Fonds F 1804

District of Niagara fonds

About these records

District of Niagara fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

3 metres of textual records

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of the official records of the Niagara District, including Council Minutes, 1842-1853; Assessment and Census Rolls, 1828-1849; Commons School Accounts Ledger; 1842- 1844; Education Register, 1844-1850.

Fonds also includes assessment and other records from several lower tier municipalities including Bertie; Canborough; Clinton; Gainsborough; Grantham; Grimsby; Humbertsone; Louth; Pelham; Rainham; Thorold; and Wainfleet.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

The Niagara District was established under Statutes of Upper Canada, 1798, Chapter 5, effective January 1, 1800 from the Home District.

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Niagara (Upper Canada : District)
Restrictions on Access
Assessment and Census Rolls are closed for conservation reasons. Please use MS 181.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright held by creator. There are no restrictions on reproduction. If you wish to publish any of this material, please contact a Reference Archivist through the reference desk.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These records were transferred to the Archives of Ontario by the Lincoln County Council in 1970.
Availability of Other Formats

Assessment and Census are available on self service microfilm, MS 181.
Finding Aid
A finding aid for these records is available. Click here to view

How to order these records

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Consult the online finding aid to round down request. Researchers must use microfilm where available; for other records cite reference code, records title and volume number. For Assessment and Collectors Rolls cite year rather than volume.

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By Microfilm Interloan
MS 181 is available through the Interloan Service of the Archives of Ontario.