Fire Insurance Plan Holdings

example of fire insurance plans

A popular set held in the Map Collection are small format (30 x 33 cm) Canadian fire insurance plans printed between 1951 and 1973. The following links will provide alphabetical lists by village/town/city within each province/territory and include the date, author and number of sheets of the original paper plan. All members of the Western community need to be aware of, and respect the intellectual property rights of others.

Western is not responsible for infringing copies reproduced or transmitted by photocopiers, printers or scanners made available on its premises. Please be aware that a 90 year copyright restriction applies. For inquiries on reproductions, please contact (1-855-218-0784) the copyright owner, at opta information intelligence.

Available Online

City of London

City of Toronto

United States

Listings by Province

Another collection of small and large format (54 x 64 cm) plans printed between 1876 and 1973 can be found at the University of Western Ontario Archives website.

London plans are available in the Western Archives Reading Room. Please request all other plans in advance of your visit by phone (519) 661-2111 ext. 84046 or e-mail

For a list of plans held in other Canadian collections, you should consult Occasional Paper #6, entitled Catalogue of Canadian Fire Insurance Plans, 1875 - 1975, published by the Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives.

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