2 edition of Scottish settlement of Southern Ontario found in the catalog.
Scottish settlement of Southern Ontario
Neil T. Nicholson
by (University of Strathclyde. Department of Librarianship) in (Glasgow)
Written in English
|Statement||by Neil T. Nicholson.|
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|Number of Pages||28|
However, southern Ontario became the center of Canadian curling for most of the 19th century as a result of Scottish settlement in Ontario and the growth of railways. Curling continued to grow in the East after , and in organized curling began in Prince Edward Island when the Caledonian Club of Charlottetown was formed. The English Settlement was at the junction of present-day Dodge Drive and Groh Drive in the former Waterloo Township, a little above the North Dumfries Township line. It was a small pocket of land developed through an emigration scheme of .
Full text of " Colonial families of the United States of America, in which is given the history, genealogy and armorial bearings of colonial families who settled in the American colonies from the time of the settlement of Jamestown, 13th May, , to the battle of Lexington, 19th April, ; " See other formats. The Calgary neighbourhood was named for the ranch in the area owned by Thomas E. Jackson, which in turn recalls Glengarry in Ontario (the first Scottish settlement in Upper Canada). Grandview (Shetland Islands). Grandview was a popular name for neighbourhoods as well as streets in all English-speaking countries during the nineteenth and early.
Ontario is bordered to the east by Quebec and to the west by Manitoba. The southern boundary of Ontario is more than 1, miles (2, kilometers) long. Four of the five Great Lakes, Lake St. Clair, and the St. Lawrence River form most of the border between this Canadian province and the United States. The Ontario shoreline extends more than. Many books have been published about Scottish emigrants to North America. Some of these are: Dobson, David. Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, (Family History Library book W2d.) This author has published several other books on Scottish emigrants to America.
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Glengarry, Upper Canada’s first major Scottish settlement, was established in by Highlanders from Inverness-shire. Worsening economic conditions in Scotland, coupled with a growing awareness of Upper Canada’s opportunities, led to a growing tide of emigration that eventually engulfed all of Scotland and gave the province its many.
Scottish Americans descended from nineteenth-century Scottish emigrants tend to be concentrated in the West, while many in New England are the descendants of emigrants, often Gaelic-speaking, from the Maritime Provinces of Canada, from the s onward.
Americans of Scottish descent outnumber the population of Scotland, where 4, or Glengarry, Upper Canada’s first major Scottish settlement, was established in by Highlanders from Inverness-shire. Worsening economic conditions in Scotland, coupled with a growing awareness of Upper Canadas opportunities, led to a growing tide of emigration that eventually engulfed all of Scotland and gave the province its many Scottish settlements/5(4).
Immigration Records: Scottish Immigrants to North America, ss This resource contains immigration records for approximat Scottish immigrants to the United States and Canada. Extracted from a great Scottish settlement of Southern Ontario book of sources both in North America and Scotland, the information collected here would otherwise be difficult to access.
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Simcoe county, Ontario, is almost entirely settled by men and women of Ulster or Scottish descent. The county of Restigouche in Nova Scotia, is almost wholly Scottish, and the names of its townships--Glenelg, Glenlivet, Dunlee, and Campbelltown, show conclusively the very districts in Scotland from which its early settlers came.
The influence of Scottish and Scotch-Irish Americans in the performing arts stretches from Oscar-winning directors like Leo McCarey (), whose films Going My Way () and The Bells of St.
Mary's () are considered classics in Hollywood sentimentality, to the remarkable Huston family whose careers span much of the history of the. Sir William Johnson, for his services in the French war,and in the settlement and defence of northern New York, was given a grant ofacres of land in the Mohawk Valley, in the neighborhood of Johnstown, N.
Y., and brought over in many families from the Scottish Highlands, Glengarry, Glenmorison, Urquhart and. Glengarry, Upper Canada’s first major Scottish settlement, was established in by Highlanders from Inverness-shire. Worsening economic conditions in Scotland, coupled with a growing awareness of Upper Canadas opportunities, led to a growing tide of emigration that eventually engulfed all of Scotland and gave the province its many Scottish settlements.
Pre Approximatelyindividuals of all nationalities arrived in America before Most were English and Welsh. Smaller numbers of German, Irish, Scotch-Irish, Dutch, French, Spanish, African, and other nationalities also arrived. These immigrants tended to settle in the eastern, middle-Atlantic, and southern states.
Before January. John Kenneth Galbraith in his book The Scotch (Toronto: MacMillan, ) documents the descendants of 19th-century Scottish pioneers who settled in Southwestern Ontario and affectionately referred to themselves as 'Scotch'. He states the book was meant to give a true picture of life in the community in the early decades of the 20th lia: 2, My Scottish ancestors came to the US in the 's.
They entered through the port of Baltimore and settled along the Susquehanna River, clustering around the PA/MD border.
From there some branches of the family pushed on west toward the Pittsburgh area and others moved down the "wagon road" through VA and NC. Chronicles of the Scottish-Irish Settlement in Virginia (Lyman Chalkley) Vols.
History of the Counties of Ayr and Wigton (James Paterson) Vols. Scotland: Owners of Lands and Heritages 17&18 Vict., Cap Return: The Blair Family of. The settlement at Mudge's Mill was laid out by James Jackson, the first settler, with J.
Andrews, and Robert Wyllie in A post office opened incalled Ayr after a town in Scotland. The other two settlements were not a part of Country: Canada. Upper Canada Scots is my outlet for sharing some of the more interesting stories, images, and resources connected to my research.
I do have a focus on early Scottish settlement in the Cambridge, Ontario area, but you can expect from time to time, a much wider lens. LOYALIST SETTLEMENT IN PRESENT DAY ONTARIO THE ROYAL TOW NSHIPS (EASTERN ONTARIO) Bylarge numbers of refugees had gathered at St. John's, on the Richelieu River and in the vicinity of Sorel at the mouth of the Richelieu River.
New York City, which never fell to the rebel forces, was also home to many Size: KB. Here are a couple of pictures from last week's trip. The French Line is in Lavant Township, about 75 miles west of Ottawa.
It's an area of primarily Scottish settlement but a community of French Canadian settlers located there after the. George McDougall was a Scottish Methodist missionary and, as a result, John grew up attending mission schools and learning to speak Ojibwa and Cree.
He wrote several books about his life growing up in Alberta. The Scot in New France By J. LeMoine () Scottish Myths from Ontario By C. Fraser. Early U.S.
Settlement After the War ofthe U.S. government concluded it had to do more to protect its resources in the Northwest, especially routes used by American fur traders.
Garrisons were therefore posted and forts built at Detroit, Mackinac, Chicago, and elsewhere in the West, including at three crucial locations along the Fox. From tothe Canadian West opened for mass settlement, and became home to millions of immigrant settlers seeking a new life. This immigration boom created key industries still important to Canada’s international role – like agriculture, mining, and oil.
The Prairie Provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta grew rapidly in. A Swarm of Bees recounts a journey begun in that, over the course of 50 years, took 18 ‘Lanark Society Settler’ families from the slums of Glasgow to the Great Salt Lake Valley.
These pioneer families first settled in what is now Lanark County, Ontario. They were among the earliest converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.The Irish Palatines in Ontario: Religion, Ethnicity, and Rural Migration - Second Edition provides a broad history of the Palatines in Ontario, where they came from, where they settled, and what characterized their communities.
It is not a catalogue of every Irish Palatine who settled in. One of the biggest surprises is the paucity of Scottish place names in Canada's largest city, Toronto, though the surrounding countryside, and indeed the whole of Ontario is rich in Scottish names.
On the other hand, the number of Scottish names equals and in some districts exceeds the number of English names in New Zealand's Otago Province.