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Canadian Civil Service Lists - 1897
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The series in this database contains various years between 1872 and 1918 making it the largest database for Canadian Civil Servants currently available online. It is fully searchable and offers a fascinating insight into the machinery of government - from the Governor General's office and those employed in Parliament (House of Commons & Senate) to the 10 people in the "Slide and Boom" Service of the Inland Revenue all of whom are meticulously accounted for. The online records reveal the civil servants name, position, department, length of service, salary and date of appointment and in cases the following:

  • Name
  • Title
  • Salary
  • Birth date
  • Age
  • Date of first appointment
  • Department
  • Years at post
  • Promotion to present rank
  • Creed or religion
  • Nationality of origin

The Civil Service records for Canada are indexed by name and the images are available to view.

Search the records by Surname and Forename and view original images. Use the "Next" page or "Previous" page above the image to Browse the images.

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Canada Civil Service Collection 1872-1918

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