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1857 Census for the Electoral District
of St. John's East
Journal of the House of Assembly, 1858
Electoral District of St. John's
Division of St. John's East

Number Names of Settlements "# of Inhabitants" # of Malesunder 10 years of age" "# of Females Under 10" "# of Males from 10 - 20" "# of Females from 10 - 20" "# of Males from 20 - 30" "# of Females from 20 - 30" "# of Males from 30 - 40" "# of Females from 30 - 40" "# of Males from 40 - 50" "# of Females from 40 - 50" "# of Males from 50 - 70" "# of Females from 50 - 70" "# of Males from 70 upwards" "# of Females from 70 upwards" "# Married Persons Male" "# Married Persons Female" Born in Newfoundland Born in England Born in Ireland Born in Scotland Born in "British Colonies" Born in "Foreign or other States" "# of Church of England" "# of Catholics" "# of Wesleyans" "# of Kirk of Scotland" "# Free Kirk" "# Congregationalists" "# Clergy or Ministers" "# Doctors & Lawyers" # Farmers # Mechanics "# Merchants & Traders" "# Persons engaged in catching & curing Fish" "# Able-bodied Seamen & Fishermen in Colony" "# Persons engaged in Lumbering" "# Churches of England" "# Churches of Rome" "# Wesleyan Churches" "# Churches other Denominations" "# Schools in each Settlement" "# Children attending Schools" "How many inhabited Houses" "By how many families inhabited" "Houses now building" "Uninhabited Houses" "Stores, Barns, & Out-houses" "Fishing Rooms in actual use"
1 "St. John's (City) & Suburbs from Beck's Cove, &c., East" 13261 1748 1737 1599 1676 1142 1381 807 837 651 581 510 429 108 55 1914 2049 10203 618 2010 210 180 40 2440 9238 894 208 256 225 10 33 152 724 236 785 550 28 2 4 1 3 30 2314 2191 2233 7 36 254 19
2 Logy Bay 180 18 24 23 26 20 18 6 6 6 10 13 7 3   32 33 133 1 46       8 172             16 1   144 3           1 27 32 32 1 4 8 12
3 Outer Cove 237 37 28 26 27 21 20 10 9 13 11 16 14 5   40 42 172   64 1       237             28 1   60 9           1 35 46 49 1   28 11
4 Middle Cove & Freshwater 68 14 5 14 9 5 1 1 3 5 2 6 2 1   10 8 52 2 14         68             7     40                 11 11 1   11 5
5 Torbay 1196 198 172 151 144 102 76 55 55 58 43 70 58 10 4 175 176 1061 17 118       188 1008         1   179 6   321 126   1 1     3 158 181 200 19 8 80 53
6 Flat Rock 236 44 24 29 24 20 15 11 14 11 11 16 12 5   36 36 201   35       18 211 7           44     82 49           1 40 45 49 11 1 10 10
7 Pouch Cove 737 152 138 85 73 49 50 37 34 40 27 22 15 7 8 146 146 701 14 22       273 224 240           73     214 121   1 1 1   3 103 106 122 9 2 45 55
8 Belle Isle and Lance Cove 428 65 60 47 53 38 32 18 18 18 15 27 20 12 5 63 62 381 6 41       136 292             19     98     1       2 61 70 76 2 8 119 18
9 Portugal Cove 651 91 92 68 73 56 52 56 40 27 16 34 33 9 4 98 98 627 5 19       321 233 97       2   3 7   191     1 1 1   2 62 116 124 6 15 108 53
10 Balline 35 5 4 4 2 1 1 8 5 1 1 1 1 1   8 8 35               35                 17                 9 9       9
11 "Portugal Cove Bridge to Whelan's, Twenty mile Pond" 323 54 47 33 36 24 20 21 18 16 13 21 17 1 2 57 55 260 7 50   5 1 109 184 30           37 3   41             2 48 54 63 6 14 62 7
                                                                                                     
TOTALS   17352 2426 2331 2679 2143 1478 1666 1030 1039 846 730 736 608 162 78 2579 2713 13826 670 2419 211 185 41 3493 11867 1303 208 256 225 13 33 558 742 236 1993 358 28 6 7 3 3 45 2848 2861 778 63 88 725 252

Transcribed by: Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised: July 2002 (Don Tate)

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