Source Information

Stewart, Michael & Angela, comp.Yale & Cariboo Districts, British Columbia 1901 Census: Rossland Riding [database online]. Provo, Utah:, Inc., 2003. Original data: Rossland Riding, Yale & Cariboo Districts, British Columbia, Canada. 1901 Canada Census. Microfilm # T-6430 and T-6436. National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.

About Yale & Cariboo Districts, British Columbia 1901 Census: Rossland Riding

Kootenay West, Rossland Riding Sub-District Census 1901 The sub-district Kootenay derives its name from the Blackfoot pronunciation of the name of a distinct linguistic group, the Kootenay and it means 'water people'. Rossland Riding is named after Ross Thompson, who founded the city of Rossland in 1897. This district contains the names and families living in Columbia, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Kettle River Valley, Rossland, and Trail. This database has over 13,500 entries of residents in the census sub-district of Kootenay West, Rossland Riding (H) in the census district of Yale and Cariboo (5) in 1901. This database contains the first and last names, relationship to the head of the household, full date of birth, birth place, and the year of immigration to Canada (if not Canadian by birth) as written in the original records. The database also includes the National Archives film number, division number, page, and family number to aid researchers in obtaining a copy of the actual record, if desired. This database will be of particular interest to researchers with British Columbian ancestors.