Using the viHistory Site
A gentle introduction to using the viHistory site.
Extensive help is available for each type of search. Start with the main search help page, or select one of the specific topics below.
Annotations and Corrections
You can submit annotations for any Census, Directory or Tax Assessment record found on this site, or notify the site maintainers when you find errors or inconsistencies in the data.
Record Linking
Census, directory and tax assessment records can be linked to show relationships between the records; for example, a "John Smith" in the 1891 Census might be linked to a "John Smith" in an 1891 tax assessment to show that they are the same person.
A description of the icons used on the viHistory site.
Site Map
Lost? Try the site map! Here you can see a view of the structure of the viHistory site.