Pioneers of Old Ontario By W. I. Smith and
Illustrations by M. McGillvray (1923). Lots of great stories in this
of the County of Bruce, Ontario, Canada By Norman Robertson (1906). This is a book about this county
detailing how it was first settled and the progress it made.
The Bruce Trail
VIDEO Reminiscences of Cromar and Canada By Donald Robert Farquharson. This book first starts by the
author talking about being brought up in Cromar in Scotland and
then later goes on to tell you of his immigration to Canada and
how they settled their land.|
the Settlement of Upper Canada
With Special Reference to the Bay of Quinte by Wm. Canniff, M.D.,
M.R.C.S.E. (1869) (pdf)
VIDEO Caledonian A Town in Ontario where all the street names are Scottish ones.
Kentiana The story of the settlement and
development of the County of Kent, Ontario By Kent Historical Society 1939.
Biographical Record of the County of Kent, Ontario These are extracts from this
publication which was printed in 1904. It looks to me as if around a
quarter to a third of the people in this publication are of Scots descent.
Toronto, Historical, Descriptive and
By Alexander Fraser (1899) (pdf) Black Flies in the
Backwoods of Ontario
Hundred Years History St. Andrew's Society of Toronto A very interesting book and many famous names within.
Life in Zorra By Rev W. A. MacKay, (1899) Another Scottish settlement.
If you live in Ontario
Some fun facts about how folk know if they live
Sketches Illustrating the Early Settlement and History of Glengarry in
Canada By J. A. MacDonell (1983). This is a most interesting book as it
covers the Glengarry settlement in Scotland and then moves to
the USA where we read about the settlers that were forced to
leave there due to the war of independence. It then goes onto
Canada where they settled and were also involved in the war
between the USA and Canada. Burlington, Ontario
Alastair's Travel Journal Here you will find my journal detailing the places I visited in
Ontario during my six month first visit to Canada during 2004.
History of Toronto and County of York
in Ontario Containing an outline of the history of the Dominion of Canada,
a history of the city of Toronto and the County of York, with
the townships, villages, churches, schools, general and local
statistics, biographical sketches, etc.
The Stories of the Counties of Ontario
By Emily P Weaver (1913). These are grand wee stories and well worth
The Pioneers of Blanshard
With an Historical Sketch of the Township by William Johnston (1899)
Windsor: Some facts concerning its Early
This is an early pdf file which is quite readable. I've also
included a few YouTube videos.
The Story of Renfrew
From the coming of the first settlers about 1820 by W. E. Smallfield
& Rev. Robert Campbell. (pdf)
Visit London Ontario
MOVING TO CANADA | London Ontario
The United Empire Loyalist Settlement
at Long Point, Lake Erie
By L. H. Tasker (1900)
Reminiscences of North Sydenham
A retrospective sketch of the villages of Leith and Annan Grey
County, Ontario by Alan Henderson Ross (1924)
Reminiscences of the Early History of Galt
And the Settlement of
Dumfries in the Province of Ontario
By James Young (1880)
City of London, Ontario
The Pioneer Period and the London of Today (1900) (pdf)
This is an interesting book with much good information. The book is
a little faint but if you maximise the size of the display you
shouldn't have any problems reading it.
County of Halton
This Sketch contains a huge number of names and could be an
excellent resource for genealogists.
Toronto is North America's 4th largest
Robert McLean Calder
A Berwickshire Bard who made his home in Chatham
Knox Presbyterian Church
Tiverton, Ontario - 150 years
Ottawa, Canada's Capital
Published by the Industrial and Publicity Commission. This provides
a history of Ottawa (pdf)
Some history of Oakville.
Records and Memories of Boston Church of the Scotch Block, County of
Halton, Ontario. 1820 - 1920 By John McColl D.D.
History of the County of Brant, Ontario
The Thousand Islands on the St.
Their Recorded History from the Earliest Times, their Legends, their
Romances, their Fortifications and their Contests. (pdf)
Sketches from Real Life by Ann Hathaway (1904)
In Northern Ontario.
Formerly Fort William
Victoria Country Centennial
By Watson Kirkconnel (1921)
History of the County of
Peterborough (1884) (pdf)
Fallbrook Farm Heritage Site
A documentary on the attempt to preserve this site for future
Hudson's Bay Exploring Expedition 1912
By J. B. Tyrrell (pdf)
This is Winter
The Buggy from Glengarry
The Munro and McIntosh Carriage Company Ltd. Alexandria, ON. (pdf).
A great look at the various types of buggies built in the old days.
Is a group of 7 regions in Northern Ontario
Pioneer and Historical Association
of the Province of Ontario, Canada (1888) (pdf)
Simcoe County Pioneer and Historical Society Pioneer Papers No. 1 (1908) (pdf)
The Story of Castle Frank, Toronto
By The Rev. Henry Sadding (1895) (pdf)
Pioneer Days in London
Some Account of Men and Things in London before it became a City By
Cl. T. Campbell, M.D. (1921) (pdf)
Toronto Property Market
A newsletter from Savannah Johnson.
The Annals of the Town of Guelph 1827 -
Compiled under the direction of C. Acton Burrows, Editor of the
Guelph Herald (1877) (pdf)
The Canada Company
Having had many inquiries from various parts of British North
America, upon the thriving Town of Guelph, and the Wellington
District, of which it is the District Town, have been induced to
print the following Memorandum—which will, it is hoped, prove useful
and interesting to those who may contemplate settling in Canada
West, as it is furnished by a very intelligent and experienced
Gentleman and Magistrate, long resident in Guelph (pdf)
Petrolia, Canada 1862 - 1908 (pdf)
Klondike Trail through Barrhead
In the Days of the Canada Company
The Story of the Settlement of the Huron Tract and a view of the
Social Life of the period 1825 - 1850 by Robina and Kathleen
MacFarlane Lizars with an Introduction by G. M. Grant, D.D., LL.D.,
A Brief History of
Les Cheneaux Islands
Some New Chapters of Mackinac History by Frank R. Grover (1911) (pdf)
Old and New Mackinac
With copious extracts from Marquette, Hennepin, La Hontan, Alexander
Henry, and others By Rev. J. A. Van Fleet, M.A. (Third Edition)
Reminiscences of Canada
And the Early Days of Fergus being three lectures delivered to the
Farmers and Mechanics' Institute, Fergus, by A.D. Ferrier in 1864
and 1865 (pdf)
Annals of the Diocese of Toronto
By Ernest Hawkins, B.D. (1848) (pdf)
Annals of Niagara
By William Kirby, F. R. S. C. (1896) (pdf)
The Story of Butler's Rangers
and the Settlement of Niagara
By Ernest Cruikshanks (1893) (pdf)
History of Hamilton
A few books on the city.
The Six-Nations Indians in the Province of
Toronto: A World in a City
Ethnic Diversity of Toronto
The Soos of Today
American and Canadian. The Key to the Great Lakes, a Nation's
Commerce Passes by its Doors—The Greatest Locks in the World
Illustrated and Described—The Establishment of Great Industries and
the Development of the rich Algoma Country is Building up Great
Cities where once the Red Man held Undisputed Sway—The Romance and
Legend of the Land of Hiawatha. (pdf)