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TITLE: Canada West and Canada. United Counties of Durham and Northumberland Census

Accession Number: 89-001
Description: These census consists of microfilm copies of the Public Archives of Canada decennial and nominal census for Northumberland and Durham Counties from 1851, 1861 and 1871. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 4 Sept. 1969
Extent: 17 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canada. Census for Peterborough County and Surrounding Counties, 1881

Accession Number: 83-007
Description: This fonds consists of five microfilm reels of the decennial nominal census, of 1881, of Peterborough, Victoria, Hastings, Durham and Northumberland Counties. This collection includes the census of the towns, villages, and townships of Hastings County (north) and are listed as follows: Marmora Lake, Wollaston, Monteagle, Hershel, Wicklow, McClure, Bangor, Mayo, Carlo, Grimsthorpe, Elzevir, Dungannon, Faraday, Cashel, Limerick, Tudor, Sabine, Airey, Lyell, Murchison and Robinson; also Northumberland County (east), including Cramahe, Colborne (village), Brighton, Brighton (village), Murray, Percy, Seymour, Campbellford (village) and Hastings (village). Included also is Northumberland County (west) encompassing Alnwick, Haldimand, Hamilton, and Cobourg (town); and Peterborough County (east), which includes Ashburnham (village), Norwood (village), Burleigh, Anstruther, Chandos, Harvey, Galway, Cavendish, Belmont, Methuen, Hastings (village), Asphodel, Stanhope, Sherborne, McClintock, Dudley, Dysart, Harcourt, Snowden, Glamorgan, Monmouth, Cardiff, Minden, Douro, Otonabee, and Dummer. Also included is Peterborough County (west), encompassing Peterborough (town), Smith, Monaghan (north), Monaghan (south), and Ennismore; also Durham County (east), which includes Hope, Port Hope (town), Cavan, Manvers, Millbrook (village); also Durham County (west), which includes Darlington, Newcastle (village), Clarke, Cartwright, and Bowmanville (town); also Victoria County (south), which includes Ops, Lindsay (town), Mariposa, Emily, Verulam, Omemee (village), and Bobcaygeon (village); also Victoria County (north), which includes Eldon, Fenelon, Fenelon Falls (village), Carden, Dalton, Bexley, Somerville, Digby, Laxton, Longford, Lutterworth, Hindon, and Anson; also Muskoka, which includes Morrison, Gravenhurst (village), Muskoka, Wood, Medora, Monk, Cardwell, Watt, Conger, Humphrey, Oakley, Ryde, Draper, Bracebridge (village), Macauly, Brunel, Stephenson, Ridout, McLean, Sinclair, Franklin, Proudfoot, Chaffey, Bethune, Perry, McDougall, Cowper, and Foley. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed [ca. 1983]
Extent: 5 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canada. Census for Peterborough County and Surrounding Counties, 1891

Accession Number: 86-026
Description: This fonds consists of census records for Victoria, Peterborough, Northumberland and Durham Counties from 1891. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed [ca. 1986]
Extent: 8 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canada. Census for Peterborough County and Surrounding Counties, 1901

Accession Number: 93-024
Description: The 10 microfilm reels deal with the decennial manuscript census for 1901 of Peterborough County and Town, Victoria County, Northumberland County, Durham County and Hastings County. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed [between 1965 and 1985]
Extent: 10 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canada. Victoria County and Durham (East) County Census, 1871

Accession Number: 80-002
Description: Microfilm copy of nominal, decennial census of Victoria County and Durham (East) County for 1871. The census for Durham East includes only the Townships of Cavan and Manvers. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 21 Nov. 1979
Extent: 3 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canada West. Peterborough County Census, 1861

Accession Number: 77-028
Description: The microfilms are copies of the 1861 decennial nominal census for Peterborough County and parts of Prescott and Prince Edward Counties. Also included (reel 4) is the 1851 census for the Townships of Minden, Stanhope, and Dysart. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 2 Nov. 1970
Extent: 4 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canada. Peterborough County Census, 1871

Accession Number: 77-029
Description: The microfilms are copies of the decennial nominal census for Peterborough County from 1871. The microfilm also includes census records for parts of Northumberland East, Prince Edward and Hastings Counties. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 15 Dec. 1975
Extent: 3 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Canada West. Victoria County Census, 1851 and 1861

Accession Number: 80-001
Description: The Microfilm are copies of the National Archives of Canada decennial, nominal census for the County of Victoria, 1851 and 1861. Also included on the microfilm are the nominal census for Stormont County, 1861 and Waterloo County, 1861. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 21 Nov. 1979
Extent: 4 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: G. Wilson Craw collection

Accession Number: 86-003
Description: This collection consists of records collected by G. Wilson Craw such as school histories, Peterborough County; Barnardo's Canadian Homes Almanac 1901; a list of Peterborough Utilities Commissioners 1902-1965; biographies of Peterborough residents; deeds and mortgages; North Monaghan voters list 1883-4; 76 photographs of industries, schools and churches and sporting groups, as well as a history of Springville, North Monaghan. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: 1818-1965
Extent: 12.5 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Emily Township Municipal Records

Accession Number: 82-002
Description: This fonds consists of minutes, by-laws, assessment and collectors rolls, cash books and miscellaneous correspondence of Emily Township, Victoria County, Ontario. The large assessment and collectors rolls are shelved with the Victoria County municipal records. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: 1850-1966
Extent: 90 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Rosemary McConkey collection

Accession Number: 12-002
Description: Collection consists of an inventory of land locations for early settlers and inhabitants of Ops Township from the initial survey of the township in 1825 to 1872. It includes census information and assessments of households, various voter's lists, many Ops Township documents and one map for the 1839 Assessment Roll. The collection also includes a variety of cookbooks, recipes, food preparation manuals for specific cooking devices, and research notes.
Inclusive Dates: 1825-1994
Extent: 50 cm of textual records; 1 map
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Robert McKay document

Accession Number: 98-1002
Description: This document is a contract covering the sale of a lot in the township of Zorra to Robert McKay, signed by Peter Robinson and dated August 18, 1835.
Inclusive Dates: 1835
Extent: 1 item
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Upper Canada. Newcastle District. Assessment and census rolls, pollbooks and voter's lists

Accession Number: 77-030
Description: The microfilms are copies of assessment and census rolls, 1803-1850, voter's lists, 1854, and poll books, 1816, 1820, 1824 for the Newcastle District. Area covered includes various townships in the present-day counties of Peterborough, Northumberland, Durham and Victoria. The townships of Hamilton and Haldimand were not filmed. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 24 Jan. 1957
Extent: 11 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Newcastle District assessment records fonds

Accession Number: 84-021
Description: This fonds consists of assessment records and lists of inhabitants for the United Counties of Northumberland and Durham in the District of Newcastle. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: 1802-1843
Extent: 12.7 cm
Restrictions: N


TITLE: North Monaghan Township fonds

Accession Number: 77-032
Description: This fonds consists of microfilm of municipal and other records produced by the Archives of Ontario. It includes assessment and collectors rolls, 1852-1886, as well as voters lists and poll books, 1866-1867. Also included are receipts and expenditures, 1868 and the minutes of North Monaghan Intellectual Improvement Society. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed Oct. 1959
Extent: 1 reel
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Peterborough directory

Accession Number: 75-1012
Description: This item is a photocopy of a 1875 directory showing the names, addresses, occupations, and in some cases date of emigration to Canada, of the early citizens of Peterborough. Other early Directories are catalogued on the Trent University library on-line catalogue.
Inclusive Dates: Photocopied [ca. 1975]
Extent: 86 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Seymour Township fonds

Accession Number: 75-1009
Description: This fonds consists of a letter by Henry Rowed, census enumerator, to Thomas Ayre, census commissioner for United Counties of Northumberland and Durham, relating to physical characteristics and economic outlook of Seymour Township. There is reference made on the effect of repeal of British corn laws upon winter wheat culture in the township.
Inclusive Dates: 3 Jan. 1852
Extent: 4 pages
Restrictions: N


TITLE: William Twist collection

Accession Number: 07-008
Description: Collection consists of materials pertaining to Lakefield, Ontario, including Lakefield's Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee (L.A.C.A.C.) meeting minutes, correspondence and research materials; issues of "The Parish Magazine;" medical receipts of Dr. John Rodger Fraser, Assessment Rolls; Fire Insurance Plans; business daybooks, one of which at least may have been related to the Hendren Funeral Home of Lakefield; and various other records.
Inclusive Dates: 1881-1995
Extent: 86 cm of textual materials; ca. 50 photographs
Restrictions: N


TITLE: United Counties of Northumberland and Durham. Assessment and collector's rolls fonds. Additions

Accession Number: 77-033
Description: This addition to the fonds consists of original assessment and collectors' rolls from municipalities within the United Counties of Northumberland and Durham. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: 1851-1869
Extent: 3 m
Restrictions: N


TITLE: United Counties of Northumberland and Durham. Assessment and collector's rolls fonds

Accession Number: 77-031
Description: The microfilms were produced by the Archives of Ontario from records in possession of the Clerk of the United Counties of Northumberland and Durham dating from 1849 to 1870. This collection includes the rolls of the towns, villages and townships of the United Counties arranged in alphabetical order as follows: Alnwick, Bowmanville town, Brighton, Brighton village, Cartwright, Cavan, Clarke, Cobourg town, Colbourne Village, Cramahe, Darlington, Haldimand, Hamilton, Hope, Manvers, Monaghan South, Murray, Newcastle village, Percy, Port Hope town, and Seymour. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 30 Mar. 1955
Extent: 7 reels
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Upper Canada. Aggregate census and assessment returns

Accession Number: 79-004
Description: The assessment and census returns contained in this microfilm are taken from the Journals of the Assembly of Upper Canada and its successor, the Assembly of United Canada from 1824 to 1850. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: Microfilmed 2 Dec. 1965
Extent: 1 reel
Restrictions: N


TITLE: Victoria County. Assessment and collectors rolls

Accession Number: 78-001
Description: This fonds consists of assessment and collectors rolls for Victoria County, Canada West and Ontario. Genealogical resource.
Inclusive Dates: 1857-1930
Extent: 10.7 m
Restrictions: N