Ontario Government Record Series RG 1-177
1 volume of textual records
Series consists of minutes created by the Nassau District Land Board between 1788 and 1792 in the course of carrying out its responsibilities for administering the Lieutenant Governor's instructions concerning settlement and for locating settlers on land. At the back of the volume is an index to names recorded in the minutes.
Minutes and reports of various land boards, as well as correspondence and instructions or regulations for their operations can be found at Library and Archives Canada as Series RG 1, L4.
As well, Library and Archives Canada holds miscellaneous Land Board certificates and location tickets issued by surveyors for the Nassau District, covering the period 1793 to 1800 (Reference code: Comprises part of RG 1 L 6 B, volume 4).
For records kept by the land surveyor responsible for the Nassau District, see Series RG 1-29, Nassau District land administration records.
Maps of the Nassau District, possibly prepared for the District Land Board, can be found in the Archives of Ontario's Cartographic Records Collection.
The Nassau District was created by a Proclamation by Lord Dorchester, dated 24 July 1788 which divided southern Ontario into four districts. The Nassau District encompassed the area between lines running north from the mouth of the Trent River and the tip of Long Point on Lake Erie. On 15 October 1792, under 32 Geo. III, c. 8, it was renamed the Home District.
The contents of this volume were published in the Third Report of the Bureau of Archives for the Province of Ontario, 1905, pp. 293 to 306. The report can be found in the Sessional Papers, 1906, no. 41, available on self-service microfilm B97, reel 94.
Volume RG 1-177-0-1 formerly was Series RG 1 C-I-9, volume 1.
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.
|Nassau District Land Board (BA565)|
To view volume consult self-service microfilm MS 693, reel 180.
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