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Fullarton Township

Hamlets, Villages and Towns

Mitchell is the largest settlement, on the border of the township (I think Mitchell is officially part of Logan township), and there is also Carlingford, Russeldale, Motherwell, Munro, Brandy Point, Fullarton Village.

Books Specific to Fullarton township

Fullarton Village Memories is by Lillian and Ralph Smith, published in 1997.

There is also a Fullarton book in Vera McNichol's series Reveries of a Pioneer. There's more information on this series on my Perth County Books page.

A Place Called Motherwell was published in 1938 by the Motherwell Historical Committee.

The new township history of Fullarton is Water Under the Bridge. It was released in April 2000.


Pioneers

Fullarton township was opened for settlement in 1829.

The first settler, according to the history books, was Hugh Kennedy JUNCK in 1832. Daniel KERR settled in what is now Mitchell.

Huron County Library has put online many assessment rolls for 1842. This is basically a list of residents of the area in 1842; it tells you who was living there and how much land they owned. Read their introduction first and then go to their Fullarton Township page.

See also the new Perth County Pioneers page for visitors' submissions of their pioneer info.

 

 

About Perth County, Ontario

Welcome to Perth County GenWeb, your online guide to Perth County Genealogy since February 1998! I am Meg Fuller, Your Coordinator for this County site.

I hope you enjoy your visit. Please email me if you have any suggestions or contributions you would like to make.

I hope you find my efforts helpful in your research of your County roots. I am unable to do additional research on your family as I do not have direct access to records. I post everything I have for all to use.

Perth County is located in south-western Ontario in about the middle of the peninsula. There are many small towns and hamlets in this area, and the largest city is Stratford. Stratford currently has a population of about 30 000. This population swells in the summer tourist season! For the most part Perth County consists of rural agricultural land. The other major industry is tourism because of the Stratford Festival.

It is one of the few counties in South-Western Ontario that doesn't touch any of the Great Lakes. Because of its location, and distance from the Great Lakes, it was one of the last areas in Ontario to be settled. People who aren't familiar with Ontario often confuse it with Perth, a city in Lanark County. If it's Perth, Lanark County you're after, or if your reference just says Perth, here's a link to the Lanark County GenWeb. But it was nice of you to visit.

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