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Muskoka and Parry Sound Lot Locations, 1871

Research 1871 CENSUS locations free online for ALL OF ONTARIO. The individual Township pages at this site, point to every Sched. 4 start page for every Enumeration Division in the Province! COPYRIGHT – the Surname databases, Look-up charts, Transcriptions and all Map geo-points are property of Lisa Rance, Orillia, 2011-current.

Well call me late to the party, but I only recently became aware of the existence of an “agricultural” schedule for the 1871 Census of Canada. Here are a thousand+ surnames transcribed for Muskoka and Parry Sound using the cross-referencing procedure described here.

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Total Records Found: 1005, showing 10 per page
SurnameIncidenceTownshipCountyDatesSourceDetails
[1871 surnames] Ryde Muskoka 1871. census check DRAPER Twp.
[1871 surnames] Oakley Muskoka 1871. census check DRAPER Twp.
Adams 1 Muskoka Muskoka 1871. census
Adams 1 Medora Muskoka 1871. census
Adams 3 Chaffey Muskoka 1871. census
Adelhard 1 Morrison Muskoka 1871. census
Alderman 1 Draper Muskoka 1871. census
Alexander 1 Watt Muskoka 1871. census
Algie 1 Hagerman Parry Sound 1871. census
Allard 1 McDougall Parry Sound 1871. census
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RESOURCES | onLand Land Registry

RESOURCES | onLand Land Registry

2018 is the year that Service Ontario announced its project making available all Ontario early land record ‘History Books’, free online.

Until now, such a search required a visit to a regional Land Registry Office or to the Archives of Ontario.

Family historians are just learning about this important resource and wondering as to the extent of records that will be made available by the completion of the project.

At the very least, the indexes should indicate family groups occupying lots in the earliest time periods, or the presence of instruments describing inheritances.

PHOTOlog | gingerbread house in winter MEDONTE

PHOTOlog | gingerbread house in winter MEDONTE

ontario gothic farmhouse, historical mill

Paint required in Hillsdale, Ontario. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, September 2011


ontario gothic farmhouse in winter, gingerbread bargeboard
Cozy brick farmhouse tucked against a ridge on Line 8 North. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, February 2015

SIMCOE County | Medonte Township

PHOTOlog | stop this time CHINGUACOUSY SOUTH

PHOTOlog | stop this time CHINGUACOUSY SOUTH

georgian architecture, museum at christmas

Christmas decor at historical Bovaird House, built 1852 in Brampton, by baker Peter Chisholm. This Georgian home features a McLaughlin cutter (sleigh), the remnants of an apple orchard, and early commercial baking implements. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, December 2014

pre-Confederation architecture, octagonal house, near Toronto

Early Octagonal House at 8273 Heritage Road, built about 1854 by Samuel McClure. French double doors are centered in each of the three sides which face the road. On the “commute”? Stop once. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, June 2015

PEEL County | Chinguacousy South Township

PHOTOlog | school’s out CALEDON

PHOTOlog | school’s out CALEDON

caledon, historical, schoolhouse, bell tower, brickwork, buttress, pre-Confederation

Silver Creek Schoolhouse, S.S. No. 3, a private residence since 1967. Original schoolhouse built 1842, and the discovery of partially-scorched internal beams, indicate the structure may have been rebuilt at an early point. An unusual feature is its attached buttresses. It operated as a school until 1960, thereafter offered at public tender as a Centennial Project. The owners built an exact replica of the earlier bell tower. Obscured by trees in summer! Photo credit: Lisa Rance, April 2011

PEEL County | Caledon Township

PHOTOlog | early settlement on old waterways INNISFIL

colonial history, historical Canadian waterways

Innisfil township overlooks Cook’s Bay on Lake Simcoe – an important historic waterway – Samuel de Champlain came through here as did Sir John Franklin. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, May 2015


early Ontario fieldstone construction, first post office, fire
One of four heritage-designated buildings in Innisfil, the 1841 Barclay House, the township’s first post office, was destroyed by fire on New Year’s Eve 2014. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, March 2016

SIMCOE County | Innisfil Township

PHOTOlog | yellow brick relief GORE OF TORONTO

PHOTOlog | yellow brick relief GORE OF TORONTO

georgian, brickwork, side lights, pre-Confederation

When it was for sale in 2010, the property description for this, the historic Odlum House, built 1862, started: “First time in 148 years on MLS…”. (This was the first time this woman purchased more than $10 in lottery tickets at one time). At 3 Lucinda Court, Brampton, within a new estate of executive homes. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, December 2014

PEEL County | Gore of Toronto Township

PHOTOlog | the heights, the “bench” NIAGARA

PHOTOlog | the heights, the “bench” NIAGARA

Loyalist history, Niagara, vineyard, historical-preservation

The William Woodruff House, built 1827 at St. Davids “bench” (a sheltered ridge in the Niagara Escarpment). Dismantled in 1969 and moved to three separate owners throughout Ontario, it has been subsequently returned and rebuilt in 2009 at Ravine Vineyards, 1000m from its original location. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, February, 2012

Niagara Gorge, Queenston Heights, autumn

View from the “American side” – the Heights of Queenston, “scaled” by many armies. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, October 2011

LINCOLN County | Niagara Township

PHOTOlog | another B&B missed LUTHER

PHOTOlog | another B&B missed LUTHER

pre-Confederation log cabin, rural ontario

This bed and breakfast was for sale in 2015, c. 1860 log cabin south of Damascus village on the west side 8924 Wellington Rd. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, April 2015

WELLINGTON County | Luther Township

PHOTOlog | sunset on second empire VESPRA

PHOTOlog | sunset on second empire VESPRA

second-empire architecture, ontario, canada

Second-Empire architectural style – Lount’s Castle was the home of parliamentarian William Lount – built for him in 1877 at a high point in Barrie, curiously now called Valley Drive. For many years it was divided as apartments, now being restored (2015). Photo credit: Lisa Rance, April 2012

SIMCOE County | Vespra Township