Source Information

Hewitt, Kristina. Romney Township, Kent County, Ontario Census, 1881 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2000.
Original data: Romney Township, Kent County, Ontario, Canada. 1881 Canada Census. Ottawa, Canada: Library and Archives Canada. Microfilm # C-13278.

About Romney Township, Kent County, Ontario Census, 1881

The southernmost township in Kent County, Romney was home to over 2,500 people in 1881. This database is an index to federal census records for the township in that year. Compiled from original documents in the National Archives of Canada it provides the resident's name, age, birthplace, and relationship the head of household. Film, division, page, entry, and family numbers are provided to aid researchers obtain the original record, if desired. For those patrons seeking ancestors from Ontario, this can be a useful index. Corrections and comments on this database can be sent directly to the provider at

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