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Census Of Newfoundland And Labrador 1891
District of Burin

MORTIER BAY
 

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

POPULATION
AREAS
DESCRIPTION
#
Males 1 yr and under 17
STATISTICS
Males - Married 103
Females 1 yr and under 14 Females - Married 103
Males 1 - 2 years 21 Widowers 11
Females 1 - 2 years 15 Widows 23
Males 2 - 3 years 9 Births During Past 12 Months 33
Females 2 - 3 years 9 Deaths During Past 12 Months 20
Males 3 - 4 years 4 Marriages During Past 12 Months 5
Females 3 - 4 years 15      
Males 4 - 5 years 11
NATIONALITY
Inhabitants Born In Newfoundland 639
Females 4 - 5 years 5 Inhabitants Born In England 8
Males 5 - 10 years 42 Inhabitants Born In Ireland 1
Females 5 - 10 years 54 Inhabitants Born In Scotland -
Males 10 - 15 years 37 Inhabitants Born In British Colonies -
Females 10 - 15 years 39 Inhabitants Born In Foreign & Others 2
Males 15 - 20 years 36      
Females 15 - 20 years 19
ORPHANS / HANDICAPPED
Males Under 15 Bereft Of 2 Parents 2
Males 20 - 25 years 29 Females Under 15 Bereft Of 2 Parents 4
Females 20 - 25 years 32 Crippled And Disabled Paupers 7
Males 25 - 30 years 24 Males - Deaf -
Females 25 - 30 years 20 Females - Deaf -
Males 30 - 35 years 20 Males - Deaf & Dumb -
Females 30 - 35 years 21 Females - Deaf & Dumb 1
Males 35 - 40 years 28 Males - Blind 1
Females 35 - 40 years 15 Females - Blind -
Males 40 - 45 years 9 Males Of Unsound Mind 1
Females 40 - 45 years 10 Females Of Unsound Mind -
Males 45 - 50 years 17      
Females 45 - 50 years 11
RELIGION
Church of England 116
Males 50 - 55 years 7 Reformed Church of England -
Females 50 - 55 years 10 Church of Rome 409
Males 55 - 60 years 8 Methodist 125
Females 55 - 60 years 12 Presbyterian -
Males 60 - 65 years 6 Congregationalist -
Females 60 - 65 years 4 Salvation Army -
Males 65 - 70 years 9 Baptist & Others -
Females 65 - 70 years -      
Males 70 - 75 years 1
TRADES / OCCUPATION
Clergymen / Ministers -
Females 70 - 75 years 1 Teachers -
Males 75 - 80 years 1 Lawyers -
Females 75 - 80 years 2 Doctors -
Males 80+ years 2 Merchants & Traders -
Females 80+ years 4 Engaged in Office or Shop Work -
TOTAL POPULATION 650 Engaged solely in Government Services -
    Farmers 1
NOTES:
Fishermen & Others who cultivate land 243
  Mechanics -
Males catching and curing fish 177
Females engaged in curing fish 49
Number engaged in lumbering -
Number engaged in mining -
Number employed in factories or workshops -
Number of otherwise employed 2
     
LITERACY
Males Who Can Read 96
Females Who Can Read 104
Males Who Can Write 56
Females Who Can Write 56
Children Under 15 Who Have Attended School In The Last Year 69
Children Under 15 Who Have Not Attended School In The Last Year 222
Children Who Live At Least 1.5 Miles From School 35

Contributed and Transcribed by Terry Alexander (2017)

Page Last Modified: Sunday May 14, 2017 (Don Tate)
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