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Description found in Archives

Paylists, nominal returns and accounts for the Upper Canada Militia during the War of 1812 [textual record]. 

Sub-series consists of

Date(s)

1812-1815

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

3.9 m of textual records

Scope and content

Sub-series consists of paylists, nominal returns and accounts for the Upper Canada Militia during the War of 1812. The Adjutant General, in his role as intermediary between the Governor and the militia officers, was responsible for ensuring that the militia played its part in times of war and that militiamen and veterans were rewarded for their participation in armed conflicts. The names of personnel, the periods for which they were paid and the amounts they received are indicated on the paylists. The records are arranged geographically as follows: staff, flank companies, Incorporated Militia, prisoners of war, carpenters at Fort George, Embodied Militia at Nottawasaga, despatch riders, Kingston Road (Vol. 1); Incorporated Militia, Provincial Artificers, Provincial Royal Artillery Drivers (Vols. 2-3); Glengarry (Vol. 4); Stormont and Dundas (Vol. 5); Grenville and Leeds (Vol. 6); Sedentary, Incorporated and Embodied Militia of the Eastern and Johnstown Districts (Vols. 7-9); Colonel Richard Cartwright's Battalion at Kingston, returns of the Sedentary Militia in the Eastern, Johnstown and Midland Districts, militia stationed at Kingston (Vol. 10); Frontenac (Vol. 11); Addington (Vol. 12); Lennox (Vol. 13); Prince Edward (Vol. 14); Hastings, Northumberland and Durham (Vol. 15); York (Vols. 16-20); Lincoln (Vols. 21-24); Detachments of Lincoln, Oxford, Norfolk and Middlesex (Vols. 25-26); London and Western Districts (Vol. 27); Norfolk (Vols. 27-29); Artificers at Amherstburg, Western District Militia Rangers (Vol. 29); Oxford (Vol. 30); Middlesex (Vol. 31); Essex and Kent (Vol. 32). Also included in this sub-series are balance sheets, register of claims paid, estimates, abstracts of disbursements, forage and lodging accounts, vouchers, powers of attorney and miscellaneous accounts (Vols. 33-39).

Textual records
Microfilm reel T-10384
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Microfilm reel T-10389
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Microfilm reel T-10383
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Microfilm reel T-10391
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Microfilm reel T-10392
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Microfilm reel T-10382
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Microfilm reel T-10385
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Volume
from 1 to 39
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Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown. In order to protect the fragile originals, the microfilm copies of these records must be consulted rather than the originals.

Finding aid 9-6 is a computer generated file list and is available on the research tool ArchiviaNet. To identify the appropriate file number and microfilm reel number, use the unit name as a search term. A paper printout is also available. 9-6 (Electronic)

Finding aid 9-6 includes a typed index list for volumes 1 to 32. The records are organized chronologically and alphabetically by county. The finding aid was created by Mr. Wilfred Lauber of the Ontario Genealogical Society and includes descriptions of the documents and page numbers. 9-6 (Paper)

All or some of the documents described have been digitized and are available at the following address: 90 (Electronic)
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/microform-digitization/006003-110.02-e.php?&q2=35&interval=50&sk=0&

Additional information

Source of title
Title is based on the contents of the sub-series.

Accruals
No further accruals are expected.

Availability of other formats note
Microfilmed copies of these records are available on reels T-10379 to T-10392.

Government

Related control no.

1. 1991-92/147 GAD
2. 119-000145-4
3. RG9-I-B-7