Gaspé Land Commission — names of claimants, 1819-1825

​​​ Gaspé Bay in 1760

Gaspé Bay in 1760

The Records

The Gaspé Land Commissioners were appointed in 1819 to hear and determine all applications for grants of land by persons holding or claiming to hold lands in the Gaspé District. They had power to grant lands.

The records include proceedings, reports, newspaper announcements and land grants.

This database provides access to 971 references to individuals who submitted claims for lands in the Gaspé District between 1819 and 1825 (RG1 L7, volumes 79 and 80).

How to Obtain Copies

The records of the Gaspé Land Commission were microfilmed in 1951 on two reels. Those microfilms have been digitized and images have been linked to the Archival description. In order to find the document that interest you, note the volume and the page numbers.

You can print or save the documents on your computer.

Some of the original documents are difficult to read therefore some information in the database may be incorrect and/or incomplete. Please note that LAC does not provide transcription and translation services. Contact your local genealogical society for assistance.

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