Source Information

Hewitt, Doneen, comp. Chatham, Kent County, Ontario Census, 1901 [database online]. Orem, UT:, Inc., 2000. Original data: Chatham, Kent County, Ontario, Canada. 1901 Canada Census. Microfilm # T-6475. National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.

About Chatham, Kent County, Ontario Census, 1901

Home to a carriage works, cigar factories, breweries, and a soap plant in 1901, Chatham Township borders Lambton County and Lake St. Clair in Kent County, Ontario. Compiled from original documents in the National Archives of Canada, this database is a collection of federal census records from the town in that year. Each record provides the resident's name, birthplace and relationship to the head of household. Film, division, page, entry, and family numbers are also provided to aid researchers in obtaining the original record, if desired. Containing the names of over 9000 residents, this database can be an informative 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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