Luther East Township


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Luther East Twp. in historical DUFFERIN Co.

Settled mainly between 1860 and 1875.

Jesse E. Middleton, The Province of Ontario: a History: 1615-1927, published 1927

Luther East is only the eastern portion of the full township, originally within Wellington Co. until 1879. The intact (original) Luther Twp. had 14 Concessions running northward with Lots 1 to 32 running eastward. Luther East is restricted to Lots 19 to 32 (see early Patent Map). For our Transcription Projects, where early Directories and Maps have covered the township before the split, we have manually separated out records into East- and West- portions. Researchers are advised to check both.

See West Luther, in Wellington County.

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HINT: Before fine-searching the online maps, verify from the database of transcribed names (bottom).

Early survey maps with names of original patentees¬†–¬†over-written with subsequent owners.

1 available I0050658

See the Archives of Ontario Summary and Index to Early Patent Maps, or Search by Township.

The names on these maps are not transcribed, nor will they be included in our project. However, our databases do include transcriptions of names from early Grant/Patent RECORDS (those issued prior to 1826).

In 1861, this part of Luther (lots 19-32) was with its original township in Wellington Co. The 1861 WELLINGTON Co. map by Guy Leslie
 
Map Transcription Progress

Prior to 1879, Luther East (lots 19-32) was a part of its original township in Wellington Co. Luther in the 1877 WELLINGTON Co. map, by Walker & Miles.

Maps at McGill University's Digital Atlas Project cover the Post-Confederation period (late for the scope of this project). Names of land-owners are transcribed at McGill's site.

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HINT: Before fine-searching the online directories, verify from the database of transcribed names (bottom).

1837 Toronto & Home District / Walton / free online
Mono * then in HOME DIST.


1865-66 Grey Co. / Smith / free online
Melancthon * then in GREY

1866-67 Simcoe Co. / McEvoy / microfiche
Mono & Mulmur * then in SIMCOE

1867 Wellington Co. / Irwin & Burhnam / subscr. site
Amaranth, Garafraxa East & Luther East * then in WELLINGTON

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1872-73 Simcoe Co. & Muskoka / Irwin / free online
Mono & Mulmur * then in SIMCOE

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Find Concession/Lot Locations from the Agricultural Schedules of the Canadian national Censuses.
1842 (limited), 1851, 1861 and 1871.

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Finding Aid | Search Form – LAC | see table, below

NOTE: Luther Township in Dufferin Co. includes the eastern Lots 19-32. At the time of this 1861 census the eastern portion had not yet ceded to Dufferin Co. The below pages are for the full township, filed under Wellington Co.

1861 District SubDistrict Film     PGs: 64 – 66
Wellington Luther C-1084 64 65 66

 
* The LAC search form is pre-set to search this District, and for Agricultural schedules only. However, these indexes are significantly incomplete. ALL IMAGES ARE AVAILABLE by page number, in the chart, above.

The 1861 Census Districts | Re: Bothwell, Cardwell & Monck

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NOTE: Luther Township in Dufferin Co. includes the eastern Lots 19-32. At the time of this 1871 census the eastern portion had not yet ceded to Dufferin Co. The below pages are for the full township, filed in Wellington Co.

1871 District SubDistrict Div.* Film Images
33 Wellington North F Luther   C-9950 Link to Start

 
* The Enumeration Division must match the corresponding Sched. 1 Personal Census.

Header titles on each census page aren't always fully descriptive of the Districts and Divisions. Rely on indexed information at Ancestry or FamilySearch.

The 1871 Census Districts | Maps of City Wards

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Search Surname - by part name, or use a star as a wildcard -- do not use single quote i.e. O'Brien - instead use O(star) :
Total Records Found: 89, showing 10 per page
SurnameIncidenceTownshipCountyDatesSourceAvailable online?DetailsMisc
Anderson 1 Luther East Dufferin 1867 directory Link to Source Irwin
Atkinson 1 Luther East Dufferin 1867 directory Link to Source Irwin
Barker 1 Luther East Dufferin 1867 directory Link to Source Irwin
Baxendale 1 Luther East Dufferin 1867 directory Link to Source Irwin
Beals 1 Luther East Dufferin 1867 directory Link to Source Irwin
Blair 1 Luther East Dufferin 1867 directory Link to Source Irwin
Boomer 1 Luther East Dufferin 1867 directory Link to Source Irwin
Brodie 1 Luther East Dufferin 1867 directory Link to Source Irwin
Burt 1 Luther East Dufferin 1867 directory Link to Source Irwin
Campbell 1 Luther East Dufferin 1867 directory Link to Source Irwin




ONGOING INVENTORY:


HeritagePIN's own updated list of Named Villages and Settlements in Ontario, based on the 1857 Canada Directory (Lovell) and the 1869 Province of Ontario Gazetteer and Directory (McEvoy/Clark), and on descriptions found in 30+ Pre-Confederation Directories.

See also notes about Administrative Districts that crossed established boundaries.

Many more details and maps are found in the pages for each Township (follow links).

heritagePIN PROJECT DATABASES | Project Goals and Progress




HeritagePIN has a number of Name Transcription Projects on the go since 2008. The time period of study is Pre-Confederation (1867). Since Ontario's civil records program took some years to fully implement, this time period has been extended to include Ontario's documented inhabitants prior to the mid-1870's.

Transcribed surnames are searchable at each Township's page




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MAPS | project

I had been able to photograph several of the (brittle) Pre-Confederation maps at various universities and archives, and by 2016 the University of Toronto has made images available ONLINE for many more!

The names in these databases have been transcribed by me personally, and include names from the inset town maps, and indexes of subscribers, located in the margins of each map.

 
DIRECTORIES & GAZETTEERS | project


Likewise, with historical directories, names have been transcribed by eye, not by OCR (conversion to text). They include those entries for individuals living in towns and cities.

 
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES


Where maps and directories are sparse for a township, or for an early time period, the Databases are supplemented with record-sets * that show names and Concession/Lot locations *. These include early Land Grant/Patents, and Agricultural Census returns.