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Totals for the 1836 Newfoundland Census

Source: Newfoundland in 1842 (Vol 2) by Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle, KNT

Districts Dwellings
Family
Number of servants
Total population
Fishing boats
Males
Females
   
Under 15 quintels
15 to 30 Quintels
Upwards of 30 quintels
Under 14 years 14 to 60 years Upwards of 60 Under 14 years 14 to 60 years Upwards of 60 Males Females
                           
St. John's 2781 3718 4984 166 3611 4123 201 1371 752 18926 700 43 13
Conception Bay 3521 4971 5289 202 4452 4842 261 2380 818 23215 1157 46 109
Trinity Bay 959 1546 1565 108 1372 1320 110 532 250 6303 798 168 11
Bonavista Bay 801 1182 1149 98 1059 1010 71 469 145 5183 181 197 51
Fogo and Twillingate 703 1124 1059 87 1101 872 59 468 116 4886 737 36 6
Ferryland 679 882 1223 77 758 878 43 1897 92 5860 370 139 77
Placentia and St. Mary's 712 1024 853 68 989 925 49 699 94 4701 297 128 90
Burin 461 636 664 35 644 605 32 437 84 3140 169 55 138
Fortune Bay 454 680 600 69 623 604 28 508 17 3129 632 21 19
                           
Total 11071 15766 17386 910 14609 15197 864 8761 2368 75843 5141 833 514

 

 

 

 

Districts Number of acres under cultivation Bushels oif potatoes yearly Bushels of oats and other grains Tons of hay Number of horses Neat cattle Hogs Sheep Schools Male pupils Female pupils Protestant Episcopalians Prostestant dissenters Roman Catholics
                             
St. John's 4,290 148,425 5,602 3,808 528 1,307 175 579 37 1,041 1,379 3,813 1,057 14,056
Conception Bay 2,873 746,869 4,184 940 638 1,034 1,632 1,187 22 621 492 6,819 6,333 10,063
Trinity Bay 309 48,317 4 167 3/4 51 692 205 74 2 158 127 4,098 1,639 1,066
Bonavista Bay 356 62,287 56 184 57 377 693 60 6 128 136 3,473 461 1,249
Fogo and Twillingate   20,310       304 106 23 1 48 36 4,022 45 819
Ferryland 1,044 55,983 101 487 1/4 112 402 103 172 6 133 105 313   4,798
Placentia and St. Mary's 1,356 67,585 363 866 1/2 108 1,225 310 584 4 90 90 710 6 3,985
Burin 623 30,357   338 54 628 22 168 1 8 12 671 1,095 1,374
Fortune Bay 212 8,304   184 3 167 15 148       2,812   308
                             
Total   1,188,437       6,136 3,261 2,995 79 2,227 2,377 26,740 10,636 37,718

 

Contributed and Transcribed by Don Tate (2009)

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