The Sunnyside branch of the Ottawa Public Library is one of the gems of our Old Ottawa South neighbourhood. Much loved and very well used by young and old, it has been in existence almost as long as the entire Ottawa library system itself, but of course it looked very different in the beginning.
- 1911 CENSUS DATA for Sub-District Ottawa South -
Data from Archives Canada (30 pages total, each page as one file, with 50 records maximum per page).
Data in both original (hand-written) format and transcribed format:
Note that a few fields of interest are missing from the transcription, such as address, occupation, religion, nationality.
However, here are summary stats for Ottawa South provided by Statistics Canada.
Come celebrate and learn—it’s free! Edward Goldenberg will be helping us better understand the life and times of Jean Chrétien, Canada’s 20th prime minister with three majority governments from 1993-2003.
Led by Edward Goldenberg, Monday, February 26, 2018, 7:00 p.m. Room L120, 233 Main Street, Saint Paul University.
In an effort to eliminate similar sounding or duplicate names, the City of Ottawa is changing some familiar streets. Bronson Place has been renamed Canal Woods Terrace.
As we celebrate the start of 2011, a look back at people, places and events of a century ago will give us a broader view of our progress.
Let’s start with “who”. The 1911 Census says 1,485 people were living in Ottawa South. There were 314 households, consisting of 280 married couples, 40 widows, and 20 widowers (but no divorcees). By comparison, Ottawa as a whole had a population of 90,520.