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Description found in Archives

New Brunswick census returns [textual record]. 

Date(s)

1851-1861

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

5.6 m of textual records

Scope and content

Sub-sub-series consists of census records for New Brunswick for 1851 and 1861. The censuses for 1851 (Volumes 260-270, Microfilm Reels C-994 to C-998) and 1861 (Volumes 608-624, Microfilm Reels C-999 to C-1007) indicate the individuals, by name, in each house, as well as their age, sex, relationship, race, occupation, date of entry to the colony, etc. A second schedule was also compiled for each household detailing information related to inhabited houses, houses being built, births, deaths, schools, land, crops collected, etc.

Textual records
Microfilm reel C-1001
90: Open
Textual records
Microfilm reel C-995
90: Open
Textual records
Microfilm reel C-1003
90: Open
Textual records
Microfilm reel C-994
90: Open
Textual records
Microfilm reel C-1006
90: Open
Textual records
Microfilm reel C-1717
90: Open
Textual records
Microfilm reel C-996
90: Open
Textual records
Microfilm reel C-997
90: Open
Textual records
Microfilm reel C-1000
90: Open
Textual records
Microfilm reel C-1005
90: Open
Textual records
Microfilm reel C-1002
90: Open
Textual records
Microfilm reel C-1004
90: Open
Textual records
Microfilm reel C-998
90: Open
Textual records
Microfilm reel C-999
90: Open
Textual records
Microfilm reel C-1007
90: Open
Textual records
90: Open
Volume
from 260 to 270
from 608 to 624
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown. In order to protect the fragile originals, the microfilm copies of these records must be consulted rather than the originals.

Finding aid 31-1, a published catalogue entitled Catalogue of Census Returns on Microfilm, 1666-1891 provides an alphabetical listing by place name within each province. A copy of this is available in the reading room. 31-1 90 (Paper)
http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1851/Pages/about-census.aspx
http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1861/Pages/about-census.aspx

Finding aid 31-5 is a typed shelf-list to the microfilm for the census of New Brunswick, 1851 and 1861. The list indicates the order of the census returns on the microfilm reel as well as any missing schedules. 31-5 (Paper)

Additional information

Source of title
Title is based on the contents of the sub-sub-series.

Accruals
No further accruals are expected.

Related materials
Researchers should also consult related records for New Brunswick census returns in the custody of the Private Archives Division of the Library and Archives Canada. Census returns for 1851 are found in reels M-557 and M-5221. Census returns for 1861 are found in reels M-556 to M-559 and M-5221. These microfilms are inventoried in MG 9. The original records for all microfilm reels prefixed with an "M" do not exist at the Library and Archives Canada but rather in other institutions.

Availability of other formats note
See reels C-994 to C-1007 for microfilmed reference copies of these records. Note that accession 1989-90/293 (MIKAN 45553) refers to additional copies of microfilm reels for the 1861 New Brunswick census ordered for Interlibrary loan purposes.

Government

Related control no.

1. 1989-90/293 GAD
2. 117-000293-4
3. RG31-C-1