Newcastle District Genealogy and History

"The history of a county or of a township, if properly investigated, disinters the most important facts with regard to the general state and condition of society, giving facts instead of theories, figures instead of surmises." Sir Francis Palgrave

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Welcome to the Newcastle District Genealogy and History Site.

This site represents an ongoing effort to collect information related to the genealogy and history of the old Newcastle District, Ontario. If you have information or material to add or share, please feel free to contact  

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Upper Canada (Ontario) Pioneer Settler Land Locations, Census Records and Property Descriptions 

Ontario Genealogy Historical Newspaper Collection  Historical Newspaper Files from the Newcastle District of Ontario

Old Newcastle District Maps

Visit to the Newcastle District in the Early 1830's

Upper Canada and Ontario CRIMINAL Database  Includes Newcastle Jail Register

Newcastle District 1833

Canoe Trip Through Kawartha Lakes in the 1830's

Newcastle District - Sketch

Irish Emigrants in Peterborough 1825 - 1826

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Old Thunder - An Indian Tradition

Visit to Chemong Indian Village - 1831

Rice Lake Trading Post and Indian Mound Builders

First Night in the Forest of Murray Township

Visit to Otonabee District - 1833

Letter re Emigrants at Peterborough - 1831

Dinner with the Peterborough Regiment - 1833

Upper Canada (Ontario) Newspaper Notices Database 

1865-66 Northumberland and Durham County Directory  Names and locations of your ancestors   *Database Subscription Required

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1871 Peterborough and Haliburton County Directory  Names and locations of your ancestors   *Database Subscription Required

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Upper Canada (Ontario) Newspaper Notices Database 

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Queen's Own Rifles - Old Photos of Members

Upper Canada District Maps (Circa 1800)

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