WWI - Storrington Township

wwi-poster-002Soldiers

  • 3058340            ANGLIN, William RD            BATTERSEA
  • 835949            BETTS, Arnold J            BATTERSEA
  • 204469            HARTLEY, Herbert Alfred            BATTERSEA
  • 204136            HARTLEY, James Ray            BATTERSEA
  • 835775            HOGLE, Edward            BATTERSEA
  • 835731            HOOPER, Rowland            BATTERSEA
  • 51213            HUNTBACH, Ernest            BATTERSEA
  • 835749            JACKSON, Wallace            BATTERSEA
  • 835782            KEELER, Harmon            BATTERSEA
  • 835389            KING, Thomas L            BATTERSEA
  • 835644            KNIGHT, Fred            BATTERSEA
  • 835847            LAKE, Harold C            BATTERSEA
  • 38            VanLUVEN, Otto            BATTERSEA
  • 835725            WILLIAMS, Dalton M            BATTERSEA
  • 835748            WILLIAMS, John            BATTERSEA
  • 835904            DARLING, Roy Addison            INVERARY
  • 835130            EARDLEY, Thomas C            INVERARY
  • 5777            EDWARDS, William Cecil            INVERARY
  •             FERGUSON, Frederick S            INVERARY
  • 780            FREEMAN, Norman Victor            INVERARY
  • 835616            KISH, Archie            INVERARY
  • 835906            RITCHIE, Peter            INVERARY
  • 835057            SHEPHERD, Elmer            INVERARY
  • 835863            SIMPSON, Clarence Leroy            INVERARY
  • 835654            SMITH, Joseph            INVERARY
  • 835554            WOOD, Chaffy            INVERARY
  • 835944            DOBBS, Roscoe            SUNBURY
  • 835056            ELLIOTT, Thomas            SUNBURY
  • 455465            EVANS, Walter            SUNBURY
  • 305531            MARSHALL, Philip            SUNBURY
  • 835285            SHANNON, Norman F            SUNBURY

Do you know of another soldier from Storrington 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.


Tweedsmuir Histories

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 Inverary at KFPL. A copy of this book is also available online at http://zert.info/Documents/Tweedsmuir.pdf (Note: it is a 398 page pdf document with many images, so it may not be suitable for slower Internet connections. )

Find a copy of the Tweedsmuir History of Battersea at KFPL.

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: Storrington
  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 are also "Hamlet Maps" of Battersea, Inverary and Sunbury in the Map Gallery.

Towns and Villages

  • Ansleys - now called Brewer Lake
  • Battersea - formerly Rockville; formerly VanLuvens Mills
  • Brewer Lake - formerly Ansleys
  • Ferristown - now called Rockdale
  • Inverary
  • Kirkpatrick
  • Lake Opinicon
  • Latimer
  • Millburn
  • Rockdale - formerly Ferristown
  • Rockville - now called Battersea; see also VanLuvens Mills
  • Storrington * (KFPL Library Branch)
  • Sunbury
  • VanLuvens Mills - now called Battersea; see also Rockville

 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: Boys to the farm -- bring your chums and do your bit -- S.O.S. /  Digital ID: (digital file from color film copy transparency) cph 3g12615 /  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA