Fonds F 1805

Town of Niagara fonds

About these records

Town of Niagara fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

4 metres of textual records

5 posters

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of the official records of Niagara, including Council Minutes, 1845-1880; By-laws, 1845-1900; Assessment and Collectors Rolls, 1845- 1899; Council Papers, 1836-1914; Vital Statistics, 1848-1910; and miscellaneous committee and administrative records, 1849-1945. The Council papers are arranged annually and within each year by these subject headings: General Correspondence, Election Papers, Petitions, School Papers, Legal Papers, Financial Papers, Tenders and Reports of Committees and Officials. The fonds also includes four original broadsides, ca. 1845, containing public notices for the Town of Niagara.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

The Town of Niagara, Lincoln county, Ontario, was incorporated under Canada Statutes 1845, Chapter 62 and confirmed by the terms of the Baldwin Act, Chapter 81, Canada Statutes 1849.

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Niagara (Ont.)

Restrictions on Access
Original posters may be viewed but all remaining original records are closed for conservation reasons. Please use MS 178. Vital statistics records are subject to the same time restriction as the corresponding records in RG 80.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright for some records has expired, copyright in others records may still be held by the 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 Council of Niagara-on-the-Lake in 1970.
Related Material

F 1741, County of Lincoln fonds.

Availability of Other Formats

All records, with the exception of the posters, are available on microfilm.
Finding Aid
A detailed listing of the textual records is available. Click here to view

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Consult the online finding aid for a detailed listing of these records. To view all records except the poster retrieve self service microfilm, MS 178.

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By Microfilm Interloan
MS 178 is available through the Interloan Service of the Archives of Ontario.