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Source Information

Hewitt, Kristina. Hope, Ontario Census, 1881 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.
Original data: Hope township, Durham County, Ontario, Canada. 1881 Canada Census. Ottawa, Canada: Library and Archives Canada. Microfilm # C-13241.

About Hope, Ontario Census, 1881

The easternmost township in Durham County, Ontario, Hope lies on Lake Ontario about 35 miles east of Toronto. This database, a collection of census records, was compiled from original documents in the National Archives of Canada and contains information for town residents in 1881. Researchers will find not only the name of each resident, but also information regarding age, birthplace and occupation. Film, division, page, entry, and family numbers are provided to aid researchers obtain the original record, if desired. With over 4500 persons named, this can be a useful collection for those seeking ancestors from rural Ontario. Corrections and comments on this database can be sent directly to the provider at