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Our Society cannot assist with family history research due to lack of resources. However, we can recommend several organizations that do, the links to which are provided below and also in the 'Links' section of the website.

Lanark County Genealogy Society

Archives Lanark

Carleton County GenWeb

Ontario Genealogical Society

Ontario Genweb

Historical Mapping Project

Use the links below to find the names and locations of the earliest military personnel and settlers:

Perth Military Settlement Map - zoom in and place your cursor on any Lot to view the data.

Searchable Database: use the magnifying glass icon and enter family or transport ship names. Use the map icon for a map view.

Perth, the Capital of the District of Dalhousie; from the N-East bank of the River Tay - painting by Thomas Burrowes, 1828, Archives of Ontario, I0002141

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