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Free nominal index/images for 1916 Prairie census

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mgnv

mgnv Report 12 Feb 2013 11:06

Library and Archives Canada is pleased to announce the release of a new version of the Census of the Prairie Provinces, 1916 database. In 1916, the Canadian government enumerated, for the second time, the Prairie Provinces (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta) to track the high rates of population growth in western Canada.

Previously, users could search only by geographical information such as province, district and sub-district. It is now possible to also search by nominal information such as name, given name(s) and age for an individual.
http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/news/Pages/2013/new-1916-census.aspx

To access the new index:
http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1916/Pages/1916.aspx

mgnv

mgnv Report 14 Feb 2013 01:43

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