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  • The Annual Volunteer and Service Militia List of Canada, 1st March 1867
    Text       This book contains a list of the militia for Canada in 1867. Of note, it was published in March 1867, prior to Confederation, and thus discusses the Province of Canada rather than Canada as a country. Entries for Brant can be found on page 13 (Brigade Major); 53 (38th Brant ...
    Text     This book contains a list of the militia for Canada in 1867. Of note, it was published in March 1867, prior to Confederation, and thus discusses the Province of Canada ...
  • At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I
    TextImage       This local history book traces the history of Paris from the initial exploration of the region, its development and foundation under Hiram Capron, and its economic and social development following its incorporation until 1918. Donald A. Smith is the principal author. Chapter 20, on Newspapers and Editors, was written by ...
    TextImage     This local history book traces the history of Paris from the initial exploration of the region, its development and foundation under Hiram Capron, and its economic and social development following ...
  • At the Forks of the Grand: Volume II
    TextImage       The second volume of At the Forks of the Grand was published in 1982, not long after the reprinting of Volume I. Its chapters were originally printed as segments in The Paris Star. While the first volume is primarily an account of the foundation and political/economic development of Paris, the ...
    TextImage     The second volume of At the Forks of the Grand was published in 1982, not long after the reprinting of Volume I. Its chapters were originally printed as segments in ...
  • Brant County Gazetteer & Directory, 1869-70
    Text       This gazetteer and directory for the County of Brant lists many of the business and individual proprietors operating within the County's communities in the years 1869-70. The advertisements, many for local businesses, also provide a vibrant image of the County as it was at the time. This photograph was provided ...
    Text     This gazetteer and directory for the County of Brant lists many of the business and individual proprietors operating within the County's communities in the years 1869-70. The advertisements, many for ...
  • Brant County Illustrated [Atlas]
    TextImage       This atlas of Brant County is part of the series of county atlases produced across Canada from 1874 to 1881. It contains overview information about the County of Brant as it then was, maps of all of its constituent communities, and photographs and illustrations of notable personages and locations. Notably, ...
    TextImage     This atlas of Brant County is part of the series of county atlases produced across Canada from 1874 to 1881. It contains overview information about the County of Brant as ...
  • The Early Political and Military History of Burford
    TextImage       Considered one of the most authoritative works on the history of Burford, Muir's work is still referred to by historians of the County of Brant.
    TextImage     Considered one of the most authoritative works on the history of Burford, Muir's work is still referred to by historians of the County of Brant.
  • The Early Political and Military History of Burford, by Major R. Cuthbertson Muir
    Text       This 1913 book by Major Robert Cuthbertson Muir describes the history of Burford from its founding up to the time it was written. Part 1 focuses primarily on the town's political history; part 2 provides a detailed military description. This book can be downloaded as an Adobe Acrobat Reader .PDF ...
    Text     This 1913 book by Major Robert Cuthbertson Muir describes the history of Burford from its founding up to the time it was written. Part 1 focuses primarily on the town's ...
  • The Forgotten Brother: John Carlyle
    Textcomment       This book by Joseph A. Scott traces the history of the "forgotten" Carlyle brother, John Carlyle. He was the half-brother of the much more famous Thomas Carlyle, historian and philosopher. John was born in Scotland, but emigrated to North America and eventually moved to Mount Pleasant, where he lived most ...
    Textcomment     This book by Joseph A. Scott traces the history of the "forgotten" Carlyle brother, John Carlyle. He was the half-brother of the much more famous Thomas Carlyle, historian and philosopher. ...
  • Herons and Cobblestones: A History of Five Oaks and the Bethel Area of Brantford Township, County of Brant
    TextImage       This 2003 book was created by the Grand River Heritage Mines Society in celebration of its tenth anniversary. It documents the history of the Five Oaks and Bethel areas of Brantford Township both before and after European settlement, including documentation of the area's numerous mines. One chapter is devoted to ...
    TextImage     This 2003 book was created by the Grand River Heritage Mines Society in celebration of its tenth anniversary. It documents the history of the Five Oaks and Bethel areas of ...
  • The History of the County of Brant
    TextImage       This 1883 history book documents the history, people, and places of the County of Brant as it existed then. In addition to its historical sections, it includes a section of portraits of notable locals, some of whom were still alive at the time. "County of Brant" is used to refer ...
    TextImage     This 1883 history book documents the history, people, and places of the County of Brant as it existed then. In addition to its historical sections, it includes a section of ...
  • The History of the County of Brant, volume I, by F. Douglas Reville
    Text       This book by F. Douglas Reville chronicles the history of the County of Brant from its beginning to the time of the book's publication in 1920. Volume I focuses on Brantford and the political organization of the County, while Volume II discusses Paris, the actions of the County in World ...
    Text     This book by F. Douglas Reville chronicles the history of the County of Brant from its beginning to the time of the book's publication in 1920. Volume I focuses on ...
  • The History of the County of Brant, volume II, by F. Douglas Reville
    Text       This book by F. Douglas Reville chronicles the history of the County of Brant from its beginning to the time of the book's publication in 1920. Volume I focuses on Brantford and the political organization of the County, while Volume II discusses Paris, the actions of the County in World ...
    Text     This book by F. Douglas Reville chronicles the history of the County of Brant from its beginning to the time of the book's publication in 1920. Volume I focuses on ...
  • History of the Glen Morris Library: One Hundred Years
    Text       This book documents the history of the Glen Morris library from its founding in 1888 to its hundredth anniversary in 1988. The Glen Morris library is now one of the five branches of the County of Brant Public Library, following the County's amalgamation in 1999.
    Text     This book documents the history of the Glen Morris library from its founding in 1888 to its hundredth anniversary in 1988. The Glen Morris library is now one of the ...
  • The Martial Spirit: A History of the Sedentary Militia and the Six Nations Warriors of the Former Brant County Area 1784-1884
    Text       This book by Roger Sharpe describes the history of the Sedentary Militia and Six Nations warriors who were active in the area of the County of Brant, primarily focusing on their involvement in the War of 1812 and the Patriot Rebellion of 1837-39. This online edition of the book was ...
    Text     This book by Roger Sharpe describes the history of the Sedentary Militia and Six Nations warriors who were active in the area of the County of Brant, primarily focusing on ...
  • The Militia Stood Alone
    Text       This book examines an important event in the early history of Oakland Township of the County of Brant: the Battle at Malcolm's Mills. This battle took place on November 6, 1814 and was the final battle fought on Canadian soil during the war of 1812. In October 1814, an invading ...
    Text     This book examines an important event in the early history of Oakland Township of the County of Brant: the Battle at Malcolm's Mills. This battle took place on November 6, ...
  • A Movement of the Spirit, by Roger Sharpe
    TextImagecomment       A Movement of the Spirit: the History of St. James Anglican Church, Paris, 1839-2010, by Roger Sharpe.
    TextImagecomment     A Movement of the Spirit: the History of St. James Anglican Church, Paris, 1839-2010, by Roger Sharpe.
  • Oakland Township: Two Hundred Years - Volume 1
    Text       This book documents the history of Oakland Township, written for its bicentennial. In nearly 2000 pages it documents the Township's history in very great detail, providing information on a variety of aspects of Township life. It is divided into five volumes, the final two made up of two parts each. ...
    Text     This book documents the history of Oakland Township, written for its bicentennial. In nearly 2000 pages it documents the Township's history in very great detail, providing information on a variety ...
  • Oakland Township: Two Hundred Years - Volume 2
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  • Oakland Township: Two Hundred Years - Volume 3
    Text       This book documents the history of Oakland Township, written for its bicentennial. In nearly 2000 pages it documents the Township's history in very great detail, providing information on a variety of aspects of Township life. It is divided into five volumes, the final two made up of two parts each. ...
    Text     This book documents the history of Oakland Township, written for its bicentennial. In nearly 2000 pages it documents the Township's history in very great detail, providing information on a variety ...
  • Oakland Township: Two Hundred Years - Volume 4 (Part I)
    Text       This book documents the history of Oakland Township, written for its bicentennial. In nearly 2000 pages it documents the Township's history in very great detail, providing information on a variety of aspects of Township life. It is divided into five volumes, the final two made up of two parts each. ...
    Text     This book documents the history of Oakland Township, written for its bicentennial. In nearly 2000 pages it documents the Township's history in very great detail, providing information on a variety ...
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Full Length Books about Brant


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