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Canadian: Census Records - Part 1
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Census records are a pivotal step in trying to document our ancestry. They are among the most useful records available to genealogists. This course will instruct the student in how to access these records and how to analyze the information provided. Suggestions for using the Internet for researching many census records will also be provided. A short history of census records is included…

COURSE CONTENT
MODULE 1

Introduction to Census Records
  • Heads of Family Census Records
  • Nominal Census Records

    Specialized Census Records

    Where to Find Census Records

    Reading Census Records
  • Tips to Read Difficult Census Pages

    MODULE 2

    How do I Locate My Family in a Census Record?

    Locating an Individual in a Rural Census
  • 1851 Rural Census
  • 1861 Rural Census
  • 1871 Rural Census
  • 1901 Rural Census
  • 1911 Rural Census

    MODULE 3

    Locating an Individual in a Large City
  • Schedule II for John Turnbull of Bathurst Street, Toronto
  • Schedule 1 for John Turnbull of Bathurst Street, Toronto

    Using Census Aids to Locate Your Family

    MODULE 4

    How Accurate is the Information Contained in Census Records?

    Analyzing the Records
  • What to Look for when Comparing Records

    Specialized Information in Various Census Years
  • 1851 Census
  • 1861 Census
  • 1870 Census (Manitoba only)
  • 1871 Census
  • 1881 Census
  • 1891 Census
  • 1901 Census
  • 1901 Census (Yukon Territory)
  • 1906 Census
  • 1911 Census
  • 1916 Census

    Census Substitute Records

    MODULE 5

    Using the Internet for Research

    Internet Addresses
  • Archives: National and Provincial
  • Specialized Sites

    Indexes & Digital Images Available Online
  • 1851
  • 1861
  • 1871
  • 1881
  • 1891
  • 1901
  • 1906
  • 1911
  • 1916
  • Website Addresses

    MODULE 6

    Census Records Available Through Library and Archives Canada
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Nova Scotia
  • New Brunswick
  • Québec
  • Ontario
  • Manitoba
  • Saskatchewan
  • Alberta
  • The Territories
  • Northwest Territories
  • Yukon Territory
  • British Columbia
  • Newfoundland

    Selected Bibliography of Published Census Records
  • British Columbia
  • Alberta
  • Manitoba
  • Saskatchewan
  • Ontario
  • Québec
  • New Brunswick
  • Nova Scotia
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Newfoundland
  • Northwest Territories & Yukon

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