of Smith's 1846 Canadian Gazetteer Contains. .
- the geographical
names (townships, towns, villages, etc.) from that part of the
Gazetteer relating to eastern Ontario,
- with a description
- the amount of
Crown land available,
- the population,
- the amount
and value of cultivated land, etc.
has been split into districts --
- the Bathurst,
- Ottawa districts
-- a menu of names in the introductory page allows selection of
any geographical name.
- The side
menu will take you to the respective pages.
also a list of post offices, with names of postmasters, names
of magistrates and of many government officials, in each district.
An extensive early history of Canada, and a description of the
country as it was in 1846 which includes a section on the destruction
of the animals and forests and what could be done about it.
Another section devotes itself to extensive hints to potential
immigrants, comparing Canada favourably to the USA and other
destinations (cheaper farmland, more law abiding, no cannibals,
History of interest:
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of Bathurst Twp - 1884
County Names on a WWII Bar River, Algoma District Memorial Plaque
- Transcribed for the LCGS website by Michelle Skarazinskas. Lanark
county names include CALDWELL, GUMMERSON/GUMMERSALL,
HEADRICK, KEATING, KEHOE, KHULL, KING, LALONDE, LAROCQUE, McKINNON,
SNEDDON, STEWART, WARK, WHITE
British Pensioners who settled in Lanark
- By Norman
Crowder, from the LCGS newsletter, May, 1996.
County Burials 18 June 1857 - January 1872
- Transcribed from microfilm for the LCGS website by Pat Roloff
General Service Medals awarded to Lanark County Soliders 1866 - 1870
- By Del Dunlop. From the August, 1999 LCGS newsletter.
of the York Chasseurs
- Transcribed by Peter Lines. From the November, 1999 LCGS newsletter.
Lists of the Hebe & the Stakesby
- A list of 567 people who sailed from Ireland
to Canada in July, 1823. By F.H. Dobbin, and published in The Perth
Courier, Nov 23, Nov 30 and Dec 7, 1923. Transcribed by Ann MacPhail.
about the forming of a Military Settlement at Perth and surrounding
- Transcribed by M.G.
Armour. Written about 1900, probably for the Perth Historical and
Antiquarian Society - footnote corrections by Rita Meistrell
Paisley Townhead Emigration Society List - (1)
- From the LCGS "Lanark Log" newsletter,
Nov., 1994. A listing from 1820 of people from the Paisley area in Scotland
who were being recommended to the British Government as being worthy
of assistance to emigrate to Upper Canada.
Townhead Emigration Society List (2)
- Transcribed by John Pellowe for the LCGS website.
Lists the names
of all members of the Paisley Townhead Society who actually did emigrate,
everyone who was on board the Earl of Buckingham, and everyone who settled
in Ramsay Township as part of the 1821 Scottish immigration.
Book of the Mission Station of Poland & Lavant
- Transcribed by Charles Dobie from the original book, which
was donated in late 1998 to the Perth Mueseum. The Book contains 45 Presbyterian
baptism (1906-1915), about 80 names in the communion roll and 60 names
in the list of contributors.
Ramsay Township Cess Roll
- Transcribed by Charles Dobie from photocopies of an original
partial roll provided by Elaine Kirkham