Library and Archives Canada is pleased to announce that Canadians can now access the Census of Manitoba, 1870 online. This census was taken shortly after Manitoba joined Confederation.
This census provides the names of more than 12,200 individuals living in Manitoba at that time and contains information such as age, marital status, place of birth, religion, race and name of the father.
Access to this census is FREE.
To access the census, go to www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1870/Pages/1870.aspx