Colborne Township

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Colborne Twp. in historical HURON Co.

Michael Fisher in 1830 bought 5,465 acres in the bend of the Maitland River and built a shanty in 1831. The first school was on Lot 5, Concession 8 and was taught by P. Gallagher.

Jesse E. Middleton, The Province of Ontario: a History: 1615-1927, published 1927

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Early survey maps with names of original patentees¬†–¬†over-written with subsequent owners.

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Maps at McGill University’s Digital Atlas Project cover the Post-Confederation period (late for the scope of this project). Names of land-owners are transcribed at McGill’s site.

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1860-61 Huron Co. / Sutherland / microfiche
 
1863-64 Huron Co. / Sutherland / subscr. site

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1870-71 Huron Co. / Currie / microfiche

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Find Concession/Lot Locations from the Agricultural Schedules of the Canadian national Censuses.
1842 (limited), 1851, 1861 and 1871.

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Finding Aid | Search Form – LAC | see table, below

The Ag schedules for this Township are not found on the microfilmed copies.

 
* The LAC search form is pre-set to search this District, and for Agricultural schedules only. However, these indexes are significantly incomplete. ALL IMAGES ARE AVAILABLE by page number, in the chart, above.

The 1861 Census Districts | Re: Bothwell, Cardwell & Monck

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1871 District SubDistrict Div.* Film Images
26 Huron North A Colborne Div 1 C-9930 Link to Start
26 Huron North A Colborne Div 2 C-9930 Link to Start

 
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The 1871 Census Districts | Maps of City Wards

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