Saint Kitts and Nevis Census

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Saint Kitts and Nevis  Gotoarrow.png  Census

1665-1701 French Censuses

1671 Census

  • Rossignol, Bernadette, Philippe Rossignol, and Centre de Genealogie et d'histoire des Isles d'Amerique. Recensement de l'Ile de Saint-Christophe, année 1671 : liste des personnes figurant dans le terrier. Paris : C.G.H.I.A., 1987. FHL Book 972.9 B4d no. 6.

1678 List of Inhabitants

  • 'Inhabitants of St. Kitts in 1678,' Caribbeana, Vol. 4 (1914):68-77. Digitised by dLOC - free.

1678-1687 French Censuses

1696 Association Oath Rolls

Not technically a census, the 1696 Association Oath Rolls serve as a census substitute. The original records are found in class C 213 at the National Archives, Kew, England.[1] Gandy published abstracts of oath takers living in British plantations, including Nevis and St. Christophers [sic]:

  • Gandy, Wallace. The Association Oath Rolls of the British Plantations [New York, Virginia, Etc.] A.D. 1696. London: the author, 1922. Digital version at Internet Archive; reprint: FHL Collection 970 F2L 1995. [Nevis entries begin on page 63; St. Christophers [sic] on page 69.]

1707-1708 Census

  • Fothergill, Gerald, trans. 'St. Christopher's, January 11th, 1707-8: An Account of All and Singular the White Men, Women and Children at Present Residing and Inhabiting in this Her Majesties Island. As Also of All Slaves, Men, Women and Children, Belonging Unto the Said Inhabitants,' Caribbeana, Vol. 3 (1914):132-139. Digitised by dLOC - free. Includes ages of masters and mistresses. The original is held at the UK National Archives.
  • 'List of the Inhabitants of Nevis, with the Number of Their Slaves, 13 March, 1707-8,' Caribbeana, Vol. 3 (1914):173-179. Digitised by dLOC - free. The original is held at the UK National Archives (CO 152/7).


  1. Cliff Webb, "Association Oath Rolls - Background to the Documents," Origins Network.