April 23, 2014

Corrected List of Contents of H1150 Heir & Devisee Commission on Canadiana.org

From H 1144 V58
Burford Christian BRADT
Canadiana.Org has digitized 21 films of the Heir & Devisee Commission Papers (Heir & Devisee Commission papers 1797-1854, found in their Heritage Collection), and that's a good thing for genealogists. These records have valuable and informative genealogical documents.

But as mentioned in a previous blog post I wrote called Heir & Devisee Commission 1797-1854 on Canadiana.org - Listing Errors and a Workaround, the index and description of what is in each film, as provided on Canadiana.org,  is incorrect.
I have been slowly going through each film and noting the correct contents in detail.  My first set of detailed listings of the contents of film H1133 can be viewed at No Response from Canadiana.org so here are the Heir & Devisee Commission Film Details 

A complete and correct list of contents of film H1135 can be found on Olive Tree Genealogy website at Finding  Aid for Heir & Devisee Commission Online Films

Here is a corrected list of contents for film 1150.

Film H 1150 Does not contain what Canadiana.org has listed as V. 87-89. This film contains V. 90-92
  • Vol.90 Image 17 Register of claims allowed arranged chronologically by district 1797-1804
  • Eastern District: Images 56-84; 97-98; 123-136; 176-184
  • Johnston District: Images 85-90; 99-101; 112-122; 187-198
  • Midland District: Images 19-55; 144-159; 169-175
  • Newcastle District: Images 137-138; 203-204
  • Home District: Images 95; 110-111; 162-168; 199-200; 205
  • Niagara District: Images 95; 106-109; 139-143; 160-161; 201-202
  • Western District: Images 96; 102-105
  • London District: Images 185-186
  • Vol. 91 Image 211 Index to claimants in Registers A, B, C, Vol 80-82
  • Vol. 92 Image 283 Index to claimants in Registers A-B Vol. 80, 81 
I have published the full set of corrections for the digitize records on Olive Tree Genealogy website at Heir & Devisee Commission This is a work in progress. 

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