William CUMPSTONE aged 12 from England – Census of Canada 1881

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This entry appears in the collections of Canada database
Name: Cumpstone, Wm. Sex: M Age: 12 Place of Birth: England
Religion: Episcopal Ethnic Origin: English 
Province: Manitoba District Name: Manitoba Extension (186 1/2 (192)) Sub-District Name:
Western Extension & South Western Extension (F)
Division: 2 Page: 26 Microfilm: C-13284 Reference: RG31 – Statistics Canada


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At the time of the 1881 census, the Dominion government of Canada found itself managing an increasingly populated and productive nation. Canadians and newly arrived immigrants were beginning to migrate towards the Prairies which offered enormous tracts of inexpensive and reportedly productive land in which to start a new life.

Industrialization, while contributing to the introduction of radical new working and living conditions in growing urban centres, was increasing the production of both manufactured goods and agricultural products. Learn more about Daily Life in 1881.

About mallerstang

Member of the Guild of One Name Studies researching the name CUMPSTON and its variants. You can see my website at www.cumpston.org.uk I have a new study of the name LAXEN with its own blog at https://laxenresearch.wordpress.com/ and a further research blog which is not registered as a one name study of KNAGGS of Flamborough https://knaggsresearch.wordpress.com/
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