Censuses of Canada, 1665-1871

Censuses of Canada contain 343 tables on the social and economic conditions in Canada from the earliest settlements to 1871.


Censuses of Canada, 1665 to 1871, Statistics Canada, Volume IV

Names of Provinces in various Census Returns


Nova Scotia - called Acadia by the French

New Brunswick

Prince Edward Island - called St. John Island



British Columbia - called New Caledonia

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