Census Records

1881 Census

You can print a blank form for recording 1881 Census data from the Research Forms page of the FamilySearch website.

Learn more about the 1881 Census on the FamilySearch Research Wiki.

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This resource consists of seven bound volumes. Microfilm is also available.

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It is a two-volume set.


1881 Census of Canada

Access to the Ancestry Library Edition website is restricted to KFPL branches. A subscription is required outside of the KFPL network.

This database is an every name index to individuals enumerated in the 1881 Canada Census, the second census of Canada since confederation in 1867. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1881 Census (images are of Library and Archives Canada microfilm reels C-13162 to C-13286).

Canada Census, 1881

Name index of Canada census schedules printed in English and French.


1881 Census Microfilm

The microfilm reels are in the top right-hand drawer of the microfilm cabinet.

They cover the City of Kingston and all of Frontenac County.

The reel numbers are:

  • C-13235
  • C-13236
  • C-13237

However, the microfilm reels do not include an index.

Please use the print or on-line version (above) to find the page and line number before using the microfilm reels.