Ontario Government Record Series RG 11-22
1.5 metres of textual records
Series consists of certificates given to immigrants at the various points of embarkation in Canada by agents representing the Province of Ontario. On arrival at the port, these certificates were to be registered and stamped as evidence of their arrival. After three months residence in Ontario the individual could submit the certificate to the agent in Toronto for payment of a Refund Bonus of six dollars per adult.
The certificates can include such information as the name of the ship, port of embarkation, date of sailing, names, ages, nationality, occupation, date of arrival at Quebec and address in Ontario.
The records are filed alphabetically by surname.
Click on the link(s) below for more information.Ontario. Dept. of the Commissioner of Agriculture and Public Works Ontario. Dept. of the Commissioner of Agriculture and Public Works. Immigration Branch
Please note that microfilmed records are identified by their former reference codes.
RG 11 Series I.
These records were created by the following Ontario government agency or agencies. Click on the agency reference code for information about this agency and other records it created.
|Department of the Commissioner of Agriculture and Public Works (AA70)||Immigration Branch (CA612)|
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