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1840 Census

From A Census of the Population of New Brunswick by J .A. Beckwith.

Compiled and arranged from the official returns made by the respective Clerks of the Peace of the several Counties - by James Holbrook.

New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, N.B.

Abstract Showing Population of the Province of New Brunswick in Year 1840:

County

Number of Inhabitants

York

13,995

Carleton

13,381

Saint John

32,957

Kings

14,464

Queens

8,232

Sunbury

4,260

Westmorland

17,686

Northumberland

14,620

Charlotte

2,326

Kent

7,477

Gloucester

7,751

Restigouche

3,161

Total In Province

156,162

Population of the County of Northumberland - 1840:

Parish, City or District

Inhabited Houses

By How Many Families

Houses Now Building

Other Houses Inhabited

Newcastle

404

433

15

11

Chatham

441

582

19

52

Ludlow

81

91

5

11

Northesk

220

230

10

9

Alnwick

138

162

10

13

Blissfield

68

71

2

1

Blackville

195

199

3

14

Glenelg

237

244

11

15

Nelson

253

270

10

22

Totals

2037

2282

85

148

Abstract for White Residents:

Parish, City or District

Males Above 16

Males Under 16

Females Above 16

Females Under 16

Newcastle

833

679

720

779

Chatham

1118

768

862

749

Ludlow

208

112

131

147

Northesk

422

394

330

430

Alnwick

288

239

243

257

Blissfield

182

136

105

122

Blackville

415

347

263

330

Glenelg

393

297

272

389

Nelson

501

426

362

357

Totals

4360

3398

3288

3560

Abstract for Residents of Colour:

Parish, City or District

Males Above 16

Males Under 16

Females Over 16

Females Under 16

Newcastle

2

0

0

0

Chatham

4

1

1

0

Ludlow

0

0

1

0

Northesk

1

0

0

0

Alnwick

0

0

0

0

Blissfield

0

0

0

0

Blackville

2

0

0

0

Glenelg

0

0

0

0

Nelson

2

0

0

0

Totals

11

1

2

0

Abstract for Places of Worship:

Parish, City or District

Total of Persons

Church of England

Presbyterian

Methodist

Baptist

Roman Catholic

Other

Newcastle

3013

0

1

1

0

0

0

Chatham

3503

2

2

1

0

1

0

Ludlow

599

0

0

0

0

0

1

Northesk

1577

0

0

0

1

1

0

Alnwick

1027

0

2

0

0

3

0

Blissfield

545

0

0

0

0

0

0

Blackville

1357

1

1

0

1

1

0

Glenelg

1351

1

2

0

0

1

0

Nelson

1648

0

1

0

0

1

0

Totals

14620

4

9

2

2

8

1

Abstract of Mills, Cleared Land, and Stock:

Parish, City or District

Grist Mills

Saw Mills

Estimated Cleared Acres

Horses

Neat Cattle

Sheep

Swine

Newcastle

1

2

2000

196

234

1143

932

Chatham

8

8

3660

232

649

466

924

Ludlow

1

4

1656

97

372

653

333

Northesk

1

4

3163

224

929

1494

671

Alnwick

1

2

2011

143

598

838

612

Blissfield

1

0

2333

100

551

995

458

Blackville

1

4

3048

111

929

1480

652

Glenelg

3

1

3828

249

1155

943

852

Nelson

1

8

3624

190

586

825

691

Totals

18

33

25323

1542

6003

8837

6125


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