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Ontario Government Record Series RG 53-55

Index of land patents by township

About these records

Index of land patents by township
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

19 volumes of textual records

Scope and Content

Series consists of an index created and maintained by the Provincial Secretary's Office, and arranged by name of township, for the land patents in Series RG 53-1 (Land patent books) dating from 1793-1852. Each volume contains a list of contents and provides the name of the patentee, lot, concession, date of patent, and number of acres. The index also provides the liber (book) and folio (page) numbers for the location of the patent in the original patent books. The names of the patentees are arranged within each township in chronological order by patent date.

Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright is held by the Crown. There are no restrictions on reproduction, however permission of the Archives of Ontario is required for publication; submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Availability of Other Formats

These records are available on microfilm.
Finding Aid
A microfilm and volume list is available for this series (see Microfilm Interloan field below).

Agency or agencies that created these records

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.

1793-1840 :

Provincial Secretary's Office (BA64)

1841-1852 :

Provincial Secretary's Office (BA65)

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To view this material, consult the appropriate reel of microfilm as noted below:

Abinger to Cashell townships, MS 1, reel 1.

Cavan to Grimsthorpe township, MS 1 reel 2.

Guelph to Medonte township, MS 1, reel 3.

Melancthon to Sarnia townships, MS 1, reel 4.

Saugeen to Zorra West townships, MS 1, reel 5.

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