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1851 Census of Nova Scotia - Heads of families

  1. Heads of Families
  2. Buildings : No. of Inhabited Buildings
  3. Buildings : By how many Families inhabited
  4. Buildings : No. of Houses now building
  5. Buildings : No. of uninhabited Houses
  6. Buildings : No. of Stores, Barns and Outhouses
  7. Inhabitants of Various Ages : No. under 10 years of age : Males
  8. Inhabitants of Various Ages : No. under 10 years of age : Females
  9. Inhabitants of Various Ages : From 10 to 20 years of age : Males
  10. Inhabitants of Various Ages : From 10 to 20 years of age : Females
  11. Inhabitants of Various Ages : From 20 to 30 years of age : Males
  12. Inhabitants of Various Ages : From 20 to 30 years of age : Females
  13. Inhabitants of Various Ages : From 30 to 40 years of age : Males
  14. Inhabitants of Various Ages : From 30 to 40 years of age : Females
  15. Inhabitants of Various Ages : From 40 to 50 years of age : Males
  16. Inhabitants of Various Ages : From 40 to 50 years of age : Females
  17. Inhabitants of Various Ages : Above 50 years of age : Males
  18. Inhabitants of Various Ages : Above 50 years of age : Females
  19. Inhabitants of Various Ages : No. of Married person of both sexes
  20. Inhabitants of Various Ages : No. of Widowers
  21. Inhabitants of Various Ages : No. of Widows
  22. Inhabitants of Various Ages : No. of Rate Pyers
  23. Inhabitants of Various Ages : No. of Paupers
  24. Deaf and Dumb : Males
  25. Deaf and Dumb : Females
  26. Blind : Males
  27. Blind: Females
  28. Lunatics : Males
  29. Lunatics : Females
  30. Idiots: Males
  31. Idiots: Females
  32. Indians: Males, including children
  33. Indians: Females, including children
  34. Colored Persons : Males, including children
  35. Colored Persons : Females, including children
  36. Assessments : Amount of Assessment for County Rates
  37. Assessments Amount of Assessment for Poor Rates
  38. Assessments : Highest Rate for Poor and County
  39. Assessments : Lowest Rate for Poor and County
  40. Value of Property : Assessed value of Real Estate
  41. Value of Property : Probably value of Real Estate
  42. Value of Property : Assessed Value of Personal Estate
  43. Births, Deaths and Marriages : No. of Births the preceding year
  44. Births, Deaths and Marriages : No. of Deaths the preceding year
  45. Births, Deaths and Marriages : No. of Marriages the preceding year
  46. Nos. engaged in various Occupations : No. of Clergymen and Ministers
  47. Nos. engaged in various Occupations : No. of Doctors
  48. Nos. engaged in various Occupations : No. of Farmers
  49. Nos. engaged in various Occupations : No. of Mechanics
  50. Nos. engaged in various Occupations : No. of Merchants & Traders
  51. Nos. engaged in various Occupations : No. of Persons engaged in the Fisheries
  52. Nos. engaged in various Occupations : No. of Seamen Registered
  53. Nos. engaged in various Occupations : No. of Persons employed at Sea
  54. Nos. engaged in various Occupations : No. of Persons engaged in Lumbering
  55. Places of Worship : No. of Churches and Places of Worship
  56. Places of Worship : Denomination
  57. Improved Land : No. of Acres of Dyke Land
  58. Improved Land : Average Value
  59. Improved Land : No. of Acres other than Improved Land
  60. Schools and Pupils : No. of Schools in District
  61. Schools and Pupils : No. of Children attending Schools
  62. No. of Various Religious Denominations : Church of England
  63. No. of Various Religious Denominations : Catholics
  64. No. of Various Religious Denominations : Kirk of Scotland
  65. No. of Various Religious Denominations : Free Church
  66. No. of Various Religious Denominations : Presbyterian Church of N.S.
  67. No. of Various Religious Denominations : Baptists
  68. No. of Various Religious Denominations : Methodists
  69. No. of Various Religious Denominations : Congregationalists
  70. No. of Various Religious Denominations : Universalists
  71. No. of Various Religious Denominations : Lutherans
  72. No. of Various Religious Denominations : Sandemanians
  73. No. of Various Religious Denominations : Quakers
  74. No. of Various Religious Denominations : Other Denominations
  75. Agricultural : No. of Tons of Hay Cut
  76. Agricultural : No. of Bushels of Wheat raised
  77. Agricultural : No. of Bushels of Barley raised
  78. Agricultural : No. of Bushels of Rye raised
  79. Agricultural : No. of Bushels of Oats raised
  80. Agricultural : No. of Bushels of Buckwheat raised
  81. Agricultural : No. of Bushels of Indian Corn raised
  82. Agricultural : No. of Bushels Peas and Beans raised
  83. Agricultural : Quantity of Timothy and Clover Seed raised
  84. Produce : No. of Bushels of Potatoes raised
  85. Produce: No. of Bushels of Turnips raised
  86. Produce: No. of Bushels of other Root Crops raised
  87. Agricultural Stock : No. of Neat Cattle
  88. Agricultural Stock : No. of Milch Cows
  89. Agricultural Stock : No. of Horses
  90. Agricultural Stock : No. of Sheep
  91. Agricultural Stock : No. of Swine
  92. Fisheries: No. of Vessels engaged in the Fisheries
  93. Fisheries: No. of Men on board
  94. Fisheries: Amount of Tonnage engaged in the Fisheries
  95. Fisheries: No. of Boats engaged in the Fisheries
  96. Fisheries: No. of Men on Board
  97. Fisheries: Nets and Seines
  98. Fisheries: Quantity of Dry Fish cured
  99. Fisheries: Quantity of Salmon caught and cured
  100. Fisheries: Quantity of Shad caught and cured
  101. Fisheries: Quantity of Smoked Herrings caught and cured
  102. Fisheries: Quantity of Mackeral caught and cured
  103. Fisheries: Quantity of Herrings caught and cured
  104. Fisheries: Quantity of Alewives caught and cured
  105. Fisheries: Value
  106. Fisheries: Quantity of Fish Oil
  107. Fisheries: Value
  108. Mills and Factories : No. of Saw Mills
  109. Mills and Factories : Value
  110. Mills and Factories : No. of Hands employed
  111. Mills and Factories : No. of Grist Mills
  112. Mills and Factories : Value
  113. Mills and Factories : No. of Hands employed
  114. Mills and Factories : No. of Tanneries
  115. Mills and Factories : Value
  116. Mills and Factories : No. of Hands employed
  117. Mills and Factories : No. of Foundries
  118. Mills and Factories : Value
  119. Mills and Factories : No. of Hands employed
  120. Mills and Factories : No. of Weaving and Carding Establishments
  121. Mills and Factories : Value
  122. Mills and Factories : No. of Hands employed
  123. Mills and Factories : No. of Breweries and Distilleries
  124. Mills and Factories : Value
  125. Mills and Factories : No. of Hands employed
  126. Mills and Factories : No. of Hand Looms
  127. Mills and Factories : Value
  128. Mills and Factories : No. of other Factories
  129. Mills and Factories : Value
  130. Mills and Factories : No. of Hands employed
  131. Mills and Factories : No. of Steam Mills or Factories
  132. Articles Manufactured : No. of yards of Fulled Cloth Manufactured last year
  133. Articles Manufactured : No. of yards of Cloth not Fulled
  134. Articles Manufactured : No. of yards of Flannel
  135. Articles Manufactured : Value of Boots and Shoes Manufactured
  136. Articles Manufactured : Value of Leather Manufactured
  137. Articles Manufactured : Value of Candles Manufactured
  138. Articles Manufactured : Value of Soap Manufactured
  139. Articles Manufactured : Value of Agricultural Implements Manufactured
  140. Articles Manufactured : Value of Chairs and Cabinet Ware Manufactured
  141. Articles Manufactured : Value of Carriages Manufactured
  142. Articles Manufactured : Value of other Wooden Ware Manufactured
  143. Articles Manufactured : Value of Iron Castings Manufactured
  144. Articles Manufactured : Quantity of Coal Raised
  145. Articles Manufactured : Quantity of Iron Smelted
  146. Articles Manufactured : Value

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