South Gower 1842 Census

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A list of inhabitants in the Township of South Gower taken in 1842
This census also contains an extensive list of statistical information. The specific details have not been transcibed in this summary but is available in the images. Refer to the detailed list of statistical information at the bottom of this page.
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Heads of families Trade or Profession Under 6 >5 and < 14 Males Female Page Line Image Link
Lastname Firstname Male Female Male Female 14 & <18 18 & <21 21 & < 30 30 & < 60 60+ 14 & < 45 45+
M S M S M S M S M S M S M S
Adams Joseph Farmer 2 1 2         1     1       1 3     02 17 2
Adams William Farmer 2     1         1           1       02 15 2
Anderson Joseph Clergyman 1   4 1             1       1 1     02 29 2
Archibald John Merchant           2     1           1 1     02 14 2
Beech Benjamin Farmer 1   2 2       1     1       1       03 10 3
Beech William Farmer     2     1         1         1 1 1 03 11 3
Bower John Farmer   1             1           1       03 03 3
Bower William Post Master     1     1       1     1   1 1 1   03 02 3
Boyce John Farmer 2                   1           1   03 26 3
Buchanan William Farmer                   1 1       1 1     03 28 3
Buchanan William Jnr Farmer 1               1           1       03 29 3
Butler William Farmer 2     1         1           1       05 11 5
Calaghan Cornelius Weaver                         1       1   05 05 5
Cameron Alexander Farmer                                     02 08 2
Cameron William Farmer 1   2 2             1       1       02 09 2
Christie James Farmer     1 1   1   1     1           1   04 14 4
Christie John Farmer 1   1     1     1           1     1 04 17 4
Christie John R. Farmer           1       1 1           1   04 16 4
Christie Thomas Farmer 1 1 1 4             1       1       04 26 4
Christie William Farmer 1   2               1       1       03 17 3
Coalman John Saddler 3               1           1       03 16 3
Coleman Robert Farmer   1   2   1   1     1       1       04 12 4
Connor Denis Farmer     2 2 1           1           1   04 20 4
Cortman John Farmer     1 1       1   1     1   1     1 04 25 4
Cummings John Farmer 2 1                 1       1 1     03 07 3
Deacon Michael Farmer                       1             04 02 4
Delap Samuel Farmer           2   1     1         1 1   02 24 2
Doran Edward Blacksmith 1   3               1       1       03 18 3
Dulaney John Farmer   1   2             1       1 1     02 30 2
Dunn John Labourer   1 2 1             1       1       04 03 4
Eagaar James Blacksmith 1 1 1     1         1   1   1   1   02 12 2
Ekin James Farmer 3   1 1             1       1       04 09 4
Ewen John Farmer 1 2             1           1       04 13 4
Froom Phibena   1   1 4   1       1           1     04 21 4
Gilmour Thomas Farmer 1 1   1     1       1       1       01 01 1
Gore Widow Farmer     1     1                   1   1 03 25 3
Grant Alexander Farmer 1     1         1           1       02 22 2
Grant John Farmer   1       1   1   1           1 1 1 02 25 2
Grant Lewis Farmer 2               1 1         1       02 21 2
Greg Hugh Weaver                                     02 04 2
Grey John Farmer                                     02 06 2
Hagerman N. L. Carpenter   1 1 1             1       1       03 12 3
Hunter Samuel Farmer 1     3   2   2   1 1       1       02 20 2
Hutchins Joshua Farmer     1     1             1       1   03 06 3
Johnston Samuel Farmer     2         1   1 1       1 2     04 07 4
Keefe Ellen     1 2                         1     05 06 5
Kerins William Labourer 1 1 2 1             1       1       01 05 1
King Joseph Shoemaker   1 1     1   1     1       1       03 13 3
Kirkwood Robert Farmer           1         1         1 1   04 19 4
Knight Hugh Labourer                                     05 14 5
Leonger Peter Laborer 1 2                 1       1       03 09 3
Main Robert Farmer 2 1 2               1       1       04 01 4
Makey Thomas Farmer   2 5   2     1     1       1       04 29 4
Martin Hugh Farmer 1         1     1           1       04 23 4
McCargar George Farmer 1     1         2           1       03 20 3
McCargar Milo Farmer 1   4     1         1       1 2     05 10 5
McCargar Philander Farmer     1               1       1       03 22 3
McCaron Hugh Shoemaker           1   1                   1 02 19 2
McCord John Farmer 1 1                 1       1       02 02 2
McCrow John Farmer 3 1   1             1       1       04 18 4
McDowel William Joiner     1     1 1 1   1 1         2 1   04 10 4
McEntyre Catherine Farmer     1 3   2                   1     02 03 2
McFadden John Farmer     4 2 1           1       1       03 19 3
McGary James Farmer           1         1       1 1     03 27 3
McGee James Farmer                     1       1       02 07 2
McGee Samuel Joiner 2               1           1       02 16 2
McGerney Jonathan Weaver       1 1   1           1           04 27 4
McGowan James Farmer                   1                 04 04 4
McLeese Patrick Shoemaker   3 2 2             1       1       04 11 4
McSweeney Peter Merchant   2 1 3           1 1       1 2     03 05 3
McWade Michael Farmer     2 1   2         1       1       01 04 1
Moses William Surgeon   2       1         1       1       02 11 2
Niemoth William Laborer 1 1 1 2             2         2 1   03 14 3
Pean Jonathan Farmer                                     02 23 2
Pelton Elijah Farmer 1 1 4     1         1       1 2     05 09 5
Pelton Phinahas Farmer     2         1   2 1     1 1   1   03 08 3
Perkins William Farmer 2   3                   1     1 1   04 28 4
Pesial Charles Farmer 2               1           1       02 27 2
Pollock George Shoemaker 2   1                               05 08 5
Proper Samuel Labourer 2   2 4             1       1       04 08 4
Rath Joseph Farmer     1 1   1   1   3 1           1   02 05 2
Rath William Farmer   2             1           1       05 13 5
Raymond William Farmer           1   1   1   1       1     03 21 3
Robson William Wagonmaker 2 1   2             1       1       05 03 5
Rutherford Hleo Farmer                   1     1       1   04 30 4
Rutherford John Farmer 1 2 2 1   1         1       1 1     05 01 5
Rutherford Robert Farmer 2 1 2 4             1       1       05 02 5
Shaver Nicholas Farmer     1     2       1 1           1   02 18 2
Shaw William Farmer 1   1 1             1       1       03 01 3
Shiack David Farmer 1 2             1           1       03 04 3
Smyth David Farmer 1 1 2               1       1 2     02 26 2
Smyth Lesley Farmer       1             1       1       01 03 1
Smyth William Farmer   1 4             1           3     02 28 2
Snider John Farmer                         1       1   03 23 3
Snider John Farmer 1 1             1           1       04 24 4
Snider John Junr Farmer 2 1                 1         1     03 24 3
Sopha Cyrele Farmer   1                 1       1       05 12 5
Spencer John Farmer 2 1 2               1       1       03 15 3
Stone James Labourer 2   2               1       1       02 10 2
Thompson William Farmer   2   3       1 1   1           1   04 15 4
Turpin John Ship Carpenter                                     05 07 5
Tweed Thomas Labourer                     1               02 01 2
Watt James Teacher   1       1         1       1 1     04 22 4
White James Farmer 2 2 2 1             1       1       04 05 4
Whitney Emery Blacksmith   1 1 1 1 3   2           1       1 05 04 5
Wilson James Farmer       1       1   1     1     2 1   02 13 2
Workman William Farmer 2                   1       1       01 02 1
Wright Frederick Farmer 3                   1       1       04 06 4
Calculated Totals 361   77 52 95 68 6 39 3 21 19 22 65 2 10 2 69 42 22 7      
Reported Totals 361   70 57 96 75 5 38 1 19 19 23 68 5 7 1 75 47 21 6      
Column Description
1 Houses Inhabited
2 Houses Vacant
3 Houses Building
5 Proprietor
6 Non Proprietor
7 Entitled to Vote
9 Total number of inmates in each family, male and female, not resident
10 Number of persons belonging to the family, male and female, now temporarily absent
11 Number of natives of England belonging to each family
12 Number of natives of Ireland belonging to each family
13 Number of natives of Scotland belonging to each family
14 Number of natives of Canada belonging to each family of French origin
15 Number of natives of Canada belonging to each family of British origin
16 Number of natives of the Continent of Europe, or otherwise, specifying the same separately
17 Number of natives of the United States of America
18 Number of years each person has been in the Province when not natives thereof
19 Number of Aliens not naturalized
38 Number of Deaf and Dumb persons in each family, and the occupation for which they show the greatest aptitude - males
39 Number of Deaf and Dumb persons in each family, and the occupation for which they show the greatest aptitude - females
40 Number of Blind persons in each family - males
41 Number of Blind persons in each family - females
42 Number of Idiots persons in each family - males
43 Number of Idiots persons in each family - females
44 Number of Lunatics persons in each family - males
45 Number of Lunatics persons in each family - females
46 Number of persons in each family belonging to the Church of England
47 Number of persons in each family belonging to the Church of Scotland
48 Number of persons in each family belonging to the Church of Rome
49 Number of British Wesleyan Methodists in each family
50 Number of Canadian Wesleyan Methodists in each family
51 Number of Episcopal Methodists in each family
52 Number of other Methodists in each family
53 Number of Presbyterians not in connexion with the Church of Scotland in each family 
54 Number of Congregationalists or Independants in each family
55 Number of Baptists and Anabaptists in each family
56 Number of Lutherans in each family
57 Number of Quackers in each family
58 Number of Moravians and Tunkers in each family
59 Number of Dutch Reformed Church in each family
60 Number of Jews in each family
61 Number of all other Religious Denominations not herein enumerated in each family
62 Number of Male Coloured persons in each family
63 Number of Female Coloured persons in each family
64 Number of Male Farm Servants employed in each family
65 Number of other Male Servants in private families
66 Number of other Female Servants in private families
67 Number of persons engaged in Trade or Commerce
68 Number of persons in each family subsisting on alms or paupers
69 Number of acres or arpents of land occupied by each family
70 Number of acres or arpents of improved land occupied by each family
71 Wheat produce raised by each family during the last year, and estimated in Winchester Bushels
72 Barley produce raised by each family during the last year, and estimated in Winchester Bushels
73 Rye produce raised by each family during the last year, and estimated in Winchester Bushels
74 Oats produce raised by each family during the last year, and estimated in Winchester Bushels
75 Peas produce raised by each family during the last year, and estimated in Winchester Bushels
76 Indian Corn produce raised by each family during the last year, and estimated in Winchester Bushels
77 Buck Wheat produce raised by each family during the last year, and estimated in Winchester Bushels
78 Potatoes produce raised by each family during the last year, and estimated in Winchester Bushels
79 Number of Hives of Bees kept by each family last season
80 Number of pounds of Maple Syrup made by each family last season
81 Neat Cattle livestock owned by each family
82 Horse livestock owned by each family
83 Sheep livestock owned by each family
84 Hog livestock owned by each family
85 Number of yards of Fulled Cloth manufactured in the domestic way in the same family
86 Number of yards of Linen, Cotton, or other thin Cloth manufactured in the domestic way in the same family
87 Number of yards of Flannel, or other Woolen Cloth, not Fulled, manufactured in the domestic way in the same family
88 Number of yards of Wool procured during the last year in each family
89 Under what tenure such land is held by each family
90 Rate of Seignorial Rent paid for land held a titre de cens
91 Average money rent of farm, farmed by each family
92 Proportion of produce allowed to the Proprietor for land held on lease or cultivated on shares by each family
93 Number of Colleges, Academies and Convents in each Parish, Township. Extra-parochial place, Ward or Division of Town
94 Number of Elementary Schools in every such place
95 Number of Scholars at each such College, Academy, Convent or Elementary School - males
96 Number of Scholars at each such College, Academy, Convent or Elementary School - females
97 Number of Taverns or Houses of Public Entertainment in every such place
98 Number of Stores where Spiritous Liquors are sold in every such place
99 Number of Grist Mills in every such place
100 Number of pairs of Mill Stones used in each Mill
101 Number of Oatmeal Mills in every such place
102 Number of Barley Mills in every such place
103 Number of Saw Mills in every such place
104 Number of Oil Mills in every such place
105 Number of Fulling Mills in every such place
106 Number of Carding Mills in every such place
107 Number of Thrashing Mills in every such place
108 Number of Paper Mills in every such place
109 Number of Iron Works in every such place
110 Number of Trip Hammers in every such place
111 Number of Nail Factories in every such place
112 The weight of Nails so manufactured in every such place
113 Number of Distilleries in every such place
114 Number of Breweries in every such place
115 Number of Tanneries in every such place
116 Number of Pot and Peat Ash Manufactories in each such place
117 Number of Manufactories of any other sort in every such place containing any machinery moved by Wind, Water, Steam or Animal power specifying the purposes to which such machinery is applied, and by what pwer it is moved
118 Average price of Wheat in every such place since last harvest
119 Average price of Agricultural labour per day throughout the year
120 Additional Inquiry, with reference to the distribution of school money -- Number of Children between five and sixteen years of age in each family