Richmond County Canada, district number 41, Richmond, sub-district number 6. Taken By Daniel Sampson, April 6, 1891. Text transcribed and contributed by Jeanne D. Belford.

This transcription should be of particular interest to those with Bonin, Boucher, Boudrot, Burke, Cordeau, Dugas, Fougere, Landry, Patis, Sampson, and Thibeau roots. There were 225 families recorded in the 1891 River Bourgeois census.

Unless otherwise noted, all recorded individuals were shown born in Nova Scotia and of the Roman Catholic religion. In this transcription, if the head of a family is of a religion other than Roman Catholic, the remainder of that family is all of the same faith, unless otherwise noted.

Patrick, Male (M), 56, farmer

Annie Female, (F), 55, wife

Patrick George, M, 31, son, foreman

Ellen Percy, F, 29, daughter

Mary Catherine, F, 27, daughter

Maggie Jane, F, 23, daughter

Mary Ann, F, 21, daughter

Michl Francis, M, 19, son


Rose, Edward, M, 48, farmer, Sweden Lutheran

Catherine, F, 50, wife

Annie Louise, F, 12, daughter

Cassie, F, 10, daughter

Mary Bell, F, 7, daughter


Grant, George, M, 72, farmer, Church of England

Mary, F, 70, wife

George, William, M, 26, son, farmer

Mary Ann, F, 36, daughter


Ross, Donald, M, 70, farmer, Presbyterian

Catherine, F, 73, wife

Christy, F, 48, daughter


McLean, Elexander, M ,46, farmer, Presbyterian

Catherine, F, 39, wife

Malcolm John, M, 13, son

William Hughie, M, 9, son


Ross, Kenneth, M, 50, widower, farmer, Presbyterian

Maggie, F, 18, daughter

Robert, M, 8, son


Urquhart (?), William, M, 77, farmer,  Scotland Presbyterian

Barbara, F, 71, wife

George, M, 28, son

Esebelle, F, 30, daughter

McKinzie, Sarah, F, 50, domestic servant


Sutherland, Allan, M, 50, farmer, Presbyterian

Esebella, F, 40, wife

George (?), M, 20, son, farmer

Allan E., M, 14, son

Cassie Ann, F, 15, daughter

George, M, 12, son

Ernst, M, 4, son

Christina, F, 2, daughter

Mary Margaret, F three months, daughter

William, M, 58, lodger

Catherine, F, 74, mother widow


Sutherland, Davies, M, 77, farmer, Presbyterian


Ross, Thomas, M, 39, farmer, England Presbyterian

(?), F, 48, wife

Cassie, F, 20, daughter


Sutherland, William, M, 39, farmer, Presbyterian

Jessie, F, 50, widow

Caroline, F, 14, daughter

Christy, F, 30, daughter


Sutherland, William, M, 44, farmer, Presbyterian

Maggie, F, 44, wife

Mary Jane, F, 16, daughter


Sutherland, John, M, 44, farmer, Presbyterian

Annie, F, 34, wife

John A., M, 13, son

Mary C., F, 9, daughter

David William, M, 6, son


Patis, Louis, M, 37, fisherman

Charlotte, F, 38, wife

Charles, M, 2, son


McPhee, Desire, M, 29, fisherman

Marcella, F, 26, wife

Michel, M, 2, son

Evelina, F, five months, daughter

Michael, M, 65, father

Sophia, F, 75, mother