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BOOK - Ontario Land Registry Office Records: A Research Guide
By Fawne Stratford-Devai & Ruth Burkholder
Published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2003

Coil bound... 19.95 (C$)
pdf download.....9.95 (C$)
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Land records are essential to understanding the history of Ontario and its peoples. The purpose of this guide is to explain the various types of land records that can be found in Local Land Registry Offices in Ontario, and to provide specific examples of where to locate the records and how to use them.

Topics include:
  • Understanding Ontario Geography
    • Townships, Districts and Counties
    • Townships, Concessions and Lots
  • The Land Registry System
    • In the beginning: Early Land Registry System
    • Patent Information
    • Early record keeping 1795-1865: The Alphabetical System
    • Record keeping based on Townships
    • Alphabetical Indexes and Copy Books
    • Document filing - The Creation of Series Records
    • The Geographic System of Land Registration
    • Abstract Books
    • Land Registry instuments/documents
  • The Land Titles System
  • History of Land Titles
    • The Geography of Land Titles (LT) - Parcels
    • Land Titles vs. Land Registry - Fundamental Differences
    • Land Titles Documents/Instruments
      • Non-standard Land Titles Documents
      • Books and Registers in Land Titles
    • Where to Find Land Registry Office Records
    • Finding The Geographic Address of a Property
      • Sources for locating a Modern Address
      • Sources for Historic Geographic Information
    • Glossary of Terms
    • Contact Information Ontario Land Registry Offices (all Ontario)
    • Quick Tips for Searching Land Registry Office Records

52 pp., ; printed on acid-free paper; soft-cover; coil bound (pvc); 8.5" X 11", ISBN 1-894571-84-3.

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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