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Census Of Newfoundland And Labrador 1891
District of St. John's East

BELL ISLAND
 

Source:
http://collections.mun.ca/cdm/ref/collection/cns_tools/id/51161

POPULATION Males 1 yr and under 16
STATISTICS
Males - Married 108
  Females 1 yr and under 10 Females - Married 127
  Males 1 - 2 years 12 Widowers 8
  Females 1 - 2 years 8 Widows 27
  Males 2 - 3 years 17 Births During Past 12 Months 26
  Females 2 - 3 years 9 Deaths During Past 12 Months 7
  Males 3 - 4 years 13 Marriages During Past 12 Months 4
  Females 3 - 4 years 9
   
  Males 4 - 5 years 8
NATIONALITY
Inhabitants Born In Newfoundland 702
  Females 4 - 5 years 9 Inhabitants Born In England -
  Males 5 - 10 years 49 Inhabitants Born In Ireland 7
  Females 5 - 10 years 46 Inhabitants Born In Scotland -
  Males 10 - 15 years 42 Inhabitants Born In British Colonies -
  Females 10 - 15 years 38 Inhabitants Born In Foreign & Others -
  Males 15 - 20 years 45
   
  Females 15 - 20 years 27
ORPHANS / HANDICAPPED
Males Under 15 Bereft Of 2 Parents 5
  Males 20 - 25 years 46 Females Under 15 Bereft Of 2 Parents 4
  Females 20 - 25 years 25 Crippled And Disabled Paupers 5
  Males 25 - 30 years 28 Males - Deaf -
  Females 25 - 30 years 20 Females - Deaf -
  Males 30 - 35 years 26 Males - Deaf & Dumb -
  Females 30 - 35 years 20 Females - Deaf & Dumb -
  Males 35 - 40 years 12 Males - Blind -
  Females 35 - 40 years 11 Females - Blind 1
  Males 40 - 45 years 13 Males Of Unsound Mind 1
  Females 40 - 45 years 19 Females Of Unsound Mind -
  Males 45 - 50 years 16
   
  Females 45 - 50 years 10
RELIGION
Church of England 268
  Males 50 - 55 years 15 Reformed Church of England -
  Females 50 - 55 years 19 Church of Rome 441
  Males 55 - 60 years 11 Methodist -
  Females 55 - 60 years 9 Presbyterian -
  Males 60 - 65 years 12 Congregationalist -
  Females 60 - 65 years 8 Salvation Army -
  Males 65 - 70 years 7 Baptist & Others -
  Females 65 - 70 years 5
   
  Males 70 - 75 years 5
TRADES / OCCUPATION
Clergymen / Ministers 1
  Females 70 - 75 years 3 Teachers 2
  Males 75 - 80 years 2 Lawyers -
  Females 75 - 80 years 3 Doctors -
  Males 80+ years 2 Merchants & Traders -
  Females 80+ years 4 Engaged in Office or Shop Work -
  TOTAL POPULATION 709 Engaged solely in Government Services -
      Farmers 120
NOTES     Fishermen & Others who cultivate land 216
      Mechanics -
      Males catching and curing fish 118
      Females engaged in curing fish 46
      Number engaged in lumbering -
      Number engaged in mining -
      Number employed in factories or workshops -
      Number of otherwise employed 48
     
   
     
LITERACY
Males Who Can Read 226
      Females Who Can Read 192
      Males Who Can Write 172
      Females Who Can Write 171
      Children Under 15 Who Have Attended School In The Last Year 164
      Children Under 15 Who Have Not Attended School In The Last Year 140
      Children Who Live At Least 1½ Miles From School 138

Contributed and Transcribed by Terry Alexander (2017)

Page Last Modified: Thursday February 23, 2017 (Don Tate)
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