Republika e Shqipërisë—1930 Census


Record Fields and Indexing Instructions

Image Type

Image Type

Click in the Image Type field, and then click on the option from the list that best describes the image.

If the image is normal and has information to be indexed, select Normal. Then press Tab or Enter.

If the image is blank, is an exact duplicate of another image, or is unreadable, select the corresponding option from the list. If the data on the image does not match one of the record types being indexed in this project, select No Extractable Data Image. Press Tab or Enter, and, on the warning message, click Yes. Continue to the next image.

Click here to see an example: This is a sample of a normal images.

Given Names

Given Names

The given names are written in column II, "Emni E Mbiemni."

The given names may be written either before or after the surname. Be sure to type the names in the correct fields on the indexing screen. If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the given names field.

Do not include titles or terms, such as Mr or Mrs, with the name. If a name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If given names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Jorgj

Surname

Surname

The surname is written in column II, "Emni E Mbiemni."

The surname may be written either before or after the given names. Be sure to type the names in the correct fields on the indexing screen. If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the given names field.

Do not include titles or terms, such as Mr or Mrs, with the name. Do not include punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name. Do not expand abbreviations. Type what you see in the document.

If the surname was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Papa

Father's Given Names

Father's Given Names

The father's given names are written in column III, "Atësia."

If ditto marks are written in the field, type the father's given names from the previous record.

Do not include titles or terms with the name. If a name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If given names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Kost

Mother's Given Names

Mother's Given Names

The mother's given names are written in columnIV, "Mamësia."

If ditto marks are written in the field, type the mother's given names from the previous record.

Do not include titles or terms with the name. If a name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If given names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Dhjohno

Gender

Gender

Type either Mann (man), Kvinne (woman), or Ukjent (unknown), according to what was recorded in column 6, "Kjøn."

If the information in the Given Names field appears to contradict what was written in the Gender field, use the information in the Position in Family field to help correctly decipher the gender.

Click here to see an example: M

Relationship to Head of Household

Relationship to Head of Household

Type the relationship to head of household that was recorded in column V, "Relasioni i gjiniës me kryetarin e familjes."

If ditto marks are written in the field, type the relationship from the previous record.

If the relationship was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Kryetarin

Birth Day

Birth Day

Type the birth day that was written in column VII, "dita."

If the day was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 15

Birth Month

Birth Month

Type the birth month that was written in column VII, "maji."

Change the number to the corresponding month.

If the month was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Pri

Birth Year

Birth Year

Type the birth year that was written in column VII, "viti."

The years may be recorded with only 3 digits. Add a 1 to the beginning of each year.

If the year was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 1886