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Census schedules, 1901

Manuscript/Manuscript with Film
  • English
  • French
[Ottawa, Ontario : National Archives of Canada, 193-, 1993 printing]
129 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

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An index for Canada Census, 1901 is available online, click here.

Microfilm of original records created under the direction of the Canadian Dept. of Agriculture. None of the paper copies of the original census schedules survived.

Schedules printed in English and French.

The original microfilm copy of the 1901 census was produced in the late 1930's and was received by the National Archives of Canada in 1985.

Some pages of the census are unreadable. Some films are stamped "Best Copy Available."

Census day was 31 March 1901. There were eleven schedules taken but generally Schedule 1, "Nominal return of living persons," and Schedule 2, "Return of buildings and lands, churches and schools," have been filmed. A number was assigned to a district, a letter to a sub-district and a number to a subdivision of a sub-district. Some sub-districts also have a number, i.e. "a(1)" means sub-district "a1" and "a1" means sub-district "a", subdivision "1". Some sub-district letters have been crossed out and new ones written in or the schedules have different letters than those that appear on the titleboards between each subdivision. The National Archives of Canada fiche inventory uses the sub-district letters as listed on the titleboards.

To search an index to the 1901 census created by Automated Genealogy with links to the Library and Archives Canada census images, click http://www.automatedgenealogy.com/index.html (as of 17 April 2018).

National Archives of Canada nos. : T-6428 - T-6556, R.G. 31

For a locality finding aid to the 1901 census, see: Catalogue of census returns on microfilm, 1901 / Thomas A. Hillman.

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