Subfonds - Dominion Trust Co.

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Dominion Trust Co.

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  • 1910-1913 (Creation)
    Dominion Trust Co.

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20 cm of textual records

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In 1906 the Dominion Trust Co. had approached F.J. Hart, one of the directors of the Westminster Trust Co., with an offer to buy the company. However, Westminster Trust’s directors declined to entertain the offer. The Dominion Trust Company failed in 1914 after several years of financial difficulties. The firm’s general manager, W.R. Arnold, committed suicide in this same year.

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After the liquidation of the Dominion Trust Co., the wills in this series passed into the custody of the Westminster Trust Co.

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Sub-fonds consists of records that pertain to the Dominion Trust Co.’s role as a trustee and/or executor of wills. Individuals deposited their wills with this company for safe-keeping. Sub-fonds contains one series.

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