Lower Canada Census 1831 (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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This record consists of an index and images of census records for Lower Canada, more recently called the province of Quebec. Census returns are recorded on large sheets of paper that are divided into rows and columns. The schedules were arranged by province, then further divided into census districts and subdistricts.  
 
This record consists of an index and images of census records for Lower Canada, more recently called the province of Quebec. Census returns are recorded on large sheets of paper that are divided into rows and columns. The schedules were arranged by province, then further divided into census districts and subdistricts.  
  
This record consists of census records for Lower Canada during the year 1831. 
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This record consists of census records for Lower Canada during the year 1831.&nbsp; For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1834329/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1834329/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].  
 
Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].  
  
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The general genealogical facts found in the 1831 Lower Canada Census include:  
 
The general genealogical facts found in the 1831 Lower Canada Census include:  
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*Produce raised in the course of last year  
 
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Record Description

This record consists of an index and images of census records for Lower Canada, more recently called the province of Quebec. Census returns are recorded on large sheets of paper that are divided into rows and columns. The schedules were arranged by province, then further divided into census districts and subdistricts.

This record consists of census records for Lower Canada during the year 1831.  For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

Lower Canada. Canada, Lower Canada Census 1831. Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.

Record Content

The general genealogical facts found in the 1831 Lower Canada Census include:

  • Name of Head of each Family
  • Occupation
  • Number of Inhabitants
  • Locality/Sub-district
  • County/District
  • Volume Number
  • DGS Number
  • Page Number
  • Image Number
  • Title
  • Reference
  • Microfilm Reel Number

Other genealogical facts include:

Lower Canada Census, 1831 DGS 4569587 58.jpg
  • Produce raised in the course of last year
  • Number of Livestock
  • Number of Buildings in the county
  • Males (Number of Scholars in college)
  • Females (Number of Scholars in college)
  • The names of persons by whom the Return has been made for each county

How to Use the Record

Canadian census records are the best source for quickly identifying a family group and their residence. Use the residence, birthplace, and age given in the census to search other record types.

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Canada, Lower Canada Census, 1831," database and digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VVMQ-LB6&nbsp;: accessed 2 May 2012), Daniel Norton, Stanbridge, Missisquoi, Quebec, Canada; Lower Canada Census Records, 1831.Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.