International Standard Classification of Occupations – Census Occupations

Mapping Occupations Having collected all the Census Records for any household with an ‘Attridge’ in it, from the England and UK Census records, I need to standardise the way in which some items appear. Specifically for this post, the occupations.  The transcriptions are full of spelling mistakes and oddities. And although I will be keeping…

One step at a time

Data is a messy business. Although access to genealogical data is now easier to get than ever, none the less, it seems to depend an awful lot on fallible humans who index the data. So whatever data I collate, I have to data wrangle/munge what I collect. In previous years, when I first contemplated attempting a one-name…