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Copy of Census
Taken for the District of
Fortune Bay
1845

extending from Bonne Bay to Cape Ray inclusive.


Total Number of Families: 	1644
Total Number of Professionals:	   2
Total Number of Servants:	 505
Total Number of Traders:	  22
				2173 No. of inhabitants.

	Total Episcopalians		2089
	    Roman Catholics		  28
		  Weslyians	       	  56
					2173

	Children under 14 yrs. of age
	    Male	   Female
	     449	    419
		 In School
	      51	     48

Population from Cape Ray to Cape LaHune - 1845

Settlement Families Children
under 14
Individuals
Cape Ray and neighbours 15 43 92
Channel and neighbours 29 72 162
Isle aux Morte 10 36 69
Burnt Islands and neighbours 16 28 83
Brazils and neighbours 8 17 47
Rose Blanche 13 35 82
Petites 10 30 61
Garia and neighbours 20 30 61
Western Point and neighbours 9 31 48
LaPoile - Great Harbour 7 11 110
Eastern Point, Little Bay to Otter's Point 20 58 133
Upper Burgeo 23 44 136
Lower Burgeo 53 139 385
King's Harbour & Bay d'Loup 6 6 29
Red Island 11 22 54
Deer Island 6 22 38
Fox Island 13 ? ?
Cape La Hune 10 ? 45
Ramea 15 28 56
Totals 294 741 1828

The above information was taken from Rev. Martin Blackmore's Journal and I cannot be sure if the information was official or if it was taken by him.

This page transcribed by Bill Crant

Page Last Modified: Tuesday March 26, 2013 (Don Tate)
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