1881 Census of England and Wales, Tables: Ages, Condition as to Marriage, Occupations and Birthplaces of people, Table 10 : " Occupations of Males and Females in the Division and its Registration Counties".

List Lancashire RegC Toxteth Park PLPar/RegD
OCCUPATIONS. Males.
[1]
Females.
[2]
1. PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE GENERAL OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF THE COUNTRY. 850 Show data context 38 Show data context
  Civil Service (officers and clerks) 275 Show data context 24 Show data context
  Civil Service (messengers, &c.) 147 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Prison Service, &c. 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Police 359 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Municipal, Parish, Union, District, Officer 49 Show data context 9 Show data context
  Other Local or County Official 13 Show data context -
  East Indian and Colonial Service 1 Show data context -
2. PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE DEFENCE OF THE COUNTRY. 90 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Army Officer (effective/retired) 12 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Soldier and Non-commissioned officer 16 Show data context -
  Militia, Yeomanry, Volunteers 3 Show data context -
  Army Pensioner 29 Show data context -
  Navy Officer (effective/retired) 9 Show data context -
  Seaman, R.N. 10 Show data context -
  Navy Pensioner 11 Show data context -
3. PERSONS ENGAGED IN PROFESSIONAL OCCUPATIONS (WITH THEIR IMMEDIATE SUBORDINATES). 778 Show data context 1,010 Show data context
  Clergymen (Established Church) 32 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Roman Catholic Priest 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Minister, Priest of other religious bodies 30 Show data context -
  Missionary, Scripture Reader, Itinerant preacher 23 Show data context 25 Show data context
  Nun, Sister of Charity - 3 Show data context
  Theological Student 1 Show data context -
  Church, chapel, cemetery - officer, servant 3 Show data context 7 Show data context
  Barrister, Solicitor 49 Show data context -
  Law Student 4 Show data context -
  Law Clerk, and others connected with the law 65 Show data context -
  Physician, Surgeon, General Practitioner 52 Show data context -
  Dentist 20 Show data context -
  Medical Student, Assistant 20 Show data context -
  Midwife - 22 Show data context
  Subordinate Medical Service 4 Show data context 288 Show data context
  Schoolmaster 142 Show data context 380 Show data context
  Teacher, Professor, Lecturer 23 Show data context 166 Show data context
  School Service, and others connected with teaching 11 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Author, Editor, Journalist 21 Show data context -
  Reporter, Short-hand Writer 7 Show data context -
  Persons engaged in Scientific Pursuits 5 Show data context -
  Literary, Scientific, Institution, Service, &c. 7 Show data context -
  Civil Engineer 57 Show data context -
  Mining Engineer 4 Show data context -
  Land, House, Ship, Surveyor 19 Show data context -
  Painter (artist) 27 Show data context 8 Show data context
  Engraver (artist) 8 Show data context -
  Sculptor 4 Show data context -
  Architect 26 Show data context -
  Musician, Music Master 35 Show data context 81 Show data context
  Art Student 9 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Photographer 33 Show data context 12 Show data context
  Actor 7 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Art, Music, Theatre Service 3 Show data context -
  Performer, Showman, Exhibition, Service 2 Show data context -
  Billiard, Cricket & other Games, Service 17 Show data context -
4. PERSONS ENGAGED IN DOMESTIC OFFICES OR SERVICES. 692 Show data context 7,475 Show data context
  Domestic Coachman, Groom 210 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Domestic Gardener 169 Show data context -
  Domestic Indoor Servant 113 Show data context 6,188 Show data context
  Lodge, Gate, Park Keeper (not Government) 10 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Inn, Hotel Servant 160 Show data context 186 Show data context
  College, Club Service 1 Show data context -
  Office Keeper (not Government) 5 Show data context 25 Show data context
  Cook (not domestic) 5 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Charwoman - 645 Show data context
  Washing and Bathing Service 13 Show data context 397 Show data context
  Hospital and Institution Service 4 Show data context 15 Show data context
  Others engaged in Service 2 Show data context 12 Show data context
5. PERSONS ENGAGED IN COMMERCIAL OCCUPATIONS. 3,365 Show data context 76 Show data context
  Merchant 195 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Broker, Agent, Factor 349 Show data context 8 Show data context
  Auctioneer, Appraiser, Valuer, House Agent 34 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Accountant 69 Show data context -
  Salesman, Buyer (not otherwise specified) 22 Show data context 20 Show data context
  Commercial Traveller 205 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Commercial Clerk 2,237 Show data context 41 Show data context
  Officer of Commercial Company, Guild, Society &c. 6 Show data context -
  Banker 11 Show data context -
  Bank Service 68 Show data context -
  Bill Discounter, Bill Broker, Finance Agent 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Life, House, Ship &c., Insurance Service 166 Show data context 1 Show data context
6. PERSONS ENGAGED IN CONVEYANCE OF MEN, GOODS, AND MESSAGES. 6,528 Show data context 87 Show data context
  Railway Engine Driver, Stoker 97 Show data context -
  Railway Guard 41 Show data context -
  Pointsman, Level Crossing Man 28 Show data context -
  Other Railway Officials and Servants 593 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Omnibus, Coach, Cab, Owner - Livery Stable Keeper 38 Show data context -
  Cabman, Flyman, Coachman (not domestic) 292 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Carman, Carrier, Carter, Haulier 897 Show data context 7 Show data context
  Tramway Companies' Service 21 Show data context -
  Inland Navigation Service 7 Show data context -
  Bargeman, Lighterman, Waterman 143 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Navigation Service (on shore) 66 Show data context -
  Seaman (Merchant Service) 1,764 Show data context 13 Show data context
  Pilot 58 Show data context -
  Ship Steward, Cook 172 Show data context 20 Show data context
  Harbour, Dock, Wharf, Lighthouse Service 1,337 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Warehouseman (not Manchester) 262 Show data context 16 Show data context
  Meter, Weigher 20 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Messenger, Porter, Watchman (not Railway or Government) 658 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Telegraph, Telephone Service 34 Show data context 13 Show data context
7. PERSONS ENGAGED IN AGRICULTURE. 144 Show data context 21 Show data context
  Farmer, Grazier 14 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Farmer's, Grazier's - Son, Grandson, Brother, Nephew 5 Show data context -
  Farm Bailiff 5 Show data context -
  Agricultural Labourer, Farm Servant, Cottager 33 Show data context 16 Show data context
  Agricultural Machine - Proprietor, Attendant 1 Show data context -
  Nurseryman, Seedsman, Florist 9 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Gardener (not domestic) 77 Show data context -
8. PERSONS ENGAGED ABOUT ANIMALS. 219 Show data context -
  Horse Proprietor, Breeder, Dealer 4 Show data context -
  Groom, Horse-keeper, Horse-breaker 148 Show data context -
  Veterinary Surgeon, Farrier 33 Show data context -
  Cattle, Sheep, Pig - Dealer, Salesman 4 Show data context -
  Drover 1 Show data context -
  Dog, Bird, Animal - Keeper, Dealer 1 Show data context -
  Fisherman 27 Show data context -
  Knacker, Catsmeat Dealer &c &c. 1 Show data context -
9. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN BOOKS, PRINTS, AND MAPS. 314 Show data context 50 Show data context
  Publisher, Bookseller, Librarian 33 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Music-Publisher, Seller, Printer 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Bookbinder 31 Show data context 38 Show data context
  Printer 194 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Newspaper Agent, News Room Keeper 9 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Lithographer, Lithographic Printer 39 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Copper Plate and Steel Plate Printer 1 Show data context -
  Map and Print - Colourer, Seller 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
10. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN MACHINES AND IMPLEMENTS. 1,159 Show data context 16 Show data context
  Engine, Machine Maker 128 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Millwright 32 Show data context -
  Fitter, Turner (Engine and Machine) 303 Show data context -
  Boiler Maker 508 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Spinning and Weaving Machine Maker 2 Show data context -
  Agricultural Machine and Implement Maker 1 Show data context -
  Domestic Machinery - Maker, Dealer 1 Show data context -
  Tool Maker, Dealer 9 Show data context -
  Cutler, Scissors Maker 3 Show data context -
  Saw Maker 8 Show data context -
  Pin Maker - 1 Show data context
  Watch Maker, Clock Maker 104 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Philosophical Instrument Maker 11 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Electrical Apparatus Maker 6 Show data context -
  Weighing and Measuring Apparatus Maker 10 Show data context -
  Surgical Instrument Maker 1 Show data context -
  Gunsmith, Gun Manufacturer 3 Show data context -
  Musical Instrument Maker, Dealer 22 Show data context -
  Die, Seal, Coin, Medal Maker 4 Show data context -
  Toy Maker, Dealer 3 Show data context 4 Show data context
11. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN HOUSES, FURNITURE, AND DECORATIONS. 3,578 Show data context 85 Show data context
  Builder 110 Show data context -
  Carpenter, Joiner 1,292 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Bricklayer 376 Show data context -
  Mason 309 Show data context -
  Slater, Tiler 44 Show data context -
  Plasterer, Whitewasher 191 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Paperhanger 25 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Plumber 279 Show data context -
  Painter, Glazier 571 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Cabinet Maker 169 Show data context 66 Show data context
  French Polisher 38 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Furniture Broker, Dealer 24 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Locksmith, Bellhanger 8 Show data context -
  Gas Fitter 65 Show data context 1 Show data context
  House and Shop Fittings - Maker, Dealer 28 Show data context -
  Funeral Furniture Maker, Undertaker 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Others 2 Show data context -
  Wood Carver 9 Show data context -
  Carver, Gilder 25 Show data context -
  Dealer in Works of Art 6 Show data context -
  Figure, Image - Maker, Dealer 4 Show data context -
  Artificial Flower Maker - 3 Show data context
12. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN CARRIAGES AND HARNESS. 273 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Coachmaker 125 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Railway Carriage, Railway Wagon, Maker 2 Show data context -
  Wheelwright 94 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Bicycle, Tricycle - Maker, Dealer 2 Show data context -
  Others 2 Show data context -
  Saddler, Harness, Whip Maker 48 Show data context -
13. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN SHIPS AND BOATS. 2,101 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Ship, Boat, Barge Builder 644 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Shipwright, Ship Carpenter (ashore) 924 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Mast, Yard, Oar, Block Maker 87 Show data context -
  Ship Rigger, Chandler, Fitter 238 Show data context -
  Sail Maker 208 Show data context 3 Show data context
14. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN CHEMICALS AND COMPOUNDS. 145 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Dye, Paint Manufacture 13 Show data context -
  Ink, Blacking, Colour Substance Manufacture 3 Show data context -
  Gunpowder, Guncotton, Explosive Substance Manufacture 2 Show data context -
  Fusee, Fireworks, Explosive Article Manufacture 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Chemist, Druggist 100 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Manufacturing Chemist 10 Show data context -
  Alkali Manufacture 3 Show data context -
  Drysalter 12 Show data context 2 Show data context
15. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN TOBACCO AND PIPES. 66 Show data context 80 Show data context
  Tobacco Manufacture, Tobacconist 66 Show data context 78 Show data context
  Tobacco Pipe, Snuff Box &c. Maker - 2 Show data context
16. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN FOOD AND LODGING. 2,141 Show data context 465 Show data context
  Innkeeper, Hotel Keeper, Publican 236 Show data context 35 Show data context
  Lodging, Boarding House Keeper 7 Show data context 106 Show data context
  Coffee, Eating House, Keeper 20 Show data context 10 Show data context
  Hop - Merchant, Dealer 1 Show data context -
  Brewer 47 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Beerseller, Ale, Porter, Cider Dealer 20 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Cellarman 50 Show data context 11 Show data context
  Wine, Spirit - Merchant, Agent 60 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Milkseller, Dairyman 137 Show data context 18 Show data context
  Cheesemonger, Butterman 1 Show data context -
  Butcher, Meat Salesman 270 Show data context 17 Show data context
  Provision Curer, Dealer 133 Show data context 38 Show data context
  Poulterer, Game Dealer 18 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Fishmonger 53 Show data context 20 Show data context
  Corn, Flour, Seed Merchant, Dealer 85 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Corn Miller 28 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Baker 348 Show data context 14 Show data context
  Confectioner, Pastrycook 63 Show data context 105 Show data context
  Greengrocer, Fruiterer 106 Show data context 21 Show data context
  Mustard, Vinegar, Spice, Pickle Maker, Dealer 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Sugar Refiner 16 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Grocer. Tea, Coffee, Chocolate Maker, Dealer 418 Show data context 50 Show data context
  Ginger Beer, Mineral Water Manufacturer, Dealer 21 Show data context 5 Show data context
17. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN TEXTILE FABRICS. 525 Show data context 267 Show data context
  Woolstapler 7 Show data context -
  Woollen Cloth Manufacture 4 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Worsted, Stuff, Manufacture 2 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Cloth, Worsted, Stuff, Flannel, Blanket Dealer 3 Show data context -
  Silk, Silk Goods, Manufacture 1 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Silk Merchant, Dealer 3 Show data context -
  Cotton, Cotton Goods Manufacture 92 Show data context 26 Show data context
  Cotton, Calico - Printer, Dyer, Bleacher 2 Show data context -
  Cotton, Calico - Warehouseman, Dealer 64 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Flax, Linen - Manufacturer, Dealer 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Lace Manufacturer, Dealer 4 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Hemp, Jute, Cocoa Fibre Manufacture 2 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Rope, Twine, Cord - Maker, Dealer 121 Show data context 55 Show data context
  Mat Maker, Seller 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Sacking, Sack, Bag - Maker, Dealer 5 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Others working and Dealing in Hemp - 2 Show data context
  Weaver (undefined) - 3 Show data context
  Dyer, Printer, Scourer, Bleacher, Calenderer (undefined) 18 Show data context 11 Show data context
  Factory Hand (textile, undefined) 2 Show data context 11 Show data context
  Felt Manufacture 1 Show data context -
  Carpet, Rug Manufacture 8 Show data context -
  Draper, Linen Draper, Mercer 172 Show data context 110 Show data context
  Fancy Goods (Textile) Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 3 Show data context 10 Show data context
  Trimming Maker, Dealer 5 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Embroiderer - 6 Show data context
18. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN DRESS. 721 Show data context 2,420 Show data context
  Hatter, Hat Manufacture 13 Show data context 14 Show data context
  Straw - Hat, Bonnet, Plait Manufacture 2 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Tailor 297 Show data context 136 Show data context
  Milliner, Dressmaker, Staymaker 6 Show data context 1,895 Show data context
  Shirt Maker, Seamstress 4 Show data context 293 Show data context
  Hosiery Manufacture - 2 Show data context
  Hosier, Haberdasher 20 Show data context 14 Show data context
  Glover, Glove Maker 1 Show data context -
  Shoe, Boot - Maker, Dealer 290 Show data context 48 Show data context
  Patten, Clog Maker 14 Show data context -
  Wig Maker, Hair Dresser 70 Show data context 7 Show data context
  Umbrella, Parasol, Stick - Maker, Dealer 3 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Old Clothes Dealer, and others 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
19. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN VARIOUS ANIMAL SUBSTANCES. 100 Show data context 34 Show data context
  Tallow Chandler, Candle, Grease Manufacture 30 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Soap Boiler, Maker 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Glue, Size, Gelatine, Isinglass - Maker, Dealer - 1 Show data context
  Bone, Horn, Ivory, Tortoise-shell - Worker, Dealer 1 Show data context -
  Furrier, Skinner 15 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Tanner, Fellmonger 2 Show data context -
  Currier 16 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Leather Goods, Portmanteau, Bag, Strap &c., Maker, Dealer 2 Show data context -
  Hair, Bristle - Worker, Dealer 5 Show data context 7 Show data context
  Brush, Broom, Maker 15 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Quill, Feather - Dresser, Dealer 6 Show data context 13 Show data context
20. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN VARIOUS VEGETABLE SUBSTANCES. 500 Show data context 125 Show data context
  Oil Miller, Oil Cake - Maker, Dealer 39 Show data context -
  Oil and Colourman 7 Show data context -
  Floor Cloth, Oil Cloth Manufacture 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Japanner 3 Show data context -
  India Rubber, Gutta Percha - Worker, Dealer 7 Show data context -
  Waterproof Goods - Maker, Dealer 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Others 1 Show data context -
  Willow, Cane, Rush Worker, Dealer, Basketmaker 9 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Hay, Straw (not plait), Chaff, Cutter, Dealer 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Timber, Wood - Merchant, Dealer 55 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Sawyer 83 Show data context -
  Lath, Wooden Fence, Hurdle Maker 20 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Wood Turner, Box Maker 17 Show data context -
  Cooper, Hoop Maker, Bender 163 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Cork, Bark - Cutter, Worker, Dealer 14 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Paper Manufacture 7 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Envelope Maker 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Stationer, Law Stationer 59 Show data context 47 Show data context
  Paper Box, Paper Bag Maker 3 Show data context 56 Show data context
  Ticket, Label Writer - 1 Show data context
  Others 3 Show data context -
21. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN VARIOUS MINERAL SUBSTANCES. 2,096 Show data context 45 Show data context
  Coal Miner 7 Show data context -
  Lead Miner 2 Show data context -
  Miner, in other or undefined Minerals 5 Show data context -
  Mine Service 9 Show data context -
  Coal Merchant 122 Show data context 12 Show data context
  Coalheaver 38 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Gas Works Service 65 Show data context -
  Stone Quarrier 29 Show data context -
  Stone Cutter, Dresser, Dealer 13 Show data context -
  Slate Worker, Dealer 1 Show data context -
  Limeburner 1 Show data context -
  Plaster, Cement Manufacture 1 Show data context -
  Brick, Tile - Maker, Burner, Dealer 60 Show data context -
  Paviour 45 Show data context -
  Road Contractor, Surveyor, Inspector 3 Show data context -
  Road Labourer 21 Show data context -
  Railway Contractor 2 Show data context -
  Platelayer 26 Show data context -
  Railway Labourer, Navvy 73 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Others 4 Show data context -
  Earthenware, China, Porcelain, Manufacture 9 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Glass Manufacture 26 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Earthenware, China, Glass Dealer 26 Show data context 15 Show data context
  Salt Maker, Dealer 20 Show data context -
  Waterworks Service 5 Show data context -
  Others 3 Show data context -
  Goldsmith, Silversmith, Jeweller 19 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Gold, Silver, Beater 1 Show data context -
  [Iron Manufacture] 640 Show data context 2 Show data context
  [Steel Manufacture] 6 Show data context -
  Blacksmith 412 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Whitesmith 44 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Nail Manufacture 3 Show data context -
  Anchor, Chain Manufacture 1 Show data context -
  Ironmonger. Hardware Dealer, Merchant 61 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Other Iron and Steel Manufacture 24 Show data context -
  Copper, Copper Goods - Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 8 Show data context -
  [Coppersmith] 14 Show data context -
  Tin, Tin Plate, Tin Goods - Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 102 Show data context -
  Zinc, Zinc Goods - Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 6 Show data context -
  Lead, Leaden Goods - Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 8 Show data context -
  Metal Refiner, Worker, Turner, Dealer 14 Show data context -
  Brass, Bronze Manufacture. Brazier 90 Show data context -
  Metal Burnisher, Lacquerer - 1 Show data context
  White Metal, Plated Ware, Manufacture. Pewterer 2 Show data context -
  Wire Maker, Worker, Weaver, Drawer 8 Show data context -
  Bolt, Nut, Rivet, Screw, Staple Maker 14 Show data context -
  Lamp, Lantern, Candlestick Maker 1 Show data context -
  Others 2 Show data context -
22. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN GENERAL OR UNSPECIFIED COMMODITIES. 4,345 Show data context 627 Show data context
  General Shopkeeper, Dealer 115 Show data context 282 Show data context
  Pawnbroker 102 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Costermonger, Huckster, Street Seller 16 Show data context 104 Show data context
  Manufacturer, Manager, Superintendant (undefined) 87 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Contractor (undefined) 10 Show data context -
  General Labourer 3,319 Show data context 30 Show data context
  Engine Driver, Stoker, Fireman (not railway, marine or agricultural) 303 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Artizan, Mechanic (undefined) 259 Show data context 37 Show data context
  Apprentice (undefined) 38 Show data context 7 Show data context
  Factory Labourer (undefined) 85 Show data context 15 Show data context
  Machinist, Machine Worker (undefined) 11 Show data context 142 Show data context
23. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN REFUSE MATTERS. 31 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Town Drainage Service 5 Show data context -
  Chimney Sweep, Soot Merchant 17 Show data context -
  Scavenger, Crossing Sweeper 9 Show data context -
  Rag Gatherer, Dealer - 1 Show data context
24. PERSONS WITHOUT SPECIFIED OCCUPATIONS. 753 Show data context 5,381 Show data context
  Persons returned by Property, Rank &c. and not special occupation 753 Show data context 5,381 Show data context
[UNKNOWN OCCUPATION] 320 Show data context 18,111 Show data context
  [Occupation recorded but of unknown meaning] 30 Show data context 13 Show data context
  [Blank field, or illegible] 290 Show data context 18,098 Show data context

Notes:

The following notes to the table appeared in the original report.

1 This table is a very special case: The original Table 10 as published by Division in the 1881 census reports was limited to data for Registration Divisions, their component Registration Counties, and just those Urban Sanitary Districts with populations of over 50,000. Data presented here for counties and higher-level units are taken from the published reports, as usual, but we also include in A Vision of Britain through Time data for Registration Districts, sub-Districts and Civil Parishes which never appeared in the original reports. These were specially created for us by the History Data Service at the University of Essex and derive from the complete transcription of the individual-level Enumerators Book data coordinated by the Genealogical Society of Utah.
2 In creating these data, each occupation listed in the enumerators books has been assigned as far as possible to the relevant category used in the published reports, but some additional categories with labels in square brackets unavoidably appear. Unlike the published statistics for higher-level units, these specially-calculated data for districts and parishes include persons under 15 or over 65. For these and other reasons, no attempt has been made to ensure that county totals for the districts or parishes match the published county totals. The remaining notes are those that appeared below the original published table.
3 NOTE.--Persons returned as engaged in more than one occupation have been referred to the one that appeared to be of most importance; or if there was no difference in this respect, to the one first given by the person in his or her return. In some cases special rules have been followed: e.g. "Clergyman and Schoolmaster" in combination has always been referred to "Schoolmaster"; a Member of Parliament or Peer engaged in any branch of commerce or industry has always been referred to this latter, not to "Peer, M.P.".
4 The numbers returned under any heading include Labourers, Apprentices, and Assistants, as well as Masters, but not Clerks, Messengers, Errand boys, Porters, or Watchmen, for which occupations there are special headings. Civil, Military, and Naval Clerks, Law, Bank, Insurance, and Railway Clerks, and Government and Railway Porters, are, however, exceptions to this rule. Many young persons, being Apprentices or Assistants, have therefore been referred to occupations usually followed by adults. Women also, chiefly widows or orphans carrying on the business of their deceased husbands or fathers, will sometimes be found under occupations commonly followed by men only.
5 Persons returned as retired from any business have not been referred to that business. Inmates of workhouses have been referred to their trades, unless their age or infirmities showed that they were past work. But persons who might be supposed to be only temporarily separated from their usual employment, such as Prisoners, and Patients in General Hospitals, have been classed under their usual occupations.
6 In some cases, for convenience of space, the male designation, e.g. "Schoolmaster", alone is given, instead of "Schoolmaster, Schoolmistress".

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