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Ramsay Township

Ramsay Twp.

This map is by no means exact but it should give you an idea of how the township was/is situated.

Ramsay:
Almonte:
The first settler, UEL, received the land in 1819. It was one of the principal wool manufacturing towns of the Ottawa Valley. The village had many name changes: Shepherd's Falls, Shipman's Mills, Ramsayville, Waterford and then Almonte after a Mexican general.
Appleton:
Was first called Apple Tree Falls. Settler located 1823. Was then known as Teskeyville. Appleton shows in the Historical Atlas of Lanark County.
Blakeney:
Was originally called Norway Pine Falls, then Snedden's Mills after the first settler Alexander Snedden in 1822. Then it was called Rosebank in the 1850s - which is one of the names showing in the Historical Atlas for Lanark County, however Blakeney PO shows at the same place.
Carleton Place:
see Beckwith Twp.
Clayton:
Is located on the Indian River. It was first known as Bellamy's Mills after Edmund Bellamy of Vermont who built a mill here in 1824. Then the name was changed to Clifton and then Clayton. Clayton PO is the name showing in the Historical Atlas of Lanark County.

Parish & Civil Records; Cemetery Records; Census Records; Taxation Records

Vital Statistics 1869+ - Ontario Government

Parish & Civil Records for Ramsay Township:

Comments Type Years NAC

film numbers

LDS

film numbers

Ramsay Township, Lanark County
Mississippi Circuit of Methodist Episcopal (later Wesleyan Methodist) Church B 1829-1843 H-1809 .
includes: places in the Townships of Beckwith, Lanark, Pakenham and Ramsay, Lanark Co.: in the Townships of Horton, McNab, Pembroke and Westmeath, Renfrew Co.; and Fitzroy Township, Carleton Co. . . . .
Almonte United Church, Almonte BMD 1833-1962 M-2217 .
. M 1896-1926 M-2229 .
comprises: Ramsay "Auld Kirk" (later, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church), Almonte B 1833-1902 M-2217 .
. M 1834-1857 M-2217 .
. D 1848-1869, 1873, 1877, 1889-1894 M-2217 .
communicants . 1834-1869 M-2217 .
membership lists . c1890, 1892-1894 M-2217 .
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (formerly, Ramsay "Auld Kirk", Almonte B 1902-1911 M-2217 .
. M 1858-1901, 1937, 1896-1911 M-2217 .
. M 1898-1926 M-2229 .
St. John's Presbyterian, Church, Almonte B 1877-1905 M-2217 .
. M 1859-1912 M-2217 .
United Presbyterian Church (formerly St. Andrew's & St. John's) Almonte B 1906-1925 M-2217 .
. M 1912-1925 M-2217 .
Bethany United Church, Almonte B 1925-1953 M-2217 .
. M 1925-1937 M-2217 .
Carleton Place, Wesleyan Methodist Circuit, Carleton Place B 1905-1906, 1915 M-2217 .
. M 1858-1872, 1879 M-2217 .
. D 1905-1907 M-2217 .
Almonte Methodist Circuit, Almonte B 1915-1921 M-2217 .
St. Andrew's (Presbyterian) Church, Appleton B 1908-1962 M-2217 .
communion rolls . c1889-1917 M-2229 .
Trinity United Church, Almonte B 1928-1953 M-2217 .
. M 1918-1943 M-2217 .
. D 1917-1953 M-2217 .
includes: Appleton Pastoral Charge . . . .
Almonte and Appleton United Church B 1953-1962 M-2217 .
Ashton Presbyterian Church, Ashton M 1896-1911 M-2229 .
communion rolls . c1889-1917 M-2229 .
Almonte Regular Baptist Church . 1864-1910 . 0804326
Item 1-2
Holy Name of Mary RC - Almonte (Index) B 1872-1966 . 1302151
(Index) M 1872-1966 . .
includes confirmations & communions BMD 1869-1910 . .
confirmations . 1883-1909 . .
another filming 1892-1910 BMD 1892-1917 . 1887877
Saint Michael RC (Corkery ON) - originals at Church . 1837-1917 . .
Index to baptisms B 1837-1884 . 1304512
Item 1
Index to baptisms B 1857-1859 . Item 3-4
. BM 1837-1851 . .
includes first communion v.1 Huntley BM 1857-1859 . Item 1-4
v.2 Ramsay B 1845-1850 . .
Ramsay BMD 1864-1871 1885 . .
confirmations - Ramsay/Huntley . 1871 . .
v.3 Ramsay B 1854-1868 . .
v.4 Huntley (incl. Some Ramsay) BM 1864-1884 . Item 5-8
confirmations . 1864-1883 . .
v. 5-6 BMD 1868-1910 . .
confirmations . 1885-1909 . .
(another filming v.6) BMD 1885-1917 . 1887876
item 1-2
confirmations . 1885-1916 . .
Protestant marriages from Almonte & region Compiled by Anderson, Peter, Centre de généalogie S.C 1988 379p publication no. 93
ISBN 0-88662-114-3
LDS
US/CAN Book Area
971.382
K2ap

Cemetery Records for Ramsay Township:

Cemeteries:
Almonte Auld Kirk, L S/E 16, C8 ocfa6 Keith
LCGS
LDS
US/CAN Film Area
1697276
Item 40
Clayton Roman Catholic (abandoned) - ocfa6 LCGS-

LDS
US/CAN Film Area
1697276
Item 48

Clayton United & Burial Records (1883-1990) ocfa6 Lanark County Genealogical Society
United, Clayton . Keith

LDS
US/CAN Film Area
1697276
Item 47

Clayton / Bolger Old Methodist, Co. Rd. 2 C2 ocfa5 Keith
Ottawa Branch - OGS
Houston, L6 C7 . Keith
Methodist (abandoned) at Clayton . LDS
US/CAN Film Area
1697276
Item 49
McDonald, 10th line near Blakeney . LDS
US/CAN Book Area
971.3
A1
No. 97

US/CAN Film Area
0897033
Item 2

Keith

Old Methodist, L13 C9 . Keith
Pioneer Wesleyan Methodist (18 additional stones) E1/2 L13 C9 ocfa5 LDS
US/CAN Book Area
971.3
A1
No. 105

US/CAN Film Area
0897033
Item 10

Ottawa Branch - OGS

Rath Farm, L25 C1 ocfa5 Keith
OT
Rath's Roman Catholic ocfa6 Lanark County Genealogical Society
Robertson Family Plot, L15 C1 ocfa6 Keith
LCGS
LDS
US/CAN Film Area
1697276
Item 44

LDS
US/CAN Book Area
971.3
A1
No. 103

US/CAN Film Area
0897033
Item 8

St George's Anglican, Clayton, L17 C1 (aka Bowland's?) ocfa6 Keith
LCGS
LDS
US/CAN Film Area
1697276
Item 45

LDS
US/CAN Book Area
971.3
A1
No. 100

US/CAN Film Area
0897033
Item 5

St. James, L2 C7 . Keith
St. Mark's Old, Hwy #44 C12, near Almonte - . Keith
St. Mary's Almonte
4 leaves
1st leaf (entries 1-48) is missing
. LDS
US/CAN Film Area
1697276
Item 41
St Mary's Roman Catholic (New) L13 C9, Almonte ocfa5 LDS
US/CAN Book Area
971.382
V3
No. 975

US/CAN Fiche Area
6093181

Ottawa Branch - OGS
Publication no. 86-25

St Paul's Anglican, L15 C8, Almonte ocfa5 LDS
US/CAN Book Area
971.382
V3
No. 977

Ottawa Branch - OGS
Publication no. 86-23
Keith

Wilson ocfa5 OT
Ramsay Twp. . Ontario Archives
MS 451 Reel 6 MS 451 Reel 15 MS 451 Reel 22 MS 451 Reel 32 MS 451 Reel 54 MS 451 Reel 59

Census Records for Ramsay Township:

Actual Censuses on microfilm:

Transcribed Censuses available in book form:

Ramsay Township & Almonte:
1861 Ramsay Twp. Sargeant, Robert E extracted from NAC film #C-1042 / compiled by JR Ernest Miller Kingston Ont - 1993 - 81 leaves
ISBN 1-55075-252-9
Kingston Branch - OGS

LDS
US/CAN Book Area
971.382
X29r
1861

National Library

1871 Ramsay Twp. & Almonte Robert and Roberta Sargeant Lanark County Genealogical Society

National Library

1891 Ramsay Twp. . Kingston Branch - OGS

National Library

1891 Almonte (Town) . Kingston Branch - OGS

National Library

Land & Property Records for Lanark County (general)

Taxation Records for Lanark County (general)

The Snedden Saga: from Lanarkshire to Lanark County Snedden, Marilyn, Burnstown ON 1994 243p includes historical information concerning Blakeney LDS
US/CAN Book Area
929.271
Sn22s

US/CAN Film Area
1698147
Item 7

Early Settlement of Ramsay Township reprinted from the Almonte Gazette Almanac for 1872 LDS
US/CAN Book Area
971.3
A1
no. 24

US/CAN Film Area
0982390
Item 23

Historical sketches of Appleton Brown, Jack - Mallorytown ON Riverside Press 1973 20p LDS
US/CAN Book Area
971.3
A1
no. 23

US/CAN Film Area
0982390
Item 27


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