Sanday in 1841

Cross Parish

The person appointed by the Sheriff to divide the Parish was Jerome Dennison a Schoolmaster living at Quivals in Enumeration District 2 of Burness. The Minister of Cross and Burness was William Grant living at the Manse in Enumeration District 2.
No persons were listed as sleeping outside or in boats, barns etc.

Enumeration District 1 containing 59 houses with Enumerator Robert Wards is described as:
So much of the parish of Cross as lies to the south of the farms of Brough Shelbister Castlehill and How
Attested this 15th June 1841 by William Grant Minister of the united parishes of Cross and Burness

Enumeration District 2 containing 48 houses with Enumerator Al. Urquhart is described as:
The rest of the parish of Cross lying to the north of former district and included in the farms of Brough Shelbister Castle hill and How
Attested this 15th June 1841 by William Grant Minister of the united parishes of Cross and Burness

Burness Parish

The person appointed by the Sheriff to divide the Parish was Jerome Dennison a Schoolmaster living at Quivals in Enumeration District 2 of Burness. The Minister of Cross and Burness was William Grant living at the Manse in Enumeration District 2.
No persons were listed as sleeping outside or in boats, barns etc.

Enumeration District 1 containing 47 houses with Enumerator Thomas Male is described as:
So much of the parish of Burness as lies to the west of the Main Road having Cross parish on the south and the Sea on the north and west
Attested this 15th June 1841 by William Grant Minister of the united parishes of Cross and Burness

Remarks of Sheriff
By the Census of 1841 the population of the Island of Sanday is as follows

Cross parish515
Burness parish468
Lady Kirk parish908
1891
By the Census of 1831 it was 1839
Increase 52

Chas Shirreff  Sheriff Substitute

Enumeration District 2 containing 43 houses with Enumerator Jerome Dennison is described as:
The rest of the parish of Burness lying to the east of the Main Road
Attested this 15th June 1841 by William Grant Minister of the united parishes of Cross and Burness

Lady Parish

The person appointed by the Sheriff to divide the Parish was William Muir and the Minister of the Parish was Walter Traill, neither are recorded as living in the parish.
No persons were listed as sleeping outside or in boats, barns etc.

Enumeration District 1 containing 40 houses with Enumerator William Muir is described as:
Northwall Lady parish so much of the parish as lies between The Start Light House and the Mill of Rusness
Attested by Walter Traill Minister

Enumeration District 2 containing 50 houses with Enumerator David Towers is described as:
So much of the parish as lies between the Mill of Rusness and the Burn of Sandgoe
Attested by Walter Traill Minister

Enumeration District 3 containing 45 houses with Enumerator William Muir is described as:
So much of the parish as lies between the Burn of Sandgoe and Saville Green
Attested by Walter Traill Minister

Enumeration District 4 containing 40 houses with Enumerator Oliver Drever is described as:
The rest of the parish lying between Saville Green and the property of How Cross Parish
Walter Traill Minister