WWI - Hinchinbrooke Township

wwi-poster-016Soldiers

  • 835589            BALL, Charles Stanley            COLE LAKE
  • 835588            BALL, Gerald Stanley            COLE LAKE
  •             CAMPBELL, George HS            COLE LAKE
  • 3060541            CLOW, Thomas Vanily            COLE LAKE
  • 319952            BROWN, Alfred Gordon            GODFREY
  • 835129            GENGE, Vincent E            GODFREY
  • 835921            GREEN, Fay D            GODFREY
  • 348485            HILL, William            GODFREY
  • 8110            JUDGE, Richard            GODFREY
  • 1048834            MUIR, Thomas            GODFREY
  • 835769            REYNOLDS, Torrence A            GODFREY
  • 835524            ADAIR, Harold            PARHAM
  • 835694            CAMPSALL, John Albert            PARHAM
  • 783            GOODFELLOW, George Frederick            PARHAM
  • 835981            PATTERSON, Herbert Leonard            PARHAM
  • 835767            VanKINBURGH, Stewart            PARHAM
  • 835590            WAGAR, Roy            PARHAM
  •             MAITLAND, Oliver Mowat            TICHBORNE

Do you know of another soldier from Hinchinbrooke Township who served in WWI? Please let us know!


Where to Look

Online Databases

The Canadian Great War Project

Find out whether the soldier survived the war, what unit(s) he served with, when his birthday was, and who was waiting for him back at home. Search for the person by name and/or regimental number.

Attestation Forms   

Find out what the soldier looked like; see the original form with his handwriting on it. Search the Soldiers of the First World War database on the website of Library and Archives Canada.


Books


Census Records

Find out who lived in the household. Discover how old they were, what they did for a living, how much money they made, and more.

Before the War

  1. Search the 1911 Census of Canada.
  2. Type the soldier's surname.
  3. Choose Ontario from the dropdown menu.
  4. Click Hide/Show Advanced Search Options.
  5. District Name: Frontenac
  6. Sub-district Name: Hinchinbrook [without the "e"]
  7. Leave the other fields blank.

After the War

  • Search the 1921 Census of Canada online from Ancestry.com
  • Library and Archives Canada has partnered with Ancestry.com to provide access to this census.
  • Ancestry.com will ask you to make a free account (email address, password) in order to view the census.
  • If you prefer not to make a free account, you are welcome to use Ancestry-Library Edition free of charge at your local KFPL branch (in-library use only).

Maps

1878  Maps of Frontenac County, from the Canadian County Atlas Project

Try the Map Gallery, Frontenac Maps on the County of Frontenac website. Scroll down and click Lot/Concession Maps by Geographic Township. There is also a "Hamlet Map" of Parham in the Map Gallery.

Towns and Villages

  • Glendower
  • Deniston
  • Draffin
  • Godfrey - formerly Iron Ore Junction
  • Iron Ore Junction - now called Godfrey
  • Malakoff
  • Parham - formerly Smith’s Mills * (KFPL Library Branch)
  • Piccadilly
  • Reynoldston Lake
  • Smith’s Mills - now called Parham
  • Tichborne
  • Wagarville
  • Wilkinson

What did you discover?  Please share your results with us!


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Acknowledgement: The list of soldiers' names was generously provided by Stuart MacDonald, curator of the Princess of Wales' Own Regiment (PWOR) Museum.

Image:  Bushmen and sawmill hands wanted. Join the 224th Canadian Forestry Battalion / Digital ID: (digital file from color film copy transparency) cph 3g12676 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g12676 / Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA