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Accession Number: 77-031

Title

United Counties of Northumberland and Durham. Assessment and collector's rolls fonds. -- Microfilmed 30 Mar. 1955. -- 7 microfilm reels.

Biography / History

In 1792, the United Counties of Northumberland and Durham were officially created in a proclamation made by Lieutenant-Governor John Graves Simcoe. The proclamation divided Upper Canada in 19 Counties for representation purposes. The United Counties are bounded by Lake Ontario in the south, Hasting County in the east, Ontario County in the west and Peterborough and Victoria Counties in the north. The town line between Hope and Hamilton Townships divide the two counties. Durham County consists of the Townships of Cartwright, Manvers, Cavan, Darlington, Clarke and Hope. Northumberland County consists of South Monaghan, Hamilton, Haldimand, Alnwick, Percy, Cramahe, Seymour, Brighton and Murray Townships. (Taken from: "Illustrated Historical Atlas of Northumberland and Durham Counties, Ontario." Belleville: Mika Silk Screening Limited, 1972.)

Custodial History

The microfilm copies of the assessment and collector's rolls were purchased from the Archives of Ontario.

Scope and Content

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.

Notes

Title based on the contents of the records.

Some years are missing due to the haphazard survival of the original records.

The microfilm was purchased from the Archives of Ontario.

The original records are in the possession of the Clerk of the United Counties and Trent University Archives.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

Additions to the fonds includes 77-033.

For related records see: 77-033.

Use the microfilm in conjunction with 77-033 (original rolls, 1851-1869, U.N.C.D.)

Microfilm. Set 22.

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Reel 1

Alnwick Township:

C
1854, 1856

A&C
1857

A
1859, 1862-1869

Bowmanville town:

A
1857, 1859, 1861, 1863, 1865 Reel 2

Bowmanville town:

A
1865, 1867, 1869 (very dark exposure)

Brighton Township:

C
1854

A
1857, 1859, 1861, 1864, 1865, 1868

Brighton village:

A
1859, 1861, 1863, 1865, 1867, 1869

Cartwright Township:

C
1854, 1856

A
1859, 1862, 1864, 1866, 1868 Reel 3

Cartwright Township:

A
1868, 1869

Cavan Township:

A
1855, 1857, 1859, 1861, 1863, 1865, 1867, 1869

Clarke Township:

C
1854

A
1857, 1859, 1861, 1863, 1865, 1867, 1869 Reel 4

Clarke Township:

A
1869

Cobourg town:

A
1856, 1859

Colborne village:

A
1860, 1863, 1866, 1867, 1869

Cramahe Township:

C
1852

A
1854, 1858, 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867, 1869

Darlington Township:

A
1849, 1851, 1855, 1858, 1862, 1867, 1869 Reel 5

Haldimand Township:

C
1854

A
1857, 1859, 1863, 1865, 1867, 1869

Hamilton Township:

A
1856, 1858, 1860, 1863, 1865, 1867, 1869 Reel 6

Hope Township:

A
1854, 1857, 1860, 1863, 1866, 1869

Manvers Township:

A
1858, 1861, 1864, 1867, 1869

Monaghan (South) Township:

C
1854

A
1857, 1859, 1861, 1864, 1866, 1868

Murray Township:

C
1855, 1859

A
1862, 1865, 1869 Reel 7

Newcastle village:

A
1858, 1863, 1865, 1870

Percy Township:

A
1855, 1857, 1860, 1862, 1864, 1867, 1868

Port Hope town:

A
1857, 1860, 1868

Seymour Township:

C
1856

A
1858, 1863, 1866, 1869

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