This map is by no means exact but it should give you an idea
of how the township was/is situated.
|Darling Township seems to have been mostly a timber area (red & white pine).|
In 1864 Tatlock had a post office with James Guthrie as postmaster. Tatlock PO shows in the Historical Atlas for Lanark County
Is on the town line between Darling & Lanark Twps. Brightside PO is marked on the in the Historical Atlas also. William Lochead was postmaster in the late 1880s.
White PO is showing in the Historical Atlas with roads linking it to Clyde Forks in Lavant Twp and Brightside/Tatlock.
Parish & Civil Records;
Cemetery Records; Census Records; Taxation Records
Vital Statistics 1869+ - Ontario Government
Parish & Civil Records for Darling Township:
|Darling Township, Lanark County||.||.||.||.|
|Clayton United Church, Clayton||BMD||1805-1965||M-3687, M-3688||.|
|includes: [St. Peter's] Presbyterian Church, Darling Township||B||1871-1878||M-3687||.|
|includes: St. John's, Hopetown; Rosetta Presbyterian Congregation; and St. Peter's Tatlock||.||.||.||.|
|Clayton-Middleville Presbyterian Charge (later, Middleville United Church)||B||1881-1950||M-3243||.|
|includes: Hopetown, Rosetta, Darling and Tatlock||.||.||.||.|
|St. Peter's, Darling and St. Paul's Middleville Presbyterian Congregations||BD||1893-1965||M-3688||.|
|includes: Hopetown, Rosetta and Tatlock||.||.||.||.|
|Holy Name of Mary RC -
Records for Saint Declan's mission (Brightside) were kept in this Church until Jan. 1915.
|includes confirmations & communions||BMD||1869-1910||.||.|
|another filming 1892-1910||BMD||1892-1917||.||1887877|
|Saint Declan - Brightside - originals at the Church||BDM||1915-1918||.||1901619|
Cemetery Records for Darling Township:
|St Declan's Roman Catholic||ISNB 1-894008-05-7||Lanark County Genealogical Society|
|McGee, L3 C8||.||.||Keith|
MS 451 Reel 46
Census Records for Darling Township:
Actual Censuses on microfilm:
Transcribed Censuses available in book form:
|1842||Bathurst, Beckwith, Dalhousie, Darling, Drummond, N. & S. Sherbrooke||Extracted from microfilm by Robert E. Sargeant ; compiled by J.R. Ernest Miller Kingston : Kingston Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, 1987||National Library|
|1851||Darling, Lanark & Lavant
|Sargeant, Robert E extracted from NAC film #C-11731 / compiled by JR Ernest Miller Kingston Ont - 1989 - 52 leaves||Kingston
Branch - OGS
US/CAN Book Area
US/CAN Film Area
|1861||Darling & Lavant Twps
|Sargeant, Robert E extracted from NAC film #C-1042 / compiled by JR Ernest Miller Kingston Ont - 1994 - 27 leaves||Kingston
Branch - OGS
|1871||Pakenham & Darling Twps||Robert and Roberta Sargeant||Lanark County Genealogical Society|
|1891||Almonte (town), Darling Township, Lanark Township, Lanark Village||by Ernest E. Miller & Robert E. Sargeant ; arranged for publication by Roberta Sargeant Kingston, Ont. : Kingston Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, 1996. ISBN: 0777905132||Kingston Branch - OGS|
Land & Property Records for Lanark County (general)
Taxation Records for Lanark County (general)
1842: there were 3 school sections - SS#1 & SS#3 were vacant and SS#2 was in use.
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