Can I look at the 1911 census for free?

You can also access the 1911 census, including viewing the transcripts and schedules, for free at the National Archives in Kew.

Was there a Canadian census in 1911?

The 1911 census includes nine provinces – Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan, and two territories – the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories.

Why does Canada hold a census every 5 years?

Beginning in 1906, the prairie provinces of Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan began to take a separate census of population and agriculture every five years to monitor the growth of the west.

Where can I find the 1911 census of Canada?

Statistics Canada Fonds. Microfilm reels T-20326 to T-20460. Images are reproduced with the permission of Library and Archives Canada. This database is an every name index to individuals enumerated in the 1911 Canada Census, the fifth census of Canada since confederation in 1867.

What was the total number of enumerators in the 1911 census?

It officially began on June 1, 1911. A total of 264 commissioners were appointed to coordinate the census. Reporting to the commissioners, 9,703 enumerators were then assigned to a clearly defined area. Enumerators visited 218 census districts, divided into multiple enumeration units.

Where to find street names in 1911 census?

Searchable database of streets as found in the 1911 census for the City of Toronto and York Township. Enter a street name and it will tell you in what districts and sub-districts you will find that street.

Why was a street index created in 1911?

For large cities, a street index was created by Statistics Canada after the completion of the 1911 census. This index allows you to quickly find which sub-district or division, street, avenue or specific institution has been enumerated. See Censuses – Street Indexes