RESOURCES | Find Lot Locations using the 1871 Census

Research 1871 CENSUS locations free online for ALL OF ONTARIO. The individual Township pages at this site, point to every Sched. 4 start page for every Enumeration Division in the Province! COPYRIGHT – the Surname databases, Look-up charts, Transcriptions and all Map geo-points are property of Lisa Rance, Orillia, 2011-current.

Determine the exact Concession & Lot locations where ancestors reported crops on the 1871 Census. This is helpful for differentiating families of a common surname. The ancestor need not have been a farmer – even small personal gardens on town lots, were reported.

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Muskoka and Parry Sound Lot Locations, 1871

I only recently became aware of the existence of an “agricultural” schedule for the 1871 Census of Canada. Here are a thousand+ surnames transcribed for Muskoka and Parry Sound using the cross-referencing procedure described here.

Total Records Found: 1005, showing 10 per page
Armstrong 1 Foley Parry Sound 1871. census
Armstrong 2 McKellar Parry Sound 1871. census
Armstrong 1 Chaffey Muskoka 1871. census
Armstrong 1 Macaulay Muskoka 1871. census
Armstrong 3 Morrison Muskoka 1871. census
Armstrong 1 Humphry Parry Sound 1871. census
Armstrong 2 Stephenson Muskoka 1871. census
Arnold 1 Monck Muskoka 1871. census
Arthur 1 Stephenson Muskoka 1871. census
Ashdown 1 Draper Muskoka 1871. census

PHOTOlog | past rural life MUSKOKA

Rural Muskoka farming townships returning to nature, cottage life, Ontario, Canada

Vintage farming machinery, water-works, and house-wares are familiar to those who were raised without the mod cons. Local historians point out that cottagers can no longer conceive of the time this land was cleared for farming. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, September 2014

MUSKOKA District | Oakley Township