Bibliography of Reference Material for
Web Site "Bytown or Bust"
(History and Genealogy in Eastern Ontario, Canada and Western Quebec, Canada)

Allan Lewis, 2016

May 15, 2019: Added one new book to the list below, 
see New below.

Drawing of James Hope's Book Store, 22 Sparks Street at Elgin Street in 1879 Drawing Source: McGill University Digital Atlas Project James Hope, Booksellers, 1879
First Nations History in the Ottawa Area Since Time Immemorial: "Our Story", by Stephen McGregor, The Story of the Kitigan Zibi Anishinàbeg, Kitigan Zibi Education Council, 2004, ISBN 0-9734910-1-9, Research Team: Sandra Diabo Decontie and James Odjick, 344 pages. This is an amazing book describing the history of the Algonquin Nation in the Ottawa River Valley and it's watershed, mainly in the River Desert region at Maniwaki. Algonquin Traditional Culture: The Algonquins of the Kitchissippi Valley: Traditional Culture at the Earliest Contact Period, by Kirby J. Whiteduck, 2002, ISBN 0-9733543-0-5. The Algonkin Tribe: The Algonkins of the Ottawa Valley, An Historical Outline, by Peter Hessel, Kichesippi Books, Arnprior, ISBN 0-921082-01-0 Canada's First Nations: A History of Founding Peoples from Earliest Times, by Olive Patricia Dickason, Third Edition, Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 0-19-541652-X Sagard's Long Journey to the Country of the Hurons, a Digital Reproduction of Garbiel Sagard's Journey up the Ottawa River to the Huron territory in 1823-24. Sagard was a lay Recollet brother. This is a terrific book by the Champlain Society, 1939 translation, edited by George M. Wrong Natives and Newcomers: Canada's "Heroic Age" Rediscovered, by Bruce G. Trigger, Kingston and Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press, 1985, ISBN 0-7735-0595-4 Aboriginal Peoples in the Archives, A Guide to Sources in the Archives of Ontario, by James Morrison, 1992, Queen's Printer for Ontario, ISBN 0-7729-9838-8 The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents 1610 to 1791. The entire 73 volume collection is online (click above) at the Creighton University web site. A very good summary is available in the book Black Gown and Redskins, by Edna Kenton, Longmans, Green and Company, London, New York, Toronto, 1954, no ISBN, 527 pages. "Give Us Good Measure": An Economic Analysis of Relations Between the Indians and the Hudson's Bay Company before 1763, by Arthur J. Ray and Donald Freeman, University of Toronto Press, 1978, ISBN 0-8020-5418-8. More indigenous history books on our Native Canadian History Web Page Conversations with a Dead Man, The Legacy of Duncan Campbell Scott, by Mark Abley, Douglas and McIntyre, 2013, ISBN 978-1-55365-609-8 The Romance of Canadian History, edited from the writings of Francis Parkman by Pelham Edgar, Ph. D., 1902, Toronto, George N. Morang & Company Limited, 416 pages United Empire Loyalists' History in the Ottawa Area The Loyalists and Nepean, by Norman Crowder, 1985, Crowder Enterprises, Ottawa, ISBN 0969 176 619 General Migration to Canada / Ontario / Quebec The Great Migration: The Atlantic Crossing by Sailing-Ship, 1770-1860, by Edwin C. Guillet, University of Toronto Press, 1972, ISBN 0-8020-6016-1 Immigration in Canada, Historical Perspectives, Edited by Gerald Tulchinsky, Copp Clark Longman, Toronto, 1994, ISBN 0-7730-5400-6. Seeking a Better Future: The English Pioneers of Ontario and Quebec, Lucille Campey, from the University of Aberdeen, Dundurn Press, Toronto, 2012, ISBN 978-1-4597-0351-3 Canadian Migration Patterns from Britain and North America, Edited by Barbara J. Messamore, University of Ottawa Press, 2004, ISBN 0-7766-0543-7 Across the Waters: Ontario Immigrants' Experiences, 1820-1850, by Frances Hoffman and Ryan Taylor, Global Heritage Press, 1999, ISBN 1-894378-01-6 Philemon Wright - First White Settler in the Ottawa / Gatineau Area White Chief of the Ottawa, by Bertha Wright Carr-Harris, Archive CD Books, Manotick, Ontario 2007, ISBN 978-1-897405-13-0. (Philomen Wright -- first settler in the Ottawa area) - This CD can be found in the OGS, Ottawa Branch, Library. French Canadian History in the Ottawa Area Bytown et ses pionniers canadiens-francais, 1826-1855, by Georgette Lamoureux, 1978 Recensements des familles de Buckingham au XIXe siècle, compiled by M. André Joyce. It is Publication de la S.G.O.; 26 of the Société de généalogie de l'Outaouais, published in 1991 at Hull (now Gatineau), Québec. (Thanks to Mr. Mark Cullen for this book). Le vert et le bleu: identité québécoise et identité irlandaise au tournant du XXe siècle, by Simon Jolivet, Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal, available from Ottawa Old and New, Dr. Lucien Brault, 1946 (2nd edition), published by The Ottawa Historical Information Institute. Available in both French and English editions. L'Institut canadien-français d'Ottawa (1852 à 2002) : survol historique et biographies des patrons, des présidents d'honneur et des présidents, suivi d'une liste alphabétique des membres, by Jean Yves Pelletier, Ottawa, J.Y. Pelletier, 2006. Ottawa. Notre Dame Cemetery: an historic cemetery of national importance established in 1872, Jean Yves Pelletier, Québec, Les éditions GID, 2009. Le cimetière Notre-Dame d'Ottawa : cimetière historique d'importance nationale créé en 1872, Jean Yves Pelletier, Québec, Les éditions GID, 2009. History of the Outaouais, by Chad Gaffield, Institut quebecois de recherche sur la culture, Published by Institut quebecois de recherche sur la culture, 1997, ISBN 9782892242713 (book is available in English) Language, Schooling and Cultural Conflict: The Origins of the French-Language Controversy in Ontario by Professor Chad Gaffield, University of Ottawa, McGill-Queens University Press, 1987, ISBN 0-7735-0602-0 Au coeur de la Basse-Lievre, la ville de Buckingham de ses origines a nos jours, 1824-1990, by Pierre Louis Lapointe, Love Printing Services, 1990, ISBN 2-921282-06-2, 374 pages "Of Poverty and Helplessness in Petite Nation", an article in the Canadian Historical Review of 1952-01-03, by Cole Harris, available online from The University of Toronto Press. "The Rural Economic Crisis in Lower Canada", by Fernand Ouellet, in Pre-Industrial Canada, 1760-1849, Volume 2, edited by Michael S. Cross and Gregory S. Kealey, pages 40-58, McClelland and Stewart Limited, ISBN 0-7710-2461-4, 1991. Women's History Looking Into My Sister's Eyes: An Exploration in Women's History, edited by Jean Burnet, The Multicultural History Society of Ontario, Toronto, 1986, ISBN 0-919045-27-8. (A very good collection of works by writers of Women's History), HIST 3507. A Diversity of Women, Ontario 1945-1980, edited by Joy Parr, University of Toronto Press, 1995, ISBN 0-8020-7695-5, HIST 3507. Working Class / Labour History Labour and Capital in Canada, 1650-1860 by H. Clare Pentland, James Lorimer and Company Publishers, 1981, ISBN 0-88862-379-8, 280 pages Essays in Canadian Working Class History, edited by Gregory S. Kealey and Peter Warrian, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1976, ISBN 0-7710-447-1 Canada Investigates Industrialism: The Royal Commission on the Ralations of Labour and Capital, 1889, edited by Greg Kealey, University of Toronto Press, 1973, ISBN 0-8020-1957-9 The Poor Law Report of 1834, edited by S.G. Checkland (born in Ottawa) and E.O.A. Checkland, Penguin Classics, Middlesex, England, 1974, no ISBN. Ireland / Canada The Story of Ireland, by Standish James O'Grady, Digitized by Google Scholar, original book written in 1894. One of the most important books on Irish History. Printed copy in Blue Binder. Medieval Ireland - Some good books are listed on our Medieval Ireland web page. Irish Migrants in the Canadas: A New Approach, by Dr. Bruce Elliott (Carleton University), McGill/Queen's Press, 1988, ISBN 0-7735-0607-I (HIST 3500) Searchable Digital Version Emigrants and Exiles: Ireland and the Irish Exodus to North America, Kerby A. Miller, Oxford University Press, 1985, ISBN 0-19-503594-1. Read it here at Google Books The Untold Story: The Irish in Canada, edited by Robert O'Driscoll and Lorna Reynolds, Celtic Arts of Canada, Toronto, 1988, ISBN 0-921745-00-1 Irish Settlements in Eastern Canada - A Study of Cultural Transfer and Adaptation, by John J. Mannion, a University of Toronto, Department of Geography and Research Publication, 1974, ISBN 0-8020-5303-3. A New Genealogical Atlas of Ireland, 2nd Edition, by Brian Mitchell, 2002, ISBN 0-8063-1684-5, Genealogical Pubishing Co. Inc, Baltimore, Maryland. This Atlas contains all of the counties of Ireland PLUS all of the townlands. The Irish in the Province of Canada in the Decade Leading up to Confederation, by Daniel Colman Lyne, a McGill University PhD. Thesis, 1960. Thanks to Pauline Johns from the OBOGS Irish Research Group for this heads up. The Rebellion in Wicklow, 1798, by Ruan O'Donnell, Irish Academic Press, 1998, ISBN 0-7165-2694-8 Forkhill Protestants and Forkhill Catholics, 1787-1858, by Kyla Madden, McGill Queen's University Press, 2005, ISBN 1-84631-015-5, Hardcover. (Forkhill Civil Parish is in County Armagh, Ireland). Peep O'Day Boys and Defenders - Selected Documents for the County Armagh Disturbances, 1784-1796 David W. Miller, Editor, 1990, Public Record Office, Northern Ireland, ISBN 0905691-26-1 Memoirs of the Irish Rebellion of 1798, Sir Richard Musgraves, 1802, Fourth Edition, Duffry Press, Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Ireland, ISBN 0-9643925-0-X (borrowed from David Nolan) Eyewitness to Irish History, Peter Berresford Ellis, John Wiley and Sons, 2004, Hoboken, New Jersey, ISBN 0-471-26633-7 History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798: With Memoirs of the Union and Emmett's Insurrection in 1803, by W.H. Maxwell and George Cruikshank, London, England, Bell and Daldy, 1866. Small Differences: Irish Catholics and Irish Protestants, 1815-1922, by Donald H. Akenson, McGill - Queen's University Press, Kingston and Montreal, 1988, ISBN 0-7735-0636-5 Kanata (Beaverbrook) Library Call # 941.508 Ake Being Had - Historians, Evidence and the Irish in North America, by Donald H. Akenson, (HIST 3500) P.D. Meany Publishers, 1985, ISBN 0-88835-014-7, Carleton Library Call Number FC106 I6 A39, Fifth Floor The Irish in Ontario: A Study in Rural History, by Donald H. Akenson, (HIST 3500) McGill - Queen's University Press, Kingston and Montreal, 1984 and 1999, ISBN 0-7735-2029-5 The Sash Canada Wore, An Historical Geography of the Orange Order in Canada, by Cecil J. Houston and William J. Smyth,University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1980, ISBN 0-8020-5493-5 The Orangeman: The Life and Times of Ogle Gowan, by Donald Akenson, James Lorimer and Company, Toronto, 1986, ISBN 0-88862-963-X The Waning of the Green: Catholics, the Irish, and Identity in Toronto, 1887-1922, by Mark McGowan, McGill-Queen's University Press, 1999, ISBN 0-7735-1789-8 Bluebloods and Rednecks: Discord and Rebellion in the 1830's, by Charles D. Anderson, ISBN 1-896182-45-3, General Store Publishing House, First Printing July 1996. Emigration from South Leinster to Eastern Upper Canada, Bruce Elliott, in Kevin Whelan, ed. Wexford: History and Society (Dublin: Geography Publications, 1987) pp. 422-446 (Carleton University Library DA990.W5W49 - 5th Floor) ISBN 0 906602 0 68 (HIST 3500) The Irishman in Canada, by Nicholas Flood Davin, 1843-1901, Carleton Library, FC106 I6 D38 (Fifth Floor) See some nice images from this rare book. From Ireland They Came, By Neil Patterson A Summary of Irish Immigration and the Rideau Canal Workers. Common Labour: Workers and the Digging of North American Canals, 1780-1860, by Peter Way, Cambridge University Press, 1993, ISBN 0-521-44033-5 Irish Emigration and Canadian Settlement: Patterns, Links and Letters, Cecil Houston and William J. Smyth, Toronto - University of Toronto Press, 1991 ISBN 080206910X (paperback) or 0802058299 (hard cover) HIST 3500 (note: this classic book contains a case study and emigrant letters concerning a Nathaniel Carruthers who was connected to our Noble Carruthers) The Making of Nations: The Irish Question in Canada, 1830-1925, by Dr. David Shanahan, Historical Consultant, formerly of Carleton University The Great Hunger: Ireland 1845-49, by Cecil Woodham-Smith, 1962 Hardcover Hamish Hamilton edition, also in Paperback from Penguin Books Old World Colony: Cork and South Munster, 1630-1830, Dr. David Dickson, Published by Cork University Press, Ireland, 2005, ISBN 10: 1859184030 / ISBN 13: 9781859184035 (This book provides tremendous background material for the 1823 Peter Robinson Settlers from Ireland to Canada) The McCabe List: Early Irish in the Ottawa Valley, by Dr. Bruce Elliott, Ontario Genealogical Society, ISBN 1-55075-048-8 Valley Irish, by Carol Bennett and D.W. McCuaig, Juniper Books, 1983, ISBN 0-919137-07-5 "Regionalized Migration and Settlement Patterns of the Irish in Upper Canada", by Bruce Elliott in The Untold Story: The Irish in Canada, edited by Robert O'Driscoll and Lorna Reynolds, Celtic Arts of Canada, Toronto, 1988, pages 309-318 THE EMIGRANT'S DIRECTORY AND GUIDE TO OBTAIN LANDS AND EFFECT A SETTLEMENT IN THE CANADAS. by FRANCIS A. EVANS, ESQ., late agent for the Eastern Townships to the Legislature of Lower Canada, 1833 Flight From Famine - The Coming of the Irish to Canada, by Donald MacKay, McClelland and Stewart, 1990, ISBN 0-7710-5445-9 The Famine Ships: The Irish Exodus to America, 1846-1851, by Edward Laxton, Bloomsbury Publishing, London, ISBN 0-7475-2535-8 Surplus People: The Fitzwilliam Clearances, 1847-1856 (County Wicklow) by Jim Rees, Collins Press, Cork, 2000, ISBN 1-898256-93-4 (see The Famine Clearance in Toomevara, County Tipperary, (Maynooth Studies in Local History), by Helen O'Brien, Four Courts Press Ltd., 2010, ISBN 9781846822605 An Irish Heart - How a Small Immigrant Community Shaped Canada, by Sharon Doyle Driedger, published by Harper Collins, 2010, Toronto, ISBN 978-0-00-200784-9 ... This book documents the Griffintown neighbourhood in Montreal, Canada. Great Britain and the Colonies, 1815-1865, edited by A.G.L. Shaw, Published 1970 by Methuen Company of Adventurers, by Peter C. Newman, 1985, Viking Press, ISBN 0-670-80379-0 Canadian Economic History, by W.T. Easterbrook and Hugh G.J. Aitken, 1956, Macmillan Company of Canada History of the Canadian Peoples, by Margaret Conrad, Alvin Finkel and Cornelius Jaenen, Copp Clark Pitman Ltd., 1993, ISBN 0-7730-4843-X Approaches to Canadian Economic History, Edited by W.T. Easterbrook and M.H. Watkins, 1967, McClelland and Stewart, Carleton Library Series Number 31 A History of Transportation in Canada, by G.P. deT. Glazebrook, 2 Volumes, 1938, McClelland and Stewart 1970, Carleton Library Series Numbers 11 and 12 1881 Canadian Census, CD ROM Family History Resource File, produced by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS) also searchable online. Northern Ireland The Birth of Ulster, by Cyril Falls, 1936, ISBN 0-09-478400-0 Constable and Company (1996 reprint) A History of Northern Ireland, by Thomas Hennessey, 1997, St. Martin's Press, ISBN 0-312-21112-0 Scotland / Canada The Highland Clearances, by John Prebble, Penguin Books, 1963, ISBN 0 14 00.2837 4 Culloden, by John Prebble, Penguin Books, 1967, ISBN 0-14-00.2576 6 (See our John Brown web page) How the Scots Invented the Modern World, by Arthur Herman, Three Rivers Press, New York, 2001, ISBN 0-609-80999-7 The Invention of Tradition: The Highland Tradition of Scotland, by Hugh Trevor-Roper, in Eric Hobsbawm and Terence Ranger, The Invention of Tradition, (Cambridge, 1983) 15-42. (History 3500) Crofting Years, by Francis Thompson, Luath Press, First Edition, 1984 The Scottish Tradition in Canada, edited by W. Stanford Reid, McClelland and Stewart, 1976, ISBN 0-7710-7443-3 The Lochaber Emigrants to Glengarry, by Rae Fleming, Editor, ISBN 0-920474-96-9 "Peopling Glengarry County: The Scottish Origins of a Canadian County" by Marianne McLean in D.H. Akenson, ed., Canadian Historical Association Historical Papers (1982): pages 156-71, (see next) The People of Glengarry, Highlanders in Transition, 1745-1820, by Marianne McLean, Mcgill - Queen's University Press, ISBN 0-7735-0814-7 (see above article) Emigration to Canada: Narrative of a Voyage to Quebec, and a Journey Thence to New Lanark in Upper Canada, Detailing the Hardships and Difficulties which an Emigrant has to Encounter, by John M'Donald, 1823, reproduced June 2002, by Canadian Heritage Publications, ISBN 0-920648-00-2, purchased from the Lanark County Genealogical Society. Imperial Immigrants - Scottish Settlers in the Upper Ottawa Valley, 1815-1840 by Michael E. Vance, Dundurn Press, 2012, ISBN 978-1-55488-756-9 An Unstoppable Force: The Scottish Exodus to Canada, by Lucille H. Campey, National Heritage Books (Dundurn Press), 2012, ISBN 978-1-55002-811-9 A Narrative of the Rise and Progress of Emigration from the Counties of Lanark and Renfrew to the New Settlements in Upper Canada on Government Grant, by Robert Lamond, (Proceedings of the Glasgow Committee of 1821), Canadian Heritage Productions, 1978, ISBN 0-920648-0-1 The Last Laird of MacNab, An Episode in the Settlement of MacNab Township, Upper Canada, by Alexander Fraser, 1899, Reprinted by Renfrew Printing, 1982, 218 pages, no ISBN. This book is in the OGS Ottawa Branch Library. Countryside Musings, A Publication of the Writings of Margaret Hamilton, McNab Township Parks and Museum Committee, 1977, no ISBN. This book is in the OGS Ottawa Branch Library. The Scottish Pioneers of Upper Canada, 1784-1855 - Glengarry and Beyond>, by Lucille Campey, National Heritage Books, Toronto, 2005, ISBN 1-897045-01-8 Maxville: Its Centennial Story, 1991, 909 pages of the history and settlement of Glengarry County, an impressive book, published by the Centennial Book Committee of the Village of Maxville, no ISBN History of Maxville and the Community, Maxville Women's Institute, 2011, ISBN 978-0-9868480-0-1, (A Tweedsmuir Community History Book, originally published in 1967) The Man from Glengarry, Ralph Connor, first published in 1901 by The Westminster Company, Toronto. Latest version printed 1993 by McClelland and Stewart, ISBN 0-7710-9890-1 The Lanark Society Settlers, 1820-21, by Carol Bennett, Juniper Books, 1991, ISBN 0-919137-24-5, available from Global Genealogy, now located in Lanark County! A Famine Link -- The Hannah - South Armagh to Ontario, by Kevin Murphy and Una Walsh, Mullaghbane Community Centre, 2006, hard cover, 112 pages, ISBN 0-9546163-8-3 Ramsay Reflections, 1836-1979, Ramsay Township Council, no ISBN "The Role of Shipping from Scottish Ports in Emigration to the Canadas, 1815-1855" by James M. Cameron in D.H. Akenson, ed., Canadian Papers in Rural History II (1980): 135-54 Mayors and Local Politicians and City of Ottawa Directories Chain of Office: Biographical Sketches of the Early Mayors of Ottawa, by Dave Mullington, Charlotte: The Last Suffragette, a biography of Charlotte Whitton, by Dave Mullington, General Store Publishing House, 2010, ISBN 978-1-897508-77-0, 390 pages Spirit of Nepean, by D. Aubrey Moodie, with Andrea A. McCormick, ISBN 0-9733355-0-5, 2003, 116 pages Canadian City Directories, Including Ottawa Wales / Canada In Search of the Red Dragon: The Welsh in Canada, by Carol Bennett, Juniper Books, 1985, ISBN 0-919137-13-X German Immigration Destination: Ottawa Valley, by Peter Hessel, Runge Press Limited, Ottawa, 1984. Olden Days: A History of the German Settlement in the Township of Mulgrave - Derry, Quebec, 1850-1890, by Alice Biehler Burich, Chesley House Publications, 1990, IBSN 0-9693580-2-4 Archival Sources for the Study of German Language Groups in Canada, National Archives of Canada (Now Library and Archives Canada), by Arthur Grenke, 1989, ISBN 0-662-56365-4 Ottawa Germania - A History of the 19th Century Immigration and Settlement of Ottawa's German Community, by Thomas W. Carkner, c. 2012, no ISBN, Book on CD. Ottawa Germania - Founding Families, by Thomas W. Carkner, c. 2012, no ISBN, Book on CD. Upper Canada The Backwoods of Canada, Catherine Parr Traill, Hard Cover Reprint by Prospero, ISBN 1-55267-143-7 Roughing It In The Bush, Susanna Moodie, Hard Cover Reprint by Prospero, ISBN 1-55267-140-2 Sisters in the Wilderness: The Lives of Susanna Moodie and Catherine Parr Traill, Charlotte Gray, Penguin Books, 1999, ISBN 0-14-027674-2 Early Life in Upper Canada, Edwin C. Guillet, 1933, University of Toronto Press Men of Upper Canada, Nominal Militia Rolls 1828-29, Bruce S. Elliott, Carleton University Library, Call # FC 3055 M45, ISBN 0777901889, also at Centrepointe Library in Reference Room The Settlement of Upper Canada, by William Canniff, originally published in 1869, c. 700 pages, Re-printed 1971 by Mika Press, Belleville, ON. Online Version. The Clergy Reserves of Upper Canada: A Canadian Mortmain, by Alan Wilson, University of Toronto Press, 1968, no ISBN. Three years in Canada: an account of the actual state of the country in 1826-7-8, Comprehending its resources, productions, improvements and capabilities, and including sketches of the state of society, advice to emigrants, &c. MacTaggart, John, 1791-1830. (McTaggart) 362 pages, (London : H. Colburn, 1829.) Political Unrest in Upper Canada - 1815-1836, by Aileen Dunham, 1927, McLelland & Stewart, Carleton Library #10 Statistical Account of Upper Canada, by Robert Gourlay, 1822, Carleton Library #75, c. 400 pages Upper Canada: The Formative Years, 1784-1841, by Gerald M. Craig McClelland and Stewart, ISBN 0-7710-2311-1 Country Tales by Stittsville Women’s Institute, Tweedsmuir History Committee at Stittsville Library Farms and Families: reflections from the changing countryside by Stittsville Women’s Institute, Tweedsmuir History Committee

Bytown and Ottawa area, including western Quebec Ottawa In Maps, 1825-1974, by Library and Archives, Canada, 1974, No ISBN. Bytown .. The Early Days of Ottawa, by Nick and Helma Mika, Mika Publishing Company, Belleville, 1982, ISBN 0-919302-60-9 A History of Old Bytown and vicinity, now the city of Ottawa *EBOOK*, 1875, by Andrew Wilson The Hub and the Spokes, 1904, by Anson A. Gard, (We now have a hard copy of this book ... Al) Pioneers of the Upper Ottawa and Humors of the Valley, by Anson A. Gard, 1906, Re-printed by Global Genealogy in 1999, ISBN 1-894378-28-8. Ottawa Past and Present, by A.H.D. Ross, 1927, Musson Book Company, 1927, reprinted by Global Heritage Press in 2007, ISBN 978-1-897446-00-3 A History of Old Bytown and its Vicinity by Andrew Wilson of the Daily News, 1875 The Ottawa Sports Book, by Jim McAuley, General Store Publishing House Inc. December 1987, ISBN 0-919431-22-4 The Upper Ottawa Valley to 1855, Edited by Richard Reid, Carleton University Press, 1990, ISBN 0-88629-100-3 The Last of the Wild Rivers: The Past, Present and Future of the Rivière Du Moine Watershed, by Wallace A. Schaber, Burnstown Publishing House, ISBN 978-1-77257-063-2, 2015 How Quyon Came to Be: A History of Quyon and Onslow in the Ottawa Valley, by James Robinson, March 2006 From Conroy's Inn to the British Hotel, More than 150 Years of History in Aylmer, by Richard M. Bégin, for the Aylmer Heritage Association, 1993, ISBN 0-929114-21-3 (English) and 0-929144-19-1 (French) Pioneer Sketches in the District of Bathurst, by Andrew Haydon, Centrepointe Library, Reference area, Call # 971.38 Hay In Search of the K & P: The Story of the Kingston and Pembroke Railway, by Carol Bennett and D.W. McCuaig, ISBN 0-919137-04-0, Juniper Books, 1981 Cities and Urbanization, Edited by Gilbert A. Stelter, Copp Clark Pitman Ltd, 1990, ISBN 0-7730-4764-6, Carleton University Library HT 127 C56 Capital Walks, by Kathryn Fletcher, McClelland and Stewart, 1993, ISBN 0-7710-3151-3, Ottawa Public Library 917.13 FLE (Manotick Branch) Exploring Ottawa, An Architectural Guide to the Nations Capital, by Harold Kalman and John Roaf, University of Toronto Press, 1983, ISBN 0-8020-6395-0 Daniel O'Connor - Papers, (His diaries), National Archives of Canada, RG ?? (wait for it, on the third floor) The Bytown Gazette, (Weekly Newspaper), June 1836 to November 1845, National Library of Canada, Microfilm Reel Number NJ.FM.1144 (on the second floor) Illustrated Historical Atlas of the County of Carleton, Including Ottawa, 1879, H. Belden and Company, Toronto Recollections of Old Bytown, by W.P. Lett, Historical Society of Ottawa, 1979 Introducing William Pittman Lett, Ottawa's First City Clerk and Bard, 1819-1892 by Bryan D. Cook of the Historical Society of Ottawa, 2015, ISBN 978-1-77136-342-6 (see our William Pittman Lett web page) The Transition of Bytown to Ottawa, 1827-1877: A short Panoramic View of Ottawa's History as written by William Pittman Lett, City Clerk from 1855-1891, Historical Society of Ottawa The Private Capital: Ambition and Love in the Age of Macdonald and Laurier, by Sandra Gwyn, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1984, ISBN 0-00-215679-2 National Capital Region Heritage, undated booklet published by the National Capital Commission A History of Ottawa East, Old Ottawa East Community Association, 2004, Rick Wallace and David Walker, ISBN 0-9735110-0-1. (This is a CD) Pioneer Sketches in the District of Bathurst, by Andrew Haydon, Reference Section of CentrePointe Library, Call number 971.38 Hay An Acre of Time, by Phil Jenkins, 1996, Published by Macfarlane Walter and Ross, ISBN 1-55199-002-4. A History of LeBreton Flats, 243 pages The Mile of History / Le mille historique, Dr. Lucien Brault, 1981 (2nd edition), published by The National Capital Commission, bilingual. (The history of the route from Barrack's Hill, along Sussex Drive to Government House) Ottawa Old and New, Dr. Lucien Brault, 1946 (2nd edition), published by The Ottawa Historical Information Institute. From Ottawa With Love: Glimpses of Canada's Capital through Early Picture Postcards by Peter Hessel, published by the National Capital Commission, 1979, ISBN 0-660-50412-X The Hill: Past, Present, Future, Parliamentary Buildings Advisory Council Report, 2001 Being Poor in Ottawa in the Winter of 1891, by James McCrostie, Historical Society of Ottawa, Carleton University Library, 5th Floor, Call # FC 3096.35.B96 N.57 Elizabeth Bruyere's Great Legacy: Health Care and Education in Bytown, Historical Society of Ottawa, Carleton University Library, 5th Floor, Call # FC 3096.35.B96 N.27 The Welfare of Irish Catholics in Ottawa, 1820-1900 by Allan W. Lewis, Ottawa, An Illustrated History, John H. Taylor, 1986, James Lorimer and Company, Publishers, ISBN 0-88862-981-8 (Thanks to Mary Cox for this link): Records Of The Rise And Progress Of The City Of Ottawa, From The Foundation Of The Rideau Canal To The Present Time by Gertrude Van Cortlandt, printed at the office of The Ottawa Citizen, Rideau Street, 1858. Engineering, Audit and Fire: Government and Modernity in Depression Ottawa, by John Taylor in Keshen and St. Onge, eds, Ottawa: Making a Capital, Ottawa, University of Ottawa Press, 2001, pp 333-347 City on the Ottawa, by Courtney C. J. Bond, National Capital Commission, c. 1964 Ottawa: The Capital of Canada, Shirley E. Woods Jr., Doubleday, 1980, ISBN 0-385-14722-8 Construire une capitale - OTTAWA - Making a Capital, edited by Jeff Keshen and Nicole St-Onge, University of Ottawa Press, 2001, ISBN 0-7766-0521-6, 502 pages. (This is a very good book, bilingual, 24 scholarly articles). Our Times: A Pictorial Memoir of Ottawa's Past, 2000, Published by the Ottawa Citizen, ISBN 0-9698908-5-0 The City Beyond (Nepean) 1792-1990, Bruce S. Elliott, 1986, Corporation of the City of Nepean, ISBN 1-55036-258-5 Hello Nepean, by Sara B. Craig, 1974, published by authority of the Merivale Pioneer Historians, Printed by Mortimer, Limited, Ottawa. Digital Version. Carleton Saga, Harry and Olive Walker, 1968, Published by Carleton County Council 1968 Where Rivers Meet: An Illustrated History of Ottawa, Courtney C.J. Bond, 1984, Windsor Publications, ISBN 0-89781-111-9, 191 pages, Hard Cover "'The Famous Township of Hull': Image and Aspirations of a Pioneer Quebec Community", Histoire sociale/Social History XII, No. 24 (November l979), 339-67, by Professor Bruce Elliott What Men They Were! by S. Wyman MacKechnie, Pontiac Printshop Ltd., Shawville, Quebec, 1975, ISBN 0-919942-00-8. (Thanks to Mark Cullen). An excellent history of the pioneers of Hull and Pontiac County. Clarendon and Shawville, by J. Lloyd Armstrong, Dickson Enterprises, 1980, ISBN 0-991942-06-7, 288 pages The Shiners' War: Social Violence in the Ottawa Valley in the 1830's, article by Michael Cross, in Canadian Historical Review (1973?) (at National Archives) Dark Druidical Groves; the Lumber Community and the Commercial Frontier in British North America, to 1854., 1968, by Michael S. Cross, University of Toronto Thesis, on microform at Carleton University Library, Call Number HD9764.C3C7 The Lumber Community in Upper Canada, 1815-1867, article by Michael Cross in Ontario History, LII, December 1960, 213-233. A Life in the Bush -- Lessons from my father, Roy MacGregor, 1999, Penguin Books, ISBN 0-670-88082-5. This book is about Mr. MacGregor's father Duncan MacGregor who lived and worked in the Whitney, Ontario and Algonquin Park area. Good information about lumbering in the Valley. The Lumberjacks, by Donald MacKay, McGraw-Hill-Ryerson, 1978, ISBN 0-07-082727-3, Hardcover at OBOGS Library. The Age of Gentility: The Formation of an Aristocracy in the Ottawa Valley, article by Michael Cross, in Canadian Historical Association, Historical Papers, 1967, pages 105-117 Ottawa: City of Big Ears, by Robert Haig, 1969, Haig and Haig Publishing Company Records of the Rise and Progress of the City of Ottawa, The Historical Society of Ottawa by Gertrude Van Cortlandt, Bytown Pamphlet Series, Number 33 Carleton University Library Call Number FC 3095.35 B96 N.33 History of the Ottawa Valley, by John Lowrey Gourlay, 1896 Bytown and the Cholera Epidemic of 1832, The Historical Society of Ottawa by Linda A. Tresham, Bytown Pamphlet Series, Number 44 Carleton University Library Call Number FC 3096.35 B96 N.44 The History of the Ottawa Police, 1826-1993, Gilles M. Larochelle, 1994, Limited Edition, Published by Tyrell Press Ltd., 326 pages. The Origins of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, R.C.M.P. Publication Number 7610-21-876-3478 History of the Ottawa Fire Department, 1838-1988, David R. Fitzsimmons and J. Bernard Matheson, 1988, Limited Edition, Love Printing, 268 pages, (borrowed a copy from Bill Richardson) Law and Order in the Early Days of Bytown / Ottawa, The Historical Society of Ottawa Peter Craske, Bytown Pamphlet Series, Number 41 Carleton University Library Call Number FC 3096.35 B96 N.41 Carleton County Marriages: marriage registrations for Carleton County from 1869 to 1873 compiled by Jeff Stewart & Beverly Lee Winfield, published 2000 The Upper Ottawa Timber Trade: A Sketch, The Historical Society of Ottawa by R. Forbes Hirsch, Bytown Pamphlet Series, Number 35 Carleton University Library Call Number FC 3096.35 B96 N.35 Lower Town Ottawa, Michael Newton in National Capital Commission, Ottawa, 1979, Vol. 1, Ch. 6. Memories of the Burgh, by Ethel Sivyer Proulx, published privately in 1991. (New Edinburgh Neighbourhood). Archivist, City of Ottawa (Serge Barbe - note: Serge Barbe is now retired ... Al) Canada and its capital : with sketches of political and social life at Ottawa, by Edgar, J. D. (James David), 1898 Local Ottawa Valley History Pioneer Sketches in the District of Bathurst, by the Honourable Andrew Haydon, 1925, Ryerson Press, Toronto The Charm of Ottawa, by Blodwen Davies, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1932, 250 pages, hardcover. Where the Heck is Balaheck? - Unusual Place names from Eastern Ontario, by Michael Dawber, General Store Publishing House, 1995, ISBN 1-896182-16-X Tell Me Another Story by Joan Finnigan, McGraw-Hill-Ryerson, 1988,ISBN 0-07-549682-8 Torbolton Township: Its Earliest History, Doris Grierson Hope, Reprinted in 1998, ISBN 0-9680132-0-1, published by the Historical Society of Torbolton Township History of the Counties of Argenteuil, Quebec and Prescott, Ontario, by Cyrus Thomas, Montreal, 1896, John Lovell and Son Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry - A History, 1784 - 1945, by John Graham Harkness, K.C., 1946, Printed by Mutual Press Ltd. Ottawa, Reprinted in 1972 by the City of Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. The Time That Was, A History of Chesterville and District, 75th Anniversary, 1902 to 1977, by the Heritage Committee of the Women's Institute, hardcover, 460 pages, no ISBN Kemptville Past and Present, by J. Carr Anderson, 1903 (reprinted in 1991), Kemptville and District Historical Society, ISBN 0 9695303-1-5 The Story of Dundas, Being a History of the County of Dundas from 1784-1904, by J. Smyth Carter, 1904, The St. Lawrence Publishing House, Iroquois, Ontario, 1905, no ISBN, 463 pages BECKWITH: Irish and Scottish Identities in a Canadian Community, 1816-1991 Glenn J. Lockwood, ISBN 0-9695758-0-7, Corporation of the Township of Beckwith SMITHS FALLS: A Social History of the Men and Women in a Rideau Canal Community, 1794-1994
2047-1-X, Corporation of the Town of Smiths Falls by Glenn Lockwood Montague - A Social History Of An Irish Ontario Township, 1783-1980 (ISBN: 0969028911 / 0-9690289-1-1) by Lockwood, Glenn J. Building an Empire: "Big Pants" Harry F. McLean and his Sons of Martha by Teresa Charland, ISBN 978-0-9689929-2-0, Riparian House Publishers, 2007 (contains info about Merrickville, Ontario) Built on a Rock, by Louis J. Flynn, Published by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kingston, Ontario, 1976, Printed by Brown and Martin, Kingston. Perth Remembered, Published by the Perth Museum, 1967, Mortimer Press, no ISBN. Perth: Tradition and Style in Eastern Ontario, by Larry Turner, ISBN 0-920474-75-6, published by Natural Heritage / Natural History, Toronto, 1992. Interesting Notes and Comments from the Diary of Reverend John MacDonald, Roman Catholic Priest, Perth, Upper Canada, 1823-1837, CD in .pdf format, Inc., 2015. Lanark Legacy: Nineteenth Century Glimpses of an Ontario County by Howard Morton Brown and Glenn J. Lockwood, 1984, ISBN 0-9690289-2-X Founding Families of Beckwith Township 1816-1846, by Carol Bennett McCuaig, see http:/ White Lake - The Early Years, 2000, by the White Lake Property Owners The Upper Ottawa Valley, A Glimpse of History, by Clyde C. Kennedy, published by the Renfrew County Council, Pembroke, Ontario, 1970 (no ISBN) William E. Logan's 1845 Survey of the Upper Ottawa, by Charles H. Smith and Ian Dyck, 2007, Canadian Museum of Civilization, ISBN 978-0-660-19662-6. Horton - The Story of a Township, by Doris and Campbell Humphries, Juniper Books, 1986, ISBN 0-919137-14-8 Early Families ... Our Lady of the Angels Parish, Brudenell, Ontario, 150th Anniversary, 1858-2008 by Bernadette Burbage, Renfrew Printing, 2008, ISBN 978-0-9809716-0-6 Beyond Our Memory ... A History of Fitzroy Township, 1989, ISBN 0-969-4250-0-7, Edited by Karen Lewis Runtz Thanks to Linda Falls for pointing out the online version. The Chronicles of Carlsbad Springs, 2003, by Kevin Collins ISBN 0-9733240-0-7 Reflections of the South Nation Watershed / Histoire Illustrée de la Nation Sud South Nation Conservation Authority, General Store Publishing, Burnstown, Ontario, 2001, ISBN 1-894263-34-0 Early Days in the Ottawa Country, National Capital Commission, 1967, no ISBN The Ottawa Country, by Courtney C.J. Bond, Queen's Printer, 1968 Hurling Down the Pine, by Courtney C.J. Bond, 1964, Historical Society of the Gatineau, 130 pages J. R. Booth, The Life and Times of an Ottawa Lumberking, by John Ross Trinnell, TreeHouse Publishing, Ottawa, 1998, ISBN 0-9683558-1-1 A Hundred Years A-Fellin', 1842-1942, by Charlotte Whitton, 1943, Runge Press Limited, Ottawa (no ISBN) - The story of the Gillies Lumber Operations NewMay 15, 2019: Lumber Kings and Shantymen - Logging and Lumbering in the Ottawa Valley, by David Lee, 2006, James Lorimer and Company, Toronto, ISBN 1-55028-922-5, 280 pages. This is one of the best books on Lumbering in the Ottawa Valley. Logging on the Schyan, by Vernon Price, General Store Publishing House, 2000, ISBN 1-894-263-36-7
Historical Walks, The Gatineau Park Story, by Katharine Fletcher, Chesley House Publications, Ottawa, 1988, ISBN 0-9693580-0-8 Ottawa Waterway: Gateway to a Continent, by Robert Legget, UTP, ISBN 0-8020-2189-I LaPeche, by Norma and Stuart Geggie,The Historical Society of the Gatineau, 1980, No ISBN A Place Apart, A Search for the Pioneer Cemeteries of the Lower Gatineau Valley, by Norma Geggie, 1999, Chesley House Publications, Quyon, Quebec, ISBN 0-9693580-6-7 Bowesville: A Place to Remember, by Grace Johnston, Gloucester Historical Society, Publication #3, 1988 Gloucester Roots, 1991, Gloucester Historical Society, Publication #1, 1991, Edited by Lois Kemp Richmond Sesquicentennial 1818-1968, Bought at Used Book Store, also available from the Ottawa Public Library, Stittsville Branch Farms and Families: Reflections from the changing countryside, was published by the Stittsville Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir History Committee, ca 1980 Whence come we? : Freemasonry in Ontario, 1764-1980, Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. of Canada in the Province of Ontario, c1980, Hamilton, Ontario, 280 pages. Early Freemasonry in Richmond and Goodwood Lodge (No. 159), 1819-1989, Compiled by A.E. Harrington, P.G.S. The Temperance Movement in the Ottawa, Canada Region in the Mid 19th Century For King and Canada: The Story of the 100th Regiment of Foot During the War of 1812, by A. Barry Roberts, Goulbourn Township Historical Society and Museum, 2004, ISBN 1-55036-683-1 Some 1812 Richmond Soldiers / Settlers, Booklet (part of the Historical Society of Ottawa Bytown Pamphlet Series, # 87): by Kurt Johnson, ISSN 978-920960-30-1, June 2013 Land patent holders (Goulbourn township and village of Richmond) by Jim Stanzell OGS, 2001 Founded Upon a Rock - Carleton Place Recollections, by Howard Morton Brown, 1969 (150 Years) Once Upon a Country Lane, by Garfield Ogilvie, published by House of Airlie, 1992, 386 pages, ISBN 0-9695864-0-X May 7, 2005: Thanks to Linda Falls for letting us know that this book is now online. Pakenham, Ottawa Valley Village, 1823-1860, by Verna Ross McGiffin, Mississippi Publishers - Pakenham, Ontario, 1967. Also, Volume Two, same title except 1860-1900. Genealogical Extracts from the Eganville Leader, 1902-1913 Juniper Books, ISBN 0-919137-21-0 ... Mike Daley has this. Death Notices and Obituaries from the Eganville Leader, Juniper Books, (1914-1921 ISBN 0-919137-22-9) and (1922-1927 ISBN 0-919137-25-3) ... Mike Daley has these. Peter Robinson's Settlers, 1823 and 1825, by Carol Bennett, Juniper Books, 1987, ISBN 0-919137-16-4. Note: There are more books about the Peter Robinson Settlers on our main web page for this major 1823 migration. Selecting Peter Robinson's Irish Emigrants, by Wendy Cameron, in Histoire Sociale / Social History, Volume IX, no. 17 (May 1976): 29-46 Who Killed the Franks Family: Agrarian Violence in Pre-famine Cork, by Denis A. Cronin, Maynooth Studies in Local History, #83, Four Courts Press, Dublin, 2009, ISBN 978-I-84682-190-5 Old World Colony: Cork and South Munster, 1630-1830, Dr. David Dickson, Published by Cork University Press, Ireland, 2005, ISBN 10: 1859184030 / ISBN 13: 9781859184035 (This book provides tremendous background material for the 1823 Peter Robinson Settlers) "Peter Robinson's Settlers in Peterborough", by Wendy Cameron, in The Untold Story: The Irish in Canada, edited by Robert O'Driscoll and Lorna Reynolds, Celtic Arts of Canada: Toronto, 1988, pages 343-353 People of St. Patrick's, by Carol Bennett, Juniper Books, 1993, ISBN 0-919137-29-6 The Kerry Chain - The Limerick Link, by Carol McCuaig, Juniper Books, 2003, ISBN 0-919137-36-9 Family ,Friends & Neighbours of Sgt. William Shea, 41st British Regiment of Foot, by Alexa Pritchard, ISBN 0-9682818-3-4, August 2004, Ottawa, Intrepid Communications or by e-mail from Alexa Pritchard Stittsville: A Sense of Place, by Barbara Bottreil, ISBN 0-9695006-1-0, 1998 Harvests Past ... Rural Life in the Ottawa Valley, 1860-1875, by Pat and Frances Patterson, ISBN 1-55046-020-X The Romance of Fitzroy Harbour, by Fred Sadler, ISBN 0-919431-08-9 General Store Publishing House, Burnstown, Ontario The Manotick Station Story, by the Osgoode Township Historical Society ISBN 1-895638-19-4 Glimpses of Osgoode Township - 150 Years, 1827-1977, Osgoode Township Historical Society, 1977 King of the Rideau: Moss Kent Dickinson, by Catherine L. Carroll Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, Manotick (may be available at Watson's Mills) Fournier 125, Copyright 1992 by St. Bernard's Parish, ISBN 0-969-5824-0-4, 1000 pages of histories of Irish, French, English and Scottish families in the townships of North and South Plantagenet. The Origins and Early History of Carp Village, by Bruce Elliott, ISBN 0-9689158-1-7 published by the Huntley Township Historical Society. Available at the Kanata / Beaverbrook Branch of the Ottawa Public Library. Heritage Revisited: a pictorial history of Huntley township by David G Whiteman, publ Huntley Historical Society 2004 Lest we forget: the veterans of Huntley township by Ella Blair publ Huntley Historical Society 2005 Local School / Education History Creating Carleton - The Shaping of a University, by Blair Neatby and Don McEown, ISBN 0-7735-2486-X, McGill - Queen's University Press, 2002 A History of the Ottawa Collegiate Institute, 1843-1903, (Lisgar Collegiate), Published in 1904 by Mortimer Press in Ottawa. Church Histories A Concise History of Christianity in Canada, edited by Terrence Murphy and Roberto Perin, 1996, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-540758-X Church and State in Canada, 1627-1867, edited by John S. Moir, Carleton University Library No. 33, 1967, McClelland and Stewart Limited, Toronto, 274 pages A History of Canadian Catholics: Gallicanism, Romanism and Canadianism, by Terence J. Fay, McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 2002, ISBN 0-7735-2314-6 The Democratization of American Christianity by Nathan O. Hatch, Yale University Press, 1989, ISBN 0-300-05060-7, Read Review Faith of Our Fathers: The Story of the (Anglican) Diocese of Ottawa, by the Right Reverend Robert Jefferson, 1956, Ottawa, The Anglican Book Society Michael Power: The Struggle To Build The Catholic Church On The Canadian Frontier, by Mark McGowan, McGill Queen's University Press, 2005, ISBN 0773529144 A Bishop and His People: John Travers Lewis and the Anglican Diocese of Ontario, 1862-1902, by Donald M. Schurman, Kingston, Ontario, 1991, ISBN 0-9695081-0-7 Anglicanism in the Ottawa Valley, edited by Frank A. Peake, Carleton University Press, 1997, ISBN 0-88629-334-0 "Ritualism and the Beginnings of the Reformed Epispocal Movement in Ottawa", by Bruce S. Elliott, Journal of the Canadian Church Historical Society XXVII, No.1 , (April 1985): 18-41 Historical Sketch of Kenyon Presbyterian Church, Dunvegan, by the Reverend Donald N. MacMillan, Phd., 1993, ISBN 0-969-3069-1-1 Enduring Faith: a History of St. Patrick's Basilica Parish 1855-2005, ISBN 0-9782285-0-2. Available from the Church web site at Planted by Flowing Water, The Diocese (Roman Catholic) of Ottawa 1847-1997, by Pierre Hurtubise, Mark G. McGowan and Pierre Savard, 1998 Novalis Publishing, Saint Paul University, Ottawa, ON ISBN 2-89088-978-5 Presbyterianism in Carleton County to 1867, Phd Thesis by Calvin Glenn Lucas, Published by Carleton University, 1973, AMICUS No. 4163415, DESCRIPTION: vii, 407l, Available on Inter-Library Loan from the National Library of Canada. (Thanks to Linda Falls for this one!) History of Dominion Chalmers United Church 100th Anniversary of St. Michael's Parish, Corkery, 1824-1924, by Dr. J.F. Dunn (received copy from his grandson, Michael Dunn) St. Patrick's Parish - Fallowfield, 125th Anniversary, 1866-1991 ISBN 0-9695193-0-3 Where the Spirit Lives, A History of St. Joseph's Parish, Ottawa, Ontario 1856 - 2006, by Terry Byrne, ISBN 978-0-9782822-0-2, Publisher: St. Joseph's Church St. John the Evangelist and St. Brigid's 125th Anniversary Commemorative Booklet 1854-1979, (Osgoode Township) by Michael Daley Our Lady of the Visitation (was St. Mary's) Parish, South Gloucester, Ontario 140th Anniversary Commemorative Booklet, 1845-1985, by Michael Daley Mariages de L'Outouais, (1829-1880) , Notre Dame Cathedral The National Archives call number for this 5 volume set is: PAAP CS 88 08P7 Vol. 4 Cathedral in the Capital: A Short History of Christ Church Cathedral, Ottawa, by R. H. Hubbard, 1972, (the Anglican Cathedral on Sparks Street) A History of Bell’s Corners United Church by Douglas H. Ross The Church Agent’s Diary , 1866-67 by James Croil (Presbyterian Church of Canada) Wesleyan Methodist baptismal register, Carleton County, 1830-1899 Ontario Geneaological Society Munster Union Cemetery, W1/2 lot 11, concession VI, Goulbourn Township by Gordon, Elizabeth M. by OGS, Ottawa Branch Martindale Pioneer Cemetery, 1874-1900, from "A Little Memorandum for 1900" by Father Blondin to commemorate the Famine Immigrants. Details how the French-Canadian Clergy went to Grosse Isle and co-ordinated the re-union of Famine immigrants with their friends and relatives already in Canada. Rideau Canal For King and Country: Lieutenant Colonel John By, R.E., by Mark Andrews, 1998, ISBN 0-9684014-0-6 Col. By's Friends Stood Up, Forward by Dr. Lucien Brault, 1979, A defence of the expenses incurred in building the Rideau Canal John By and the Rideau Canal, by J. Dwight Purdy, Irwin Publishing, ISBN 0-7725-1604-9 The Rideau: A Pictorial History of the Waterway, Edited by Adrian G. Ten Cate, Besancourt Publishers, ISBN 0-920032-04-4, 1981 History of the Rideau Waterway, Ontario Department of Energy and Resources Management, Conservation and Authorities Branch, Toronto, 1970 Hard Times, Heartbreak and Heritage - Invisible Army, by Ed Bebee, 2010, Ed Bebee and the Friends of the Rideau, ISBN 978-0-9696052-4-9, Rideau Canal Details including many surnames, 465 pages Poverty, Distress and Disease: Labour and the Construction of the Rideau Canal, 1826-1832, by William N.T. Wylie, Labour / Le Travailleur, 11 (Spring 1983), pages 7-29 Rideau Waterway, Revised Edition, by Robert Legget, ISBN 0-8020-1904-8, 1955, University of Toronto Press Building The Rideau Canal: A Pictorial History, by Robert W. Passfield, 1982 ISBN 0-88902-706-4 Military Paternalism: Labour and the Rideau Canal Project, by Robert W. Passfield, Author House LLC, 2013, ISBN 978-1-4817-5569-6 A History of the Rideau Lockstations, by Ken W. Watson, ISBN 0-9696052-1-8 Labourers on the Rideau Canal, 1826-1832: From Work Site to World Heritage Site, edited by Katherine M.J. McKenna, Borealis Press, Ottawa, 2008, ISBN 978-0-88887-355-2. It contains an article by Professor Bruce Elliott called Tracing Your Rideau Canal Ancestors: Records of Labourers, Squatters and Tenants on the Rideau Canal. Sights and Surveys, Two Diarists on the Rideau Canal in 1832, Historical Society of Ottawa, 1979 Rideau Canal and Bytown Memoranda, by Dr. A. J. Christie, Physician to the Rideau Canal Works, Transcribed by George A. and Iris M. Neville, Historical Society of Ottawa, Bytown Pamphlet Series No. 72, ISBN 0-920960-85-5 History of the Family in Canada The Canadian Family, edited by K. Ishwaran, 1976, Holt, Rinehart and Winston Company, ISBN 0-03-923373-1 (Hardbound Version) Family Matters: Papers in Post-Confederation Canadian Family History, edited by Lori Chambers and Edgar-Andre Montigny, 1998, Canadian Scholars' Press, ISBN 1-55130-095-8, (History 362, Winter 2003) The Infinite Bonds of Family: Domesticity in Canada, 1850-1940, by Cynthia R. Comacchio, 1999, University of Toronto Press, ISBN 0-8020-7929-6, (History 362, Winter 2003) Social Welfare Policy in Canada: Historical Readings, edited by Raymond B. Blake and Jeff Keshen, 1995, Copp Clark Ltd., ISBN 0-7730-5448-0 (History 356, Winter 2001) The Emergence of Social Security in Canada, by Dennis Guest, 1985, UBC Press, ISBN 0-7748-0551-X (History 356, Winter 2001) Antiques, Collectibles and Art History in Canada In a Canadian Attic, by Gerald Stevens, The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1964, (no ISBN) - Good overview of Upper and Lower Canada Antiques A Concise History of Canadian Painting, by Dennis Reid, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-540207-3, 1973 Painting in Canada: A History, by J. Russell Harper, University of Toronto Press and Les Presses de l'université Laval, ISBN 0-8020-6307-1, 1966 Histories of Individual Families from the Ottawa area The Cullens of Templeton, A Two Hundred Year Journey, by Mark L. Cullen, 2011, Hard Cover, 281 pages with lots of detail and many pictures and maps. Published by Mark Cullen & Company Ltd., ISBN 978-0-9868532-0-3 A Melding of Cultures: Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis, Volume 1: Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneers, by Mark Cullen. John Heney & Son - The Saga of an Ottawa Irish Family The William Kelly Story, 1802-1870, from County Kilkenny to Osgoode Township, by Lorne Kelly, (available at Kelly Funeral Homes) The Kennedy Story, by Desmond B. Kennedy, A history of the pioneer Kennedy family in Nepean Township - many Nepean families mentioned E-Mail Taylor Kennedy for information or look-ups. George Argue and Mary Wilson, by Debbie Coxon Prince, A history of the pioneer Argue family in Goulbourn Township See the George ARGUE page for information regarding this book. Celtic Connections, 1822, see Anslem Maxwell of Chelsea, QC. O'Brien, by Scott Young and Astrid Young, Ryerson Press, 1967, Hardcover, no ISBN, History of Michael John O'Brien of Renfrew, Ontario Memoirs of Reverend J. Samuel Schwerdtfeger, by Hazel Mae Schwerdtfeger, Carlton Press, New York, 1961 Sgt. William SHEA, 41st British Regiment of Foot 1770: Pioneer families of Richmond, Ontario and Petersville, Iowa, USA Pioneer Families of Osgoode Township, Osgoode Township Historical Society and Museum Emigrant Fathers Native Sons: The Shane Family of Prescott County,Ontario, Canada 1817-1990 Author,Publisher: Katherine Madden Adamson holds copyright available from Kathy Adamson or O.G.S. Ottawa The James Sullivan Family - Emigrants from Lisready Cripps, Loughill, County Limerick and their Descendants Published in 1999 by Rita Meistrell Nethercott, Barbara Balch, ELLA'S ANCESTORS AND KIN: FOSTER - BENNETT GARLAND - FLEMING, London, ON 1997, ISBN 0-9691843-1-X (See Foster family) The Fur Trade and Voyageurs The Fur Trade in Canada, by Harold A. Innis, 1930, Yale University Press Some Notes on Bytown and the Fur Trade, The Historical Society of Ottawa by Michael Newton, Bytown Pamphlet Series, Number 14 Carleton University Library Call Number FC 3096.35 B96 N.14 Quebec Beavers, a DVD produced by the Historical Society of Ottawa describing the fur trade for beaver pelts in Quebec in the 1920's, no ISBN. Montreal and the Fur Trade, McGill University's Beatty Memorial Lectures, McGill University Press, Montreal, by E. E. Rich, 1966, no ISBN The Pedlars from Quebec and Other Papers on the Nor'Westers, by W. Stewart Wallace, Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1945, Thanks to Mrs. Althea Douglas for this book! Les Coureurs de Bois - la Traite des fourrures avec es Amerindiens, by Jeanne Pomerleau, Editions Dupont, Sainte-Foy, Quebec, 1994, ISBN 2-9804100-0-4 The North West Company, by Marjorie Wilkins Campbell, Macmillan Company of Canada, Toronto, 1957 Thanks to Mrs. Althea Douglas for this book! Fur Trader's Story, by J. W. Anderson (HBC manager), (forward by Lord Tweedsmuir), Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1961, (no ISBN) Fort Temiskaming and the Fur Trade, Elaine Allan Mitchell, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1977, ISBN 0-8020-2234-0 The Fur Trade and the Northwest to 1857, E. E. Rich, McClelland and Stewart, Ltd., 1967, no ISBN Indians in the Fur Trade - Their role as hunters, trappers and middlemen in the lands southwest of Hudson Bay, 1660-1870, by Arthur J. Ray, University of Toronto Press, 1974, ISBN 0-8020-6226-1 The Voyageur, by Grace Lee Nute, Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1931, ISBN 0-87351-213-8 Fur Trade Families Then and Now: The North West Company Connection, by Jean Morrison, in Proceedings of the Ontario Genealogical Society, Seminar 1996, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, edited by Hal R. Courchesne, pages 60-65, ISBN 0-7779-0198-6. The Northwest Company in Rebellion: Simon McGillivray's Fort William Notebook, 1815, Edited by Jean Morrison, Thunder Bay Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, (1982, I think). Life in a Thundering Bay: Voices from Thunder Bay's Past, edited by Tania L. Saj and Elle Andra-Warner, River Rocks Publishing, 2007, ISBN 978-0-9782721-o-4. Pedlars from Quebec, W. Stewart Wallace, Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1954, Carleton University Call Number FC3212.3.W34 The Canadian Fur Trade in the Industrial Age, by Arthur J. Ray, University of Toronto Press, 1990, ISBN 0-8-20-6743-3 Documents relating to the North West Company, by W. Stewart Wallace, Champlain Society, Toronto, 1934 The Beaver, Journal of the Hudson's Bay Company, available at Carleton University. The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America by Thomas King, Anchor Canada, 2013, ISBN 978-0385-66422-6, HIST3510A at Carleton University, Fall 2013. Freshwater Saga: Memoirs of a Lifetime of Wilderness Canoeing in Canada, by Eric Morse, University of Toronto Press, 1987, ISBN 0-8020-2610-9 Birchbark Canoe, by David Gidmark, General Store Publishing House, Burnstown, Ontario, 1989, ISBN 0-919431-44-5 (Author builds birch bark canoe with Algonquins in Maniwaki) The Fur Trade Along the Ottawa River, a downloadable .pdf file available at This is from the web site of the Ottawa River Heritage River Organization. The Ottawa River Canal System, by Normand Lafrenière, Parks Canada, 1984, ISBN 0-660-11553-0 Village Vignettes along the Ottawa River, Long-Sault Region, Ed. Friends of the Macdonell-Williamson House, 2000, ISBN 0-9685513-1-9, Bilingual British Home Children Labouring Children: British Immigrant Apprentices to Canada, 1869-1924, Joy Parr, McGill-Queen's University Press, 1980, ISBN 0-85664-898-1 Lost Children of the Empire, by Philip Bean and Joy Melville, Unwin Hyman Limited, London, ISBN 0-04-440358-5 Miscellaneous Canadian Historical Association, free downloadable Historical Booklets -- Good Stuff here! An Irish Heart: How a Small Immigrant Community Shaped Canada, by Sharon Doyle Driedger, HarperCollins Publishers, 2010, ISBN 978-0-00-200784-9 This book is about the settlement and growth of the Irish Neighbourhood of Griffintown in Montreal, Quebec. Make the Night Hideous: Four English-Canadian Charivaris, 1881-1940, by Pauline Greenhill, University of Toronto Press, 2010, ISBN 978-1-4426-4077-1. Read part of it Online here. Orangeism in Ireland and Britain, 1795-1836, by Hereward Senior, Toronto, Ryerson Press, 1966, no ISBN, based on Mr. Senior's PhD. thesis at McGill University. Orangeism: The Canadian Phase by Hereward Senior, McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, 1972, ISBN 0-07-092998-X. Carleton University Library Call Number FC106 I6 S45 (Fifth Floor) The Political Standing of Irish Catholics in Canada by J.L.P. O'Hanly, Ottawa, 1872. John Laurence P. O'Hanly was a civil engineer in Ottawa. His book refers to a lot of events and conditions in Ottawa. Carleton University Library Call Number FC106 I6 O33 (Fifth Floor) On The Move: French Canadian and Italian Migrants in the North Atlantic Economy, 1860-1914, Bruno Ramirez, McClelland and Stewart, Inc., 1991, ISBN 0-7710-7283-X The Blacks in Canada, by Robin Winks, 1971, McGill - Queen's University Press and Yale University Press, ISBN 0-300-01361-2 (Hard Cover) Voyagers to the West: A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution, (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986), ISBN 0-394-51569-2 On a Sunday Afternoon: Classic Boats on the Rideau Canal, copyright by the Manotick Classic Boat Club, 1989, ISBN 1-55046-026-9 Hunting and Fishing in Canada: A Turn-of-the-Century Treasury, edited by Frank Oppel, Castle Books, 1988, ISBN=1-55521-355-3 The Significance of the Frontier in American History, by Frederick Jackson Turner, University of Wisconsin, 1893, reprinted in 1976 by Robert E. Krieger Publishing Company, Huntington, New York, ISBN 0-88275-347-9, Carleton University Call Number E179.5 T956 1926 (Floor 5) Index to Upper Canada Land Grants (Gaelynn Wall's site) The Pioneer Years, by Dave Broadfoot, T.H. Best Printing Company Limited, ISBN 0-385-09983-5, 1979 Terra Nostra, 1550-1950, The Stories Behind Canada's Maps, by Jeffrey S. Murray, McGill-Queen's University Press, ISBN 0-660-19496-1. Beautiful maps from the Library and Archives, Canada, Collection The Frontier and Canadian Letters, by Wilfrid Eggleston, Director of the Department of Journalism at Carleton University, Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1957 (no ISBN) Alligators of the North - The Story of the West and Peachey Steam Warping Tugs, by Clarence Coons and Harry Barrett. See picture of an amphibious Alligator Steam Tug in Arnprior in 1907. Colonial Identities - Canada from 1760 to 1815, by Bruce G. Wilson, National Archives of Canada, 1988, ISBN 0-660-12666-4 Digitized Rare and Antiquarian Books Relevant to Bytown or Bust Web Site
The Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society has hundreds of publications related to history and genealogy in the Ottawa area. View their catalogue of publications.
October 28, 2013: Read the Archive CD Books Canada NEWSLETTER V10#06 released on 23 October, 2013.
The Federal Civil Service in Ottawa -- "Town and Crown" Public Administration in Canada: Selected Readings, edited by A.M. Willms and W.D. Kernaghan, Methuen Publications, Toronto, 1968, 473 pages The Government of Canada, R. MacGregor Dawson, University of Toronto Press, 1947 reprinted in 1968, no ISBN, 612 pages The Ottawa Men: The Civil Service Mandarins, 1935-1957, Jack L. Granatstein, Oxford University Press, Totonto, 1982, 333 pages
Added a new web page with links to some interesting academic papers. July 19, 2018: Digital Bibliography for The Great Famine in Ireland -- Migration to Canada, 1845-1854 - also known now as "The Great Hunger" or 'An Gorta Mr
New July 6, 2019:
The following classic economic history book The North American Assault on the Canadian Forest, was written by A.R.M.Lower in 1938. Also added to our Lumbering web page. Lumbering Book by ARM Lower, 1938

Books about Medieval Ireland and Celtic Britain, 400-1200 A.D.

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