The 1851 Canadian Census of Hastings County

There are several ways to explore the Census:

1. Browse from page to page, following the links below.

2. Use the indexes for heads of households and strays found at the beginning of each township listing.

3. Use the search engine to search the entire site including the 1851 Census.

For explanation of abbreviations please see bottom of this page.

To go directly down the page to a section of a particular city, click on of the ten links below.

Sidney Township Part 1    Sidney Township Part 2    

Belleville Part 1    Belleville Part 2    Belleville Part 3    

Hungerford Page 1    Huntingdon Part 1    Huntingdon Part 2    Rawdon Twp


Sidney Township Part I:

Head of Household and Strays Index for Sidney Township

Pages 1 to 4  |  Pages 5 to 8  |  Pages 9 to 11  |  Pages 12 to 14

  Pages 15 to 17  |  Pages 18 to 20  |  Pages 21 to 23  |  Pages 24 to 26

Pages 27 to 29  |  Pages 30 to 32  |  Pages 33 to 35  |  Pages 36 to 38

Pages 39 to 41  |  Pages 42 to 44  |  Page 45

Sidney Part II:

Pages 1 to 3  |  Pages 4 to 6  |  Pages 7 to 9  |  Pages 10 to 12

Pages 13 to 15  |  Pages 16 to 18  |  Pages 19 to 21  |  Pages 22 to 24

Pages 25 to 27  |  Pages 28 to 30  |  Pages 31 to 33  |  Pages 34 to 36

Pages 37 to 39  |  Pages 40 to 42  |  Pages 43 to 45  |  Pages 46 to 48

Belleville Part I:

Head of Household and Strays Index for Belleville

Pages 1 to 3  |  Pages 4 to 6  |  Pages 7 to 9  |  Pages 10 to 12  |  Pages 13 to 15

Pages 16 to 18  |  Pages 19 to 21  |  Pages 22 to 24

Belleville Part II: Missing!

Belleville Part III:

Pages 1 to 3  |  Pages 4 to 6  |  Pages 7 to 9  |  Pages 10 to 12

Pages 13 to 15  |  Pages 16 to 18  |  Pages 19 to 21

Hungerford Township:
(One page only)

Head of Household and Strays for Hungerford Township

Hungerford Township Census Page

Huntingdon Township Part I:

Head of Household and Strays for Huntingdon Township

Pages 1 to 3  |  Pages 4 to 6  |  Pages 7 to 9  |  Pages 10 to 12

Pages 13 to 15  |  Pages 16 to 18  |  Pages 19 to 21  |  Pages 22 to 24

Pages 25 to 28

Huntingdon Township Part II

Pages 1 to 3  |  Pages 4 to 6  |  Pages 7 to 9  |  Pages 10 to 12

Pages 13 to 15  |  Pages 16 to 18  |  Pages 19 to 21  |  Pages 22 to 24

Rawdon Township: Missing!

1851 Hastings County Census Abbreviations

Fields House Marital Status Member (of the family)
Occ= Occupation B= brick D= divorced F= female
BP= Birth Place F = frame M= married M= male
Rel= Religion L = log S= single  
Mar.St.= Marital Status RO= roughcast W= widowed Non-Member
Mem= Member SH= shanty   dafadfaa     F= female
N-Mem= Non-Member SL= slab  dafadfaa    M= male
  dafadfaa    ST= stone dafadfaa    dafadfaa   


Occupation dafadfaa     dafadfaa        dafadfaa   
AI= assistant inspector CT= clothier LT= lieutenant re?? RI= revenue inspector
AM= axe maker DE= dentist LU= lumberman SA = sawyer
AR= architect DI= distiller M= merchant SC= stone cutter
AT= artist EN= engineer MA= mason SD= sadler
B= baker F= farmer MC= machinist SE= servant
BA= bailiff FI= finisher ME= miner SG= stage driver
BB= book binder FO= foreman MF= manufacturer SH= shoemaker
BK= bookkeeper FM= furnace man MG= minister of the gospel SK= shop keeper
BR= brewer FU= fuller MI= miller SM= school master
BS = blacksmith GA= gardener MN= milliner SP= spinster
BT= barrister GE= gentleman MO= moulder SR= sailor
BU= butcher GI= gigger MR= mariner ST= student
C= carpenter GL= glazier MS= medical student SU= surveyor
CA= carter GR= grocer MW= mill wright TA= tailor
CB= cabinet maker HA= hatter MY= mayor TE= school teacher
CD= corderainer HM= harness maker OB= organ builder TM= teamster
CG= clergyman HS= high sheriff PA= painter TN= tanner
CH= chandler IK= inn keeper PE = peddler TS= tin smith
CI= carrier JO= joiner PH= physician TU= turner
CL= clerk L= laborer PL= plasterer WA= waiter
CM= chair maker LA= last maker PM= paper maker WE= weaver
CN= constable LB= lime burner PN= printer WM= wagon maker
CO= cooper LC= lake captain PR= preacher WW= wheel wright
CR= carriage maker LM= lumber merchant PU= publisher YE= yeoman
dafadfaa    dafadfaa    dafadfaa    dafadfaa   


Place of Birth   dafadfaa       dafadfaa       dafadfaa   
AD= Adolphustown FIN= Finland MO= Montreal SCO= Scotland
AM=Ameiliasburgh FR= Fredericksburgh MS= Massachusetts SE= Seymoor
BE = Belleville FRA= France MU= Murray SI= Sidney
C= Canada GER= Germany NB= New Brunswick SO= Sophiasburgh
CA= Camden GL= Glengary NF= Newfoundland TH= Thurlow
CE= Canada East GR= Greece NS= Nova Scotia TY= Tyendinaga
CF= Canada French HA= Hallowell NY= New York UC= Upper Canada
CH= Cape Good Hope HG= Hungerford PC= Percy UN= unknown
CL= Clarke HI= Hillier PE= Prince Edward Co. US= United States
CN= Cornwall HO= Hope PH= Port Hope VT= Vermont
CT= Connecticut HU= Huntingdon PI= Picton WA= Wales
CW = Canada West IRE= Ireland PR= Perth WE= Wellington
EI= East Indies KI= Kingston QC= Quebec, Canada WI= West Indies
ENG= England LA= Lachine RA= Rawdon   dafadfaa   
ER= Ernestown LC= Lower Canada RH= Rhode Island   dafadfaa   
FF= Frankford MA= Marysburgh RI= Richmond   dafadfaa   
dafadfaa    dafadfaa    dafadfaa    dafadfaa   


Religion   dafadfaa       dafadfaa      dafadfaa   
B= Baptist DI= Disciple FW= Free Will Baptist PR= Protestant
BC= Bible Christian E= Episcopalian L= Lutheran QU= Quaker
C= Catholic EM= Episcopal Methodist M= Methodist RC= Roman Catholic
CE= Church of England FC= Free Church MO= Mormon UN= Universalist
CH= Christian FP= Free Presbytarian NC= New Connextion Methodist WM= Wesleyan Methodist
CO= Congregationlist FR= Friends NO= No Church   dafadfaa   
CS= Church of Scotland FT= Free Thinker P= Presbytarian  dafadfaa   
dafadfaa    dafadfaa    dafadfaa    dafadfaa   


This transcription of the 1851 Canada Census for Hastings County was prepared by Kelly Townsend of Texas. 

Copyrighted 2005, Concetta Phillipps

Copyright 1999, 2000, Brandt Zštterberg. All rights reserved.