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1901/1871 Census

Population Characteristics for Red Islands, Richmond Co, NS, 1901 and 1871. Taken from Highland Community on the Bras d'Or, by Peter MacKenzie Campbell

 


1901

Houses       152
Families       153
Population   Male Female Total
  Single 276 256 532
  Married 112 116 228
  Widowed 19 35 54
Religion Roman Catholic     787
  Presbyterian     27
Origin Irish     1
  Scottish     681
  French     1
  Native Indian     131


 


1871

Dwellings Temporary Shanties     14
  Houses Inhabited     105
  Houses Uninhabited     1
  Houses being built     3
  Total     119
Families       119
Population   Male Female Total
    375 401 776
  Married 97 99 196
  Widowed 11 18 29
  Single/Children 267 284 551
Religion Roman Catholic     738
  Presbyterian     35
Origin English     12
  Irish     1
  Scottish     681
  Native Indian     66
Birthplace Prince Edward Island & Nfld     4
  Nova Scotia     681
  New Brunswick     1
  Ireland     1
  Scotland     88
  United States     1

 

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