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Access the records: Canada, Lower Canada Census, 1825 .
Title in the Language of the Record
Canada, recensement du Bas-Canada
This Collection will include records for 1825.
This collection contains indexes and images of census records for the modern province of Quebec.
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.
- Library and Archives of Canada. Lower Canada Census 1825. Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
Key genealogical facts found in this collection usually includes 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
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 provide family relationships, age, year of birth, description of property, religion, and place of birth.
Beginning Your Search
To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
- Ancestors name
- Place of birth
- Approximate year of birth
Searching the Index
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 compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
Searching the Images
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the “County/District”
⇒Select the “Locality/Sub-district” which will take you to the images.
Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
Known Issues with This Collection
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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.
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