Statutory Labour in March Township - 1843
Carleton County, Upper Canada (now part of the City of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Painting by Ruth McMillan in 1976
Shows the Head of the Rideau Canal Locks in Ottawa, Canada in 1893

December 27, 2012:

Statutory labour for road maintenance was a responsibility of landowners 
in 1843. This document, which resides in the Kanata Town Hall, lists names
of persons to work on roads in the South March area.

A person's responsibility could be discharged by either contributing
a certain numbers of days work or by paying a levy to the township
to have the work performed.

Thanks to Barb Hadden who has contributed this document in conjunction
with her research on March Township.

Statutory Labour, March Township 1
Statutory Labour, March Township 2
Some names from above: Harper Jamieson Jameson Holmes Loggan Logan Lewis Boucher Conley Gainford Gainforth Scarf Scharf Brennan ? Bond ? Davis Kelly Duncan Ray Younghusband Smith John Gourley O'Keefe Sparrow Mealy Maley Graham Naughty Leahy Lahey Fahey Hourigan Armstrong Scissons Sisson Hall (John Wall) Slack O'Hara Kennedy Morgan Gleeson Gleason Edge McLaughlin Read Wilson McCurdy Pinhey Bridge General Lloyd New January 17, 2013: Added John Wall to the above list of names. ... Al
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