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Land policies of Upper Canada

Lillian F. Gates

Land policies of Upper Canada

by Lillian F. Gates

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Published by University of Toronto P. in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ontario.
    • Subjects:
    • Land use -- Ontario.,
    • Land tenure -- Ontario.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [355]-366.

      Statementby Lillian F. Gates.
      SeriesCanadian studies in history and government,, 9
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD319.O5 G37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination378 p.
      Number of Pages378
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5654937M
      LC Control Number68097201

      Land, Power, and Economics on the Frontier of Upper Canada: Volume by John Clarke, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Books Notes Series: Upper Canada Land Books Contents: Various oaths of office and allegiance to the crown [marked Index Page E ; Index page F ; and Index page W] [3 lvs] -- Name index and general index [35 lvs.] Minutes of the Council meetings concerning land grants [ lvs. - with 2 pages of minutes on each leaf].; Page no'd A, dated May.

      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 NAC. Loyalist Claims and Conversion List [NA MG14] - Audit Office 12 and 13 compensation claims for land and goods lost during the American Revolution - reels of microfilm. "The Upper Canada Land Books [National Archives of Canada series RG 1, L1] record the minutes of the Executive Council of the Land Board which had authority over the granting and selling of crown lands in Upper Canada between and Settlers, military claimants, Loyalists, and others petitioned the Executive Council for grants of land.

      The above photo provides an example of the conditions required to obtain a land patent on Yonge Street, in what is now Toronto, Ontario. Settlers had to build a dwelling at least 16 X 20 feet in size and clear all around it; clear and fence at least five acres of land; and clear the land along the Yonge St. Road fronting on their property, to the middle of the road, all within the first twelve. Land Record Copy Books were created to contain copies of deeds, mortgages, wills, liens etc. From to they are organised by county, from to by city, town township and village. John Grave Simcoe becomes the first lieutenant-governor of Upper Canada (Ontario). Source - Book: Genealogy In Ontario - Searching The Records.


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Land policies of Upper Canada by Lillian F. Gates Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book Description: This detailed study of the land system of Upper Canada from to examines Great Britain's plans for Canada after the conquest, the problems created by the royal "promise" of land to the loyalists, Lord Durham's Report, and the failure of the land policies to reach their economic and political objectives.

Land policies of Upper Canada, (Canadian studies in history and government) [Gates, Lillian F] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Land policies of Upper Canada, (Canadian studies in history and government). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gates, Lillian F. Land policies of Upper Canada.

[Toronto] University of Toronto P. [] (OCoLC) Upper Canada (Ontario) Pioneer Settler Land Locations, Census Records and Property Descriptions Historical Visits to Ontario Villages and Towns Take a trip back in time to the late 19th century and explore the towns and villages where your ancestors lived, loved, laboured, laughed and played.

How to search the Land Books. Step 1 Although each individual minute book includes a table of contents and a nominal index of petitioners, the Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) has published the Index to the Upper Canada Land Books, which contains a nominal index, personal information such as occupation, residence, location of the land grant, date of presentation, the corresponding Book.

Land policies of Upper Canada., Toronto Public Library. Full Bibliographic Record; Publication information: Toronto: University of Toronto Press, This page provides background information about the Land Boards.

It gives historic information on the arrival of the Loyalists in Upper Canada following the American Revolution. It also Land policies of Upper Canada book details on information that can be found in the documents. It also provides information about the database, the search screen, how to interpret the results and some research tips.

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.

Upper Canada Land Book C Linda Herman has transcribed the list of land petitions in Land Book C, which covers a large number of early loyalists and settlers in the late s.

The transcriptions are included in several separate pages due to their large size. The first sections aren't indexed, and cover some of the applications made in Search: Land Petitions for Upper Canada, ; Search: Land Petitions for Upper Canada, Enter one or more search terms.

You don't need to fill in all the boxes. Wildcard character: * (e.g. John* for Johns, Johnsen, Johnson, Johnston, etc.) Surname.

Given. Index To the Upper Canada Land Books; Susan Smart Land Policies of Upper Canada; Lillian F. Gates Land Records in Ontario Registry Offices; David A. McFall and Jean McFall Land Settlement in Upper Canada, ; Gilbert C. Anderson. Upper Canada (now Ontario) had few exports with which to pay for its imported manufactured needs.

For those who settled in rural areas, debt could be paid off only through the sale of wheat and flour. However, for much of the s, the price of wheat went through cycles of boom and bust depending upon the British markets that ultimately provided the credit upon which the farmer lived.

From to the land system of Upper Canada was one of the most important questions in the development of the new country. This detailed study of the subject examines Great Britain's plans for Canada after the conquest, the problems created by the royal "promise" of land to the loyalists, Lord Durham's Report, and the failure of the land policies to reach their economic and political.

The Canadas is the collective name for the provinces of Lower Canada and Upper Canada, two historical British colonies in present-day Canada. The two colonies were formed inwhen the British Parliament passed the Constitutional Act, splitting the colonial Province of Quebec into two separate colonies.

The Ottawa River formed the border between Lower and Upper Canada. Land Policies of Upper Canada Hardcover – March 1 by Lillian F.

Gates (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle Edition "Please retry" CDN$ — — Paperback "Please retry" CDN$ CDN$ Author: Lillian F. Gates. The granting and settling of crown lands in Upper Canada was authorized by the Executive Council of the Land Board in between and Petitioners often gave personal information to support their land claims, which were recorded in the Land Books.

In this thorough study of an important period, Upper Canadian attitudes to land and society are shown to have been built on contemporary visions of the cosmos. John Clarke examines the actions of individuals from the perspective of the political culture and its manifestations, doing so within the constraints of geography and the cultural baggage of the settlers.

Land Boards of Upper Canada, LAC RG 1, L1. Executive Council, Land minute books of the Executive Council, LAC RG 1 L1.

Executive Council, Land submissions to the Executive Council, LAC RG 1 L3. Each of the six sets of records above are described individually and in greater detail below.

Indexes and Databases. The book was first written in for the "Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada", names collected from various Land Boards and Muster Rolls. The book has been revised and reprinted several times since its first print, with no doubt ommissions of names and information to save space and time.

The Canada Company was a large private chartered British land development company, incorporated by royal charter on Augunder an act of British parliament, given royal assent on Jto aid in the colonization of a large part of Upper ally formed to acquire and develop Upper Canada's undeveloped clergy reserves and crown reserves which, inthe Company.

Land Use Policy is an international and interdisciplinary journal concerned with the social, economic, political, legal, physical and planning aspects of urban and rural land use.

It provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and information from the diverse range of disciplines and interest groups which must be combined to formulate effective.Canada West, in Canadian history, the region in Canada now known as Ontario.

From to the region was known as Upper Canada and from to as Canada West, though the two names continued to be employed interchangeably. Canada West .Upper Canada Land Petitions - Index - Search the petitioners by name.

Upper Canada Land Petitions - Films - Then find the film online and see the petition. Also see Lower Canada Land Petitions, ; Often, the fold notes on petitions state the date, page and Land Book in which a grant by an Order in Council (OC) was recorded.