10618Re: 1869 Hungarian census
- Aug 6, 2004--- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "mlthrush" <mlthrush@a...> wrote:
> I just received a copy of my family's entry in the 1869 Hungarian
> census. In the part that lists the number of rooms in the house the
> notation is 1=1 for szoba/sleeping room as well as Kamra/pantry and
> konyha/seperate kitchen. In the part for Other buildings the
> notation is simply 1 for felszer/storage shed, raktar/storage,
> akol/pen and csur/barn.
> Does anyone know what 1=1 would mean? Could this mean that there is
> only 1 room that is used for everything, sleeping,pantry and
> Mary Lou
As Bill Tarkulich asked what was your particular village ?
Typically, the main tally sheet lists the house number and the number
and types of rooms in the house.
Houses were numbered 1 to xxx ? This didn't mean that the houses
actually had a house number attached to them.
Most houses had only 1 room (szoba); a few had 3 rooms; occasionally
4 or 5 depending on size of village and wealth of owner.
A few houses had a closet or storage room (kamra) in the house, and an
Few houses had a separate kitchen (konyha).
Other structures might have been recorded too: another storage area
(kamra), a shed attached to the house (felszer), perhaps a shop (bolt)
used for a business(üzletre) etc.
If relevant a space for the number of stalls (istallo) for animals and
any feed storage area (csur).
A separate tally sheet for each house listed all of the animals that
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