Fonds F 1513

Township of Amaranth fonds

About these records

Township of Amaranth fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

3 reels of microfilm (textual records)

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of microfilm copies of official records of Amaranth Township, including minutes and by-laws from 1858 to 1962.

The records are only available on microfilm. The paper records are at the Museum of Dufferin.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

The Township of Amaranth, Dufferin County, Ontario, was incorporated through a county By-law effective January 2, 1854 under the terms of the Baldwin Act, Chapter 81, Canada Statutes, 1849.

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Amaranth (Ont. : Township)

Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright held by creator. There are no restrictions on reproduction. If you wish to publish any of this material, submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These records were transferred to the Archives of Ontario through a Resolution passed by the Township of Amaranth Council in 1982 and were then microfilmed due to conservation concerns.
Associated Material

The paper records were deaccessioned to the Museum of Dufferin in 2018, including Council Minutes and By-laws, 1852-1962; Assessment and Collectors Rolls, 1856- 1967; and miscellaneous municipal documents, 1858-1971.

Related Material

See D 487, Township of Amaranth diffusion material.


The paper records were deaccessioned and transferred to the Museum of Dufferin in 2018.

How to order these records

From our Reading Rooms

To access these records, consult self-service microfilm MS 670 in the Reading Room.

To view the original records, please contact the Museum of Dufferin: email, or call 519-941-1114 (toll Free: 877-941-778)

By Microfilm Interloan
MS 79 (Municipal Records, 1855-1900, Township of Amaranth) is available through the Interloan Service of the Archives of Ontario.