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Jamaican censuses of 1844 and 1861

B. W. Higman

Jamaican censuses of 1844 and 1861

by B. W. Higman

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Published by Social History Project, Dept. of History, University of the West Indies in Mona .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jamaica
    • Subjects:
    • Jamaica -- Census, 1844.,
    • Jamaica -- Census, 1861.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited and with an introduction by B.W. Higman.
      ContributionsJamaica Archives.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHA891.5 1844
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 58 p. :
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3043295M
      LC Control Number82135788

      Jamaicans, Jamaican-British, Jamaican Canadians, Jamaican Americans, African Australians Jamaican Australians are Australian people who are fully or partially of Jamaican descent. According to the Australian census, Australians were born in Jamaica [2] while 1, claimed Jamaican ancestry, either alone or with another ancestry. From The Dublin University Magazine, Vol Number , May, THE census of Ireland was taken in ; after an interval of ten years it was again taken in ; and in , after a second interval of ten years, it was again taken. The returns for those years show that the following increase has taken place in the number of the people.

      The Census of gives the population as 5,,, being , less than that of , or a decrease of per cent, in the last ten years. During this period as many as 1,, persons emigrated from Ireland. Confederate Citizens File (M) - Papers relating to citizens or business firms, U.S. Federal Census Index and Census Images (M) Lincoln Assassination Papers (M) and more. The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies searchable multi-volume scanned Civil War book series.

      Record series in the index: NRS , NRS Entries in the index: 9,+ About the index. The 'Act for ascertaining the Number of the Inhabitants of the Colony of New South Wales in the Year One thousand eight hundred and forty-one' (4 Victoria No. 26) required every householder, employer of servants and proprietor and occupier of land to complete the census schedule on the second day ('or. The original census records for and were destroyed shortly after they were collected, and for some inexplicable reason (possibly for something as prosaic as a need to create additional storage space), the records for to were pulped, by government order, during the First World War.


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