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That's the Way it Was!: A Tribute to Vienna

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives45990
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1977
Accession Number
2008-10
Storage Location
Box 124, File 8
R5 S3 Sh4 B5
reported that the Otter Creek region was toe sandy for any kind of agriculture, and the terrain was too rugged for the construction or roads. As a result, settlement ln 8ayham and the surrounding district was slow in getting started. One man, Colonel Thomas Talbot, was responsible for brtnsins people to the area. He t:egan r is famous Talbot Settlement in 1803. He saw the potential of the Lake Erie shore and ind.Jced hundreds of families to corr.e and settle t-.ere. The conditions on which free grants
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
Authors: Sally Seghers, Sandra Seghers and Nancy Christo
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 124, File 8
R5 S3 Sh4 B5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1977
Physical Description
1 volume
Name Access
Vienna (Ont.)
Documents
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Township of Aldborough fonds

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives53638
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Township of Aldborough fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1850-1997
Accession Number
2003-12
2003-20
2003-32
2006-20
Storage Location
R8 S2 Sh1 B2 F3-9
R8 S3-4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Township of Aldborough fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Number
2003-12
2003-20
2003-32
2006-20
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R8 S2 Sh1 B2 F3-9
R8 S3-4
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1850-1997
Physical Description
19.4 m of textual records
History / Biographical
Aldborough Township was named for a town in the County of Suffolk, England. It was part of a tract of land granted to Colonel Thomas Talbot by the British crown, with the objective of acquiring settlers for this crown colony.
Aldborough Township was the westermost township in Elgin County. It was bounded on the west by Kent County, on the north by Middlesex County, on the east by the Township of Dunwich and on the south by Lake Erie.
In 1994, Aldborough and Rodney amalgamated to form an expanded Township of Aldborough.
On January 1st, 1998, the Township of Aldborough and the Village of West Lorne amalgamated to form the Municipality of West Elgin.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of the full-range of corporate records divided into the following series:
-Council series, 1850-1997
-Treasurer's series, 1858-1997
-Clerk's series, 1866-1992
Name Access
Aldborough (Ont. : Township)
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