Local and General History - International, 1020 - 1029

Local and General History

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  • Facts About Ulster. - (Up to 1891, 188 Records) - Facts About Ulster. . The author gives his impressions of Ulster during a recent visit.This Gleaning was extracted from a book borrowed from the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (BIFHSGO) library. We ask you to join with us ...
  • History of the Hospital for the Insane, Penetanguishene. - (Up to 1914, 289 Records) - History of the Hospital for the Insane, Penetanguishene.. The development of the town of Penetanguishene was influenced by a strong military presence. Many buildings were erected with military purpose in mind, including a large barracks, so that ...
  • Influence of the War of 1812 upon the Settlement of the Canadian West. - (Up to 1914, 329 Records) - Influence of the War of 1812 upon the Settlement of the Canadian West.. This paper examines the influence the war of 1812 had in giving the inhabitants of those colonies of N. America which remained loyal to Britain, a group identity as Canadians ...
  • Reminiscences of earlier years in Brant. - (Up to 1914, 361 Records) - Reminiscences of earlier years in Brant.. The early history of Brant County and the stories of its earliest Indian inhabitants are inextricably intertwined. Here are some reminiscences and stories of these, larger then life, individuals told by ...
  • Past and Present Fortifications at Kingston (The) - (Up to 1914, 401 Records) - Past and Present Fortifications at Kingston (The). The area around Kingston has been recognized as a good defensive position from as early as the conflict between France and Britain over the rights to colonize N. America. As a consequence forts ...
  • Local History of the Town of Brockville. (The ) - (Up to 1914, 408 Records) - Local History of the Town of Brockville. (The ). Originating from the landing of a group of UEL families in 1784, Brockville is one of the oldest permanent towns in Upper Canada. This paper reviews the activities of many of these families as the ...
  • Feudalism in Upper Canada, 1823 - 1843 (McNab Township, Renfrew Co.) - (Up to 1914, 497 Records) - Feudalism in Upper Canada, 1823 - 1843 (McNab Township, Renfrew Co.). There are many stories of the dubious behavior of government appointed land agents during Upper Canada's initial settlement and this paper traces what seems to be one of the wo ...
  • Reminiscences of the First Settlers in the County of Brant. - (Up to 1914, 593 Records) - Reminiscences of the First Settlers in the County of Brant.. The work of two descendants of one of these "first settlers" this paper recounts the stories and events surrounding the development of a tract of land originally deeded to Capt. Joseph ...
  • Governor Simcoe's tour through Southern Ontario - (Up to 1793, 679 Records) - Governor Simcoe's tour through Southern Ontario. Constructed from the original of a journal written during the General's first tour in the spring of 1793. A chronological account, including a contemporary hand drawn map. Also includes added no ...
  • War of 1812-15. (The ) - (Up to 1914, 693 Records) - War of 1812-15. (The ). For those who need a concise account of the facts, events and circumstances surrounding the conflict this paper will be a godsend. Arguably the most important event in the formation of Canada as an independent nation, the ...
  • The Scotch-Irish in Canada. - (Up to 1891, 824 Records) - The Scotch-Irish in Canada.. Faced with the problem of describing the influence of the Scotch-Irish on the development of Canada in such a brief monograph the author, Rev. Stuart Acheson, elected to concentrate on three specific events and a few ...
  • U. E. Loyalists of the old Johnstown District. (The ) - (Up to 1914, 841 Records) - U. E. Loyalists of the old Johnstown District. (The ). Commencing with a reiteration of the events leading to the formation of the group to become known as the United Empire Loyalists this account examines those families who came to take up resid ...
  • The Voyages and Discoveries of the Cabots. - (Up to 1895, 907 Records) - The Voyages and Discoveries of the Cabots.. This paper starts out discussing Columbus' original voyages of discovery during which he mistook the coast of North America for the eastern shores of Asia (or India as he termed it.) Moving on from Col ...
  • The Peace River Country, Canada - (Up to 1927, 3,655 Records) - The Peace River Country, Canada. .... , its resources and opportunities. by F. H. Kitto, for the Department of the Interior, 1927. Here is one of those government issued brochures published to entice settlers to come and make a life for themselv ...
  • Historical Sketches of the County of Elgin - 1895 - (Up to 1895, 5,283 Records) - Historical Sketches of the County of Elgin - 1895. Originally published by The Elgin Historical and Scientific Institute in 1895, this book is actually a collection of three individual papers on this theme as follows:The Country of the Neutrals b ...
  • Berlin Celebration of Cityhood, 1912 - (Up to 1912, 9,328 Records) - Berlin Celebration of Cityhood, 1912. Authorized by the City of Berlin but with no author of note. This 233 page book is beautifully produced in full colour (for the day) as a trophy of Berlin's graduation to the stature of City. While it was a ...
  • Shanty, Forest and River Life. - (Up to 1884, 9,761 Records) - Shanty, Forest and River Life.. The title of this book actually continues, ".. in the Backwoods of Canada" and it was published in 1884, the year after the death of its author. The author seems to have had a preference for not mentioning names ( ...
  • L'Ile d'Orleans - 1928 - (Up to 1928, 12,538 Records) - L'Ile d'Orleans - 1928. This 505 page English language book was created and published by "The Historic Monuments Commission of the Province of Quebec" in 1928. Authorship is credited to Pierre Georges Roy who was secretary to, and a member of, t ...
  • History of the Settlement of Upper Canada (Ontario) - (Up to 1869, 30,278 Records) - History of the Settlement of Upper Canada (Ontario). Subtitle: With special reference to the Bay of QuinteHere is a fascinating and informative study of the settlers in Canada. Written, in 1869, by William Canniff, a medical doctor with a passio ...
  • A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other Townships of the County. 1895 - (Up to 1895, 56,893 Records) - A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other Townships of the County. 1895. The title continues: "Being a History of the early settlers and their Descendants mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch Origin. Also much other Unpublished Historical ...