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A Rideau Bibliography


Akenson, Donald Harman, The Irish in Ontario, A Study in Rural History, McGill-Queen’s University Press, second edition, 1999.

 

Anderson, J. Carr (ed), Kemptville Past and Present, Kemptville and District Historical Society, 1991 (reprint of original published in 1903 by the Kemptville Telegram)

 

Andrews, Mark, For King and Country, Lieutenant Colonel John By, R.E., Indefatigable Civil-Military Engineer, Heritage Merrickville Foundation, Merrickville, 1998.

 

Baird, D.M., Guide to the Geology and Scenery of the National Capital Area, Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 15, Ottawa, 1968.

 

Barnes, A.S.L, ed., History of the Rideau Waterway, Conservation Authorities Branch, Department of Energy and Resources Management, Toronto, 1970.

 

Bartlett, Betty, Buildings of Old Rideau Township, A Driving Tour, Rideau Township Historical Society, Manotick, 2006

 

Bebee. Ed, Pathfinders, The Guides of The Rideau, Friends of the Rideau, 2004

 

Bebee. Ed, Fish Tales, The Lure and the Lore of the Rideau, Friends of the Rideau, 2007

 

Bebee. Ed, Invisible Army: Hard Times, Heartbreak & Heritage, Friends of the Rideau, 2010

 

Bob, Skipper, Cruising the Rideau and Richelieu Canal, Rochester, PA, 2002.

 

Burritt, Ruth G., Burritt’s Rapids: 1793-1900, Conestoga Press, Thornbury, Ontario 1993

 

Bush, Edward Forbes, Overland Transport in the Rideau Region, 1800-1930, Manuscript Report 424, Parks Canada, 1979

 

Bush, Edward F., The Builders of the Rideau Canal, 1826-32, Manuscript Report 185, Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1981.  Digital Edition, Friends of the Rideau, 2009.

 

Bush, Edward Forbes, Commercial Navigation on the Rideau Canal, 1832-1961, Manuscript Report 247, Parks Canada, 1977

 

Bush, Edward Forbes, Commercial Navigation on the Rideau Canal, 1832-1961, History and Archaeology Series 54, Parks Canada, 1981

 

Canadian Hydrographic Service, Sailing Directions: Rideau Canal and Ottawa River, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa, 2003

 

Canadian Hydrographic Service, Chart 1512, Ottawa to Smiths Falls, 2002 and Chart 1513, Smiths Falls to Kingston, 2007, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa.

 

Carroll, Catherine and Barbara Humphreys, A History of Long Island, Manotick, Rideau Township Historical Society, 1997.

 

Carroll, Catherine L., King of the Rideau, Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, 1974.

 

Carter, Margaret, Defensible Lockmaster’s House, Davis Lock, Rideau Canal: A Comparative Structural History, Parks Canada, 1989.

 

Carter-Edwards, Karen, The Construction Camp at Newboro: Land Use Study of Lot 1, Concession 5, North Crosby, Microfiche Report 293, Parks Canada, 1987.

 

Centennial Committee of Newboro Ontario, The Isthmus, A Historical Sketch of Newboro, Standard Press, Smiths Falls, 1967

 

Churchill, G. Clare, Rideau Reflections, 1000 Island Publisher, abt. 1992.

 

Canada-Ontario Rideau-Trent-Severn Study Committee (CORTS), The Rideau Trent Severn, Canada’s unique 425-mile waterway corridor, Queen’s Publisher, 1970.

 

Cowan, John G. (ed), Rideau 175 Lecture Series, Lecture Proceedings, Merrickville and District Historical Society, Merrickville, 2008.

 

Crandall, Dr. Ian, University of Toronto (Malaria Research), per. comm., 2000.

 

Day, Tammy, Forfar, 1820-2000, Souvenir for the Millennium, 2000.

 

De Jonge, James A., The Military Establishment at Bytown, 1826-1856, Microfiche Report 109, Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1983.

 

De Jonge, James A., The Narrows Blockhouse, Rideau Canal: A Structural History, Microfiche Report 296, Parks Canada, 1986.

 

DeLottinville, Peter, A History of the Smiths Falls Lock Stations, 1827-1978, Manuscript Report 373, Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1979.

 

Denison, Lieutenant W., "Rideau Dams", in "Papers on Subjects Connected with the Duties of the Corps of Royal Engineers", London, vol. 2, 1838, pp. 114-121.

 

Denison, Lieutenant W., "Detailed Description of some of the Works on the Rideau Canal, and of the alterations and improvements made therein since the opening of the navigation", in "Papers on Subjects Connected with the Duties of the Corps of Royal Engineers", London, vol. 3, 1839, pp. 133-138.

 

Department of Energy, Mines and Resources Canada, Surficial Geology and the Ice Age in the National Capital Region, Ottawa, 1987

 

Department of Energy and Resources Management, Rideau Valley Conservation Report – 1968.

 

Department of Energy and Resources Management, Cataraqui Region Conservation Report – 1967.

 

Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Newboro Lock, Rideau Canal, Preliminary Site Study Series No. 6, 1975

 

Dewar, Keith, "Resort development in the Rideau Lakes Region of eastern Ontario, 1826-1955", Master of Arts Thesis, Carleton University, 1983.

 

Douglas, Alec and Larry Turner, On A Sunday Afternoon, Classic Boats on the Rideau Canal, Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario, 1989

 

Douglas, W.A.B., "The Precursors of John By" in "Archaeological Historical Symposium : October 2-3, 1982, Rideau Ferry, Ontario, presented by the Central Region and the Ministry of Citizenship and Culture", F.C.L. Wyght, ed., Lombardy, Ontario, 1982, pp. 82-99.

 

Earle, Evelyn Purvis, Linger in Leeds, St. Lawrence Printing, Co., Prescott, Ontario, n.d.

 

Elliott, Bruce S., The McCabe List, Early Irish in the Ottawa Valley, Ontario Genealogical Society, Toronto, 2002

 

Elliott, Bruce S. Walker, Dan, Stratford-Devai, Fawne, Men of Upper Canada, Militia Nominal Rolls, 1828-1829, Ontario Genealogical Society, Toronto, 1995

 

Environment Canada, Forestry Service and Indian and Northern Affairs, Parks Canada, Ecotour of the Rideau Canal, Cat. No. FO25-28, 1978

 

Feltoe, Richard, A Gentleman of Substance, The Life and Legacy of John Redpath, (1796-1869), Natural Heritage / Natural History Inc., Toronto, 2004

 

Fleming, Laurel, Hearth and Heritage, History of Chaffey’s Lock and Area, 1800-1980, Brown & Martin Ltd., Kingston, 1981

 

French, Lieutenant Gershom, 1783 Rideau Survey Report, Colonial Office, "Q" Series, Governor Haldimand, 1784, National Archives of Canada, Reel-C-11893, MG 11, "Q" Series, vol. 23, pp. 10-23.

 

Friends of the Rideau (pub), Rest and Sport along the Rideau Lakes, modified reproduction of a 1913 guide to the Rideau, n.d.

 

Frome, Lieutenant Edward C., "Account of the Causes which led to the Construction of the Rideau Canal, connecting the Waters of Lake Ontario and the Ottawa; the Nature of the Communication prior to 1827; and a Description of the Works by means of which it is converted into a Steam-boat Navigation", in "Papers on Subjects Connected with the Duties of the Corps of Royal Engineers", London, vol. 1, 1837, pp. 73-102.

 

Gentilcore, Louis and Kate Donkin, Land Surveys of Southern Ontario, An Introduction and Index to the Field Notebooks of the Ontario Land Surveyors, 1784-1859, Cartographica, Monograph No. 8, Toronto, 1973.

 

Gentilcore, R. Louis and C. Grant Head, Ontario’s History in Maps, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1984.

 

George, Victor Alan, The Rideau Corridor: The Effect of a canal system on a Frontier region, 1832-95, M.A. Thesis, Queens University, 1972.

 

Gordanier, Deborah A., Rideau Heritage, R.B. Prints, Inverary, 1982.

 

Haskins, Dianne, My Own Four Walls”, Heritage Buildings in Bastard and South Burgess Township, Council of Bastard and South Burgess Township, 1985

 

Hewitt, D.F., Geological Notes for Maps Nos. 2053 and 2054, Madoc-Gananoque Area, Ontario Division of Mines, Geological Circular No. 12, Ministry of Natural Resources, Toronto, 1964

 

Hind, Edith J., Troubles of a Canal-Builder: Lieut-Col. John By and the Burgess Accusations, in Ontario History (Journal of the Ontario Historical Society), Vol. LVII, No. 3, pp.141-147, September, 1965.

 

Hirsch, R. Forbes, The Commissariat; Survivor of the Bytown Era, Historical Society of Ottawa, Ottawa, 1982.

 

Hubel Karen and Kevin Young, The History of Portland, unpublished, n.d. (c.1978)

 

Jebb, Lieutenant Joshua, Report on the Water Communication of the Rideau, 1816.  National Archives of Canada, RG8, 1B, "C" Series, Vol. 1915.

 

Kennedy, James R., South Elmsley in the Making 1783-1983, Township of South Elmsley, 1984.

 

Kettles, I.M., Douma, M., Lauer, K., Fooks, L., and Hunter, J.A.M., Underwater and Shoreline Features of the Rideau Canal: Smiths Falls to Westport; Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 4008, 2002

 

Lake, Elmer J., Chart of the Rideau Lakes Route Between Kingston and Ottawa, Kingston, 1920 (1990 Reprint by Rideau District Museum)

 

Lamoureux, Georgette, Bytown et ses pionniers canadiens-français, 1826-1855, G. Lamoureux, Ottawa, 1978.

 

Leavitt, Thad. W.H., History of Leeds and Grenville, Mika Silk Screening Ltd, 1972 (reprint of original 1879 book).

 

Legget, Robert, John By; Builder of the Rideau Canal, Founder of Ottawa, Historical Society of Ottawa, Ottawa, 1982.

 

Legget, Robert, Rideau Waterway, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1955.

 

Legget, Robert, The Jones Falls Dam on the Rideau Canal, Ontario Canada, National Research Council, Division of Building Research, Tech Paper 128, September 1961.

 

Lett, W.P., Recollections of Old Bytown, Historical Society of Ottawa, Bytown Series 3, Ottawa, 1979.

 

Lindsay, Coral, Kars on the Rideau, Tweedsmuir History Society, 1972

 

Lockwood, Glenn J, Kitley, 1795-1975, St. Lawrence Printing Co. Ltd., Prescott, 1974.

 

Lockwood, Glenn J, Montague, A Social History of an Irish Ontario Township: 1783 – 1980, Mastercraft Printing and Graphics, Kingston, 1980

 

Lockwood, Glenn J, Beckwith, Irish and Scottish Identities in a Canadian Community, 1816-1991, Township of Beckwith, 1991.

 

Lockwood, Glenn J, Smiths Falls, A Social History of the Men and Women in a Rideau Canal Community, 1794-1994, Town of Smiths Falls, Smiths Falls, 1994.

 

Lockwood, Glenn J, The Rear of Leeds & Lansdowne, the Making of Community on the Gananoque River Frontier, 1796-1996, The Corporation of the Township of Rear of Leeds and Lansdowne, 1996.

 

M’Donald, John, Narrative of a Voyage to Quebec, and Journey from Thence to New Lanark in Upper Canada, Canadian Heritage Publications Facsimile Edition, 1978

 

Mackey, Frank, Steamboat Connections: Montreal to Upper Canada, 1816-1843, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2003

 

MacKenzie, William L., Sketches of Canada and The United States, Effingham Wilson, London, 1833.

 

MacTaggart, John, Three Years In Canada, two volumes, London, 1829.

 

McKenna, Katherine M.J., Working Life at the Isthmus, Rideau Canal, During its Construction, 1827-1831: The Human Cost of a Public Work, Microfiche Report Series 34, Parks Canada, 1981

 

McKenna, Katherine M.J. (ed), Labourers on the Rideau Canal, 1826-1832: From Work Site to World Heritage Site, Borealis Press, Ottawa, 2008

 

McKenzie, Ruth, Leeds and Grenville, their first two hundred years, McClelland and Stewart Limited, Toronto, 1967

 

McBride, Barb, Benjamin Tett, n.d.

 

McGill, Jean S., A Pioneer History of the County of Lanark, T.H. Best Printing Company, 1968

 

McMillan, R.F., The Rideau Canal Before 1900, The Historical Society of Ottawa, Bytown Pamphet Series No. 37, 1991

 

Martyn, Max and Virginia, The Story of The Lower Rideau Settlement – Merrickville, Burritt’s Rapids and District, Merrickville and District Historical Society, Record News, Smiths Falls, 1976.

 

Merrickville District and Historical Society, Merrickville LACAC and Parks Canada, Merrickville Walking Tour, n.d. (c.1993).

 

Mika, Nick and Helma, Bytown, The early days of Ottawa, Mika Publishing Company, Belleville, 1982.

 

Mika, Nick and Helma with Larry Turner, Historic Mills of Ontario, Mika Publishing Company, Belleville, 1987.

 

Mika Publishing, Illustrated Historical Atlas of the Counties of Leeds and Grenville, Wilson Publishing Company, Stirling, 2002 (reprint of Mika’s 1973 atlas with 1870s maps and illustrations).

 

Mills, Edward, Early Settlement in Ontario, Manuscript Report Series 182, Parks Canada, 1972

 

Mills, Stephen F., Archaeological Excavations at the Newboro Lock Station, Rideau Canal Ontario, 1986-87, unpublished manuscript, Parks Canada, 1990.

 

Moon, Robert (Editor), Colonel By’s Friends Stood Up, Crocus House, Ottawa, 1979

 

Moore, D. Jane, Rideau Passages, Mapleware Publishing, Cloyne, Ontario, 1982

 

Moore, Jonathan, Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada: Submerged Cultural Resource Inventory, Underwater Archaeological Services, Parks Canada, Ottawa, April 2005.

 

Morgan, H.R., The First Tay Canal, Papers and Records, Vol. XXIX, Ontario Historical Society, 1933

 

Nelles, Mike., Steamboating on the Rideau Canal, Bytown Pamphlet Series No.71, The Historical Society of Ottawa,.2007

 

Ontario Ministry of Culture and Recreation, Heritage Studies on the Rideau-Quinté-Trent-Severn Waterway, Historical Planning and Research Branch, 1981.

 

Osborne, Brian S, Thomas Burrowes and the Rideau Corridor, unpublished, Parks Canada, 1982

 

Osborne, Brian S, & Donald Swainson, Dividing the Waters; A Preliminary Overview of Water Management on the Rideau, 1832-1972, Microfiche Report Series 179, Parks Canada, 1985

 

Osborne, Brian S, & Donald Swainson, The Rideau Navigation, 1832-1972: Its Operation, Maintenance, and Management.  Volume 1, Microfiche Report Series 191A and 191B, Parks Canada, 1985

 

Osborne, Brian S, & Donald Swainson, Kingston, Building on the Past, Butternut Press Inc., Westport, Ontario, 1988

 

Parks Canada, Heritage Trails, Exploring the Rideau Canal – Edukit, Parks Canada, n.d. (c.1999)

 

Parks Canada and The Merrickville and District Historical Society, Merrickville District, a driving tour, n.d.

 

Passfield, Robert W., Historic Bridges on the Rideau Waterways System: A Preliminary Report, Manuscript Report 212, Parks Canada, 1976.

 

Passfield, Robert W., Engineering the Defence of the Canadas; Lt. Col. John By and the Rideau Canal, Manuscript Report 425, Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1980.

 

Passfield, Robert W., Building the Rideau Canal: A Pictorial History, Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Don Mills, 1982.

 

Passfield, Robert W., A Wilderness Survey: Laying out the Rideau Canal, 1826-1832, in HSTC Bulletin: Journal of the History of Canadian Science, Technology and Medicine, Vol. VII, No.2, May 1983, pp.80-97.

 

Passfield, Robert W., Canal Lock Design and Construction: The Rideau Canal Experience, 1826-1982, Microfiche Report Series 57, Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1983. (digital edition, Friends of the Rideau, 2010)

 

Passfield, Robert W., ‘All Will Succeed’: The Winter of 1829-1830, unpublished manuscript, 1985.

 

Passfield, Robert W., Military Paternalism, Labour, and the Rideau Canal Project, Authorhouse, 2013.

 

Patychuk, Dianne L., Malaria on the Rideau Canal, 1826-32, unpublished B.A. Thesis study, Queens University, 1979.

 

Patterson, Neil A., History of the Township of Kingston, Township of Kingston, 1985.

 

Patterson, Neil A., Opinicon, The Ghost Town, Chaffeys Lock and Area Heritage Society, n.d.

 

Patterson, Neil A., From Ireland They Came, Kinston Irish Folk Club, 2003

 

Patterson, Neil A., History of the Township of North Crosby and Westport, The Review-Mirror, Westport, Ontario, 2006

 

Patterson, William J., Lilacs and Limestone, An Illustrated History of Pittsburgh Township, 1787-1987, Pittsburgh Historical Society, 1989

 

Peck, Mary E., From War to Winterlude, 150 Years on the Rideau Canal, Public Archives Canada, 1982.

 

Perth Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee, Perth Walking Tours (Tours 1 to 4) Perth L.A.C.A.C., n.d.

 

Plousos, Suzanne, The Evolution of the Landscape at Entrance Valley, Rideau Canal: Results of Archaeological Investigations, 1980-1983. Parks Canada, 1984.

 

Plousos, Suzanne, Working with Tools, Work, Identity and Perception Communicated through the Material Culture of Work in the Context of the Rideau Canal Construction, 1826-1832, MA Thesis, College of William and Mary in Virginia, 1996.

 

Ports Cruising Guides, Rideau Canal and the Lower Ottawa River, Formula Media Group, Oakville, Ontario, 2007.

 

Preston, Richard A. (ed), Kingston Before the War of 1812, A Collection of Documents, The Champlain Society, U of T Press, Toronto, 1959.

 

Price, Karen, Construction History of the Rideau Canal, Manuscript Report 193, Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1976.  Digital Edition, Friends of the Rideau, 2008.

 

Purdy, J. Dwight, John By and the Rideau Canal, Irwin Publishing, Toronto, 1986.

 

Raudzens, George, The British Ordnance Department and Canada’s Canals, 1815-1855, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1979

 

Rayburn, Alan, Lost Names and Places of Eastern Ontario, Ontario Genealogical Society, Toronto, 1993

 

Rayburn, Alan, Place Names of Ontario, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1997

 

Rideau District Museum, Westport Walking Tour, Wordsmith, Westport, 1997.

 

Rideau Lakes Union Library Board, Rideau Lakes Area Driving Tour (Tours #1 and #2), n.d.

 

Rideau Township Local Architectural Advisory Committee, A Walking Tour of Manotick’s Historic Core, Township of Rideau, n.d.

 

Rideau Trail Association, The Rideau Trail Guidebook, Rideau Trail Association, 7th edition, 2006.

 

Rideau Waterway Coordinating Committee, Canadian Heritage River System – Rideau Waterway Nomination Document, n.d. (c.1998)

 

Ross, A.H.D., Ottawa, Past and Present, The Musson Book Company Ltd., Toronto, 1927.

 

Ryan, Jenny (ed), Rideau Boating and Road Guide, Ontario Travel Guides, 2007.

 

Schliesmann, Paul, The Rideau Canal: A Historical Guide, Paul Schliesmann, Elgin, 2010.

 

Seeley, Harry (comp.), History of the Township of South Crosby, unpublished, n.d. (c. 1967)

 

Sharpe, D.R., Quaternary Geology of the Merrickville Area, Southern Ontario, Ontario Geological Survey Report 180, 1979.

 

Skelton, Isabel, A Man Austere, William Bell, Parson and Pioneer, The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1947.

 

Smith, Josephine, Perth-on-the-Tay, A Tale of the Transplanted Highlanders, Mortimer Co. Printers, Merrickville, 1901 (1987 reprint).

 

Smiths Falls Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee, Strolling in Smiths Falls, (walking tour) Smiths Falls L.A.C.A.C., 1988.

 

Sneyd, Robert Brown, The Role of the Rideau Waterway, 1826-1856, Master of Arts Thesis, University of Toronto, 1965.

 

Snyder, Marsha Hay, Nineteenth Century Industrial Development in the Rideau Corridor: A Preliminary Report, Manuscript Report Series 215, Parks Canada, 1977

 

Snyder, Marsha Hay, Industrial Development in the Rideau Corridor to 1920, Microfiche Report Series 223, Parks Canada, 1980.

 

Sonnenburg, Elizabeth, Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of Submerged Landscapes in Colonel By Lake, Ontario Using Geoarchaeological and Geophysical Techniques, M.Sc. Thesis, School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, 2006.

 

Spalding-Smith, Fiona and Barbara Humphries, Legacy in Stone, The Rideau Corridor, Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario, 1999.

 

Stanley, G.F.G, Historic Kingston and its Defences, in Ontario History, Volume XLVI, Number 1, Ontario Historical Society, 1954.

 

Stewart, J. Douglas & Ian E. Wilson, Heritage Kingston, Brown and Martin Limited, 1973

 

Stovel, Herb, The Cultural Landscapes of the Rideau Canal Corridor, Phase II Study, Institute for Heritage Education, 1998

 

Sweeney, Peter, Personal Journal, 1839-1850, transcript by Parks Canada.

 

Swift, James & Co., The Picturesque Rideau Route, Lawson & Wilson, Toronto, 1898.

 

Tatley, Richard, Kingston Mills, A Brief Resume, Manuscript Report Series 413, Parks Canada, 1977

 

Tatley, Richard, Industries and Industrialists of Merrickville, 1792-1979, Manuscript Report Series 423, Parks Canada, 1979

 

Taylor, John H., Ottawa, An Illustrated History, James Lorimer & Company, Toronto, 1986.

 

Ten Cate, Adrian G., ed., The Rideau, A Pictorial History of the Waterway, Besancourt Publishers, Brockville, 1981.

 

Township of Rideau Lakes Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee, Heritage Tour of Delta, Township of Rideau Lakes L.A.C.A.C, 2002.

 

Township of Rideau Lakes Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee, Heritage Tour of Portland, Township of Rideau Lakes L.A.C.A.C, 2002.

 

Township of Rideau Lakes Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee, Heritage Tour of Newboro, Township of Rideau Lakes L.A.C.A.C, 2003.

 

Township of Rideau Lakes Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee, The Heritage Map of the Township of Rideau Lakes and the Village of Westport, Henderson Printing Inc., 5th edition, 2008.

 

Township of Rideau Lakes Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee, Heritage Walking Tour of Elgin, Township of Rideau Lakes L.A.C.A.C, 2004.

 

Township of Rideau Lakes Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee, Driving Tour: Heritage Route Along the Shores of the Rideau, Township of Rideau Lakes L.A.C.A.C, 2005.

 

Township of Rideau Lakes Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee, Driving Tour: Travel the Historic Stone Road – Crosby to Salem, Township of Rideau Lakes M.H.A.C., 2008.

 

Treasury (British), Copy of Letter from the Secretary of the Ordnance, transmitting Documents respecting the Expenditures upon the Works of the Rideau Canal in Canada; together with a Copy of the Treasury Minute thereon, House of Commons, London, June 1, 1832.

 

Tulchnsky, Gerald (editor), To Preserve and Defend, Essays on Kingston in the Nineteenth Century, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1976.

 

Tulloch, Judith, The Rideau Canal, 1832-1914, Manuscript Report 177, Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1975.  Digital Edition, Friends of the Rideau, 2008.

 

Tulloch, Judith, The Rideau Canal, Defence, Transport and Recreation, History and Archaeology Series 50, Parks Canada, 1981.  Digital Edition, Friends of the Rideau, 2008.

 

Turner, Larry, The First Tay Canal in the Rideau Corridor, 1830 – 1850, Microfiche Report Series 142, Parks Canada, 1984

 

Turner, Larry. The Second Tay Canal in the Rideau Corridor, 1880-1940.  Microfiche Report 295, Parks Canada, 1986.

 

Turner, Larry, Recreational Boating on the Rideau Waterway, 1890-1930, Microfiche Report Series 253, Parks Canada, 1986

 

Turner, Larry, Rideau Canal Oral History Project 1989-1990, Microfiche Report Series 426, Parks Canada, 1990

 

Turner, Larry, Rideau Canal Bibliography; 1972 - 1992, Friends of the Rideau, Smiths Falls, 1992

 

Turner, Larry, Perth: Tradition & Style in Eastern Ontario, Natural Heritage / Natural History Inc., Toronto, 1992

 

Turner, Larry and John de Visser, Rideau, Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario, 1995.

 

Turner, Larry, Merrickville, Jewel on the Rideau, Pertherwin Heritage, Ottawa, 1995.

 

Turner, Larry, A Boy’s Cottage Diary, 1904, Pertherwin Heritage, Ottawa, 1996.

 

Valentine, Jaime, Supplying the Rideau: Workers, Provisions and Health Care During the Construction of the Rideau Canal, 1826-1832, Microfiche Report Series 249, Parks Canada, 1985

 

Van Cortlandt, Gertrude, The Rise and Progress, The City of Ottawa, Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa, 1858.

 

Walker, Harry and Olive, Carleton Saga, Runge Press Limited, Ottawa, 1968.

 

Warren, Susan, Hub of the Rideau, A History of South Crosby Township, Haynes Printing Company, Cobourg, 1997.

 

Watson, Gordon, D., "The Wyght Site: A Multicomponent Woodland Site on the Lower Rideau Lake, Leeds County, Ontario," Master of Art Thesis, Trent University, 1980.

 

Watson, Gordon, D., "Prehistoric Peoples of the Rideau Waterway" in "Archaeological Historical Symposium : October 2-3, 1982, Rideau Ferry, Ontario, presented by the Central Region and the Ministry of Citizenship and Culture", F.C.L. Wyght, ed., Lombardy, Ontario, 1982, pp. 24-55.

 

Watson, Ken W., A History of the Rideau Lockstation, Friends of the Rideau, Smiths Falls, Ontario, 2000.

 

Watson, Ken W., Engineered Landscapes: The Rideau Canal’s Transformation of a Wilderness Waterway, Ken W. Watson, Elgin, Ontario, 2006.

 

Watson, Ken W., The Rideau Route: Exploring the Pre-Canal Waterway, Ken W. Watson, Elgin, Ontario, 2007.

 

Watson, Ken W. (ed), The Sweeney Diary: The 1839 to 1850 Journal of Rideau Lockmaster Peter Sweeney, Friends of the Rideau, Smiths Falls, Ontario, 2008.

 

Watson, Ken W., Tales of the Rideau, Ken W. Watson, Elgin, Ontario, 2010.

 

Welch, Edwin, Sights and Surveys; Two Diarists on the Rideau, Historical Society of Ottawa, Ottawa, 1979.

 

Welch, Edwin, Yankies and Loyalists, Bytown to Kingston in 1830, Historical Society of Ottawa, Ottawa, 1979.

 

Wells, Kenneth McNeill, Cruising the Rideau Waterway, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1965

 

Women’s Institutes of South Leeds District, The Tweedsmuir Histories of Bastard and South Burgess, n.d. (c.1994).

 

Wylie, William, Elements of a Military Heritage: A Structural History of the Merrickville, and Newboro Blockhouses, the Jones Falls and Whitefish Guardhouses, and the Jones Falls Defensible Lockmaster’s House, Manuscript Report 372, Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1980.

 

Wylie, William N.T., Transience and Poverty: A Study of the Rideau Canal Construction Workers, 1826-32, unpublished report, Parks Canada, 1981

 

Wylie, William N.T., Poverty, Distress and Disease, Labour and the Construction of the Rideau Canal 1826-32, Labour, Vol. 11, 1983

 

Wylie, William N.T., Lockmaster on the Rideau: The Life of Peter Sweeney at Jones Falls, 1839-1850, Ontario History, Vol LXXIII, No. 2, Ontario Historical Society, June 1981

 

Wynne-Edwards, H.R., Westport Map-Area Ontario with Special Emphasis on the Precambrian Rocks, Memoir 346, Geological Survey of Canada, 1967

 






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