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1881 Canadian Census

All Shakespeare Entries:

Only two families, comprising a total of eight individuals, are listed in this Canadian Census.

The first, in Ontario:

Household:

 
 Name  Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
 Paul SHAKESPEARE   M   Male   English   45   England   Store Keeper    
 Jeannie SHAKESPEARE   M   Female   English   38   England       
 Abraham BALL      Male   Irish   21   Q <Quebec>   Clerk    


 


Source Information:
 

  Census Place St Patrick's Ward, Toronto, York, Ontario
  Family History Library Film   1375883
  NA Film Number   C-13247
  District   134
  Sub-district   H
  Division   2
  Page Number   87
  Household Number   434

The second, in British Columbia:

Household:

 
 Name  Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
 Noah SHAKESPEARE   M   Male   English   40   England   Comon Agent   Weslyan Methodist 
 Eliza Jane SHAKESPEARE   M   Female   English   39   New York, <USA>   Fancy Store   Weslyan Methodist 
 Fredh N. E SHAKESPEARE      Male   English   18   England   Printer   Weslyan Methodist 
 Hannah Maria SHAKESPEARE      Female   English   13   British Columbia      Weslyan Methodist 
 Harry Pearson SHAKESPEARE      Male   English   11   British Columbia      Weslyan Methodist 
 Willm Brierley SHAKESPEARE      Male   English   4   British Columbia      Weslyan Methodist 
 Mary KIER      Female   Scottish   28   O <Ontario>   Dressmaker   Presbyterian 


 


Source Information:
 

  Census Place James Bay Ward, Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia
  Family History Library Film   1375921
  NA Film Number   C-13285
  District   190
  Sub-district   C
  Page Number   49
  Household Number   302

 

Notes: Noah Shakespeare later became a Canadian Member of Parliament. He was a descendant of the 'Black Country Shakespeares.'

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