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CD - Quebec Land Grants Indexed by Surname - 1763-1890, Complete Set
By Quebec Family History Society, Pt Claire

CD... 49.95 (C$)

Land records are a critical source of information for family historians. They place a person/family at a specific place at a definite time and date. Armed with that information, a researcher will know which records to research to identify records of the vital events of their ancestors. Oftentimes the original crown land records documents contain additional information about the grantee and their families.

The content of this CD is designed so you can easily identify a specific land grant, then provides you with the infomation that is required to make a successful application for the original document/s pertaining to that grant. The government department/s and address/es where you request copies of the original Letters Patent from, is included in the Introduction.

Quebec Land Grants Indexed by Surname - Complete Set is organized in an alphabetical index format (sorted by Surname) to the Land Grants by the crown, in the province of Quebec from 1763 to 1890. An alphabetical index, county by county of those persons who received a Crown Land Grant from 1763-1890.

Data provided for each grantee includes following columns:
  • Name of Grantee/s (surname, given names)
  • County
  • Township
  • Acres granted
  • Letters Patent - identity of original Land Grant Book for that transaction
  • Letters Patent - page in original Land Grant Book
  • Letters Patent - date of letters patent
  • Page of County Vol 1 Index for that transaction
This list does not contain re-sales of the original Crown Land Grant to subsequent buyers, nor lands held under Seigneurial tenure.

The entire record set is on one CD in .pdf format. That means that the CD can be used on both Mac and PC computers. The CDs self starts when inserted in the CD Drive of your computer. The CD uses the existing Adobe Acrobat Reader software on your computer to view files.

1148 Pages in.pdf format.
Media: CD
Format: image files in .pdf
PC or Mac capable

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