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

St. John's City & Suburbs From Beck's Cove & East
 

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

POPULATION
AREAS
DESCRIPTION
#
Males 1 yr and under 213
STATISTICS
Males - Married 2265
Females 1 yr and under 234 Females - Married 2283
Males 1 - 2 years 186 Widowers 186
Females 1 - 2 years 145 Widows 725
Males 2 - 3 years 181 Births During Past 12 Months 454
Females 2 - 3 years 166 Deaths During Past 12 Months 361
Males 3 - 4 years 186 Marriages During Past 12 Months 48
Females 3 - 4 years 192     
Males 4 - 5 years 187
NATIONALITY
Inhabitants Born In Newfoundland 14183
Females 4 - 5 years 198 Inhabitants Born In England 329
Males 5 - 10 years 875 Inhabitants Born In Ireland 365
Females 5 - 10 years 886 Inhabitants Born In Scotland 160
Males 10 - 15 years 752 Inhabitants Born In British Colonies 199
Females 10 - 15 years 794 Inhabitants Born In Foreign & Others 111
Males 15 - 20 years 741     
Females 15 - 20 years 971
ORPHANS / HANDICAPPED
Males Under 15 Bereft Of 2 Parents 7
Males 20 - 25 years 610 Females Under 15 Bereft Of 2 Parents 65
Females 20 - 25 years 1027 Crippled And Disabled Paupers 98
Males 25 - 30 years 562 Males - Deaf 5
Females 25 - 30 years 836 Females - Deaf 2
Males 30 - 35 years 462 Males - Deaf & Dumb 3
Females 30 - 35 years 542 Females - Deaf & Dumb 2
Males 35 - 40 years 440 Males - Blind 9
Females 35 - 40 years 479 Females - Blind 4
Males 40 - 45 years 438 Males Of Unsound Mind 9
Females 40 - 45 years 454 Females Of Unsound Mind 5
Males 45 - 50 years 328     
Females 45 - 50 years 373
RELIGION
Church of England 3978
Males 50 - 55 years 239 Reformed Church of England -
Females 50 - 55 years 274 Church of Rome 8299
Males 55 - 60 years 195 Methodist 2086
Females 55 - 60 years 228 Presbyterian 652
Males 60 - 65 years 160 Congregationalist 274
Females 60 - 65 years 203 Salvation Army 50
Males 65 - 70 years 105 Baptist & Others 8
Females 65 - 70 years 148     
Males 70 - 75 years 75
TRADES / OCCUPATION
Clergymen / Ministers 23
Females 70 - 75 years 89 Teachers 100
Males 75 - 80 years 41 Lawyers 37
Females 75 - 80 years 46 Doctors 16
Males 80+ years 38 Merchants & Traders 106
Females 80+ years 48 Engaged in Office or Shop Work 742
TOTAL POPULATION 15347 Engaged solely in Government Services 225
    Farmers 159
NOTES
Fishermen & Others who cultivate land 22
Two Bishops reside in St. John's Mechanics 954
    Males catching and curing fish 127
    Females engaged in curing fish 4
    Number engaged in lumbering -
    Number engaged in mining 1
    Number employed in factories or workshops 121
    Number of otherwise employed 1537
        
   
LITERACY
Males Who Can Read 4686
    Females Who Can Read 5834
    Males Who Can Write 4337
    Females Who Can Write 5439
    Children Under 15 Who Have Attended School In The Last Year 2789
    Children Under 15 Who Have Not Attended School In The Last Year 2399
    Children Who Live At Least 1½ Miles From School 11

Contributed and Transcribed by Terry Alexander (2017)

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