Renfrew The Creamery Town 1900

Renfrew The Creamery Town 1900




Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  17 Nov 1900, Sat,  Page 14


RENFREW,ONTARIO by du_uuh, via Flickr



MCNAB Township ( Renfrew County ) DIRECTORY – 1851 

A Township and Village in the County of Renfrew , C.W. Population of the Township about 1500.


MORRIS, JAMES, postmaster and county registrar

Bourke, Edward, innkeeper

Devine, Mathew, shoemaker

Dickson, Robert, weaver

Frazer, Rev. S., Church of Scotland

Henderson, Archibald, weaver

Forrest, John, weaver

Leckie, David, innkeeper

McNab , D.C. , school teacher

Martin, John, lumber merchant

Mackie, David, carpenter

Morris, Peter, & Co., general store

Morris, William, lumber merchant

Morris, James, jun., town reeve

Neil, Nicholas, cooper

Rochester , George, miller

Rochester , William Y., general store

Sutherland, John, tailor

Stewart, Allan, township clerk

Wright, Nathaniel, innkeeper


Come and visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page– what’s there? Cool old photos–and lots of things interesting to read. Also check out The Tales of Carleton Place.

Information where you can buy all Linda Seccaspina’s books-You can also read Linda in The Townships Sun andScreamin’ Mamas (USA)




Heritage Renfrew

The Directory of Renfrew

Are These Memories Just for Ourselves? — The Family in a Box

I Saved the Lives of 29 Men That Day

The House at Sand Point


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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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