Johnstown District, Bathurst District and Carleton County, Ontario, Canada
(Parts included in the the City of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
also the Richmond (1818), Lanark (1820) and Perth Military Settlements (1816)
Painting by Ruth McMillan in 1976
Shows the Head of the Rideau Canal Locks in Ottawa, Canada in 1893
This page will document the evolution of districts, counties and townships in the Ottawa area.
More text to come.
The Eastern, Johnstown and Midland Districts, c. 1800
Map Source: Upper Canada: The Formative Years, 1784-1841, by Gerald M. Craig
McClelland and Stewart, ISBN 0-7710-2311-1, page 45.
E-mail Allan Lewis
Map of Carleton County, Ontario, Canada, in 1879
Sources: (1) Belden's 1879 Atlas of Carleton County (Hardcopy Version)
(2) Digital Version by McGill University
July 16, 2010:
Happy Birthday to my sister, Arlene!
Map Source: Online Version of "Once Upon a Country Lane", (Appendix "A")
September 26, 2011
Map of Military Settlements in Eastern Upper Canada, 1816-1820
Source: Map appears in Perth: Tradition and Style in Eastern Ontario, by A. Larry Turner, page 12
Original Map is in the National Map Collection at Library and Archives Canada, #15,712
November 11, 2015:
Here is an important map showing all of the townships in Carleton County in 1863. Note: find your township on the map, then ZOOM IN several times to locate your ancestors.
May 6, 2019:
Text Block and picture Below is from page 122 of National Capital Region Heritage
Keywords Carleton County Court House, 2 Daly Avenue, Ottawa, Perth,
Robert Surtees, St. Alban's Church
November 14, 2019:
Source: Page 11, Early History of Ottawa's Sandy Hill Neighbourhood, Historical Society of Ottawa, March 2013