Guysborough County Genealogy

Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Census Table

The following table of census results was obtained by summing up all the people listed as living in a location for the census year indicated at the top of the column. The problem is that the areas changed with each census year. The area number in column one are used to group locations so sudden changes in numbers can be explained. The table is not in alphabetical order but sorted by area and earliest to latest census year, for this reason. Use Ctrl-f to find a location, quickly.

AreaLocation18171838186118711881189119011911119211
1Indian Harbour    785707838156 
1Indian River       1928
1Port Bickerton       223187
1Fishermans Harbour       100103
2Caledonia   242326240268216131
2Trafalgar       21 
2Cameron Falls        45
3Country Harbour199370893349437447706 49
3Cross Roads Country Harbour       281111
3Country Harbour Mines       13832
3Middle Country Harbour       4048
3Country Harbour Mines West Side       25 
3Stormont       13074
4Queensport (Crow Harbour)  727786775788828339803
4Half Island Cove       125 
4Dorts (Sandy) Cove       3728
4Peas Brook       115 
4Halfway Cove       170 
5The Forks, St. Marys River3313391,1521,355944862726 37
5Fisher Mill       33 
5Melrose       5065
5Smithfield       11093
5Newtown       5747
5Crownest        17
5Aspen       126105
5Highland       11 
5Glenelg       9644
5Denver       4039
5South Lochaber       7641
6Goshen    467422390181242
6Eight Island Lake       38 
6South River Lake       3443
7Isaacs Harbour    1,0121,1611,536461342
7Coddler Harbour       7564
7Drum Head       122141
7Goldboro       553267
7Seal Harbour       122127
8Canso 8698261,1761,4511,7982,3671,6141,625
8Hazel Hill       569552
8Yankee Harbour        60
8Dover       245258
8Fox Island       8834
9Wine Harbour   349   207103
9Port Hilford       153229
10Guysborough Intervale  9681,269990842827 28
10Alder River        60
10Roman Valley        236
10Tracadie Road        46
10East Roman Valley        19
10Havendale        41
10North Intervale       5028
10Intervale       15783
10Glencoe       43 
10North Riverside        49
11Giants Lake        39
11Argyle       43 
11Lakedale       9162
11Granite Lake       93 
12Mary Joseph  6497,766919624547159181
12Liscomb     405563130157
12West Liscombe       12335
12Spanish Ship Bay       179128
12Liscombe Mills       4565
12Little Liscomb        75
12Ecum Secum       350277
12New Chester        52
12Lower Liscomb       91 
13Manchester7771,5221,5381,6141,4381,3101,133545206
13Tracadie     440369  
13Upper Tracadie       27 
13Grosvenor       55 
13Mattie       10882
13Upper Big Tracadie       96127
13Boylston       91384
13Birchtown       31 
13Nerissa       14 
13Merland       6863
14Gut of Canso257        
14Melford 9011,5821,7661,7001,497632  
14Mulgrave      8129161984
14St Francis       4284
14Manassett Lake        104
14Auld's Cove        52
14Steep Creek       62132
14Sand Point       103112
14Oyster Ponds       16163
14Middle Melford       143109
14Port Shoreham       193132
15New Harbour     353380349347
15Port Felix (Molasses Harbour)  9481,766   209428
15Larry's River    738851910452431
15Whitehead     1,0861,189491322
15Tor Bay       96108
15Charlos Cove       314327
15Port Felix East       181 
15Cole Harbour       167132
15Lundy       5085
16Central Division 1,377       
16Sherbrooke  1,1651,6231,6071,0631,021472387
16Sonora      322244194
16Stillwater       10967
16Goldenville       17994
16Gegogan       9663
16Waternish        39
17Guysborough (Guysboro)1,1712,04422418731,7031,5461,411599664
17Salmon River   674717256598407 
17Gosbee Section       30 
17Ogden       2633
17Prospect       32 
17Riverside       74 
17Roachvale       103134
17Tompkinsville       6935
17West Roachvale       17 
17East Erinville        71
17North Ogden        59
17Salmon River Lake        27
17Cooks Cove       215175
 Total2,7357,42210,67222,60816,00916,69818,37316,38615,731

Notes:
1. Locations with less than 10 persons and ones with transcription problems not included. For 1911 this was 141 and 1921 it was 184 people not included.

    Sources:

  1. 1817: Index to heads of families in Sydney Co. by Mary Elizabeth Koen
  2. 1838: Guysborough Co. Consolidated Listings of Heads of Families by Mary Elizabeth Koen
  3. 1861-1921: Canada Census (1825-1921)