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Canadian census entries for Binney


1881 Canadian census entries for Binney
1881 British census entries for Binney
1901 British census entries for Binney


1881 Canadian census entries for Binney

All these entries were found in the Family Search website, which uses the Mormon database.

For Marital Status, W means widowed and M means married. I think that R Church of England (under religion) means Reformed Church of England. One of Irwin's letters refers to their church as Refd. Epis (Reformed Episcopalian?)


Immediate family of Emily Dibblee (Emily had already left Canada by this time, and her brother William Binney had died)

Census Place: Moncton, Westmorland, New Brunswick

NameMarital StatusGender Ethnic OriginAgeBirthplaceOccupationReligion
Irwin W. BINNEY Male English39Nova ScotiaCustoms ClerkR Church of England
Emley BINNEYWFemale English73Nova Scotia R Church of England
Lucy P. BINNEYWFemale English46Nova Scotia Church of England
Margret MCKENZIEWFemale English75Nova Scotia R Church of England


Family of the Bishop of Nova Scotia, cousin of Emily Dibblee

Census Place: Ward No. 2, Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia

NameMarital StatusGender Ethnic OriginAgeBirthplaceOccupationReligion
Hibbert BINNEYMMale English62 Nova ScotiaBishop Nova ScotiaChurch of England
Mary BINNEYMFemale English51Nova Scotia Church of England
Emily M. BINNEY Female English25Nova Scotia Church of England
Helen F. BINNEY Female English22Nova Scotia Church of England
Eliza TAYLOR Female Irish28IrelandServantPresbyterian
Emma ISENAR Female German24Nova ScotiaServantBaptist
Maud HUME Female German24Nova ScotiaServantBaptist
Ann KENEFICK Female Irish29Nova ScotiaServantCatholic



1881 British census entry for Binney


Sons of the Bishop of Nova Scotia, cousin of Emily Dibblee. They are both studying. William is a Student Of Theology B A, and John is at school. I haven't given the rest of the households as they are both boarding.

Dwelling Place: 46 Clarendon Rd
Census Place: Leeds, York, England

NameRelationMarital StatusGenderAgeBirthplaceOccupation
William Hibbert BINNEY BoarderUMale24Halifax Nova Scotia Student Of Theology B A

Dwelling Place: Winchester College
Census Place: Winchester, Hampshire, England

NameRelationMarital StatusGenderAgeBirthplaceOccupation
John E.H. BINNEYBoarderUMale18Halifax Nova Scotia Scholar


Son of Emily Dibblee. He is at school. I haven't given the rest of the household as he is boarding.

Dwelling Place: 12 & 13 Chesham Place
Census Place: Brighton, Sussex, England

NameRelationMarital StatusGenderAgeBirthplaceOccupation
George B. DIBBLEE BoarderUMale12(British Subject), India Scholar


There are plenty of more entries for Binney in the 1881 British census, but this one caught my eye. The head of the household is born in Newfoundland, and his son is Hibbert Binney. Since Hibbert is such a common name among the Halifax Binneys, I wondered if this family are related to them. I have identified Charles H. Binney as the grandson of Rt Rev Binney. His wife must have died by this time. He seems prosperous since he has several live-in servants. U means unmarried (and adult). I assure you that the male servant is described as a laundary maid!

Dwelling Place: Cranbrook Lane Ilford Lodge
Census Place: Barking, Essex, England

NameRelationMarital StatusGenderAgeBirthplaceOccupation
Charles H. BINNEYHeadWMale34Newfoundland St JohnMerchant
Hibbert BINNEYSon Male9N Cheam, Surrey, EnglandScholar
Helen BINNEYDaur Female7N Cheam, Surrey, EnglandScholar
Mary C. BINNEYDaur Female5Ilford, Essex, EnglandScholar
Rose L. BINNEYDaur Female3Ilford, Essex, England 
Annie THINKHEADOtherUFemale45Dublin, IrelandGoverness (School)
Selina WILMOTTOtherUFemale19Cubitt Town, Middlesex, EnglandHousemaid
Harriett TUGWELLOtherUFemale31Shere, Surrey, EnglandNurse Dom
Emily LAKEOtherUFemale22Lynmouth, Devon, EnglandCook
Dara SHERLEYOtherUMale27Handly, Dorset, EnglandLaundry Maid
Emily ELLISTONOtherUFemale19Margeretting, Essex, EnglandHousemaid



1901 British census entry for Binney


The 1901 England census shows:
John Edward Hibbert (b. 1862) living in Cotmanhay Road, Ilkeston
with his wife, a year older (39)
and three children all born in Wolverhampton: Mary Elizabeth (10) Laleah Almon (8) and Edward Hibbert (4).
John Edward Hibbert was the son of Rt Rev Hibbert Binney.