Abbreviations Used in Census Transcriptions

Occupations:
acct = accountant
agr l = agrucultural labourer
b = boatman
bkpr = bookeeper
bsm = blacksmith
c = carman
carp = carpenter
cat insp=cattle inspector
ch = charwoman
clk=clerk
cnstbl = constable
coach = coachman
coop = cooper
dlr = dealer
dress = dressmaker
dsvt = domestic servant
f = farmer
fish=fisherman
ftman = footman
fore = foreman
fsvt = farm servant
g = groom
gmkpr = gamekeeper
grdnr=gardener
h = housekeeper
l = laborer
l maid = ladies maid
m = mason
mer = merchant
mgr = manager
ntl. tchr.=national teacher
p maid = parlour maid
ped = pedlar
phy = physician
p = publican
pp = parish priest
s = shopkeeper
saw=sawyer
sh = shoemaker
shprd = shepherd
ss= seamstress
t = tailor
v = victualer
w = waterman
ww = washerwoman
weav = weaver


Others:
R.C. = Roman Catholic
COI = Church of Ireland
COE = Church of England
m = married
s = not married
wid = widow
widr = widower

CAR = Co. Carlow
CAV = Co. Cavan
COR = Co. Cork
DOW= Co. Down
DUB = County Dublin
ENG = England
GAL= County Galway
KID= County Kildare
KIK = County Kilkenny
KIN = Kings County
LDY = Londonderry or Derry
LIM = County Limerick 
LOG = County Longford
LOU= County Louth
MAY= County Mayo
MEA= County Meath
MON = County Monaghan
QUE = Queens County
ROS = County Roscommon
SLI = County Sligo
TIP = County Tipperary
TYR=Couny Tyrone
USA = America
WEM= County Westmeath
WAT = County Waterford
WEX = Coounty Wexfor
WIC = County Wicklow

 

   

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