HC Deb 08 August 1905 vol 151 c602

To ask the Lord-Advocate if the Census which was taken upon the night of March 31st, 1901, includes the names of Scottish seamen and Scottish women and children who were on that night in British vessels on the high seas or abroad.

(Answered by Mr. Scott Dickson.) Persons on board vessels on the high seas or abroad were not included in the Scottish Census. The shipping population given in the Scottish Census Report includes only persons on board ship in the various harbours, docks, and roadsteads in Scotland or sailing in Scottish waters on the night of the Census, March 31st. 1901.