Series PHA 2012.51.2 - Percy Climo Census Notebooks

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Percy Climo Census Notebooks

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CA ON00154 PHA 2012.51.2

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  • 1975 (Creation)
    Climo, Percy Lloyd (1906-1991)
    Port Hope

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0.25m textual records

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Percy Lloyd Climo (1906-1991) was born in Cobourg, ON to Elizabeth and Henry Climo, 17 Oct 1906. The youngest of four boys, Climo left Cobourg in 1927 to attend Queen's University, completing a degree in Engineering in 1931. In 1935, he married Ada Lenore Harper, with whom three children: Reginald, Linda, and Doris. In 1973, he and Ada were divorced, and a few months later Climo married Elizabeth Morgan Leith. The pair moved back to the Cobourg area, where Climo proceeded to conduct detailed research on local historical events and politics, writing three books on the history of Cobourg. He died in 1991 at the age of 84.

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Transferred to the Port Hope Archives by the Port Hope Public Library, 2012. The information was copied by Mr. Climo, by hand, from a variety of sources; including the Archives of Ontario and the County Land Registry Office.

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Series consists of twelve notebooks containing transcriptions of various census records from 1808-1871. It includes: Hope Township Assessment Records, Lists of Names, 1808-1819; Hope Township Assessment Records, 1820-1825; Hope Township Census Lists, 1839-1841; Hope Township Census Lists, 1848; Hope Township Census Lists, 1850; Township of Hope 1851 Census, Abbey to Morse; Township of Hope 1851 Census, Moresome to Yeo; Township of Hope 1851 Census, Index Listing; Town of Port Hope 1861 Census, Index Listing; Township of Hope 1861 Census, Index Listing; Town of Port Hope 1871 Census, Index Listing; Township of Hope 1871 Census, Index Listing.

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