Discover your ancestors in the 1825 Lower Canada census. From the census, you can learn the language your ancestor spoke as well as where and with how many people your ancestor lived.
The Province of Lower Canada was a British colony from 1791 to 1841, when it merged with Upper Canada to form the Province of Canada. The Province of Canada was dissolved and the land divided into the provinces of Quebec and Ontario following the Canadian Confederation in 1867.
Lower Canada comprised modern-day Labrador and southern Quebec. The area was predominately French speaking due to it including land that was once part of the colony of New France.
Each search result will provide you will an image of the original document and a transcript. The images show that the original census forms were printed in French. Transcripts will generally include the following details:
Number of inhabitants
The images may be able to provide additional information, such as age ranges of inhabitants.
Start your search with just a name and then add in more fields to narrow your results as needed.
If you know which town or county your ancestor lived in, you can search by that specific place by using the city and county search fields.