Ontario Government Record Series RG 11-17

Emigrant arrival and destination records

About these records

Emigrant arrival and destination records
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

14 volumes of textual records

Scope and Content

Series consists of various records relating to the registration of the arrival and final destination of emigrants to Ontario. The records include statements of immigrants forwarded to Ontario; Registers of Emigrants and Immigrants Landed; Arrival and Destination Registers (ship lists); Immigrant Aid Fund Registers; Register of Assisted Immigrants, and statistical information.

The registers in this series generally record the name of the emigrant, place of origin, occupation, and point of destination in Ontario.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Click on the link(s) below for more information.

Canada (Province). Bureau of Agriculture

Canada (Province). Emigration Office

Ontario. Dept. of the Commissioner of Agriculture and Public Works

Ontario. Dept. of the Commissioner of Agriculture and Public Works. Immigration Branch

Ontario. Dept. of Immigration
Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright is primarily held by the Crown. There are 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.
Custodial History

These records were transferred to the Archives of Ontario some time prior to 1961. No information is available relating to the custody of the records or the means by which they were transferred to the Archives of Ontario.

Availability of Other Formats

Series is available on self service microfilm.

Please note that microfilmed records are identified by their former reference codes.

Former Codes

RG 11 Series M.

Finding Aid
A volume listing is available for this series. Click here to view

Agency or agencies that created these records

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.

1862-1867 :

Bureau of Agriculture (BA73) Emigration Office (CA1575)

1867-1874 :

Department of the Commissioner of Agriculture and Public Works (AA70) Immigration Branch (CA612)

1874-1881 :

Department of Immigration (BA172)

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