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Chinese-Canadian Genealogy

Resources for Canadians of Chinese origin who wish to learn more about their personal connection to Chinese-Canadian history.

British Columbia - Cariboo

Chinese Communities in the 1891 Census - British Columbia - 1 - Cariboo

The Cariboo District comprised 11 Subdistricts, one of which - Keithley Creek - was further comprised of 2 subdivisions.

District – Sub-district Sub-district Name
1-A Alexandria
1-B Alkali Lake
1-C Big Bar
1-D Clinton
1-E1 Keithley Creek (1)
1-E2 Keithley Creek (2)
1-F Lac La Hache
1-G Lightning Creek
1-H Lillooet
1-I Quesnelle
1-J Richfield
1-K Williams Lake

Chinese Communities in the 1891 Census - British Columbia - 1-A - Alexandria

The following list is part of a guide designed to help researchers quickly locate individuals of Chinese origin on the Library and Archives of Canada microfilm reels corresponding to the 1891 Census of Canada.

The table below indicates pages on which residents of Chinese origin are recorded in the census returns for Alexandria Subdistrict, Cariboo District, B.C. Numbers in the "Number of Chinese" column reflect the number of individuals on each page who reported their own or their mother or father's place of birth as China.

Film Notes

Library and Archives Canada microfilm T-6290

District District Name Sub-district Sub-district Name 
(number of pages)
Page Number of 
Chinese
1 Cariboo B Alexandria (27)    
       
1
1
       
2
7
       
4
1
       
17
5
       
18
4
       
21
1
       
22
10
       
23
3
       
24
5
       
25
1
       
26
11
       
27
18

Chinese Communities in the 1891 Census - British Columbia - 1-B - Alkali Lake

The following list is part of a guide designed to help researchers quickly locate individuals of Chinese origin on the Library and Archives of Canada microfilm reels corresponding to the 1891 Census of Canada.

The table below indicates pages on which residents of Chinese origin are recorded in the census returns for Alkali Subdistrict, Cariboo District, B.C. Numbers in the "Number of Chinese" column reflect the number of individuals on each page who reported their own or their mother or father's place of birth as China.

Film Notes

Library and Archives Canada microfilm T-6290

District District Name Sub-district Sub-district Name 
(number of pages)
Page Number of 
Chinese
1 Cariboo B Alkali Lake (22)    
       
1
1
       
2
3
       
3
9
       
4
7
       
9
1
       
10
15
       
11
5
       
12
7
       
13
6
       
21
4

Chinese Communities in the 1891 Census - British Columbia - 1-C - Big Bar

The following list is part of a guide designed to help researchers quickly locate individuals of Chinese origin on the Library and Archives of Canada microfilm reels corresponding to the 1891 Census of Canada.

The table below indicates pages on which residents of Chinese origin are recorded in the census returns for Big Bar Subdistrict, Cariboo District, B.C. Numbers in the "Number of Chinese" column reflect the number of individuals on each page who reported their own or their mother or father's place of birth as China.

Film Notes

Library and Archives Canada microfilm T-6290

District District Name Sub-district Sub-district Name 
(number of pages)
Page Number of 
Chinese
1 Cariboo C Big Bar (10)    
       
1
7
       
2
3
       
3
3
       
4
17
       
6
10
       
7
6
       
8
2
       
9
20
       
10
9

Chinese Communities in the 1891 Census - British Columbia - 1-D - Clinton

The following list is part of a guide designed to help researchers quickly locate individuals of Chinese origin on the Library and Archives of Canada microfilm reels corresponding to the 1891 Census of Canada.

The table below indicates pages on which residents of Chinese origin are recorded in the census returns for Clinton Subdistrict, Cariboo District, B.C. Numbers in the "Number of Chinese" column reflect the number of individuals on each page who reported their own or their mother or father's place of birth as China.

Film Notes

Library and Archives Canada microfilm T-6290

District District Name Sub-district Sub-district Name 
(number of pages)
Page Number of 
Chinese
1 Cariboo D Clinton (16)    
       
1
6
       
2
3
       
7
8
       
8
3
       
9
1
       
10
2
       
11
12
       
12
1
       
13
8
       
15
4

Chinese Communities in the 1891 Census - British Columbia - 1-E1 - Keithley Creek

The following list is part of a guide designed to help researchers quickly locate individuals of Chinese origin on the Library and Archives of Canada microfilm reels corresponding to the 1891 Census of Canada.

The table below indicates pages on which residents of Chinese origin are recorded in the census returns for Keithley Creek Subdistrict, Cariboo District, B.C. Numbers in the "Number of Chinese" column reflect the number of individuals on each page who reported their own or their mother or father's place of birth as China.

Film Notes

Library and Archives Canada microfilm T-6290

District District Name Sub-district Sub-district Name 
(number of pages)
Page Number of 
Chinese
1 Cariboo E1 Keithley Creek (12)    
       
1
24
       
2
19
       
3
20
       
4
11
       
5
21
       
6
24
       
7
14
       
8
19
       
9
25
       
10
19
       
11
11
       
12
5

Chinese Communities in the 1891 Census - British Columbia - 1-E2 - Keithley Creek

The following list is part of a guide designed to help researchers quickly locate individuals of Chinese origin on the Library and Archives of Canada microfilm reels corresponding to the 1891 Census of Canada.

The table below indicates pages on which residents of Chinese origin are recorded in the census returns for Keithley Creek Subdistrict, Cariboo District, B.C. Numbers in the "Number of Chinese" column reflect the number of individuals on each page who reported their own or their mother or father's place of birth as China.

Film Notes

Library and Archives Canada microfilm T-6290

District District Name Sub-district Sub-district Name 
(number of pages)
Page Number of 
Chinese
1 Cariboo E2 Keithley Creek (25)*    
*Note: pages in this section do not reflect the above header, and are not numbered 1-25 as the header indicates should be the case. Census pages in this section appear to correspond to locations other than Keithley Creek. These are shown in the table in the order that they appear on the reel. The number of pages corresponding to each location is shown in parentheses. Each sequence of pages is numbered separately.
Fort Saint John's (4) No Chinese residents
Trout Lake, Peace River (4)
Some pages indicate the location as B.C., and others as the Northwest Territories.
No Chinese residents
Rocky Mountain Portage (4) No Chinese residents
Fort St. John's (4) No Chinese residents
McKenzie River 
Some pages identify the location as the Northwest Territories. In some cases, "N.W.T." has been crossed off and replaced by "B.C." (9)
No Chinese residents

Chinese Communities in the 1891 Census - British Columbia - 1-F - Lac La Hache

The following list is part of a guide designed to help researchers quickly locate individuals of Chinese origin on the Library and Archives of Canada microfilm reels corresponding to the 1891 Census of Canada.

The table below indicates pages on which residents of Chinese origin are recorded in the census returns for Lac La Hache Subdistrict, Cariboo District, B.C. Numbers in the "Number of Chinese" column reflect the number of individuals on each page who reported their own or their mother or father's place of birth as China.

Film Notes

Library and Archives Canada microfilm T-6290

District District Name Sub-district Sub-district Name 
(number of pages)
Page Number of 
Chinese
1 Cariboo F Lac La Hache (9)    
       
1
5
       
3
2
       
6
1
       
7
1
       
9
1

Chinese Communities in the 1891 Census - British Columbia - 1-G - Lightning Creek

The following list is part of a guide designed to help researchers quickly locate individuals of Chinese origin on the Library and Archives of Canada microfilm reels corresponding to the 1891 Census of Canada.

The table below indicates pages on which residents of Chinese origin are recorded in the census returns for Lightning Creek Subdistrict, Cariboo District, B.C. Numbers in the "Number of Chinese" column reflect the number of individuals on each page who reported their own or their mother or father's place of birth as China.

Film Notes

Library and Archives Canada microfilm T-6290

District District Name Sub-district Sub-district Name 
(number of pages)
Page Number of 
Chinese
1 Cariboo G Lightning Creek (5)    
       
1
6
       
2
4
       
3
20
       
4
25
       
5
22

Chinese Communities in the 1891 Census - British Columbia - 1-H - Lillooet

The following list is part of a guide designed to help researchers quickly locate individuals of Chinese origin on the Library and Archives of Canada microfilm reels corresponding to the 1891 Census of Canada.

The table below indicates pages on which residents of Chinese origin are recorded in the census returns for Lillooet Subdistrict, Cariboo District, B.C. Numbers in the "Number of Chinese" column reflect the number of individuals on each page who reported their own or their mother or father's place of birth as China.

Film Notes

Library and Archives Canada microfilm T-6290

District District Name Sub-district Sub-district Name 
(number of pages)
Page Number of 
Chinese
1 Cariboo H Lillooet (44)    
       
1
2
       
4
2
       
5
2
       
6
1
       
12
3
       
13
6
       
14
6
       
15
8
       
16
13
       
21
1
       
22
9
       
23
2
       
24
9
       
27
2
       
40
2
       
41
12
       
44
4

Chinese Communities in the 1891 Census - British Columbia - 1-I - Quesnelle

The following list is part of a guide designed to help researchers quickly locate individuals of Chinese origin on the Library and Archives of Canada microfilm reels corresponding to the 1891 Census of Canada.

The table below indicates pages on which residents of Chinese origin are recorded in the census returns for Quesnelle Subdistrict, Cariboo District, B.C. Numbers in the "Number of Chinese" column reflect the number of individuals on each page who reported their own or their mother or father's place of birth as China.

Film Notes

Library and Archives Canada microfilm T-6290

District District Name Sub-district Sub-district Name 
(number of pages)
Page Number of 
Chinese
1 Cariboo I Quesnell (29)    
       
1
4
       
2
4
       
3
1
       
4
5
       
5
22
       
6
25
       
7
22
       
8
21
       
9
23
       
15
10
       
16
25
       
17
25
       
18
18
       
27
18
       
28
24
       
29
3

Chinese Communities in the 1891 Census - British Columbia - 1-J - Richfield

The following list is part of a guide designed to help researchers quickly locate individuals of Chinese origin on the Library and Archives of Canada microfilm reels corresponding to the 1891 Census of Canada.

The table below indicates pages on which residents of Chinese origin are recorded in the census returns for Richfield Subdistrict, Cariboo District, B.C. Numbers in the "Number of Chinese" column reflect the number of individuals on each page who reported their own or their mother or father's place of birth as China.

Film Notes

Library and Archives Canada microfilm T-6290

District District Name Sub-district Sub-district Name 
(number of pages)
Page Number of 
Chinese
1 Cariboo J Richfield (13)    
       
1
1
       
3
1
       
5
3
       
6
25
       
7
25
       
8
22
       
9
10
       
10
8

Chinese Communities in the 1891 Census - British Columbia - 1-K - Williams Lake

The following list is part of a guide designed to help researchers quickly locate individuals of Chinese origin on the Library and Archives of Canada microfilm reels corresponding to the 1891 Census of Canada.

The table below indicates pages on which residents of Chinese origin are recorded in the census returns for Williams Lake Subdistrict, Cariboo District, B.C. Numbers in the "Number of Chinese" column reflect the number of individuals on each page who reported their own or their mother or father's place of birth as China.

Film Notes

Library and Archives Canada microfilm T-6290

District District Name Sub-district Sub-district Name 
(number of pages)
Page Number of 
Chinese
1 Cariboo K Williams Lake (17)    
       
2
7
       
3
5
       
4
8
       
5
5
       
7
8
       
8
12
       
9
2
       
10
13
       
11
3
       
17
3
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