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Red River Settlement census returns sent to the Governor and Committee


Dates of Creation 




Physical Description 


7 cm of textual records


Scope and Content 


Series consists of census returns of the Red River Settlement that were sent to the Governor and Committee in London. Most of the returns include statistics for Grantown, and some include Swampy and Saulteaux Indian Settlements. The returns provide the following details for each head of family: age, country of birth, marital status, number and sex of dependants, number of buildings, livestock, farm equipment, river craft and acres of land cultivated.


Restrictions on Access 


There are no restrictions on access to these records.


Terms For Use and Reproduction 


Researchers are responsible for observing copyright legislation. Permission may be required for any form of publication or exhibition where records are not in the public domain.


Custodial History 


The Archives Department of the Hudson's Bay Company was created in London in the 1920s. The Archives Department had custody of the records until they were transferred on deposit to the Archives of Manitoba in 1974, according to the 1973 Agreement between the HBC and the Province of Manitoba. In 1994, the HBC donated the records to the Province to be maintained permanently by the Archives of Manitoba.


Availability of Other Formats 


All records in this series have been digitized and can be viewed through the listings database.


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Entity or entities that created these records

These records were created by the following Hudson's Bay Company entity or entities. Click on the name of the entity for information about this entity and other records it created.

1827-1843 :

Governor and Committee

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How to proceed 

These records may be consulted on microfilm, in the Archives Research Room, or as digitized images. Consult the listings database for location codes, microfilm numbers and digitized images of the records in this series.

Consult listings database to find location codes and microfilm numbers.

This material is available for microfilm loan.
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