Ontario Government Record Sub-Series RG 1-162-2

Register of fiats for land grants - Peter Robinson settlers

About these records

Register of fiats for land grants - Peter Robinson settlers
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

30 centimetres of textual records (1 volume)

Sub-series forms part of

RG 1-162 Fiats for land grants - Peter Robinson settlers

Scope and Content

Sub-series consists of a register to fiats for land grants issued to settlers brought to Upper Canada by Peter Robinson. Entries record: the Surveyor General's Office fiat number; the order-in-council number; the Attorney General's office number; the name, occupation, and place of residence of the grantee; the authority under which the grant was made; the date of the Attorney General's fiat; a description number, which includes an alphabetical code to the type of grant; and remarks, largely concerning the payment of patent fees.

There is an alphabetical index to names at the back of the volume.

Original and typescript copies of the following document are found in the front of the volume: "Memorandum of the terms on which the Government has agreed to convey a limited number of settlers from Ireland to Upper Canada, under the superintendence of Mr. Robinson, and to locate them upon lands in that Province, and also of the conditions upon which such lands shall be granted."

Restrictions on Access
Original records are closed for conservation reasons.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright is primarily held by the Crown. No restrictions on reproduction. Permission of the Archives of Ontario is required for publication; submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Availability of Other Formats

This sub-series was microfilmed by the Archives of Ontario in 1983 as MS 693, reel 156.

Information found in Volume RG 1-162-2- 1 is abstracted in the Ontario Land Records Index, available in the Archives' Main Reading Room. Copies of this Index have been distributed on microfiche to archives and libraries across Canada, the United States, and overseas.

Former Codes

Volume RG 1-162-2-1 formerly was RG 1 C-I-3, volume 154.

Finding Aid
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How to order these records

From our Reading Rooms

Volume RG 1-162-2-1 is available on self-service microfilm MS 693, reel 156.

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By Microfilm Interloan
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