Canadian History Dictionary Census
The first census in Canada seems to have been taken in 1640,
(John Graves Simcoe era) Presbyterian clergyman, performed marr...
Barkley Charles William 1759-1832 Served In The East India
Company; sailed on a trading voyage for sea-otter skins to the
Index : Egerton Ryerson Era Opened March 1842 A Presbyterian Institution 135 147
Act of incorporation, 1840, 146; royal charter, 1841, 147; legi...
Fitzmaurice Lord Edward
(Lord Dorchester era) On Germain, 170.
Raisin Sister Marie
(Bishop Laval era) Member of Congregation de Notre Dame, 91.
Yorke Sir Joseph Sydney 1768-1831 Entered The Navy In 1780 In
1781 joined the Duke and later the Formidable, both under Sir
Seaport of New Brunswick, and the chief town of Charlotte
Strickland Samuel 1804-1867 Born At Reydon Hall Suffolk Brother
of Agnes Strickland, Mrs. Traill, and Mrs. Moodie. Entered the ...
White Thomas 1830-1888 Born In Montreal Educated At The High
school there. Joined the editorial staff of the Quebec Gazette;...
Cremazie Octave 1827-1879 His Life A Peculiarly Sad One Having
made a failure of his business as a bookseller in Quebec, went ...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Commissioner of war, goes to France, 62....
Roblin Rodmond Palen 1853- Born In Sophiasburg Ontario Educated
at Albert College, Belleville. Removed to Manitoba and settled ...
(General Brock era) At entrance to Niagara River, lighthouse,
Bossuet Jacques Benigne 1627-1704 Churchman And Orator Bishop Of
Meaux; took a leading part in the Gallican controversy. =Index=...
Monteagle Thomas Spring-rice Baron 1790-1866 British Statesman
Monckton Robert 1726-1782 Born In England Served In Flanders
1742; sent to Nova Scotia, 1752, and appointed lieutenant-gover...
(George Brown Era) A leader of the Clear Grits, 39. (Lord Elgin...
St Martin Captain
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Killed in battle of Ste. Foy, 264.
(John Graves Simcoe era) Simcoe's desire to establish, 169. See...
Chauveau Pierre Joseph Olivier 1820-1890 Born At Quebec Educated
at Quebec; studied law and called to the bar of Lower Canada. First
entered public life, 1844, defeating John Neilson in Quebec County.
Represented the same constituency in the Assembly until 1855.
Solicitor-general, in Hincks-Morin ministry, 1851; and provincial
secretary, 1853. In 1855 succeeded Dr. Meilleur as chief superintendent
of education of Lower Canada. In 1867 elected to the Dominion
Parliament, as well as to the Quebec House, and the same year formed a
provincial ministry. Resigned, 1873, and the same year Speaker of the
Senate, retiring in 1874. Three years later sheriff of Montreal.
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