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Collection: History of Victoria County Ontario

5th Regiment of Durham Militia

5th Regiment of Durham Militia, Personnel of the Regimental Staff O. C. Lt. Col. A. S. Fraser 2nd-in-Command Major Jas. Wallace Captains Thomas Need John Langton Robert Dennistoun Duncan Cameron Jacob Ham James Dunsford Mossom Boyd Samuel Davidson Hector McDonald Gavin Hamilton Lieutenants George Toker Hartley Dunsford Israel Ferguson Geo. Hamilton Dundas Edward Atthill Benjamin Beresford George Dunsford Alexander Dennistoun Henry Thomas Wickham Charles Hore Ensigns Morgan Richard Jones Alex. Ross Robert Hamilton Joseph Parker Martin...

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Patentee Survivors Fenelon Township, Ontario, Canada

In the former list the farms are indicated. The concessions are shown in Roman numerals and the lots in Arabic numerals. The following 18 Fenelon patents are still in the original hands: James Bate, V 6 Dougald Brown, IV 20 Amos Coates, 18 and 9 John Cook, VI 9 Wm. Hall, III 8 John Hay, X, 6 Charles Hore, X 3 John Irwin, XI 3 Joseph Littleton, IX 19 Angus McFadyen, III 15 Randal McFadyen, III 15 Donald McKenzie, VI 1 Archibald McNeevin, V 21 Robt. McNeevin, IV 20 Elias Palmer VI 24 Thomas Smithson, III 19 and 20 Robt. Tompkins, III 1 David Scott Willock, VII...

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4th Peterborough Battalion

4th Peterborough (later 1st Victoria) Battalion O. C. Lt. Col. Edward Davidson 2nd-in-Command Major Francis Henderson Captains Wm. Cottingham Christopher Knowlson James Dunsford Mossom Boyd Lieutenants Chas. Hamilton Edward Davidson, Jr. Ensigns John Sullivan Charles Hartley Joseph...

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Original Patentees, not on original farm, Fenelon Township, Ontario, Canada

The following 53 patentees are represented on farms other than their own original holdings: Alexander Beggs James Brien Thomas Brien Francis Brown Donald Campbell James Campbell John Chambers Benjamin Clark John Douglas William Ellery John Daniel William Ellis Ralph Faulkner Samuel Faulkner Duncan Graham Thomas Graham Wm. Graham Andrew Hall Edward Hamilton Andrew Hamilton Francis Hay James Hay George Irwin James Irwin Robert Irwin Wm. Kennedy Martin Lee Wm. Marsh John Moffat Isaac Moynes Thomas Moynes John McArthur John McCarrell CoIin McFadyen Mary McKay Isabella McKenzie Donald McKinnon Alexander McNabb Hiram Nelson Thomas Oakley Margaret Patton Henry Powell John Powell Margaret Powell Thomas Rea Dugald Sinclair Richard Smithson William Smithson Thomas Tamblyn Robert Thompson James Wallace Robert Wilson Joseph Worsley George...

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5th Peterborough Battalion

5th Peterborough (later 2nd Victoria) Battalion O. C. Lt. Col. A. S. Fraser Captains Alex. Logie John Graham Thomas Keenan Wm. McDonell Thomas Rea Lieutenants Isaac Rea Roger McHugh G. M. Roche James Graham John Pyne Ensigns James Maloney Martin Hogan Charles Logie G. D. Brock Horatio Stephenson Thomas Pyne James...

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Patentee Survivors Eldon Township, Ontario, Canada

In the former list the farms are indicated. The concessions are shown in Roman numerals and the lots in Arabic numerals. The following 56 Eldon patentees families still persist on the original farms: Mary Black, XI 17 Neil Brown, IX 19 Alex. Cameron, VI 25 Alex. Campbell, II 12 Archibald Campbell, II 12 Donald Campbell, V 20 Neil Campbell, II 9 John Ferguson, XI 15 John Fraser, VII 22 Charles Fry, SPR 55-6, John Gillespie, VII 11 Thomas Graves, X 20 Angus Logan, X 20 Thomas Lyons, V 6 Moses Mitchell, NPR 53-4 Roger Moran, X 12 John Morrison, VI 20 James McAlpine, II 6 Duncan McArthur, V 9 John McArthur, VIII 7 Peter McArthur, VII 7 Duncan McCorquodale, I 2 Ailan McEachern, III 11 Archibald McEachern, II 22 Donald McEachern, V 15 Dugald McEachern, IV 10 Duncan McEachern, III 15 Hugh McEachern, IV 7 Lachlin McEachern, X 23 Malcolm McEachern, II 11 and 15 Neil McEachern, II 19 Neil McEachern, VI 6 Neil McEachern, VII 3 Neil McEachern, VIII 24 Ronald McEachern, II 20 Wm. McEachern, VIII 24 Ann McDonald, II 23 John McDonald, III 19 Donald McFadyen, II 17 Samuel McFadyen, X 8 Dougald McGillvary, SPR 12 John McGillvray VII 23 John McInnis, VIII 16 Malcolm McMillan, VIII 6 Neil McNabb, IX 20 Duncan McPherson, IV 4 James McPherson, IV 4 Colin McRae, VIII 23 John McRae,...

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6th Peterborough Battalion

6th Peterborough (later 3rd Victoria) Battalion O. C. Lit. Col. Samuel Davidson 2nd-in-Command-Major Hector McDonald Jr. Major-Major Elridge R. Irish Captains Andrew McPherson William Webster Wm. McCready James McPherson Israel Ferguson John R. Lytle W. Davidson James Worsley Donald Campbell John Wylie Matthew Emmerson Lieutenants John Haight Neil Smith Edward Mather Hugh McFadyen Wm. Foster Stephen Dundas Alexander McLean James Davidson Henry McNeil Duncan McFarlane Alexander McTaggart Ensigns John McLaughlin Charles Ross Patrick O’Brien Robert Ewing Wm. Stephenson John Kingland Joseph Perrin James Foster James Emmerson Sidney McKenzie Thomas Clark Samuel...

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Original Patentees, not on original farm, Eldon Township, Ontario, Canada

The following 99 patentees are represented on farms other than those originally held: John Bell Duncan Brown Frederick Brown Angus Cameron Archibald Cameron Donald Cameron Ewen Cameron James Cameron John Cameron Lachlan Cameron David Campbell Duncan Campbell John D. Campbell James Campbell Hugh Campbell George Campbell Peter Campbell William Campbell John Collins Walter Coulter Wm. Dixon Wm. Dunn Angus Ferguson Alex. Ferguson Israel Ferguson Donald Fraser Thomas Fraser Hector Frazer John Fry Donald Gilchrist James Gilchrist John Gilchrist Alex. Gillanders Dugald Gillespie John Gillies John Gilmour Donald Grant Finlay Grant John Grant Roderick Grant Wm. Grant Dougald Mathieson Wm. Mitchell Alex. Munro James Munro Thomas Munro John Murray Neil Murray Alex. McAlpine Donald McArthur Margaret McCorquodale Angus McCuaig Angus McDonald Donald McDonald Finnan McDonald Ronald McDonald Thomas McDonald John McDougall Neil McDougall Eachern McEachern Farquhar McEachern John McEachern Kenneth McEwan Peter McEwan Archibald McFadyen John McFadyen John McInnes Allan McInnis Donald McInnis Alex. McIntyre Angus McIntyre Archibald McIntyre Andrew McIntyre John McIntyre Alex.McKay John McKay Alex. McLean Hector McLean John McLean Angus McLeod John McMillan Duncan McNabb Archibald McPhail Andrew McPherson Lachlan McQuarrie Donald McRae Duncan McRae Farquhar McRae John Smith John Sutherland Jr. John Sutherland Sr. John Thornton Wm. Walker Wm. Williamson Benjamin Wilson James Wilson John Wilson Wm. Wright Richard...

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45th detachment from Lindsay, Ontario, Canada

The personnel of the 45th detachment from Lindsay and the surrounding district was as follows: Major John Hughes Capt. J. C. Grace Lieut. George E. Laidlaw Color-Sgt. McMurchy Sergeants Christie and Holtorf Corporals McKee and Hall Privates Barton Bennett Brown Bunting Charlton Crawford Fishley Fryer Gregory Gain Gamble Galbraith Henry Hepburn Higgins Irwin Jeffrey John Just Kayley Keegan Keele Latimer Lee McDonald Moore Moyse Pratt Porter Savage Skinner Smith R.. Smith S. Turner Veitch Williamson Wilson J. Wilson W....

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Patentee Survivals in Somerville, Ontario, Canada

In the former list the farms are indicated. The concessions are shown in Roman numerals and the lots in Arabic numerals. The following 13 patentees farms in Somerville remain with the original families: Ralph Byrne, VIII 3 John Coulter, II 2 Wm. Caudill, FR 12 George Eades, II 24 John Fell, I 13-14 Edward Hopkins, I 7 and II 6 Wm. Mason, FR 10 Donald Murray, FR 53 Thomas Smith, I 12 Isaac Watson, FR 5 James White, FR 55 Ann Wilson, XIII 7 William Young, VII...

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Victoria County Soldier Dead

Adam, Charles, Private, Infantry, Lilidsay. Aidous, Thos. Grenville, Private, Infantry, Fenelon Falls. Alldred, Wilbert Phillip, Lance Corporal, Infantry, Bobcaygeon. Alien, J., Battalion Sergt. Major, Infantry, Lindsay. Allin, E. C., Lieutenant, Infantry, Lindsay. Alton, W. R., Private, Infantry, Victoria Road. Arscott, Thos. Albert, Private, Infantry, Bobcaygeon. Akester, Geo. Wilbert, Private, Infantry, Fenelon Falls. Anderson, Wm. Kay, Lieutenant, Infantry, Lindsay. Andrews, Harry Wm., Private, Infantry, Lindsay. Angiers, Patrick Herbert, Private, Infantry, Coboconk. Arnold, Oliver, Private, Infantry, Mariposa Tp. Bailey, Joseph Paget (M.M.) Lieutenant, Infantry, Lindsay. Bailey, W. E., Private, Infantry, Bexley. Barge, Alfred Arthur, Private, Infantry, Mariposa Tp. Barjarow, Tracy, Private, Infantry, Coboconk. Bateman, Russell Albert, Private, Infantry, Kirkfield. Beecroft, Harvey, Private, Infantry, Fenelon Falls. Bester, Robert, Private, Infantry, Omemee. Bole, Clarence H., Private, Infantry, Woodville. Boucher, William, Private, Infantry, Mariposa Tp. Boyd, Mossom Richard, Lieutenant, Infantry, Bobcaygeon. Boyd, Thornton Brideman, Private, Infantry, Bobcaygeon. Brady, Thos. Edw., Private, Forestry Corps, Lindsay. Brimmell, Albert M., Private, Srvs., Little Britain. Brooks, Edwin A., Private, Infantry, Bobcaygeon. Brown, H., Private, Infantry, (C.M.R.) Omemee. Budd, James John, Private, Infantry, Burnt River. Byng, George, Private, Infantry, Bobcaygeon. Cameron, Alexander, Private, Infantry, Lindsay. Campbell, Alexander, A. L. Cpl., Infantry, Cameron. Campbell, John, Corporal, Infantry, Woodville. Campbell, M. Ross, Private, Infantry, Argyle. Campbell, Russell A., Sapper, Field Engineers, Kirkfield. Carew, Robert, Private, Infantry, Burnt River. Chambers, Allister, Private, Infantry, Cambray. Castle, George, Private, Infantry, Mariposa Tp. Clare, Stephen,...

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Original Patentees, not on original farm Somerville, Ontario, Canada

Descendants of the following 18 patentees are in the township but not on the original holdings: James Blackwell Benjamin Burtchaell George Cavanagh Joseph Eades Christopher Fell Amos Feren Eli Feren James Mitchell Alex. Murray Thomas Murray Robert Magahey Henry McGee Roderick O’Brien Alexander Rettie George Rumney Richard Stewart John Taylor James...

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Municipal Officials, Lindsay, Victoria County, Ontario, Canada

The first town council met in a frame town hall on the northeast corner of Kent Street and Victoria Avenue on July 20, 1857. The civic officials at this beginning of time were as follows: Mayor, Robert Lang Reeve, Foster Cain Councilors, Wm. Thornhill, David Brown, Jeremiah O’Leary, J. Healey, H. G. Clarke, James Walsh, and J. McCarthy Clerk and Treasurer, T. A. Hudspeth Chief of Police, John Douglass The mayors from that time until the present have been as follows: 1857, 1859-61, Robert Lang 1858, James McKibben and William Thornhill 1862-63, 1865, Thomas Keenan 1864, Wm. McDonell 1866-68, A. Lacourse 1869-70, David Brown 1871-72, George Downer 1873, John Dobson 1874-75, L. McGuire 1876-77, Thos. W. Poole 1878-80, 1886, Col. James Deacon 1881-82, F. C. Taylor 1883-85, J. W. Wallace 1887-90, Thomas Walters 1891, 1896-1900, Robert Smyth 1892-93, 1905, Duncan Ray 1894-95, Henry Walters 1901-02, George Ingle 1903-04, J. H. Sootheran 1906-07, Dr. A. E. Vrooman 1908-10, James B. Begg 1911, 1913-15, R. M. Beal 1912, Dr. J. W. Wood 1916, D. J. McLean 1916-18, Richard Kylie 1919-20, B. L. McLean 1921, John...

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Patentee Survivals in Laxton Township, Ontario, Canada

In the former list the farms are indicated. The concessions are shown in Roman numerals and the lots in Arabic numerals. The following 26 Laxton patentees are still represented on the original farms: Augustine Angers, XI 2 Gideon Bailey, III 5 Mary Bailey, IV 7 Alexander Boyce, XI 12 Peter Burgess, IV 11 Edward Butterworth, I 8 and II 4 James Campbell, VIII 7 Edward Commerford, III 13 Edward Elson, VII 7 Michael Foley, I 13 Frank Hero, XI 1 Richard Hoskin, XI, 11 Elizabeth Martin, IX 6 George Martin, VIII 6 Jesse Parkin, IX 12 G. M. Perkins, XI 5 John Perkins, XI 5 Wm. Perkins, XI 5 Edward Ryan, V 8 Henry Southern, V 5 and 7 Robert Staples, VI 2 Edward Stephens, IX 8 Cornelius Sullivan, III 10-11 James Wakelin, IX 2 Isaac Wicks, X 11 Wm. Winterburn, VII...

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