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Manufacturers' Accident Insurance Company List of Shareholders, 1890

Recently I found an old book called "Report of the Superintendent of Insurance of the Dominion of Canada for the Year Ending 31st December 1890"

The book was published in 1891 in Ottawa, Canada, and included in its pages are approximately 60 pages of names of shareholders and guarantors for various Insurance and Assurance Companies across Canada.

The date for the list of names is 1890 and the wonderful thing about these is that they include people from all over Canada, as well as USA and Europe.

Each individual has a residence listed, in some cases, an actual street address. What really intrigued me about these lists was that the residences included such places as:

Ontario, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Scotland, New York, Quebec, Vermont, Pennsylvania, NWT, England, Illinois, India, Newfoundland, Manitoba, Cape Breton, Jamaica, Ireland, Kentucky, Tennessee, Massachussets, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Channel Islands, and Wales.

These lists can be used simply to verify that an individual lived in a certain place in 1890. They also contain quite a bit of detail for some entries, which are terrific clues for further research.

Manufacturers' Accident Insurance Company List of Shareholders, 1890
Surname First Name Comment Residence No. of Shares Amount Subscribed for in $ Amount paid up in cash $
Armstrong J. B.   Guelph   2,000 400
Archer Robt.   Montreal   2,000 400
Allan A. A.   Toronto   1,000 200
Bell Wm.   Guelph   5,000 1,000
Barber James   Georgetown   2,000 400
Boomer H. C.   Toronto   1,000 200
Blackstock T. G.   do [Toronto]   5,000 1,000
Crean Robt.   do [Toronto]   2,000 400
Ellis J. F.   do [Toronto]   7,000 1,400
Flett John   do [Toronto]   5,000 1,000
Gooderham Geo.   do [Toronto]   10,000 2,000
Gooderham Geo. in Trust do [Toronto]   5,000 1,000
Lowndes Hy   do [Toronto]   2,000 400
Murray John A.   do [Toronto]   1,000 200
Manning Alex   do [Toronto]   5,000 1,000
Macnee J. H.   do [Toronto]   1,000 200
May Sam'l   do [Toronto]   2,000 400
Mann Donald D.   Winnipeg   10,000 2,000
MacDonald Sir John A.   Ottawa   2,000 400
McKinnon S. F.   Toronto   10,000 2,000
Maclaren David   Wakefield   1,000 200
Nicholls Mary A.   Peterboro'   1,000 200
Nicholls W. C.   do [Peterboro']   1,000 200
Patterson R. L.   Toronto   5,000 1,000
Ross Jas. F. W.   do [Toronto]   4,000 800
Riordon Chas.   do [Toronto]   5,000 1,000
Thornton Isabella   New Richmond   1,000 200
Trees Sam'l   Toronto   5,000 1,000
Warren Robt. G.   do [Toronto]   200 40
Warren Chas. D.   do [Toronto]   5,000 1,000
Warren Wm. A.   do [Toronto]   2,000 400
Walker Harton   do [Toronto]   2,000 400
Wood John A.   do [Toronto]   2,000 400
Warren Robt.   Niagara   500 100
Warren Geo. M., M.D.   do [Niagara]   1,000 200
Youngs John   Woodstock   3,000 300

By Jim Clark

Choose from the following Lists of Shareholders & Guarantors in 1890 [Please note that volunteer transcribers are hard at work typing up the rest of these lists of names, so check back often to see what new lists have been added]:



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