Canada, Upper Canada Census, 1842 (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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This collection contains records from the census year 1842.
These records include an index and images of census records for the modern province of Ontario.
During the year 1841, Upper Canada was renamed Canada West, and Lower Canada was renamed to Canada East. The two named jurisdictions are also known as the provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
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- Name of the head of each family
- Proprietor (the owner) of Real Property (deeded, not deeded or no property)
- Non-Proprietor of Real Property
- Tenant entitled to vote at any election
- Tenants trade or profession
- Total number of inmates
- Number of persons belonging to the family temporarily absent
- Number of natives belonging to each family (England, Ireland, Scotland, French Canadians, British Canadians, Europeans, Americans)
- Persons in the family five years and under
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- Approximate county and sub-district
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- "Canada, Upper Canada Census, 1842." Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.