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From: park louise <>
Subject: Re: [ABERDEEN] Alexander WALKER born c 1835
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 16:24:21 +0100
Sorry - my mistake. I assumed it was the '81 as this family's head had an
age difference of only 7 years between the two censuses quoted, but of
course it's not (duh!(. Apologies! But it does show the need to think
outside the box and not assume a family is/isn't the same just because ages
don't match exactly.
On 20 October 2011 14:55, Gavin Bell <> wrote:
> park louise wrote:
> >The rounding of ages in the 1881 can often throw you off the scent.
> Ages are not "rounded" in 1881 - that happened only with the 1841 Census.
> Gavin Bell