- 60020 VAUTRIN, Vance DESERT LAKE
- 835950 CONVERY, Robert James LELAND
- 75030 CONWAY, Thomas Ira LELAND
- 835571 BABCOCK, John Henry Foster PERTH ROAD
- 19494 BROOKS, William Herbert PERTH ROAD
- 835948 BURNS, Thomas Hemian PERTH ROAD
- 59152 CHARLES, Robert S PERTH ROAD
- 835291 COREY, William T PERTH ROAD
- 835415 LAKE, Claude D PERTH ROAD
- 835814 PROTHEROE, John PERTH ROAD
- 835631 BABCOCK, Albert Manley SYDENHAM
- 835418 BARCLAY, Hugh Richard SYDENHAM
- 1090065 BLOW, Kenneth SYDENHAM
- 835891 BOTTING, Benjamin Peter SYDENHAM
- 410246 CARROLL, Bertrand SYDENHAM
- 835335 CHARTRA, Edward J SYDENHAM
- 835331 CLOW, William Oliver SYDENHAM
- 8089 DARLING, Clarence Douglas SYDENHAM
- 835417 EMBURY, James T SYDENHAM
- 59339 FRASER, Victor Leonard SYDENHAM
- 452443 HAMILTON, Frederick SYDENHAM
- 305570 HANSEN, Otto Victor SYDENHAM
- 219443 JAMES, Albert Edward SYDENHAM
- 835170 KAVANER, George F SYDENHAM
- 835778 KNOWLTON, Arthur F SYDENHAM
- 835332 KNOWLTON, Cyrus SYDENHAM
- 835337 KNOWLTON, Ernest SYDENHAM
- 835406 LEE, Harry Ivo SYDENHAM
- 835452 LETFORD, Hugh SYDENHAM
- 8121 MacDONALD, Alfred SYDENHAM
- 835700 MARTIN, Albert SYDENHAM
- 835525 MARTIN, William J SYDENHAM
- 835527 NELLIS, Blake SYDENHAM
- 835779 NELLIS, James SYDENHAM
- 166397 O'CONNOR, Neil SYDENHAM
- 59758 OFFORD, William Charles SYDENHAM
- 835413 PERKINS, William M SYDENHAM
- 835448 PETERS, Dorval SYDENHAM
- 835336 REDMOND, Earl W SYDENHAM
- 835959 RICHARDSON, Elwood JW SYDENHAM
- 835866 ROCHE, Francis W SYDENHAM
- 220100 SMITH, Henry William SYDENHAM
- 835317 SMITH, Henry WJ SYDENHAM
- 835523 SMITH, Skyler SYDENHAM
- 835279 STRUTHERS, Stephen SYDENHAM
- 835333 SWERBRICK, Mordie SYDENHAM
- 835208 WOOD, Ernest SYDENHAM
- 835334 WOODRUFF, Clement S SYDENHAM
- 835643 WOODS, Roy SYDENHAM
Do you know of another soldier from Loughborough Township who served in WWI? Please let us know!
Where to Look
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.
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.
Beginning in the late 1940s, a series of 989 local history books were compiled by members of the Women's Institutes across Ontario. The project was initiated by Lord and Lady Tweedsmuir. The volumes are a rich source of material about families and communities in Ontario, written by women who lived in the communities they were writing about.
Find a copy of the Tweedsmuir History of Sydenham at KFPL.
- Sydenham's Early History: Assorted Papers on the History of Sydenham, by various authors.
- History of the VanKoughnet family, by John Garrison Smith.
- The Loughborough Collection, by Sydenham Women's Institute, Frontenac District.
- County of a Thousand Lakes: the History of the County of Frontenac, 1673 - 1973, by the Frontenac County History Committee.
- Your County Has a Past, by Alice E. Hogeboom.
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 Sydenham in the Map Gallery.
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
- Search the 1911 Census of Canada.
- Type the soldier's surname.
- Choose Ontario from the dropdown menu.
- Click Hide/Show Advanced Search Options.
- District Name: Frontenac
- Sub-district Name: Loughborough
- 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).
Towns and Villages
- Buck Lake
- Desert Lake
- Loughborough village - now called Sydenham
- Missouri - now called Oates
- Oates - formerly Missouri
- Perth Road
- Sigsworth Lake
- Spafford’s Corners - now called Spaffordton
- Spaffordton - formerly Spafford’s Corners
- Sydenham - formerly Loughborough * (KFPL Library Branch)
What did you discover? Please share your results with us!
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Image: Bushmen and sawmill hands wanted. Join the 238th Canadian Forestry Battalion / Digital ID: (digital file from color film copy transparency) cph 3g12675 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g12675 / Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA