Ontario Government Record Series RG 11-16
5 centimetres of textual records
Series consists of certificates issued by emmigration societies, or agents representing Ontario, to individuals in the United Kingdom who were emigrating to the province. They certified the good character of the person and that they would contribute toward the development of the province. The certificates also recorded the amount of financial support contributed toward their emigration. The certificates were presented to the appropriate immigration agent in Ontario who would send an acknowledgement to the sponsor in Britain.
The certificates record the name of the emigrant, their destination in Ontario, the amount paid towards their passage and the number of family members.
The records are arranged alphabetically by the name of the emigrant.
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.
Please note that microfilmed records are identified by their former reference codes.
RG 11 Series F.
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)|
Retrieve self service microfilm MS 847, reel 23.
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