Lower Canada Census 1825 (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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A census is a count and description of the population. Censuses have been taken by the colonial, provincial, and national governments of [[Canada]] for a variety of reasons, including taxation and levying for militia service. Census records can also provide information about family relationships, age, year of birth, description of property, religion, and place of birth.
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A census is a count and description of the population. Censuses have been taken by the colonial, provincial, and national governments of [[Canada]] for a variety of reasons, including taxation and levying for militia service. Census records can also provide information about family relationships, age, year of birth, description of property, religion, and place of birth.  
  
Be aware there may be inaccuracies such as altered spellings and misinterpretations errors if the information was scanned.  
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Be aware there may be inaccuracies such as altered spellings and misinterpretation errors if the information was scanned.
  
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==

Revision as of 21:05, 19 April 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Canada, Lower Canada Census, 1825 .

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Canada, recensement du Bas-Canada

Record Description

This collection will include records for 1825.

This collection contains indexes and images of census records for the modern province of Quebec.

Census records can provide family relationships, age, year of birth, description of property, religion, and place of birth. Generally, more recent censuses are more complete. They can provide information missing in other records.

For a list of records by localities currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

"Canada, Lower Canada Census, 1825" Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Library and Archives. Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.

Record Content

These records usually contain the following information:

  • Names of heads of families
  • Total number of persons living in family
  • Number belonging to each family absent from province
  • Number in family age six (6) years, but less than fourteen (14) years
  • Number in family over fourteen (14) years, but less than eighteen (18) years
  • Number of married males or females married in family
  • Ages of married persons, male and female

How to Use the Record

To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of ancestor
  • Number of family members
  • Approximate year and place of residence

Search the Collection

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.


To search the collection image by image, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:
⇒Select the appropriate “County/District”
⇒Select the appropriate “Locality/Sub-district” which will take you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

General Information About These Records

A census is a count and description of the population. Censuses have been taken by the colonial, provincial, and national governments of Canada for a variety of reasons, including taxation and levying for militia service. Census records can also provide information about family relationships, age, year of birth, description of property, religion, and place of birth.

Be aware there may be inaccuracies such as altered spellings and misinterpretation errors if the information was scanned.

Known Issues with This Collection

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See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Canada, Lower Canada Census, 1825” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 4 June 2012), Paul Fréchette, 1825; citing Canada, Lower Canada Census, 1825, image no. 4 of 7, Public Archives of Canada.