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1901 Census of Canada - Schedule no. 1 - Population

Numbered in order of Visitation
  1. Dwelling house
  2. Family or Household
    • Personal Description
  3. Name of each person in family, or household on 31st March 1901
  4. Sex
  5. Colour
  6. Relation to head of family or household
  7. Single, married, widowed or divorced
  8. Month and date of birth
  9. Year of birth
  10. Age at last birthday
    • Citizenship, Nationality and Religion
  11. Country or place of birth (If in Canada specify Province or Territory, and add "r" or "u" for rural or urban, as the case may be)
  12. Year of immigration to Canada
  13. Year of naturalization
  14. Racial or Tribal origin
  15. Nationality
  16. Religion
    • Principal Profession or Trade
  17. Profession, occupation or trade or means of living of each person (If person has retired from profession or trade, add "r" for retired)
  18. Living on own means
  19. Employer
  20. Employee
  21. Working on own account
    • Wage Earner
  22. Working at trade in factory or in home. (Specify by "f" for factory and "h" for home, or both as the case may be)
  23. Months employed at trade in factory
  24. Months employed at trade in home
  25. Months employed in other occupation than trade in factory or home
  26. Earnings from occupation or trade $
  27. Extra earnings (from other than chief occupation or trade) $
    • Education and Language of each person 5 years of age and over
  28. Months at school in year
  29. Can read
  30. Can write
  31. Can speak English
  32. Can speak French
  33. Mother tongue (If spoken)
  34. Infirmities (If infirmity dates from childhood, add "from childhood") a. Deaf and Dumb. b. Blind. c. Unsound mind.

1901 Census of Canada - Schedule No. 2 - Buildings and Lands, Churches and Schools

Reference to Schedule 1
  1. Page
  2. Line
  3. Place of habitation: a. Name of Municipality, Township or Parish. b. Range or concession, lot, or cadastral number. c. Street and house number. d. Or other description
    • Houses
  4. In construction
  5. Vacant
  6. Inhabited
    • Institutions
  7. Special or legal name
  8. Number of buildings
  9. Number of families in house or Institution
  10. Number of rooms in house or Institution for each family
  11. Number of inmates in Institution, exclusive of families, officers and employees
    • Real Estate owned
  12. Grand total of acres
  13. Number of town or village lots
  14. Number of dwelling houses
  15. Number of stores, warehouses etc.
  16. Number of barns, stables and other outbuildings
  17. Number of silos and capacity in cubic feet
  18. Number of manufacturing establishments
    • Real Estate leased or otherwise held
  19. Grand total of acres
  20. Number of town or village lots
  21. Number of dwelling houses
  22. Number of stores, warehouses etc.
  23. Number of barns, stables and other outbuildings
  24. Number of silos and capacity in cubic feet
  25. Number of manufacturing establishments
    • Church or place of worship
  26. Religious denomination
  27. Number of communicants
  28. Seating capacity of edifice
    • Sunday school
  29. Religious denomination
  30. Number of officers and teachers
  31. Number of scholars
    • Public school
  32. Number of rooms
  33. Number of teachers
  34. Number of scholars
  35. Date of visit
  36. The reason, if not enumerated, on first visit
  37. Date when enumerated

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