Title and statement of responsibility area
Land acquisition documents
- Textual records
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
Level of description
Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
- Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk's Office
Physical description area
0.52 m of textual records
Publisher's series area
Title proper of publisher's series
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Numbering within publisher's series
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Archival description area
Name of creator
Scope and content
Series consists of records dealing with land sales including conveyances, deeds, mortgages, and land and Crown grants.
The documentation traces the history of ownership of various properties until they come into the possession of the Corporation of the City of Victoria.
The City acquired ownership of many of these properties for the purpose of rights of way for sewer, paths etc., the creation or extension of roads, or for public schools. City properties acquired for other purposes include the BC Agricultural Association lands at Willows in Oak Bay, the proposed cemetery at Ogden Point and Ross Bay Cemetery. Copies of various Crown grants such as the James Bay mud flats, Mt. Douglas and Beacon Hill Park are also included.
Immediate source of acquisition
Arranged by property or section.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
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Restrictions on access
Some restrictions on access may apply to these records.