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Census Of Newfoundland And Labrador 1891
District of Bonavista

BONAVISTA
 

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

POPULATION
AREAS
DESCRIPTION
#
Males 1 yr and under 50
STATISTICS
Males - Married 587
Females 1 yr and under 61 Females - Married 646
Males 1 - 2 years 42 Widowers 50
Females 1 - 2 years 45 Widows 98
Males 2 - 3 years 49 Births During Past 12 Months 102
Females 2 - 3 years 58 Deaths During Past 12 Months 51
Males 3 - 4 years 56 Marriages During Past 12 Months 15
Females 3 - 4 years 49      
Males 4 - 5 years 73
NATIONALITY
Inhabitants Born In Newfoundland 3535
Females 4 - 5 years 55 Inhabitants Born In England 4
Males 5 - 10 years 247 Inhabitants Born In Ireland 6
Females 5 - 10 years 252 Inhabitants Born In Scotland 3
Males 10 - 15 years 224 Inhabitants Born In British Colonies 3
Females 10 - 15 years 188 Inhabitants Born In Foreign & Others -
Males 15 - 20 years 201      
Females 15 - 20 years 189
ORPHANS / HANDICAPPED
Males Under 15 Bereft Of 2 Parents 2
Males 20 - 25 years 170 Females Under 15 Bereft Of 2 Parents 1
Females 20 - 25 years 144 Crippled And Disabled Paupers 119
Males 25 - 30 years 119 Males - Deaf 1
Females 25 - 30 years 132 Females - Deaf 1
Males 30 - 35 years 87 Males - Deaf & Dumb -
Females 30 - 35 years 88 Females - Deaf & Dumb 2
Males 35 - 40 years 103 Males - Blind -
Females 35 - 40 years 85 Females - Blind -
Males 40 - 45 years 74 Males Of Unsound Mind 5
Females 40 - 45 years 97 Females Of Unsound Mind 6
Males 45 - 50 years 99      
Females 45 - 50 years 99
RELIGION
Church of England 1269
Males 50 - 55 years 62 Reformed Church of England -
Females 50 - 55 years 45 Church of Rome 266
Males 55 - 60 years 55 Methodist 1974
Females 55 - 60 years 41 Presbyterian -
Males 60 - 65 years 42 Congregationalist -
Females 60 - 65 years 34 Salvation Army 40
Males 65 - 70 years 23 Baptist & Others 2
Females 65 - 70 years 30      
Males 70 - 75 years 24
TRADES / OCCUPATION
Clergymen / Ministers 6
Females 70 - 75 years 14 Teachers 6
Males 75 - 80 years 10 Lawyers -
Females 75 - 80 years 14 Doctors 1
Males 80+ years 6 Merchants & Traders 8
Females 80+ years 15 Engaged in Office or Shop Work 33
TOTAL POPULATION 3551 Engaged solely in Government Services 7
    Farmers 4
NOTES:
Fishermen & Others who cultivate land 2092
  Mechanics 29
Males catching and curing fish 1056
Females engaged in curing fish 784
Number engaged in lumbering -
Number engaged in mining -
Number employed in factories or workshops 4
Number of otherwise employed 69
     
LITERACY
Males Who Can Read 777
Females Who Can Read 855
Males Who Can Write 628
Females Who Can Write 625
Children Under 15 Who Have Attended School In The Last Year 479
Children Under 15 Who Have Not Attended School In The Last Year 371
Children Who Live At Least 1.5 Miles From School 4

Contributed and Transcribed by Terry Alexander (2017)

Page Last Modified: Saturday March 11, 2017 (Don Tate)
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