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From: Sharon <>
Subject: Re: [ONT] 1891 Cdn Census?
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 14:46:57 -0500 (EST)
In-Reply-To: <000001c60d76$87ea7770$ab32b8a1@GORDON5>


Thanks, Gordon. I had forgotten about that.

Sharon
--- "Gordon A. Watts" <> wrote:

> Sharon.
>
> In 1891 'Manitoba' as we know it today did not
> exist. While Manitoba was
> part of the formation of Confederation in 1870, it
> was only 1/18 the size of
> the province today, and was known as the 'Postage
> Stamp' province. Prior to
> 1912, when the final boundaries of what is today
> 'Manitoba' were set, much
> of the province was considered part of the Northwest
> Territories. The same
> applies to Alberta and Saskatchewan which did not
> become 'provinces' until
> 1906.
>
> When searching for early Censuses in Canada you have
> to consider what the
> areas of concern were called at the time.
>
> Since 1951 (?), we have had a National Census taken
> every five years. Prior
> to that we had a National Census taken every ten
> years, on years ending in
> '1', i.e. 1901, 1911 etc. From 1906 or earlier
> there was also a Census of
> the 'Northwest Provinces' of Alberta, Saskatchewan
> and Manitoba taken every
> ten years, on years ending in '6', i.e. 1906, 1916,
> etc.








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