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Haute-Vienne, France
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Location of Haute-Vienne, France
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Location of France
Record Description
Record Type: Census
Collection years: 1891
Languages: French
Title in the Language: France, Haute-Vienne, recensement de la population, 1891
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Les Archives Départementales de la Vienne


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French English
Designation des Quartiers, villages ou hameaux Designation of neighborhoods, villages or hamlets
Designation des rues ands les chefs-lieux Designing the streets ands the chief towns
Numéro par quartier, village, hameau ou rue des maisons Number by district, village, hamlet or street houses
Numéro par quartier, village, hameau ou rue des ménage Number by neighborhood, village, hamlet or household street
Numéro par quartier, village, hameau ou rue des individus Number by district, village, hamlet or street of individuals
Noms de Famille Family name
Prénoms First name
Age Age
Nationalite Nationality
Profession Profession
Situation dans le ménage Situation in the household
Observations Observations

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