The Tiny Hamlet of Bellamy’s Mills 1851






A small village, situated on Indian Creek, in the Township of Ramsay, County of Lanark, C.W. – distant from Perth, 22 miles, and from Pakenham, 14 miles.


Bellamy, Edward, grist, saw and carding mills

Bellamy, Hiram, wagonmaker

Bowes, John, postmaster and general store

Coulter, James, innkeeper

Geddes, Andrew, general store

Mackenzie, Peter, M.D.

O’Donnell, J., blacksmith

Read more here:

Welcome to Clayton, Ontario

No More Credit at Bellamy’s Mills and Other Notes

Falling For Lanark’s Heritage — Thanks for the Memories

The Floating Bridges of Lanark County

Judy from The Cheddar Stop is Selling a Little Bit of Heaven from Clayton



Other Town Directories



About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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