Template:Cite census

Template page

A template for easily citing census or similar records

Template parameters[Edit template data]

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Namename

Name of Person

Example
Charles Greswell Ward
Stringrequired
Year Census Takenyear

no description

Example
1901
Numberrequired
Census Typecensus type

Whether it is a census or other similar record. Make sure to use a capital letter.

Suggested values
Census 1939 Register
Example
Census or 1939 Register
Stringrequired
Streetstreet

Add the house name if no street given

Example
Pymont Cottage
Stringrequired
Placeplace

no description

Example
Wakefield
Stringrequired
Subdistrict of Placesubdistrict

no description

Example
Ardsley
Stringrequired
Countycounty

no description

Example
Yorkshire [West Riding]
Stringrequired
Piece numberpiece number

no description

Example
RG13/4292
Unknownrequired
Folio or Otherfolio or other

Folio if census, whatever is appropriate if not a census.

Suggested values
folio item
Example
folio
Stringrequired
Folio or Other Numberfolio or other number

no description

Example
89
Numberrequired
Page numberpage number

Page number if a census, leave blank if no page number

Example
8
Numbersuggested
Line numberline number

Line number if no page number

Example
9
Numbersuggested
Year of Last Updateyear of last update

Usually the same as the census/record year

Example
1841
Numbersuggested
URL (if found online)url

no description

URLsuggested
Date URL was accessedaccessed

no description

Stringsuggested
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