Hewitt, Kristina. Newcastle, Ontario Census, 1881 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.Original data: Newcastle, Durham County, Ontario, Canada. 1881 Canada Census. Ottawa, Canada: Library and Archives Canada. Microfilm # C-13242.
A few miles north of Lake Ontario, in Durham County is the town of Newcastle. This database is a collection of census records from the town in 1881 and includes the names of nearly 1100 residents. Information provided includes occupation, birthplace, age, sex, and marital status. Taken from microfilm copies of the original documents preserved in the National Archives of Canada, film, page, entry and family numbers are shown to help researchers obtain the original record, if desired. For researchers seeking ancestors from rural Ontario, this can be a useful database. Corrections and comments on this database can be sent directly to the provider at