Halton County, Ontario

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Prior to 1973, the regional municipality of Halton was known as Halton County.&nbsp; Halton County was formed in 1816 and named after Major William Mathew Halton,&nbsp;Secretary to Sir Francis Gore, Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada.
  
 
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Prior to 1816, Halton County was part of the Home District of Upper Canada.&nbsp; In 1816, the Gore Distrcit was formed, comprising of two counties: Halton and Wentworth.&nbsp;
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In 1816,&nbsp;Halton County contained the following townships:&nbsp;Beverly, Blanford, Blenheim, Dumfries, Flamborough, Nelson (formed in 1806), Nichol, Trafalgar (formed in 1806), Waterloo and Woolwich.
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Halton County saw many changes over the course in the years:
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In 1821, Esquesing and Nassagaweya townships were added.
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In 1853, Beverley township was transferred to Wentworth County.
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In 1854, Flamborough township was transferred to Wentworth County.
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Revision as of 05:01, 21 November 2011

Contents

Townships

  • Trafalgar
  • Nelson
  • Esquesing
  • Nassagaweya

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History 

Prior to 1973, the regional municipality of Halton was known as Halton County.  Halton County was formed in 1816 and named after Major William Mathew Halton, Secretary to Sir Francis Gore, Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada.

Parent County

Boundary Changes 

Prior to 1816, Halton County was part of the Home District of Upper Canada.  In 1816, the Gore Distrcit was formed, comprising of two counties: Halton and Wentworth. 

In 1816, Halton County contained the following townships: Beverly, Blanford, Blenheim, Dumfries, Flamborough, Nelson (formed in 1806), Nichol, Trafalgar (formed in 1806), Waterloo and Woolwich.

Halton County saw many changes over the course in the years:

In 1821, Esquesing and Nassagaweya townships were added.

In 1853, Beverley township was transferred to Wentworth County.

In 1854, Flamborough township was transferred to Wentworth County.


Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biographies

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Cemeteries

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Census Records

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Church Records

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Court Records

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Directories

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Genealogy

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Land and Property Records

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Local Histories

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Maps

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Military Records

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Newspapers & Obituaries

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Probate Records

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Taxation Records

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Vital Records

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Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References