CANADA: New Brunswick Census 1851

ALBERT COUNTY

Hillsborough Parish, 1851

James Gillespie, 31, Irish, immigrated 1838, sea captain

  • Rosannah Gillespie, 27, German, wife
  • Ellen Gillespie, 7, daughter
  • Susannah Gillespie, 5, daughter
  • William Neil Gillespie, 3, son
  • John Gillespie, 1, son

CHARLOTTE COUNTY

No Gillespies in St James, Campobello, Gran Marion, West Isles, but yes in:

St David Parish, 1851

Robert Gillespie, age 39, Scotch, farmer, birth 1821

  • Jean B Gillespie, age 29, born NB, wife
  • Isabella Gillespie, age 3, daughter
  • Mary C Gillespie, age 1, daughter

James Brown, 60, head, Scotch, farmer, Immigrated 1810

  • Catherine Brown, 33, wife, Scottish birth
  • Robert B Brown, 20, son
  • William F Brown, 16, son
  • Janet D Brown, 14, daughter
  • Sarah Brown, 12, daughter
  • William Gillespie, 10, step son
  • John C Brown, 8, son
  • Ann Brown, 5, daughter
  • Wilmot Brown, 4, son
  • Mary M Brown, 2, daughter
  • servant

St Stephen Parish 1851

Robert Gillespie, 31, native born, head

  • Honora Gillespie, 27, wife
  • Michael Gillespie, 10, son
  • Charles Gillespie 7, son
  • James Gillespie, 4, son
  • Terry Gillespie, male, 2, son

KINGS COUNTY

No Gillespies in Norton, Sudholm, Sussex, Upham, Kingston, Greenwich,  Hampton, Springfield Parishes, but yes in :

Westfield Parish

Jonathan Purdy, head of family, age 92, native birth, farmer

  • Sarah Purdy (nee Gillespie), widow, age 67 native born
  • Graves Purdy, son, age 40
  • Emily J Purdy, daughter, age 30
  • William Purdy, son, age 28
  • Austin Purdy, son , age 22
  • Albina Purdy, daughter, age 17
  • Alfred Welphy Purdy, age 3

Westfield Parish

Sarah Gillespie, 19, Irish, servant. Immigrated June 1851.

NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY

No Gillespies in Alowick, Blissfield, Chatham, Gleneig, Luckow, Nelson, Northesk, but yes in:

Blackville Parish 1851 

Thomas Gillespie, head, 38, Irish, Immigration 1842.

  • Ellen Gillespie, wife, age 34, Irish, Immigration 1842
  • James Gillespie, 5, son, Irish, birth NB
  • John Gillespie, 5, son , Irish, birth NB
  • William Gillespie, age 1, Irish, birth NB

Newcastle Parish

Sarah Gillespie, Lodger, servant


RESTIGOUCHE COUNTY

No Gillespies in Colbourne, Durham or Eldon Parishes, but yes in:

Addington Parish 1851

James Gillespie, age 45, Irish, immigrated 1830, labourer

  • Mary Gillespie, wife, age 40, born SCOTLAND, immigrated 1830
  • Margaret Gillespie, age 20, daughter, born at home
  • Charles Gillespie, age 18, son, birth at home
  • Patrick Gillespie, age 16, ?daughter, birth at home
  • Hannah Gillespie, age 13, daughter, birth at home
  • James Gillespie, age 11, son, birth at home
  • John Gillespie, age 9, son
  • Catherine Fitzgerald, widow, 55, board g house tent, immigrated 1820
  • Patrick K Fitzgerald, 25, son, Irish, shoemaker, birth NB
  • Dennis Fitzgerald, 21, son, Irish, labourer, birth NB
  • James Fitzgerald, 19, son, Irish, labourer, birth NB
  • Edourd Fitzgerald, 18, son  Irish, labourer, birth NB
  • Cath Holihand, granddaughter, 14, Iris, birth NB
  • Mich I Mandeville, adopted, male, 14, birth NB

Owen Gillespie, 50, Irish, labourer tenant, immigrated 1834

  • Jean Gillespie, 50, wife, immigrated 1834
  • Hannah Gillespie, 24, Irish, birth at home, Immigrated 1834
  • Owen Gillespie, 22, son, Irish, labourer
  • John Gillespie, 20, son, Irish, labourer
  • Matthew Gillespie, 18, son, Irish, labourer
  • Mary Ann Gillespie, 14, Irish, at home

Dalhousie Parish

John Gillespie, age 52, Irish, farmer

ST JOHN COUNTY

Dukes and Queens Wards

Mary Gillespie, 19, Irish, servant, Immigrated 1848

Kings & Sydney Wards

Edward Gillespie 22, Irish, labourer, lodger, immigrated 1847


Owen Gillespie, 30, Irish, trader, immigrated 1835

  • Ann Gillespie, 26, wife, Irish, Immigrated 1842
  • William John Gillespie, 1, son, birth NB
  • Jas Campbell, 60, father, immigrated 1842
  • Mary Campbell, 60, mother, immigrated 1842

  • (other Boyds not given)
  • Elizabeth Boyd, daughter, 9 months,  birth NB
  • James Boyd, 24, brother, grocer, immigrated 1840
  • Martha Gillespie 31, sister, Irish, immigrated 1840

Samuel Gillespie, head, 43, Irish, cooper, immigrated 1829

  • Sara Jane Gillespie, 35, wife, birth NB
  • Thomas Gillespie, 8, son, birth NB
  • Mary Jane Gillespie, 5, birth NB
  • John Gillespie, 8 months, birth NB
  • Martha Gillespie, 12 niece, born NB
  • Sarah Jane Gillespie, 10, niece, born NB
  • servant

SUNBURY COUNTY

Blissville Parish

Patrick Gillespie, head, 45, Irish, farmer, immigrated May 1825

  • Margaret Gillespie, 40, wife, immigrated May 1825
  • Catherine Gillespie, 16, daughter
  • John Gillespie, 12, son
  • lodger

YORK COUNTY

No Gillespies in Douglas, Dumfries, Fredericton, Kingsclear, Queensbury, St Marys, and Stanley Parishes

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