Argentina, Capital Federal, Census, 1855 (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Foreign Language Title<br> ==
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== Foreign Language Title<br> ==
  
 
Censo de 1855 de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.  
 
Censo de 1855 de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.  
  
== Collection Time Period<br> ==
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This census of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was performed on Wednesday, October 17, 1855.  
 
This census of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was performed on Wednesday, October 17, 1855.  
  
== Record Description<br> ==
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Each of the census registers is separated by a title page, which includes the name of the parish, the name or number of the ward, and the name or number of the block. It is followed by the enumeration sheets containing the following information in columns: Names and surnames of the inhabitants, relationship to the householder, civil status, gender, age, if the person knows how to read and write, place of birth, nationality, the length of time in the country if the person is a foreigner, and occupation or profession.  
 
Each of the census registers is separated by a title page, which includes the name of the parish, the name or number of the ward, and the name or number of the block. It is followed by the enumeration sheets containing the following information in columns: Names and surnames of the inhabitants, relationship to the householder, civil status, gender, age, if the person knows how to read and write, place of birth, nationality, the length of time in the country if the person is a foreigner, and occupation or profession.  
  
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'''The census of 1855 of the city of Buenos Aires includes the following information:[[Image:Argentina Buenos Aires 1855 Census.jpg|thumb|right]]<br>'''Name of the parish<br>Number or name of the barrack<br>Number or name of the block<br>Address, type of home, and how many floors<br>Complete names of individuals<br>Relationship to the householder<br>Civil status, gender, age, literacy (read and write)<br>Place of birth, country of nationality, and if a foreigner, the length of stay in the country<br>Occupation, profession, or employment  
 
'''The census of 1855 of the city of Buenos Aires includes the following information:[[Image:Argentina Buenos Aires 1855 Census.jpg|thumb|right]]<br>'''Name of the parish<br>Number or name of the barrack<br>Number or name of the block<br>Address, type of home, and how many floors<br>Complete names of individuals<br>Relationship to the householder<br>Civil status, gender, age, literacy (read and write)<br>Place of birth, country of nationality, and if a foreigner, the length of stay in the country<br>Occupation, profession, or employment  
  
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'''Important genealogical information found in the 1855 census of the city of Buenos Aires includes:<br>'''Locality and address<br>Names and surnames<br>Relationship, civil status, gender, age, and civil status<br>Place of birth<br>Nationality<br>Estimated year of arrival, if a foreigner&nbsp;  
 
'''Important genealogical information found in the 1855 census of the city of Buenos Aires includes:<br>'''Locality and address<br>Names and surnames<br>Relationship, civil status, gender, age, and civil status<br>Place of birth<br>Nationality<br>Estimated year of arrival, if a foreigner&nbsp;  
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Patrons can get genealogical data, which may not be available in other resources, for their ancestors living in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in the year 1855.&nbsp; &nbsp;  
 
Patrons can get genealogical data, which may not be available in other resources, for their ancestors living in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in the year 1855.&nbsp; &nbsp;  
  
== Record History<br> ==
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The census of 1855 for the city of Buenos Aires was conducted under the direction of the then Statistics Department (Mesa de Estadística), which was directed at the time by Justo Maeso. Authorization for the census was given in July 1855 by the then government council member Valentín Alsina. For the purpose of the census, the city of Buenos Aires was divided in twelve parishes: Montserrat, Catedral al Sud, Concepción, San Miguel, Catedral al Norte, San Nicolás, Piedad, Socorro, Balvanera, San Telmo, Barracas al Norte, and Pilar. Each parish was subdivided into barracks and blocks. The 1855 Census of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, covers about 92,000 inhabitants.  
 
The census of 1855 for the city of Buenos Aires was conducted under the direction of the then Statistics Department (Mesa de Estadística), which was directed at the time by Justo Maeso. Authorization for the census was given in July 1855 by the then government council member Valentín Alsina. For the purpose of the census, the city of Buenos Aires was divided in twelve parishes: Montserrat, Catedral al Sud, Concepción, San Miguel, Catedral al Norte, San Nicolás, Piedad, Socorro, Balvanera, San Telmo, Barracas al Norte, and Pilar. Each parish was subdivided into barracks and blocks. The 1855 Census of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, covers about 92,000 inhabitants.  
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Contents

Foreign Language Title

Censo de 1855 de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Collection Time Period

This census of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was performed on Wednesday, October 17, 1855.

Record Description

Each of the census registers is separated by a title page, which includes the name of the parish, the name or number of the ward, and the name or number of the block. It is followed by the enumeration sheets containing the following information in columns: Names and surnames of the inhabitants, relationship to the householder, civil status, gender, age, if the person knows how to read and write, place of birth, nationality, the length of time in the country if the person is a foreigner, and occupation or profession.

Record Content

The census of 1855 of the city of Buenos Aires includes the following information:
Argentina Buenos Aires 1855 Census.jpg

Name of the parish
Number or name of the barrack
Number or name of the block
Address, type of home, and how many floors
Complete names of individuals
Relationship to the householder
Civil status, gender, age, literacy (read and write)
Place of birth, country of nationality, and if a foreigner, the length of stay in the country
Occupation, profession, or employment


Important genealogical information found in the 1855 census of the city of Buenos Aires includes:
Locality and address
Names and surnames
Relationship, civil status, gender, age, and civil status
Place of birth
Nationality
Estimated year of arrival, if a foreigner 


How to Use the Records

Patrons can get genealogical data, which may not be available in other resources, for their ancestors living in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in the year 1855.   

Record History

The census of 1855 for the city of Buenos Aires was conducted under the direction of the then Statistics Department (Mesa de Estadística), which was directed at the time by Justo Maeso. Authorization for the census was given in July 1855 by the then government council member Valentín Alsina. For the purpose of the census, the city of Buenos Aires was divided in twelve parishes: Montserrat, Catedral al Sud, Concepción, San Miguel, Catedral al Norte, San Nicolás, Piedad, Socorro, Balvanera, San Telmo, Barracas al Norte, and Pilar. Each parish was subdivided into barracks and blocks. The 1855 Census of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, covers about 92,000 inhabitants.

Why This Collection Was Created?

The Buenos Aires census of 1855 was created for demographic and statistical purposes.

Record Reliability

The data element listed in the census is of great value when civil or parish records are not available. It will permit the patron to find information unavailable elsewhere, which will help to continue research for an ancestor. The census records should be considered as a secondary source and used only when civil or church records are not available.

Related Web Sites

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Related Wiki Articles

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

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Examples of Source Citations for a Record

"Argentina, Buesos Aires City Census. 1855". innex and images, FamilySearch: (http://www.familysearch.org: accessed March 17, 2011). entry for Ferranso Garcia, age 33; citing Census Records, FHL microfilm 4,261,776; Archivo General de la Nacion Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Sources of information for This Collection

"Argentina, Buenos Aires City Census, 1855", database, FamilySearch, 2009; from Archivo General de la Nación Argentina. Argentina, Buenos Aires city census 1855. Archivo General de la Nación Argentina. FHL microfilm. Family History Library, Utah.

Instructions for creating these sources, including how to add information about individual archives is found in the wiki article: “How to Create Bibliographic Source Citations for FamilySearch Historical Records Collections"