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Victoria County Ontario GenWeb

find your ancestors in Victoria County Ontario
victoria county ontario mapVictoria County was located in South-Eastern Ontario The County was established in 1851 from Peterborough County and named for Queen Victoria.

The area was first opened for settlement in 1821 and the first settlers arrived in 1825. They were Irish Protestants from County Fermanagh, Ireland. They were soon followed by other Irish & Scottish settlers. As with most counties, the southern part was settled first.

In 1858 twelve new townships were added to Victoria County. In 1868 seven of the townships were removed from Victoria County (and attached to Muskoka District).

In 2001, the county was merged with all of its constituent municipalities to form the City of Kawartha Lakes

Former townships of Victoria County were Bexley, Carden, Dalton, Eldon, Emily, Fenelon, Laxton, Digby and Longford, Manvers, Mariposa, Ops, Somerville, Verulam.

The 5 largest communities are: Omemee, Lindsay, Fenelon Falls, Woodville, and Bobcaygeon,

  • Prior to 1800 - Peterborough County Gen Web

    The main population centers are: Omemee Lindsay Fenelon Falls Woodville Bobcaygeon
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    I am Brian, the new host of Huron County GenWeb. I don't live in Victoria County but I have ancestors from there.
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    I can't answer queries as I don't live in Vitcoria County but a great place to start is the AskOliveTree blog where you can submit your genealogy challenges and brickwalls to Lorine for help.


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