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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This Collection will include records for 1831.<br>
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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.  
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This collection will include records for 1831.
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These records includes 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.  
  
 
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.  
 
=== 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.
 
 
{{Collection citation | text= "Canada, Lower Canada Census, 1831" Index and Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Library and Archives. Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.}}
 
  
 
== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
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These records usually contain the following information:  
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Records usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name of Head of each Family  
 
*Name of Head of each Family  
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*Name of resident  
 
*Name of resident  
*Approximate year of residence and place of residence
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*Approximate year and place of residence
  
 
==== Search the Collection  ====
 
==== Search the Collection  ====
  
To search this collection using the index:  
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'''To search the collection index:''' <br> 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.
  
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.  
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'''To search the collection images,''' select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page. Then:<br> ⇒Select the appropriate ''“County/District”''<br> ⇒Select the appropriate ''“Locality/Sub-district”,'' which will take you to the images. <br> Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them.
  
To search this collection using the browse:
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You may need to look at several images or records and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to find and confirm the right records.
  
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:<br> ⇒Select the appropriate ''“County/District”''<br> ⇒Select the appropriate ''“Locality/Sub-district”'' which will take you to the images.
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==== General Information About These Records  ====
  
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.  
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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.  
  
==== Tips to Keep in Mind  ====
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Be aware there may be inaccuracies such as altered spellings and misinterpretation errors if the information was scanned.
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==== General Information About These Records  ====
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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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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
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*[[Canada History Links]]
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*[[Canada Historic Maps]]
 
*[http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/98-187-x/4064809-eng.htm Censuses of Canada 1665 to 1871]  
 
*[http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/98-187-x/4064809-eng.htm Censuses of Canada 1665 to 1871]  
 
*[http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/can/quebec/stgcensus1831.shtml Canadian census records for Valcartier, Quebec]
 
*[http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/can/quebec/stgcensus1831.shtml Canadian census records for Valcartier, Quebec]
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[Canada|Canada]]  
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*[[Canada Genealogy|Canada]]  
 
*[[Canada Census]]  
 
*[[Canada Census]]  
 
*[[Lower Canada Census, 1842 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Lower Canada Census 1842 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Lower Canada Census, 1842 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Lower Canada Census 1842 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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==Citations for This Collection==
  
When you copy information from a record, you should 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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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually. <br><br>
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'''Collection Citation'''<br>
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Canada, Lower Canada Census, 1831" Index and Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Library and Archives. Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.}}
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br>
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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"Canada, Lower Canada Census, 1831," database and digital images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VVMQ-LB6: accessed 2 May 2012), Daniel Norton, Stanbridge, Missisquoi, Quebec, Canada; Lower Canada Census Records, 1831.Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 17:52, 26 February 2015

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Canada, Lower Canada Census 1831 .

Contents

Record Description

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Canada, Lower Canada Census, 1831.

This collection will include records for 1831.

These records includes 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.

For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Record Content

Records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of Head of each Family
  • Occupation
  • Number of Inhabitants
  • County/District

Other genealogical facts include:

  • Produce raised in the course of last year
  • Number of Buildings in the county
  • Males (Number of Scholars in college)
  • Females (Number of Scholars in college)

How to Use the Record

To search this collection, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of resident
  • Approximate year and place of residence

Search the Collection

To search the collection 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.

To search the collection images, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page. Then:
⇒Select the appropriate “County/District”
⇒Select the appropriate “Locality/Sub-district”, which will take you to the images.
Search the collection by image 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 or records and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to find and confirm the right records.

General Information About These Records

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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Don't overlook FHL Place Canada, Quebec items or FHL Keyword Canada, Quebec items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Canada Archives and Libraries.


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.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation

"Canada, Lower Canada Census, 1831" Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Library and Archives. Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.


Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Canada, Lower Canada Census, 1831.

Image Citation

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Canada, Lower Canada Census, 1831.

 

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