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BOOK - Province of Ontario Immigration Records, An Overview
By Fawne Stratford-Devai
Published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2003

Coil bound... 19.95 (C$)
pdf download.....9.95 (C$)
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Researchers in search of immigration records are often not aware of the diverse records created at the provincial level. This booklet is designed to provide an overview of immigration records created by and for the Province of Ontario in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Table of Contents:
  • Evolution of Responsibility for Emigrants in Ontario
    • British Records: Military & Colonial Office
    • Military Settling Department
    • Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada
    • Civil Secretary
    • Crown Land Records
    • Emigrant Agents
    • The Emigrant Office
    • Bureau of Agriculture [Dept. of Agriculture] (Canada West): 1852-1867
    • Department of the Commissioner of Agriculture and Public Works: 1867-1877
    • Immigration Branch 1869-1874
  • Records of the Toronto Emigration Office
    • Correspondence ~ Letterbooks
    • Toronto Office Assisted Immigration Registers
    • Toronto Office Arrival and Destination Registers
    • Toronto Emigrant Office Financial Records (1831-1879)
    • Toronto Convalescent and Fever Hospital (1847-1848)
    • Report of the Inspection of Children (1875, 1886)
    • Toronto Emigrant Office Records Microfilm Listing
  • Ontario Department of Immigration Records
    • The Evolution of Ontario's Immigration Department
    • Records of the Department of Immigration
    • Passage Bonus Receipts (1873-1875)
    • Refund Bonus Certificates (1873-1874)
    • Applications for Refund Bonus (1869-73, 1874-76)
    • Six Dollar Bonus Warrants (1875)
    • Arrival & Destination Records (1862-1881)
    • Free Railway Pass Records (1869,1872-73,1879)
    • Accounting Records (1869-1901)
    • Miscellaneous Records (1869-1896)
  • Additional Sources for Ontario Immigrants
    • Homechildren
    • British Emigration Files
    • Scottish Emigration Files
    • Irish Emigration
    • German Immigration
    • Records of Refugees
    • Jewish Immigration Records
  • Internet Resources
50 pp/ 8.5" X 11" / staple bound (spine)/ ISBN 1-894378-73-3

About Fawne Stratford-Devai
Fawne Stratford-Devai's work on Land Records and early Ontario records is well known in the genealogy community. A published author of several Canadian and UK research books, she has also contributed articles to the Ontario Genealogical Society's newsletter "Families" as well as writing for the online family history newsletter the "Global Gazette". Biography



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