Ontario Government Record Series RG 11-23
1.5 metres of textual records
Series consists of applications completed by immigrants who had resided in Ontario for three months and were eligible for a refund bonus of six dollars per adult, because they had not received a refund bonus certificates at the point of embarkation. In many cases the individuals had entered the province via U.S. border points after arriving at an American port.
The applications can include correspondence between the Department and the emigrant, certificates of passage and disembarkation and certificates of character and residency. These documents generally record the names, occupation, date of arrival and related data on the individual immigrants.
The material is filed alphabetically by the name of the emigrant.
Please note that microfilmed records are identified by their former reference codes.
RG 11 Series J.
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)|
|Department of Immigration (BA172)|
Retrieve self service microfilm MS 847, reels 1 to 5. The microfilm reels are labelled with the alphabetical range of names found on each.
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