Land settlement in Upper Canada, 1783-1840 by George C. Paterson [i.e. Gilbert C. Paterson. by Gilbert Clarence Paterson

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  • Land settlement -- Ontario,
  • Land grants -- Ontario,
  • Canada -- Politics and government -- 1763-1867.

Edition Notes

On t.p. (p. xix) the name George C. Paterson covered by label: Gilbert C. Paterson. Bibliography: p. 250-255.

Book details

SeriesSixteenth report of the Dept. of Archives for the Province of Ontario, 1920
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 278 p. facsims., maps. ;
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19544302M

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Many of the entries from the nine volumes of this Index to the Upper Canada Land Books (linked below) duplicate information that is available in the Upper Canada Land Petitions, (linked to in the Related Articles section). The microfilm reels to which the Index refers are available on-line (browsable, but not searchable) from the Héritage-Canadiana website.

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In and a large contingent of Scots emigrated to the New Lanark Settlement in Upper Canada (Ontario) under the auspices of the British government. These people were awarded land grants in the townships of Dalhousie, Lanark, North Sherborooke and Ramsay in what became Lanark County.

Decisions from the years were copied from the Quebec Land Books and incorporated into the Upper Canada Land Books series as Volume 18 (corresponding to microfilm reel C). From toland and state minutes of the Executive Council were entered into a single minute book and are part of Volume 19 of 1783-1840 book series (corresponding.

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Upper Canada Land Surrenders After years of conflict in North America between the British and the French, the Treaty of Paris was signed on February 10th That treaty saw France cede its claim to colonial territories in North America, including Acadia, New France, the interior lands of the Great Lakes and Ohio, and the Mississippi valley.

First issue of The York Gazette appears. Colonel Thomas Talbot is granted acres for settlement on the north shores of Lake Erie (south of London). 5 November.A weekly public market is established at York Lord Selkirk's short-lived Baldoon settlement.

German Company settles in Waterloo County. Frances Gore becomes Lieutenant-Governor. GRAY (Grey), ROBERT ISAAC DEY, office holder, lawyer, judge, and politician; b.

probably in New York, son of James Gray and Elizabeth Low; d. unmarried 7 or 8 Oct. in the wreck of the Speedy on Lake Ontario. At the outbreak of the American revolution the Gray family fled to the province of Quebec where James Gray was appointed major in the 1st battalion of Sir John Johnson*’s.

Ontario, Canada- Land Settlement In Upper Canada Name. Keyword search. Canada - Canada - Settlement patterns: When Europeans began exploring and developing resources in what is now Canada, they found the land sparsely populated by many different Indian peoples in the south and the Inuit in the north.

The native peoples were primarily hunters and gatherers and often were nomadic. Because they were few in number, the native peoples made little impact on the natural.

Townships and Towns of Upper Canada The following list of Ontario towns and townships is provided to help you locate your ancestors in place and time.

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The system did, however, satisfy Simcoe's desire to make Upper Canada a place where settlers found land easy to acquire. The Upper Canada Land Books A through D covering Orders in Council for the period through have been previously transcribed and published in four volumes of the Report of the Department of Public Records and Archives of Ontario (the 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th Reports).

A major military settlement was in Upper York County (now Victoria and Carleton Counties) along the river. Linda and Winston Fairly assembled details of one land grant: “ Military Settlers Granted Land in the Upper Saint John River Valley,” Generations, Vol.

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Library and Archives Canada (LAC) also has some records – mainly the Crown land Records of the Executive Council of Upper Canada. The. Originally all land in Ontario belonged to the Crown. Although there were small areas of settlement in after the British took over, major settlement of Upper Canada began in and utilized Crown Grants.

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Upper Canada Land Petitions and Land Books [NA RG 1, L3 and RG1, E1] or indexes on C to C on microfilm at the Ontario Archives or Library & Archives Canada.

Loyalist Claims and Conversion List [NA MG14] - Audit Office 12 and 13 compensation claims for land and goods lost during the American Revolution - reels. See: C.C. Patterson "Land Settlement in Upper Canada, " in Ontario Archives, Reportand E.A.

Cruikshank "An Experiment in Colonization in Upper Canada". In Ontario Historical Society, Papers and Records xxxv, Ontario Land Gazetteer, ($) Ontario, Canada- Land Settlement In Upper Canadaindex, ($) Crown land records, index and images; Military Records World War I.

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