Perth & District Historical Society
  You are here: Home > Local History > History Neighbouring Townships

Local History
Neighbouring Townships
History Menu
History Home
First Nations
Town of Perth
Neighbouring Townships
Military History
Tay Canal & River
Genealogy
1816 Routes to Perth

Perth Military Settlement Map Thumbnail
Map of Settlement Area
(click to enlarge)



Follow the links below to learn more about the history of the neighbouring townships and villages:

INFORMATION

Port Elmsley and the Locks of the First Tay Canal

History Books and Papers on Perth and Area

Sources of Historical Material on Early Perth and the Area

Barn Raising on the Scotch Line in 1886 (photo)

Train Wreck at Sucker Lake

Cheese Factories in Lanark County

MAPS

1863 Map of Lanark County - east side

1863 Map of Lanark County - west side

Map of Historic Bolingbroke / Althorpe

Map of Historic Maberly

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

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


DOCUMENTS

Field of Blood, Locating the Site of the Last Fatal Duel by Ron W. Shaw

Mills of the Tay and Area (6.5 Mb PDF)  Updated
by David Taylor, 2016

A Walking Tour Through Glen Tay, Historic Hamlet on Glen Tay Road in Tay Valley Township by David Taylor

Geology and Mining Deposits and History of Mining in the Tay Watershed
     - see www.tayriver.org/documents/geology_report/geology_report.htm

Cycling in Perth and Area, Past & Present (0.3 Mb PDF)

Civilian Settlers to the Perth Area, and their ships; 1816-1819 (0.1 Mb PDF)
by Ron W Shaw 
excel file Civilian Settlers to the Perth Area, and their ships; 1816-1819 (0.2 Mb XLS)
by Ron W Shaw 

Key Dates in the Founding of the Perth Military Settlement (0.75 Mb PDF) by Ron Shaw

The Post-War Settlement and Founding of North Grenville, 1814-1820 by Dr. David Shanahan, from North Grenville Historical Society newsletter, September 2012.

FEW PLACES MORE DISADVANTAGED - The Crown & Clergy Reserve Dispute by Ron W. Shaw

THE DEVIL VISITS DRUMMOND TOWNSHIP - Canada's First Mass Murder by Ron W. Shaw

THE THIRD WAVE - The Lanark 'Society Settlers' by Ron W. Shaw

UNTIMELY DEMISE - Death and Injury at Early Perth by Ron W. Shaw

MYTH OF THE PERTH 'SCOTS' SETTLEMENT by Ron W. Shaw

VOYAGE OF THE IMMIGRANT SHIP ATLAS by Ron W. Shaw

MECKLENBURG TO LANARK - An Administrative Evolution by Ron W. Shaw

LA GRIPPE - The Spanish Influenza Epidemic of 1918-1919 by Ron W. Shaw

MASTERS & SERVANTS - Runaway Apprentices & Housemaids by Ron W. Shaw

ULTIMATE PENALTY OF THE LAW - The Death Penalty at Perth by Ron W. Shaw

William Lee's Family History - The Lee Family's Arrival in the Perth Military Settlement, 1816

Liberal in Opinion and Broad in his Views, James Shaw (1798-1878)

Thomas Scott - Opening the North-West

Lumber Baron - Peter McLaren

Livingstones of Lanark

Canada First - Charles Adam Mair

Aristocrats in the Wilderness - Jean-Louis Viscomte de Chalus

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

Home | About Us | Events | Latest News | Local History | 200th Anniversary | Photos | Tours | Links | Contact Us

© Perth & District Historical Society

Website design & maintenance donated by: Ken Watson