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This collection will include records for the year 1921.
These records include an index and images of the census housed at the Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador. Some 1911 census books were used to record the 1921 census, so some books are labeled "1911" but are for 1921. For the 1921, census previous Electoral Districts were divided into smaller districts. However, some census forms had to be redone, which meant that the census was not complete until 1922.
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- “Newfoundland, 1921 Census.” Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Provincial Archives of Newfoundland, St. John's.
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- Name of each person in family
- Place of residence
- Relationship to head of household
- Marital status
- Date of birth
- Place of birth
- Year of immigration
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.