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From: Cathie Wytka <>
Subject: [NY CAN] Montreal Irish #2
Date: Mon, 20 May 2002 20:59:26 -0700 (PDT)
Under Miscellaneous in the Directory, I found the following:
General Statistics of the City of Montreal from the 1861 Census Population:
Natives of England 4,395
Natives of Scotland 3,235
Natives of Ireland 14,469
British Origin, Lower Canada 21,647
French Origin, L.Can. 42,886
Other Origin, L. Can. 121
Upper Canada 1,208
Other countries 793
Total 91,006 + 10,433 (from surrounding area) = 101,439 in 1861
Population in 1852 was 57,715. Nine year increase in population 32, 291.
The directory also lists the Mayor, City Council members, Alderman, judges for various courts, etc., then goes on to list various banks, churches and all of the institutions that you would find in any large city, today.
NAMES: BOYLE--closest was BOYLAN, Thomas, labourer, 67 McCord
BRIDGES--closest was BRIDGE, Mrs. Elizabeth, wid of George, 14 Devienne
Mrs. Mary, widow of Samuel, 95 St. ALexander
BOYCE, J.R., wigmaker& dealer in all kinds of fancy goods & toys, 63 & 65 Gt. St. James
Thomas, clerk, 53 St. Paul and
Thomas, labourer, 126 Murray
CLIFFORD, Daniel, labourer 67, Mayor
Clifford, John, carter 38 Aylmer
Clifford, Dennis, labourer, 67 Mayor
Clifford, John, labourer, 67 Mayor
ADAMS, William, blacksmith, 183 McCord
William, jun., merchant tailor, 10 Gt. St. James, h. 102 University
William, sen., 36 Berthelet
William, shoemaker, r 26 St. George
There are a column of ADAMS, and I will do them at the end of the other lookups
KINNUBURGH (kinniburgh)---no listings for either spelling
HAYDEN/Heiden---No listing for either spelling
JONES, Patrick & partners for store ad---sorry I couldn't find anything.
WALKER, Robert, junks, 213 St. Urbain
John H., wood engraver, 1 Place d"Armes chambres & 13 Place d'Armes, h. 55 Courville
Robert, trunk store, 485 Dorchester.
Mrs. Elizabeth, wid of John, 192 St Charles Barromee
MENARD, Joseph, cabinet maker, 187 Elizabeth
Joseph, labourer, 72 St. Charles Barromee
Joseph, miller, 51 Canning
There was nothing for Edourd or Henriette Menard.
SIMMS---there was nothing for a Hugh, but several others.
Simms, Fr, of R. Simms & Co., 146 Monique
James, labourer, 15 Hermine
Robert, of R. Simms & Co., 94 Upper St. Urbaine
Simms, Robert & Co., commission merchants, 8 Common
SIMS--again no Hugh, but the following
Sims, Charles N., chemist & druggist, 128 St. George,
Mrs. M., wid of J. G. of Sims & Pigeon, 23 Notre Dame
Sims & Pigeon, lumber merchants, 19 Notre Dame.
STACY, George, nail manufacturer, 638 Joseph (nothing under Stacye)
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