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Mostly Names

Name lists from the LCGS "Lanark Log" newsletter, Lanark District Museum, Perth Museum, Perth Courier, and from website users.


A Column of News and Gossip

Taken from Page 1 of the Perth Courier, Friday, Nov. 18, 1904. -- Minutes of the Dalhousie council, and the Countryside Moving Stage, gossip column.

Back From The Wars, What the Soldiers Got

Article published in The Perth Courier, 28 December, 1916. Transcribed by Charles Dobie. Additional information added by website users.

Blacksmiths' Price List, 1912

From a broadside in the Perth Museum.

Community Histories from the Western Provinces

Compiled by Marilyn Snedden, from the LCGS newsletters of April, 1997, February & August, 1998, plus emailed information from Dorothy Nuthall, K. Dale Scheer and Pat Allan. A large (and still growing!) compilation of Lanark County families who moved west.

Constables, 1861

From a broadside in the Perth Museum which lists constables appointed at the General Quarter Sessions at Perth, March, 1861.

Funeral Cards

From a recent gift to the Perth Museum.
Surnames noted: BROWNLIE, BURGESS, CAVANAGH, FARMER, FERGUSSON, MACNAB, SALTER, WILLOUGHBY.

Funeral Cards

Submitted by Verna MacMillan. Surnames are: BARBER, McCAW, PUTNAM.

Indian Hill Cemetery, Pakenham

Names of people believed to be buried in unlocated graves. 98 entries, many with multiple names.

Lanark County Teachers, 1898

Names of 110 teachers extracted from the Perth Courier.

Some Lanark County Century FarmsAdded January 17, 2000

Transcribed from the Balderson W.I. Tweedsmuir History. This list was compiled circa 1972 and gives the location and ownership list of 23 century farms.

Some Lanark County Wills available in the Archives.

Wills for years 1868, 1895 and 1935 noted by Marilyn Snedden during APOLROD tabulation of documents.

Land Patent Index for Lavant Twp.

Transcribed from microfiche by Michael Dawber. 1830's to early 1900's.

Land Patent Index for N. Sherbrooke Twp.

Transcribed from microfiche by Michael Dawber. 1830's to early 1900's.

Lanark Era Subscribers 1935 - 1944

Submitted by Del Dunlop. From the LCGS newsletter, March - Oct., 1999.

Licenses issued in Lanark County -- 1848

Transcribed by Charles Dobie from an abstract by W. Clyde Bell, which he transcribed from the Feb. 11, 1848 Bathurst Courier.

Methodist Church, Montague Circuit, Membership Lists

Three lists from the Perth Museum -- 1903, 1904 & 1921.

Names from a Wedding Guest Log, 1945 & 1969

Does this book belong to your family? Transcribed by Charles Dobie, from the September, 1998 LCGS newsletter.

Out In DakotaAdded November 5, 1999

Submitted by Marilyn Snedden. From the LCGS newsletter, October, 1999. From the Almonte Gazette, 11 March 1898. Short bios of Lanark County families who settled in and near Grand Forks County, North Dakota.

Pakenham, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Communion Roll, 1896-1900

By Marilyn Snedden, from the LCGS newsletter, June, 1998.

Perth Collegiate Institute Honor Roll, 1917

Transcribed by Charles Dobie from the Perth Courier.

Perth Collegiate Institute Commencement Program, 1927

Transcribed by Charles Dobie from an original in the Perth Museum.

Perth Old Home Week Souvenir Booklet, June 27th to July 4th, 1948

Transcribed by Vivian Dickinson TRANSCRIBER'S NOTE: This booklet has been reformatted from the original in order to make it easier to read; All grammar and spelling has been maintained.Added October 17, 2000

Perth Volunteers Served Along St. Lawrence in 1866

Transcribed by Charles Dobie, originally published in Perth Expositor in 1915.

Ramsay Free Church Communion Roll, 1846

From the LCGS newsletter, Nov., 1996.

Reserve Militia Company Roll, 1871

Transcribed by Charles Dobie from an original in the Lanark District Museum. This is a list of 508 men between the ages of 18 & 59, residing in Lanark Village, Lanark Township & Darling Township. The totals were tallied & dated January 13, 1871.

The 1905 Perth Old Boys' and Girls' Reunion
Contains thousands of names of ex-Perthites, along with their addresses. Nearly every state in the US, every province in Canada, and many countries world-wide are mentioned. All material is transcribed from the Perth Courier, starting with the first news stories of the organization of the reunion in Sept., 1904. The 16-page reunion special edition of June 30, 1905 was devoted to Perth and Lanark County history, and it has all been transcribed. More articles concerning reunion activities and people will be added as time permits.

St. John's Catholic Church, Perth, Early Marriages

Transcribed by Rita Meistrell
These listings were obtained from microfilm sheets. Researchers should verify the information directly where possible.Added October 17, 2000

St. John's Catholic Church, Perth, Early Baptisms

Transcribed by Rita Meistrell
These listings were obtained from microfilm sheets. Researchers should verify the information directly where possible.Added October 17, 2000

31 Names from a WW1 Autograph Book

Transcribed by Charles Dobie from a book in the Dawson Kerr collection in the Perth Museum. All men list their (mostly eastern Ontario) addresses and 29 give their birth dates.

POST OFFICES AND POSTMASTERS OF LANARK & RENFREW COUNTIES

Transcribed from a set of Hart's Canadian Almanac found in the Perth Museum.

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