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Census Of Newfoundland And Labrador 1891
Placentia & St. Mary's District

SOUND ISLAND
 

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

POPULATION
AREAS
DESCRIPTION
#
Males 1 yr and under 5
STATISTICS
Males - Married 55
Females 1 yr and under 9 Females - Married 55
Males 1 - 2 years 2 Widowers 7
Females 1 - 2 years 5 Widows 9
Males 2 - 3 years 2 Births During Past 12 Months 14
Females 2 - 3 years 2 Deaths During Past 12 Months 19
Males 3 - 4 years 4 Marriages During Past 12 Months 2
Females 3 - 4 years 3      
Males 4 - 5 years 6
NATIONALITY
Inhabitants Born In Newfoundland 287
Females 4 - 5 years 5 Inhabitants Born In England -
Males 5 - 10 years 23 Inhabitants Born In Ireland -
Females 5 - 10 years 19 Inhabitants Born In Scotland 1
Males 10 - 15 years 17 Inhabitants Born In British Colonies -
Females 10 - 15 years 17 Inhabitants Born In Foreign & Others -
Males 15 - 20 years 13      
Females 15 - 20 years 12
ORPHANS / HANDICAPPED
Males Under 15 Bereft Of 2 Parents -
Males 20 - 25 years 8 Females Under 15 Bereft Of 2 Parents -
Females 20 - 25 years 15 Crippled And Disabled Paupers -
Males 25 - 30 years 11 Males - Deaf -
Females 25 - 30 years 6 Females - Deaf -
Males 30 - 35 years 10 Males - Deaf & Dumb -
Females 30 - 35 years 11 Females - Deaf & Dumb -
Males 35 - 40 years 15 Males - Blind -
Females 35 - 40 years 14 Females - Blind -
Males 40 - 45 years 9 Males Of Unsound Mind -
Females 40 - 45 years 4 Females Of Unsound Mind -
Males 45 - 50 years 8      
Females 45 - 50 years 6
RELIGION
Church of England 5
Males 50 - 55 years 6 Reformed Church of England -
Females 50 - 55 years 3 Church of Rome 46
Males 55 - 60 years - Methodist 237
Females 55 - 60 years 2 Presbyterian -
Males 60 - 65 years 2 Congregationalist -
Females 60 - 65 years - Salvation Army -
Males 65 - 70 years 1 Baptist & Others -
Females 65 - 70 years 6      
Males 70 - 75 years 2
TRADES / OCCUPATION
Clergymen / Ministers 1
Females 70 - 75 years 2 Teachers -
Males 75 - 80 years - Lawyers -
Females 75 - 80 years 2 Doctors -
Males 80+ years 1 Merchants & Traders 2
Females 80+ years - Engaged in Office or Shop Work 2
TOTAL POPULATION 288 Engaged solely in Government Services -
    Farmers -
NOTES:
Fishermen & Others who cultivate land 1
    Mechanics -
    Males catching and curing fish 67
    Females engaged in curing fish 54
    Number engaged in lumbering -
    Number engaged in mining -
    Number employed in factories or workshops 3
    Number of otherwise employed 11
         
   
LITERACY
Males Who Can Read 59
    Females Who Can Read 76
    Males Who Can Write 29
    Females Who Can Write 47
    Children Under 15 Who Have Attended School In The Last Year 21
    Children Under 15 Who Have Not Attended School In The Last Year 48
    Children Who Live At Least 1.5 Miles From School 14

Contributed and Transcribed by Terry Alexander (2017)

Page Last Modified: Saturday August 19, 2017 (Don Tate)
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