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Land & Property Records

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Land records can be a unique source for revealing family relationships. They provide evidence of an ancestor’s residence at an exact date, and the types of transactions can reflect his economic circumstances. The subject's occupation and signatures are usually provided.

Ancestry Library Edition Database

The following topics relating to land and property records are available and may be searched in Ancestry Library Edition at any BPL public computer. Please note that content is updated regularly so we suggest that you take the time to explore for further additions.

  • Ontario, Canada Land Gazetteer, 1875-1881

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Books & Print Materials

(BUR) refers to non-circulating items located in the Burlington History Room. To view these items, please present your library card or other identification at the 2nd floor Information Desk, Central Library.

(RR) or Ready Reference, also (REF) or Reference, refers to an item that must be used in the library.


Halton Land Registry Office

The Halton Land Registry Office provides registration and client self-serve search services under the Registry Act and the Land Titles Act for the geographical area of Halton. Land registration records are fully automated. Access to electronic registration and to electronically searched automated records is available from this office.

Halton Land Registry Office
491 Steeles Avenue East
Milton ON L9T 1Y7
Tel: 905.878.7287
Fax: 905.876.8806



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