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From: "Bonnie Cole" <>
Subject: Re: [Ont] Clarity for census 1851-1852
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2001 14:18:24 -0500
I would think that it means just what it says, "age next birthday" AS OF that year - 1852. Can you imagine the confusion, in trying ot figure out, if it was REALLY the Spring of 1851, what would their age be, if their birthday fell between that time and the time, they were REALLY enumerating. Now I'm confused.
----- Original Message -----
From: Estelle & Richard
Sent: Monday, March 05, 2001 1:27 PM
Subject: [Ont] Clarity for census 1851-1852
It is my understanding that the 1851 census was prepared in January of
Would 'age next birthday' then mean - age after Jan. of 1852 or age in
For example, my Alexander MACDONALD LOCKHART was born either 09 Mar
1814 or 09 Mar 1815, depending on various sources. Would the 1851-1852
census, which has his 'age next birthday' as 37, mean 1814 or 1815?
Thank you for any assistance in this one.
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