When you perform a search, a hit list will be returned to you. How many hits have been returned will be stated above the hit list. Due to issues of capacity the limit for the amount of hits is set at 1000 hits. The hit list sorts the results by relevance, with those posts most relevant to your search topping the list. If the hit list is more than a page long you will find links at the bottom of the page allowing you to turn or jump the page.
You can remove columns from the hit list by clicking the cross above the column you want to remove. In order to make the column visible once more you will have to click the plus sign replacing the column. When you turn the page, however, the column you removed will be visible again. To read more about a post/person/property you can click at the blue, underlined name.
The link will take you to a page with the all the information from the 1910 census relating to that post. This page is described in more detail below. To return to the hit list in order to view a different post, you simply use the return button in your web browser.
Click on the individual or property in order to see all the information available on that person or property from the 1910 census.
The property's number of residents is shown like this: 5-3-2, where the first digit signifies the total number of residents, the second denotes the number of men, the third the number of women.
The content of a propert is shown like this: "le2:3-1-2 le3:1-0-1 le5:1-1-2 sum 3-1-4". The letters "le" means "apartment", while the digit directly following it indicates the number of rooms in that apartment. "le2" is a two-room apartment. The first digit following that indicates how many two-room apartments there are in total, the second how many of them are empty, and the third how many of them are inhabited. "le2:3-1-2" indicates that out of three two-room apartments two are inhabited and one uninhabited.
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