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Accession Number: 04-023

Title

Hay-Dunlop collection. -- 1853-1941. -- 30 cm of textual records.

Biography / History

Some members of the Hay and Dunlop families are descendents of Thomas Alexander Stewart (1786-1847) and Frances Stewart (1794-1872), Irish immigrants who arrived in Cobourg, Ontario from Ireland in 1822 and settled the following year in Douro Township near the present city of Peterborough.

Custodial History

Collection was in the custody of David Bate before it was donated to Trent University Archives in 2004. It is believed that the collection originated with the Hall & Hall law firm in Peterborough, Ontario.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of legal documents related to Thomas A.S. Hay, Anna Maria (Stewart) Hay, Thomas Hay, M.D., A. Charles Dunlop, Eleanor Susanna (Stewart) Dunlop, and Mary Dunlop. The collection includes wills, and property and estate documents.

Notes

Title based on the contents of the collection.
Collection acquired in 2004 from David Bate.
Restrictions: 90-year restriction
For related records see: 74-1005, 74-1006, 77-1006, 78-008, 92-1002, 94-1001, 94-006, 94-007, 97-023, 98-005, 02-001, and 02-017. FINDING AID


Note: Items of particular interest are noted. Also, records that were received together in bundles have been kept together in their own folders.

Box 1

Folder:

1. Legal records, 1853 (includes land grant to Thomas Hay, M.D.)
2. Legal records, 1857 (includes probate of will, Thomas Hay, M.D.)
3. Legal records, 1869 (includes Frances Stewart/Anna Maria Hay bond)
4. Legal records, 1872 (includes George A. Stewart request for advance of trust money)
5. Legal records, 1882
6. Legal records, 1884 (includes Elias Burnham trust deed; Thomas A. Hay Grand Trunk Railway "character sheet")
7. Legal records, 1885
8. Legal records, 1889 (includes attachments: Thomas A.S. Hay will, 1891; Anna Maria Hay will, 1887)
9. Legal records, 1890 (includes Elias Burnham will)
10. Legal records, 1891
11. Legal records, 1892
12. Legal records, 1893 (includes ownership record of the Auburn property)
13. Legal records, 1895 (includes Zaccheus Burnham conveyance)
14. Legal records, 1897
15. Legal records, 1899
16. Legal records, 1903 (includes A. Charles Dunlop power of attorney documents, etc.)
17. Legal records, 1905
18. Legal records, 1906
19. Legal records, 1908
20. Legal records, 1909
21. Legal records, 1910
22. Legal records, 1911
23. Legal records, 1912
24. Legal records, 1913
25. Legal records, 1914
26. Legal records, 1915
27. Legal records, 1916
28. Legal records, 1917
29. Legal records, 1918
30. Legal records, 1919
31. Legal records, 1920
32. Legal records, 1921 (includes Mary Dunlop will)
33. Legal records, 1922

Note: Folders 34-47 are comprised largely of Mary Dunlop documents.
34. Legal records, 1923
35. Legal records, 1924
36. Legal records, 1925
37. Legal records, 1926
38. Legal records, 1927
39. Legal records, 1928
40. Legal records, 1929
41. Legal records, 1930
42. Legal records, 1931
43. Legal records, 1932
44. Legal records, 1933
45. Legal records, 1934
46. Legal records, 1935
47. Legal records, 1936

48. Legal records, 1937
49. Legal records, 1941
50. Legal records, no date (includes a plan of A.C. Dunlop properties near Weller St., Mercer St., and Homewood Avenue in Peterborough; a diagram [plan] of T.A. Hay's house; statement of securities belonging to Mary Dunlop; etc.)

Note: Folders 51-57 are comprised of records that were received together in bundles.
51. D.E. MacPherson mortgage (Kingsmount Park Rd., Toronto), 1910-1934
52. A. Charles Dunlop legal records, re John Burnham, Birdsall mortgage, etc., 1886-1897
53. A. Charles Dunlop property documents, 1867; 1894-1903 (includes broadside re sale of part of Block N., Ashburnham, 1887, plus related blueprint; also plan of Douro Township lot owned by various Stewart family members, 1867 (surveyor: G.A. Stewart))
54. A. Charles Dunlop, Timothy Hurley, et al property documents, 1887-1898 (includes broadside of mortgage sale of properties in Peterborough, Monaghan Township and Dummer Township, 1893)
55. A. Charles Dunlop estate documents, 1902-1907 (includes Thomas Hay probate of will, 1857)
56. Eleanor Susanna Dunlop estate documents, 1908-1909
57. Eleanor Susanna Dunlop estate documents, 1907-1908 (some documents are of genealogical interest)

58. Mary Dunlop account books (5), 1907-1924

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