Please click on any table header to resort data. Refersh the page to restore the index to its' original order. Works in IE, Gecko, Opera, Safari to name a few

Tabbing will allow you to jump to a particular letter from A to Z (backs and forwards). When and letter is highlighted select ENTER on the keyboard. This tabbing will not work correctly if you have resorted a column, just refresh the page.

Opera 9.5 has the greatest accessibility. Press F9 to bring focus to the web page. Using SHIFT plus the direction keys allows access to either the A to Z links and press ENTER to jump to the letter or access the headings to resort the data. When the background is blue on the column heading select ENTER.

Demonstration of accessible data table
YearForname(s)Surname
17900201ElizabethABBOTT
18200227WilliamABBOTT
18401230JohnANDERSON
18401230JohnANDERSON
18401230JohnANDERSON
18401230JohnANDERSON
18401230JohnANDERSON
18700703JohnAPPLETON
18100303AnnMARSHALL
18100303AnneMARSHALL
18100303AnneMARSHALL
18100303ElizabethMARSHALL
18100303ElizabethaMARSHALL
18100303EstherMARSHALL
18100303JohannesMARSHALL
18100303EstherMARSHALL
18100303EstherMARSHALL
18100303EstherMARSHALL
18100303EstherMARSHALL
18100303EstherMARSHALL
18100303EstherMARSHALL
18100303EstherMARSHALL
18100303EstherMARSHALL
18100303EstherMARSHALL
18100303EstherMARSHALL
18100303EstherMARSHALL
18300413DavidSMITH
18000121?SMITH

The sortable script is found here. Thanks to Anne van Kesteren for the link.

CSS Class test