Collection 04-023 - Hay-Dunlop family collection

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Hay-Dunlop family collection

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    • 1853-1941 (Creation)
      Hay-Dunlop family

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    30 cm of textual records

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    Some members of the Hay and Dunlop families are descendants of Thomas Alexander Stewart (1786-1847) and Frances Stewart (1794-1872), Irish immigrants who arrived in Cobourg, Ontario from Ireland in 1822 and settled the following year in Douro Township near the present city of Peterborough.

    Custodial history

    Collection was in the custody of David Bate before it was donated to Trent University Archives in 2004. It is believed that the collection originated with the Hall & Hall law firm in Peterborough, Ontario.

    Scope and content

    Collection consists of legal documents related to Thomas A.S. Hay, Anna Maria (Stewart) Hay, Thomas Hay, M.D., A. Charles Dunlop, Eleanor Susanna (Stewart) Dunlop, and Mary Dunlop. The collection includes wills, and property and estate documents.

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    Collection acquired in 2004 from David Bate.


    Note: Items of particular interest are noted. Also, records that were received together in bundles have been kept together in their own folders.

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        90-year restriction

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        For related records see: 74-1005, 74-1006, 77-1006, 78-008, 92-1002, 94-1001, 94-006, 94-007, 97-023, 98-005, 02-001, and 02-017.


        General note

        Box 1


        1. Legal records, 1853 (includes land grant to Thomas Hay, M.D.)
        2. Legal records, 1857 (includes probate of will, Thomas Hay, M.D.)
        3. Legal records, 1869 (includes Frances Stewart/Anna Maria Hay bond)
        4. Legal records, 1872 (includes George A. Stewart request for advance of trust money)
        5. Legal records, 1882
        6. Legal records, 1884 (includes Elias Burnham trust deed; Thomas A. Hay Grand Trunk Railway "character sheet")
        7. Legal records, 1885
        8. Legal records, 1889 (includes attachments: Thomas A.S. Hay will, 1891; Anna Maria Hay will, 1887)
        9. Legal records, 1890 (includes Elias Burnham will)
        10. Legal records, 1891
        11. Legal records, 1892
        12. Legal records, 1893 (includes ownership record of the Auburn property)
        13. Legal records, 1895 (includes Zaccheus Burnham conveyance)
        14. Legal records, 1897
        15. Legal records, 1899
        16. Legal records, 1903 (includes A. Charles Dunlop power of attorney documents, etc.)
        17. Legal records, 1905
        18. Legal records, 1906
        19. Legal records, 1908
        20. Legal records, 1909
        21. Legal records, 1910
        22. Legal records, 1911
        23. Legal records, 1912
        24. Legal records, 1913
        25. Legal records, 1914
        26. Legal records, 1915
        27. Legal records, 1916
        28. Legal records, 1917
        29. Legal records, 1918
        30. Legal records, 1919
        31. Legal records, 1920
        32. Legal records, 1921 (includes Mary Dunlop will)
        33. Legal records, 1922

        Note: Folders 34-47 are comprised largely of Mary Dunlop documents.

        1. Legal records, 1923

        2. Legal records, 1924

        3. Legal records, 1925

        4. Legal records, 1926

        5. Legal records, 1927

        6. Legal records, 1928

        7. Legal records, 1929

        8. Legal records, 1930

        9. Legal records, 1931

        10. Legal records, 1932

        11. Legal records, 1933

        12. Legal records, 1934

        13. Legal records, 1935

        14. Legal records, 1936

        15. Legal records, 1937

        16. Legal records, 1941

        17. Legal records, no date (includes a plan of A.C. Dunlop properties near Weller St., Mercer St., and Homewood Avenue in Peterborough; a diagram [plan] of T.A. Hay's house; statement of securities belonging to Mary Dunlop; etc.)

        Note: Folders 51-57 are comprised of records that were received together in bundles.

        1. D.E. MacPherson mortgage (Kingsmount Park Rd., Toronto), 1910-1934

        2. A. Charles Dunlop legal records, re John Burnham, Birdsall mortgage, etc., 1886-1897

        3. A. Charles Dunlop property documents, 1867; 1894-1903 (includes broadside re sale of part of Block N., Ashburnham, 1887, plus related blueprint; also plan of Douro Township lot owned by various Stewart family members, 1867 (surveyor: G.A. Stewart))

        4. A. Charles Dunlop, Timothy Hurley, et al property documents, 1887-1898 (includes broadside of mortgage sale of properties in Peterborough, Monaghan Township and Dummer Township, 1893)

        5. A. Charles Dunlop estate documents, 1902-1907 (includes Thomas Hay probate of will, 1857)

        6. Eleanor Susanna Dunlop estate documents, 1908-1909

        7. Eleanor Susanna Dunlop estate documents, 1907-1908 (some documents are of genealogical interest)

        8. Mary Dunlop account books (5), 1907-1924

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