Fonds F 174
7 centimetres of textual records
Fonds consists of records relating to the activities of two generations of the Tett family. The records document some of the early history of Newboro and Bedford Mills. The majority of the records relate to the activities of the Tetts as merchants, landowners, lumbermen, and postmasters, and covers the period 1847 to 1924.
Fonds has been arranged into two series.
The Tett family owned mills and property in Bedford Township, Ontario during the nineteenth and early twentieth century.
Benjamin Tett (1798-1878) was a mill-owner and merchant in Bedford Township, Ontario as well as being a member of pre-Confederation Parliament and the first Ontario legislature.
Benjamin Tett Junior owned land and operated mills with his brother John Poole in Bedford Township, Ontario in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.
John Poole Tett operated and owned mills and land with his brother Benjamin Tett Jr. in Bedford Township, Ontario during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.
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Title based on content of fonds.
Accession Numbers: 4863.
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|Reference Code||Series Title|
|F 174-1||Benjamin Tett family business records|
|F 174-2||Benjamin Tett family estate and land records|