Classification scheme: 
Hist.Mss.11.13

Dates of creation: 1842-1871; microfilmed in 1970s

42 reels of microfilm (35 mm)

The Archives holds microfilm copies of census records (1842, 1851, 1861, 1871) for areas in Ontario with significant Mennonite populations. These may be used in the library/archives only. 

Census for 1842
Census for 1851
Census for 1861
Census for 1871

Reel#    Place (Census film no.)

  1. Canada West Census - 1842 (C-1344)
    1. Eastern District
    2. Ottawa District
    3. Johnstown District
    4. Bathurst District
    5. Prince Edward District
    6. Midland District
    7. Victoria District
    8. Newcastle District
    9. Home District
    10. City of Toronto
    11. Niagara District
    12. Gore District

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  2. Haldimand County - Canada West Census - 1851 (C-11725)
    1. Canboro Township
    2. North Cayuga Township
    3. South Cayuga Township
    4. Dunn Township
    5. Moulton Township
    6. Oneida Township
    7. Rainham Township
    8. Sherbrooke Township
    9. Seneca Township (Missing)
    10. Walpole Township
  3. Lincoln County - Canada West Census - 1851 (C-11736)
    1. Caistor Township
    2. Clinton Township
    3. Gainsborough Township
    4. Grimsby Township
    5. Louth Township
    6. Niagara Township
    7. Niagara Town:
      1. St. Lawrence Ward
      2. St. George's Ward
      3. St. David's Ward St. Patrick's Ward
      4. St. Andrew's Ward
  4. Oxford County - Canada West Census - 1851 (C-11744)
    1. East Zorra Township
    2. West Zorra Township
    3. North Oxford Township (Missing)
    4. East Oxford Township
  5. Perth County - Canada West Census - 1851 (C-11747)
    1. Blanchard Township
    2. Hibbert Township
    3. Fullarton Township
    4. Downie, Gore or Downie Township
    5. Logan Township
    6. Ellice Township
    7. North Easthope Township
    8. Mornington Township
  6. Waterloo County - Canada West Census - 1851 (C-11754)
    1. North Dumfries Township
    2. Waterloo Township
    3. Wilmot Township
    4. Woolwich Township
    5. Wellesley Township
  7. Waterloo County - Canada West Census - 1851 (C-11755)
    1. Wellesley Township
    2. Village of Galt
    3. Village of Preston
  8. Welland County - Canada West Census - 1851 (C-11757)
    1. Pelham Township
    2. Thorold Township
    3. Stanford Township
    4. Willoughby Township
    5. Bertie Township
    6. Village of Chippawa
    7. Village of Thorold
  9. York County - Canada West Census - 1851 (C-11759)
    1. Markham Township
    2. Scarborough Township (Missing)
    3. Vaughan Township

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  10. Haldimand County - Canada West - 1861 (C-1029)
    1. Cayuga North Township ff.34-72 end
    2. Cayuga South Township ff.1-26
    3. Dunn Township ff.-1-24
    4. Dunnville Village ff-1-33
    5. Moulton and Sherbrooke Twps. ff.1-37
    6. Oneida Township ff-1-74
    7. Rainham Township ff.ff. 1-50
    8. Seneca Township ff.1-79 cont
      Note: Extracts of Haldimmd County Agricultural census scattered
  11. Lennox and Addington County - Canada West - 1861 (C-1047)
    1. Fredericksburgh Townshipff.51-71 end
    2. Kaladar Township ff.1-22
    3. Napanee Village ff.1-36
    4. Richmond Township ff.1-70
    5. Sheffield Township ff.1-61
    6. Agricultural census Lennox and Addington County ff.1-81

      Lincoln County
    7. Caistor Townshipff.1-43
    8. Clinton Townshipff.1-35 cont.
  12. Lincoln County - Canada West - 1861 (C-1048)
    1. Clinton Township ff.36-62 end
    2. Gainsborough Township ff.1-61
    3. Frantham Township ff.1-81
    4. Grimsby Township ff.1-63
    5. Louth Township ff.1-41
    6. Niagara Township ff.1-50
    7. Niagara Town ff.1-30 cont.
  13. Lincoln County - Canada West - 1861 (C-1049)
    1. Clinton Township ff.31-44 end
    2. St. Catharines Town ff. 1- 128
    3. Agricultural census Lincoln County ff-1-53

      Middlesex County
    4. Adelaide Township ff.  1- 51
    5. Carradoc Township (Muncey Town) ff.1 -92
    6. Delaware Township ff.1-48
  14. Oxford County - Canada West -1861 (C-1061)
    1. Norwich So. Township ff.50-60 end
    2. Oxford N. Township ff.1-36
    3. Oxford E. Township ff.1-55
    4. Oxford W. Township ff-1-59
    5. Woodstock Town ff.1-68
    6. Zorra E. Township ff.1-92
    7. Zorra W. Township ff-1-42 cont.
  15. Peel County - Canada West - 1861 (C-1064)
    1. Toronto Gore ff-1-40

      Perth County
    2. Blanchard Township ff-1-79
    3. Downie Township ff-1-74
    4. Easthope N. Township ff.1-66
    5. Easthope S. Township ff.1-49
    6. Ellice Township ff.1-55
    7. Elma Township ff-1-49
    8. Fullerton Township ff.1-25 cont
      Note: Extracts of Peel County Agricultural census scattered
  16. Perth County - Canada West - 1861 (C-1065)
    1. Fullarton Township ff.26-59 end
    2. Hibbert Township ff.1-59
    3. Logan Township ff.1-49
    4. Mitchell Village ff.1-25
    5. Mornington Township ff.1-65
    6. St. Mary's Village ff.1-56
    7. Stratford Town and Goal ff.1-59
    8. Wallace Township  ff.1-49
  17. Victoria County - Canada West - 1861 (C-1077)
    1. Verulam. Township ff. 5-32 end
    2. Agricultural census Victoria  County ff. 1-69

      Waterloo County
    3. Berlin Village and Goal ff. 1-44
    4. Dumfries N. Township ff. 1-91
    5. Galt Town ff. 1-66
    6. Hamburg Village ff. ff. 1-20
    7. Hespeler Village ff. 1-14
  18. Waterloo County - Canada West - 1861 (C-1078)
    1. Preston Village ff. 1-36
    2. Waterloo Village ff. 1-30
    3. Waterloo N., Township ff. 1-92
    4. Waterloo S. Township ff. 1-86
    5. Wellesley Township ff. 1-79 cont.
  19. Waterloo County - Canada West - 1861 (C-1079)
    1. Wellesley Township ff .80-136 end
    2. Wilmot Township ff . 1-128
    3. Woolwich Township ff. 1-115
    4. Agricultural census Waterloo County ff-1-30 cont.
  20. Waterloo County - Canada West - 1861 (C-1080)
    1. Agricultural census Waterloo County ff. 31-119 end

      Welland County
    2. Bertie Township ff.1-56
    3. Chippawa Village ff.1-24
    4. Clifton Town ff.1-28
    5. Crowland Township ff-1-30
    6. Fort Erie Village ff-1-15
    7. Humberstone Township ff.1-63
    8. Pelham Township ff.1-28 cont.
  21. Welland County - Canada West - 1861 (C-1081)
    1. Pelham Township ff. 29-55 end
    2. Stamford Township ff. 1-62
    3. Thorold Township ff. 1-59
    4. Thorold Village ff.1 -34
    5. Wainfleet Township ff.1-47
    6. Welland Village and Gaol ff.1-16
    7. Willoughby Township ff-1-33
    8. Agricultural census Welland County ff.1-61 cont.
  22. Welland County - Canada West - 1861 (C-1082)
    1. Agricultural census Welland County ff.62-77 end

      Wellington County
    2. Amaranth Township ff.1-24
    3. Arthur Township ff.1-82
    4. Elora Village ff.1-21
    5. Eramosa Township ff-1-71
    6. Erin Township ff.1-103
    7. Fergus Village ff.1-23
    8. Garafraxa Township ff.1-83 cont.
  23. York County - Canada West - 1861 (C-1088)
    1. King Township ff. 3-168 end
    2. Markham Township ff.1-181
  24. York County - Canada West - 1861 (C-1089)
    1. Scarborough Township ff. 1-99
    2. Vaughan Township ff. 1-163
    3. Whitchurch Township ff. 1-76 cont.

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  25. Oxford North County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9912)
    1. Nissouri East Township
    2. Zorra West Township
    3. Embro Village
    4. Zorra East Township
    5. Woodstock Town
  26. Haldimand County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9917)
    1. Walpole Township
    2. Rainham Township
    3. Cayuga South Township
    4. Cayuga North Township
    5. Cayuga Village
    6. Oneida Township
    7. Seneca Township
  27. Monck County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9919)
    1. Pelham Township
    2. Wainfleet Township

      Welland County
    3. Humberstone Township
    4. Port Colborne Village
    5. Bertie Township
    6. Fort Erie Village
    7. Crowland Township
  28. Welland County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9920)
    1. Crowland Township
    2. Welland Village
    3. Willoughby Township
    4. Thorold Township
    5. Thorold Village
    6. Stamford Township
    7. Chippawa Village
    8. Clifton Town
  29. Niagara County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9921)
    1. Niagara Township
    2. West Ward
    3. Centre Ward
    4. East Ward

      Lincoln County
    5. Grantham Township
  30. Lincoln County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9922)
    1. St. Catharine Town
    2. Port Dalhousie Village
    3. Louth Township
    4. Clinton Township
  31. Lincoln County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9923)
    1. Clinton Township
    2. Grimsby Township

      Wentworth South County
    3. Saltfleet Township
    4. Binbrook Township
    5. Barton Township
  32. Bruce North County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9938)
    1. Arran Township
    2. Amabel Township
    3. Albermale Township
    4. Eastnor Township
    5. Lindsay Township
    6. Bury Township

      Perth South County
    7. Blanchard Township
    8. St. Mary's Town
  33. Perth South County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9939)
    1. St. Mary's Town
    2. Hibbert Township
    3. Fullarton Township
    4. Mitchell Village
    5. Downie Township
    6. Easthope South Township
  34. Perth Sounty County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9940)
    1. Easthope South Township

      Perth North County
    2. Logan Township
    3. Ellice Township
    4. Stratford Town
    5. Easthope North Township
  35. Perth North County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9941)
    1. Easthope North Township
    2. Elma Township
    3. Mornington Township
    4. Wallace Township
  36. Perth North County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9942)
    1. Wallace Township
    2. Listowel Village

      Waterloo South County
    3. Wilmot Township
    4. New Hamburg Village
    5. Dumfries North Township
  37. Waterloo South County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9943)
    1. Dumfries North Township
    2. Galt Town
    3. Waterloo South Township
    4. Preston Village
    5. Hespeler Village
    6. Wellesley Township
  38. Waterloo North County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9944)
    1. Wellesley Township
    2. Woolwich Township
    3. Waterloo North Township
    4. Berlin Town
  39. Waterloo North County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9945)
    1. Berlin Town
    2. Waterloo Village

      Wellington South County
    3. Puslinch Township
    4. Guelph Township
    5. Guelph Town
  40. York North County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9966)
    1. Gwillimbury East Township
    2. Holland Landing Village
    3. Gwillimbury North Township
    4. Georgina Township

      York West County 
    5. Etobicoke Township
    6. Vaughan Township
  41. York West County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9967)
    1. Vaughan Township
    2. York West Township
  42. York East County - Ontario Census - 1871 (C-9969)
    1. Markham Township

      Toronto West County
    2. St. George's Ward St.
    3. Andrew's Ward

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