Series PHA 2012.51.1 - Percy Climo Land Records Notebooks

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Percy Climo Land Records Notebooks

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CA ON00154 PHA 2012.51.1

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

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0.10m 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 five notebooks containing "Hope Township Instruments and Private Property Records" and transcriptions of the Hope Township Land Abstract Books.

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