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Index of Doukhobor Settlements in the 1921 Canada Census

 

by Jonathan J. Kalmakoff

 

The following geographic finding aid may be used to locate Doukhobors in the 1921 Canada Census. Search by province, district, sub-district and page number to find a comprehensive listing of Doukhobor settlements (villages, work camps, homesteads, households, etc.). Then consult the Library and Archives Canada online images and microfilm copies (once available) of the original census to find specific Doukhobor entries. ***Note: This index is a work in progress. It currently contains Doukhobor entries for the provinces of Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia only; Doukhobor entries for the province of Saskatchewan will be added soon.

 


 

Manitoba

 

District No. and Name Sub-District No. and Description City, Town, Village, Township Doukhobor Entries Pages Microfilm
26 Brandon 8   Townships 11-12, Range 19, west of Principal Meridian. Independent Doukhobor homesteads. 11. N/A
26 Brandon 13   Townships 9-11, whole or fractional, Range 22, west of Principal Meridian lying south of the Assiniboine River. Independent Doukhobor homestead. 6. N/A
26 Brandon 34 Brandon Brandon City, all that part lying south of the centre line of Victoria Avenue and east of the centre line of Fifth Street. Independent Doukhobor households. 17. N/A
26 Brandon 35 Brandon Brandon City, that portion lying south of the centre line of Victoria Avenue and between the centre line of Fifth and Tenth Streets. Independent Doukhobor households. 11-12, 19, 22, 30. N/A
26 Brandon 37 Brandon Brandon City, that portion lying south of the centre line of Victoria Avenue and west of the centre line of Sixteenth Street, and north of the centre line of Victoria Avenue and west of the centre line of Eighteenth Street. Independent Doukhobor household. 18. N/A
27 Dauphin 2   Townships 24-25, Range 15 west of Principal Meridian within the Municipality of Ste. Rose Independent Doukhobor homestead. 15. N/A
27 Dauphin 19   Townships 27-28, Ranges 28-29, west of Principal Meridian. Independent Doukhobor homesteads. 18, 23. N/A
32 Nelson 7   Townships 33-34, Ranges 24-28, West of Principal Meridian. Independent Doukhobor homesteads. 5-6, 8. N/A
32 Nelson 8   Townships 33-34, Range 29, West of Principal Meridian, including village of Benito. Independent Doukhobor households and homesteads. 3-5, 9-13, 15-16, 18-20, 23. N/A

 

Saskatchewan  

 

Work-in-progress.

 

Alberta 

 

District No. and Name Sub-District No. and Description City, Town, Village, Township Doukhobor Entries Pages Microfilm
1 Battle River 1   Townships 33-35, Range 1 and Township 35, Range 2, West of 4 Meridian. Independent Doukhobor homesteads. 8, 10. N/A
2 Bow River 13   Townships 17-20, Ranges 21-22 lying east of McGregor Lake and the Canal, West of 4 Meridian. Communal Doukhobor settlement. 3. N/A
7 Lethbridge 12   Townships 4-6, Ranges 13-15, West of 4 Meridian, including village of Skiff. Independent Doukhobor homesteads. 6-7. N/A
8 Macleod 4   Townships 3-6, West of 5 Meridian and East of Provincial Boundary. Independent Doukhobor homestead. 9. N/A
8 Macleod 7   Townships 7-8, Ranges 28-29 and Townships 7-9, Range 30, West of 5 Meridian. Independent Doukhobor homestead; Doukhobor labourers. 2, 10. N/A
8 MacLeod 8   Townships 7-9, Range 1, West of 5 Meridian, including Cowley village. Communal Doukhobor settlements. 4-6. N/A
8 MacLeod 9   Townships 7-9, Range 2, West of 5 Meridian, including Lundbreck village. Communal Doukhobor settlements. 5-8. N/A

 

British Columbia

 

District No. and Name

Sub-District No. and Description

City, Town, Village, Township

Doukhobor Entries

Pages

Microfilm

18

Kootenay West

6B

Trail

Columbia Gardens

Independent Doukhobor household.

6.

N/A

18

Kootenay West

9

Trail

Birchbank

Doukhobor labourers.

5.

N/A

Blueberry

Independent Doukhobor household.

6.

Kinnaird

Independent Doukhobor household.

7.

18

Kootenay West

10

Trail

Brilliant

Communal Doukhobor settlement of Blagodatnoye, Lugovoye, Utesheniye (Ootischenia).

1-30.

N/A

City of Trail

Communal Doukhobor commercial enterprise.

31.

N/A

18

Kootenay West

10A

Trail

Brilliant

Communal Doukhobor settlement of Brilliant.

1-23.

N/A

Crescent Valley

Communal Doukhobor settlement of Krestova.

24-30.

Glade

Communal Doukhobor settlement of Plodorodnoye.

30-42.

Shoreacres

Communal Doukhobor settlement of Prekrasnoye.

42-44.

Taghum

Communal Doukhobor settlement of Dorogotsennoye.

44.

Quory

Communal Doukhobor settlement of Skalistoye.

44-45.

Koch’s

Communal Doukhobor settlement of Kov.

45-46.

Winlaw

Communal Doukhobor settlement of Veseloye, Kirpichnoye.

47-49.

Perrys

Communal Doukhobor settlement of Persikovoye.

49.

Porto Rico

Communal Doukhobor logging camp.

50.

Rossland

Communal Doukhobor farm.

51-52.

Nelson City

Communal Doukhobor commercial enterprise.

53.

18

Kootenay West

11

Trail

South Slocan

Independent Doukhobor households.

9-10.

N/A

Shoreacres

Independent Doukhobor households.

11-12.

Tarrys

Independent Doukhobor households.

12-13.

Thrums

Independent Doukhobor households.

13-15.

18

Kootenay West

13B

Trail

Shields

Doukhobor labourer.

11.

N/A

18

Kootenay West

21

Nelson City

Nelson City

Independent Doukhobor households.

6-7.

N/A

18

Kootenay West

23

Nelson City

Nelson City

Doukhobor labourer.

11.

N/A

18

Kootenay West

25

Trail City

Trail City

Doukhobor labourers.

3, 14, 18, 23, 32, 33.

N/A

25

Yale

48

Grand Forks

Grand Forks City

Independent Doukhobor households.

2, 29-30.

N/A

25

Yale

49

Grand Forks

Cascade

Independent Doukhobor households.

6-7.

N/A

25

Yale

50

Grand Forks

Deep Creek

Doukhobor labourer.

6.

N/A

25

Yale

51

Grand Forks

Paulson

Doukhobor labourers.

1.

N/A

25

Yale

52

Grand Forks

Carson

Communal Doukhobor settlements of Fruktova, Ubezhishche, Khristovoye.

1-13, 15-25.

N/A

 


 

Notes

 

This finding aid may be used to locate Doukhobor census enumerations both in the original census records and in census transcriptions as they become available. Currently the census is only available through a paid subscription to Ancestry.com. For a description of the 1921 Canada Census, including its historical background, content, usefulness and reliability, availability and published indices, see the Guide to Doukhobor Census Records. If you have any additional information or clarifications with respect to Doukhobor entries in the 1921 Canada Census, please contact Jonathan J. Kalmakoff.