(Location of the Goulbourn Township Historical Society)
also St. Thomas the Apostle Anglican Church, Stittsville, Ontario
November 24, 2005:
The hamlet of Stanley Corners (also known as Stanley's Corners) is located between
Richmond and Stittsville on Huntley Road at the corner of Flewellyn Road which is
the Ninth Line of Goulbourn.
In the 1800's, St. Thomas Anglican Church and Cemetery was a busy place. Today,
the Church has moved to a new building on Carleton Cathcart Street in Stittsville.
Hello to my former neighbours in that area!
The old church (oops, see below) building is now used by the Goulbourn Township
Historical Society which houses many family histories and records of the original
1818 military settlement in Richmond. See posting below from Jim Kirkpatrick dated
November 27, 2005.
Among the early settlers in this area was the Healey family.
E-mail the Goulbourn Township Historical Society.
Snail Mail Address: The Goulbourn Museum and History Centre
2064 Huntley Road
P.0. Box 621
Museum Curator/Manager: Donna Keays-Hockey
November 27, 2005:
The Goulbourn Township Historical Society and Museum is located in two buildings:
The museum is housed in a stone school house and the Historical Center ) where
records, maps, and genealogical material are kept) is housed in the ‘old’
Goulbourn Township Clerk’s building.
The original St. Thomas’ Anglican Church was destroyed by fire in 1964. The new
church in the village of Stittsville was built in 1970. More info concerning its
history is available at the web site below:
Goulbourn Township Historical Society
The GTHS&M web site is undergoing renovation and will be up and running soon (I hope).
The e-mail address is working at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The book you refer to is “For King and Canada: the 100th (Prince Regent’s) Regiment
of Foot” by Barry Roberts. This is the first detailed account of the fighting Irish
regiment which stood guard for a fledgling nation, fighting valiantly during the War
of 1812. These same soldiers would later become the redcoat settlers of Goulbourn
Township. The book is 240 pages and sells for $35 (tax included), but postage extra.
(info from Book Launch poster in October 2004). Copies are available for purchase from
the Museum at 2064 Huntley Road, Stanley’s Corners. 831-2393.
E-mail Al Lewis
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