Source Information

Hewitt, Kristina. Hope, Ontario Census, 1891 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 1999.
Original data: Hope Township, Durham County, Ontario, Canada. 1891 Canada Census. Ottawa, Canada: Library and Archives Canada. Microfilm # T-6332.

About Hope, Ontario Census, 1891

Lying on Lake Ontario about 35 miles east of Toronto, Hope is the easternmost township in Durham County, Ontario. This collection of census records was compiled from original federal census documents in the National Archives of Canada for the township 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 about 3500 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