Hudson's Bay Company farm land agreements Help




Hudson's Bay Company farm land agreements


Dates of Creation 




Physical Description 


39 m of textual records


Scope and Content 


Series consists of HBC farm land agreements. The agreements document the name, address and occupation of the purchaser, date and number of land sale, land description, price of property and terms of sale. The series also consists of related material and enclosures, including receipts, quit claim deeds, sheriffs' certificates, abstracts of titles, transfers, indentures, and declarations.

A significant number of land agreements are missing from this series. Those that survived are arranged numerically according to the contract number which is obtained from the series Registers of Hudson's Bay Company land.


Restrictions on Access 


There are no restrictions on access to these records.


Terms For Use and Reproduction 


Researchers are responsible for observing copyright legislation. Permission may be required for any form of publication or exhibition where records are not in the public domain.


Custodial History 


The Archives Department of the Hudson's Bay Company was created in London in the 1920s. The Archives Department had custody of the records of this series until they were transferred on deposit to the Archives of Manitoba in 1974, according to the 1973 Agreement between the HBC and the Province of Manitoba. In 1994, the HBC donated the records to the Province to be maintained permanently by the Archives of Manitoba.


Former Codes 




Entity or entities that created these records

These records were created by the following Hudson's Bay Company entity or entities. Click on the name of the entity for information about this entity and other records it created.

1879-1961 :

Land Department


How to proceed

Records must be consulted in Archives Research Room. Consult listings database to find location codes.

This material is not available for microfilm loan.

View an online list of these records


Keyword Search | Advanced Search