Fonds F 1721

District of Johnstown fonds

About these records

District of Johnstown fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

6 metres of textual records

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of the official records of Johnstown, including District Council Minutes, 1842-1860; By-laws, 1842- 1859; District Council Papers, 1842-1849; Clerks Letterbook, 1842-1876; Sundry Papers, 1842-1849; Census and Assessment, 1796-1850; and Enumerators Miscellaneous Correspondence, Papers and Census Aggregates, 1797-1824.

This fonds includes assessment and other records relating to several lower tier municipalities including Augusta; Montague; Wolford; Bastard; Kitley; Bathurst; Beckwith; Brockville; Burgess; Elmsley; Crosby; Drummond; Edwardsburgh; Elizabethtown; Escott; Gananoque; Golbourne; Gower; March; Marlborough; Nepean; Oxford on the Rideau; Prescott; and Yonge.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

The Johnstown District was established under Statutes of Upper Canada, 1798, Chapter 5, effective January 1, 1800.

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Johnstown (Upper Canada : District)

Restrictions on Access
Census and Assessment records are closed for conservation reasons; use self service microfilm.
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 Clerk of Leeds and Grenville County between ca. 1920 and ca. 1947.
Related Material

See F 1734, County of Lanark fonds.

See F 1740, United Counties of Leeds and Grenville fonds.

See Series RG 22-388, Courts of General Sessions of the Peace, Brockville (Assessment Records).

See Series RG 22-389, Courts of General Sessions of the Peace, Brockville (Township Officers Records).

Availability of Other Formats

Census and Assessment records are available on self service microfilm, MS 2546-MS 2557.
Finding Aid
A detailed listing of these records is available. Also please note that there are nominal indexes available on self service microfiche for the following census records: Augusta, Brockville, North and South Crosby, Edwardsburgh, South Gower, Elmsley, Escott, Kitley, Leeds and Lansdowne, Oxford on the Rideau, Town of Precott, Wolford, Yonge and Elizabethtown. Click here to view

How to order these records

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Consult list of records 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 2546 - MS 2557 are available through the Microfilm Interloan Service of the Archives of Ontario.