Source Information

Hewitt, Kristina. Port Hope, Ontario Census, 1891 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 1999.

About Port Hope, Ontario Census, 1891

Located in Northumberland County, Ontario, Port Hope started as an Indian village that was later named Smith's Creek. This collection of census records was compiled from original documents in the National Archives of Canada for the town in 1891. Researchers will find not only the name of each resident, but also age, birthplace and relationship to the head of household. Film, division, page, entry, and family numbers are provided to aid researchers obtain the original record, if desired. With over 5000 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

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