Release of a new version of the Census of 1851 database

Library and Archives Canada is pleased to announce the release of a new version of the Census of 1851 database.

The 1851 Census marked the second collection of statistics for the Province of Canada (consisting of Canada West and Canada East). Information was also collected for New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

In addition to searching by geographical information such as province, district, and sub-district, users can now also search by nominal information such as name, given name(s) and age of an individual.

4 thoughts on “Release of a new version of the Census of 1851 database

  1. And where pray tell is the 1921 Census of Canada. We know that it has been ready for some time. Who is responsible for the delay?

  2. Pingback: FYI: What’s Old is New…..Again « OGS Blog

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