Canadian researchers have a great new tool available - Ancestry has recently published the 1851 Canadian census indexes. The index is linked to the original images.
The census covers New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Canada East (Lower Canada, or roughly Quebec), and Canada West (Upper Canada, or roughly Ontario).
Information listed in this census may include the following:
- place of birth
- residence if outside of limits
- age next birthday
- marital status
Begin searching the census by clicking here.