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Pre 1841 population lists
« on: Saturday 25 July 15 22:05 BST (UK) »
Pre 1841 Population Lists which may be of use………….
•   Censuses 1801 – 1831, (mostly found in the kirk session records with a few in the Old Parish Registers).
•   Heads of Families, lists of Heads of Families in the parish, included if known is a fairly complete list of families
•   Examination Lists, adults and older children in the parish examined on their knowledge of the scriptures
•   Visitation Lists, as Examination Lists
•   Historic tax rolls – poll tax; window; clock and watch; commutation; hair powder;  inhabited house shop; male/female servant; cart; carriage; dog; horse -  (National Records of Scotland in E326 and E327

Police Returns, (Glasgow 1841)
Scottish Censuses, population listings, communion rolls, poor lists, tax lists.,d.cWw,d.cWw
Jeremy Gibson and Mervyn Medlycott, Local Census Listings 1522-1930: holdings in the British Isles (3rd edition, Birmingham, 1997)
Chapman, Colin Pre-1841 Censuses and Population Listings in the British Isles (Dursley, 2nd edition, 1991)
Flinn, Michael (ed). Scottish Population History from the 17 century to the 1930s. Cambridge: the Cambridge university press. 1977. Esp. p. 65-69, section on lists of inhabitants.
Miller, H. 1841 Police Return within the City of Glasgow. 1841. Edited by Stewart Reid. Glasgow: Glasgow & West of Scotland Family History Society. 1998

19th century transcription of the 1821 census of South Ronaldsay, Burray, Swona, and Pentland Skerries
DUFFUS of Edinburgh, Scotland/Murray/Coulter/Anderson/Cauvin/McGillivray/Carstairs
FALLEN, /Dunbartonshire & Partick /Cherry/Main/Gallacher
SCOTT of Gladsmuir/Pencaitland East Lothian
STEVEN of  Caithness, Edinburgh, Scotland/Campbell/Calder/McManus/Waugh/Hoy/Cadzian
McKENZIE of Glenisla, Forfarshire/Farquharson/Robertson/Jack/McNicol/Tosh

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Re: Pre 1841 population lists
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 02 August 15 15:37 BST (UK) »
That is a great roundup, AncesStory  :)

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