Fonds F 1551
14 metres of textual records
Fonds consists of the official records of Brant County, including assessment rolls, 1854-1919 for the constituent townships and villages of the County; board and committee records, 1920- 1975; County Treasurer's records, ca. 1882-1956; and County Clerks records, 1850-1914.
The fonds includes assessment records from several lower tier municipalities including the Town of Brantford, the Township of Brantford, the Township of Burford, the Township of South Dumfries, the Township of Oakland, the Township of Onondaga and the Village of Paris.
On January 1, 1852 the Counties of Wentworth, Halton and Brant were united for municipal and judicial purposes under Canada Statutes, 1851, Chapter 5 as the United Counties of Wentworth, Halton and Brant. Brant was established as a separate county the following year.
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See F 1554, Township of Brantford fonds.
See F 1566, Township of Burford fonds.
See F 1923, Township of South Dumfries fonds.
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Requests for access to the Old Age Pension Board Minutes and the Mother's Allowance Board Minutes (both volumes located in box B942582) must be submitted in writing to the Information and Privacy Unit of the Archives of Ontario. Contact a Reference Archivist for further information.
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