This map is by no means exact but it should give you an idea
of how the township was/is situated.
Was a post office in the Historical Atlas for Lanark County. Irish settlers of the 1840s were the first settlers to this area. It was named after Michael Stanley. There was a school, town hall and a few houses in 1863.
Westport road shows in the Historical Atlas for Lanark County but the village does not.
Civil Records; Cemetery
Records; Census Records;
Vital Statistics 1869+ - Ontario Government
Parish & Civil Records for North Burgess Township:
|North Burgess Township, Lanark County.|
|Saint Bridget RC - Stanleyville - originals are at the Church||.||1889-1920||.||1298932|
|copy includes index 1889-1940||B||1889-1910||.||.|
|another filming - includes confirmations||BMD||1889-1920||.||2032236
Cemetery Records for North Burgess Township:
|North Burgess Twp.||Ontario
MS 451 Reel 22 MS 451 Reel 31
Census Records for North Burgess Township:
Actual Censuses on microfilm:
Online! 1817 Census Burgess Township
Online! 1819 Census Burgess Township
Online! 1820 Census Burgess Township
Online! 1822 Census Burgess Township
Online 1821 Assessment List for Burgess Township
Transcribed Censuses available in book form:
|.||North Burgess Township||.||.|
|1851||Bathurst & N. Burgess Twps.||Sargeant,
Robert E extracted from NAC film #C-11731 / compiled by
JR Ernest Miller Kingston Ont - 1989 - 80 leaves
Branch - OGS
Robert E extracted from NAC film #C-1042 / compiled by JR
Ernest Miller Kingston Ont - 1994 - 27 leaves
Branch - OGS
|1871||Bathurst, N. Burgess & N. Elmsley Twps.||Robert and Roberta Sargeant||Lanark County Genealogical Society|
|1891||Montague Township, North Burgess Township, North Elmsley Township||by Ernest E. Miller & Robert E. Sargeant ; arranged for publication by Roberta Sargeant Kingston, Ont. : Kingston Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, 1996. ISBN: 0777905167 (pbk.)||Kingston Branch - OGS|
Land & Property Records for Lanark County (general)
Taxation Records for Lanark County (general)
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