. Page vi
(Page 5) Instructions to clerks employed in classifying occupations. Page vii
(Page 6) Instructions to clerks employed in classifying occupations. Page viii
(Page 7) Instructions to clerks employed in classifying occupations. Page ix
(Page 8) Instructions to clerks employed in classifying industries. Page iii
(Page 9) Instructions to clerks employed in classifying industries. Page iv
(Page 10) Instructions to clerks employed in classifying industries. Page v
(Page 11) Instructions to clerks employed in classifying industries. Page vi
(11 pages) Instructions and forms regarding the abstraction and tabulation of dwelling and residence information
(Page 1) Instructions to clerks regarding abstraction of dwellings. Page 1
(Page 2) Instructions to clerks regarding abstraction of dwellings. Page 2
(Page 3) Instructions to clerks regarding abstraction of dwellings. Page 3
(Page 4) Form for summarising particulars of structurally separate dwellings
(Page 5) General Instructions to clerks regarding 'usual residence' transcription and tabulation. Page 1
(Page 6) General Instructions to clerks regarding 'usual residence' transcription and tabulation. Page 2
(Page 7) General Instructions to clerks regarding 'usual residence' transcription and tabulation. Page 3
(Page 8) Instructions to clerks for transcription of 'usual residence'
(Page 9) Revised instructions to clerks regarding 'usual residence' transcription. Page 1
(Page 10) Revised instructions to clerks regarding 'usual residence' transcription. Page 2
(Page 11) Form for analysis of inward and outward residence transfers
(22 pages) Memoranda and lists regarding the coding of census data
(Page 1) Instructions, codes and forms for the coding of birthplaces. Page 1
(Page 2) Instructions, codes and forms for the coding of birthplaces. Page 2
(Page 3) Instructions, codes and forms for the coding of birthplaces. Page 3
(Page 4) Instructions, codes and forms for the coding of birthplaces. Page 4
(Page 5) Instructions, codes and forms for the coding of birthplaces. Page 5
(Page 6) Instructions, codes and forms for the coding of birthplaces. Page 6
(Page 7) Memorandum regarding and lists of administrative area codes. Page 1
(Page 8) Memorandum regarding and lists of administrative area codes. Page 2
(Page 9) Memorandum regarding and lists of administrative area codes. Page 3
(Page 10) Memorandum regarding and lists of administrative area codes. Page 4
(Page 11) Memorandum regarding enumeration district codes
(Page 12) List of special enumeration district codes
(Page 13) Codes for non-private establishments
(Page 14) List of Poor Law institutions appropriated by London County Council
(Page 15) List of Poor Law institutions appropriated to Public Health Act and maternity and child welfare purposes
(Page 16) List of Poor Law institutions appropriated to mental deficiency purposes
(Page 17) Memorandum regarding industrial status identification. Page 1
(Page 18) Memorandum regarding industrial status identification. Page 2
(Page 19) Examples of manager status coding
(Page 20) Example occupation by social class coding
(Page 21) Welsh language code
(Page 22) Gang punching code for age-groups
(39 pages) Memoranda, instructions and forms relating to machine operations
(Page 1) Machine operation scheme (3 November 1931). Page 1
(Page 2) Machine operation scheme (3 November 1931). Page 2
(Page 3) Machine operation scheme (3 November 1931). Page 3
(Page 4) Machine operation scheme (3 November 1931). Page 4
(Page 5) Machine operation scheme (3 November 1931). Page 5
(Page 6) Machine operation scheme (3 November 1931). Page 6
(Page 7) Machine operation scheme (3 November 1931). Page 7
(Page 8) Machine operation scheme (3 November 1931). Page 8
(Page 9) Machine operation scheme (3 November 1931). Page 9
(Page 10) Machine operation scheme (3 November 1931). Page 10
(Page 11) Machine operation scheme (3 November 1931). Page 11
(Page 12) Machine operation scheme (3 November 1931). Page 12
(Page 13) Machine operation scheme (3 November 1931). Page 13
(Page 14) Machine operation scheme (3 November 1931). Page 14
(Page 15) Machine operation scheme (3 November 1931). Page 15
(Page 16) Instructions to punch operators. Page 1
(Page 17) Instructions to punch operators. Page 2
(Page 18) Instructions to punch operators. Page 3
(Page 19) Instructions to checkers of punched cards
(Page 20) Instructions regarding gang punch identification
(Page 21) Instructions regarding the punching verification process
(Page 22) Instructions regarding tenement card sorting
(Page 23) Instructions regarding tenement card counting
(Page 24) Instructions regarding counting institutions and non-residents in small boarding houses
(Page 25) Instructions regarding the sorting of cards according to ages
(Page 26) Instructions regarding gang punching cards according to age
(Page 27) Instructions regarding the counting of ages
(Page 28) Instructions for sorting birthplace cards
(Page 29) Instructions for counting birthplaces
(Page 30) Instructions for sorting cards according to birthplace
(Page 31) Instructions for counting birthplaces
(Page 32) Instructions for sorting cards according to birthplace
(Page 33) Instructions for counting birthplaces in conjunction with occupation
(Page 34) Machine processes for obtaining regional birthplaces figures
(Page 35) Tabling sheet for foreign born population of alien and unstated nationality by occupation
(Page 36) Form for weekly return of machine processes
(Page 37) Record of counting machine operations for the week ending 24 June 1933
(Page 38) Record of machine operations for the week ending 28 October 1933
(Page 39) Box Record Dockets
(4 pages) Scheme of publication of census statistics
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