Original source: Homestead Grant Registers. R190-75-1-E. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Ancestry.com has searchable indexes; database results and some digitized images are available with a fee-based subscription. Free articles and helpful research materials.
By Dave Obee. This new edition of Back to the Land includes: An expanded summary of land descriptions as determined by the Dominion Land Survey; maps showing townships, communities and census districts on the three Prairie provinces; an index of townships on the Prairies, providing a quick reference to the proper enumeration areas in the 1901 census, and the corresponding microfilm numbers.
Letters Patent issued by the Lands Patent Branch of the Department of the Interior. The records refer to grants issued in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and the railway belt of British Columbia, c. 1870-1930.