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Almonte The Woolen Town 1900

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Almonte The Woolen Town 1900

 

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photo from almonte.com

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

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RAMSAYVILLE

A Village situated in the Township of Ramsay, on the Mississippi River, C.W. – distant from Bytown, 35 miles. Population about 200.

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF PROFESSIONS, TRADES, & c.

Gemmill, John, general store

Haskins, —-, planning and grooving mills

Leekie, Thomas, general store, 1/2 mile from the village

Mansill, Thomas, tannery, 1/2 mile from the village

McGregor, —-, innkeeper

McMorin, Rev. John, Scotch Church

Rea, Hugh, general store, boots and shoes

Reed, Samuel, carding mill

Richardson, Edward, grist mill

Shipman, Daniel, temperance inn

Shipman, Daniel, grist and saw mill

Wylie & Sons, general store

Wylie, James, postmaster

 

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)

 

 

relatedreading

Looking for Information on the Native Fort Farm of Fred Sadler of Almonte

Did We Find Henry Lang’s Barn?

Almonte in the Twenties

 

Remembering John Kerry from Almonte—By Karen Hirst

 

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