Users' questions

Can I search a census by address?

Can I search a census by address?

To start using the address search tool, select ‘Search’ from the site menu and then ‘Census addresses’. From there, you simply select the house you’re interested in, and you will be taken to a transcription of the census record for that property. Selecting and viewing records using census address search.

How do you find out who used to live at an address?

Talk to your neighbours and your community, and ask them if they knew the previous owners. The elderly residents, in particular, may be helpful in this regard. You can also ask the community’s librarian. Go to a website that lets you run a reverse search for addresses.

Are Australian census records available?

Census publications in print or microfiche format are available from the National Library of Australia or State libraries.

Is the census data public information?

The confidentiality of personal information is a top priority for the census. Your personal census information is not shared with any other government department, local councils or marketing companies. Census records are kept confidential for 100 years before being made available to the public.

What was included in the New Brunswick Census?

The census consisted of 6 schedules: 1. Population, 2. Buildings, 3. Agriculture, 4. Manufactures, 5. Minerals, and 6. Fisheries. Usually only the first three schedules have been retained.

When was Nova Scotia included in the Canada Census?

Prior to its establishment in 1784, it was also included in the Nova Scotia census as Sunbury & northern Cumberland Counties. Province censuses are census records that were taken at the province level. Province censuses can even serve as substitutes for missing Canada censuses.

What do you need to know about the census of Canada?

Censuses Census returns are official Government of Canada records that enumerate the country’s population. They are an invaluable source of information for genealogy research. Starting in 1851, most census records included the names of every resident, their country or province of birth, age and many other details.

When was the first census in Newfoundland and Labrador?

Finding Aid 300 is a comprehensive guide to those early census and related records, which date from 1640 to the 1800s. There are also some records from the 1900s, including Newfoundland and Labrador, 1921 to 1945.