Fonds F 1551

County of Brant fonds


About these records

Title
County of Brant fonds
Dates of Creation
1850-1975
Physical Description

14 metres of textual records

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

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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Brant (Ont. : County)

Restrictions on Access
Access to records relating to the Old Age Pension Board and the Mother's Allowance Board (both volumes located in box B942582) are governed by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Requests for access to records 100 years old or less must be submitted in writing to the Information and Privacy Unit of the Archives of Ontario.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright held by creator. There are no restrictions on reproduction. If you wish to publish any of this material, please contact a Reference Archivist through the reference desk.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These records were transferred to the Archives of Ontario ca. 1982 by a Resolution passed by the Municipal Council of Brant County.
Related Material

See F 1554, Township of Brantford fonds.

See F 1566, Township of Burford fonds.

See F 1923, Township of South Dumfries fonds.

Finding Aid
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Consult the finding aid to narrow down your request. Researchers must use microfilm where available; for other records cite the reference code, records title and volume number. For Assessment and Collectors Rolls cite the year and the volume number.

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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