Old Durham County

                                         CLARKE TOWNSHIP

This is the "HUB" page for Clarke.  It will lead you to the information that exists about Clarke today.  It is still under construction and further information will be added as it is acquired or transcribed.  Please follow the links below.

 

Clarke Cemeteries

Clarke Township Resources

Clarke Map - Tremaine's 1861 map

 Clarke Census

                                                      Clarke Township Resources

COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL EDITION OF PORT HOPE, BOWMANVILLE, ORONO and NEWCASTLE (Newspaper advertising reproduction by the Clarington Museums and Archives

1. Clarington Museums and Archives, 62 Temperance Street, Bowmanville, Ontario L1C 3A8
Phone : 905-623-2734 , Fax : 905-623-5684   Website:  http://www.claringtonmuseums.com    E-mailinfo@claringtonmuseums.com

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THE TOWNSHIPS OF DARLINGTON AND CLARKE, by Prof. John Squair (1926)

1. Clarington Museums and Archives, 62 Temperance Street, Bowmanville, Ontario L1C 3A8
Phone : 905-623-2734 , Fax : 905-623-5684   Website:  http://www.claringtonmuseums.com    E-mailinfo@claringtonmuseums.com

2. Newcastle Village and District Historical Society, Newcastle Community Hall, Unit 3, 20 King Ave., E., Newcastle, ON, L1B 1H7                         

Website:  http://www.geocities.com/nvdhs/    E-mail:  Ron Locke - rlocke@speedline.ca  

3. Possibly through inter-library loan at your local library.

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 CLARKE TOWNSHIP EASTERN SECTION, ITS PLACES, PEOPLE AND EVENTS, by Agnes Burley

1. Long out of Print - look ups by Sher Leetooze

 2. Newcastle Village and District Historical Society, Newcastle Community Hall, Unit 3, 20 King Ave., E., Newcastle, ON,  L1B 1H7

                website and e-mail as above (there may be extra copies of this book for sale through the society)

3. This book is now available digitally at:  http://www.ourroots.ca  this information was sent to me courtesy of Rick Moffat who is researching family in Clarke.

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 KENDAL HILLS by Catherine W. Stewart (Centennial Edition, 1870-1970)

1. Newcastle Village and District Historical Society, Newcastle Community Hall, Unit 3, 20 King Ave., E., Newcastle, ON,  L1B 1H7

              website and e-mail as above

2. Clarington Museums and Archives, The Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre, 62 Temperance Street, Bowmanville, ON,  L1C 3A8
Telephone:  (905) 623-2734            website: www.claringtonmuseums.com              e-mail:    info@claringtonmuseums.com

3. as this book has been long out of print - look-ups done by Sher Leetooze

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1856-1956, NEWCASTLE CENTENNIAL

1. Newcastle Village and District Historical Society, Newcastle Community Hall, Unit 3, 20 King Ave., E., Newcastle, ON   L1B 1H7

              website and e-mail as above  (may or may not have copies)  may or may not do look-ups

2. Clarington Museums and Archives, The Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre, 62 Temperance Street, Bowmanville, On  L1C 3A8

              telephone, website and e-mail as above (may or may not have copies)  will do look-ups for a fee

3. as this book is long out of print look-ups will be done by Sher Leetooze

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1856-2006, NEWCASTLE SESQUICENTENNIAL

1. Newcastle Village and District Historical Society, Newcastle Community Hall, Unit 3, 20 King Ave., E., Newcastle, ON   L1B 1H7

               website    http://www.claringtonmuseums.com    E-mailinfo@claringtonmuseums.com            

2. Clarington Museums and Archives, The Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre, 62 Temperance St., Bowmanville, ON    L1C 3A8

               website: www.claringtonmuseums.com              e-mail:    info@claringtonmuseums.com

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FROM SADDLEBAGS TO SEVENTY-FIVE, A History of Newcastle United Church, 1824 to 1975, by Marion Rickard Farr

1.  Newcastle Village and District Historical Society, Newcastle Community Hall, Unit 3, 20 King Ave., E., Newcastle, ON   L1B 1H7

                website and e-mail as above  (may or may not do look-ups)

2.  If all else fails, Sher  will do look-ups

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 JOTTINGS FROM THE FENCEPOST by Sid Rutherford (a collection of newspaper columns from 1991 about the history of that area in Clarke where Sid lived)

1. Clarington Museums and Archives,  The Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre, 62 Temperance St., Bowmanville, ON   L1C 3A8

                    website: www.claringtonmuseums.com              e-mail:    info@claringtonmuseums.com               will do look-ups for a fee 

2. As this book has long been out of print, and if all other avenues to obtain the info in it may fail, Sher will do look-ups

                                       Clarke Township - Tremaines 1861 Map

Note:  If this map is a little "fuzzy", you can order a  PDF copy emailed  from Sher or an enlarged copy by post for $1 plus postage.

  Concession 10

Tenth Concession Road

Concession 9

Ninth Concession Road

 

Concession 8

 Eighth Concession Road

 Concession 7

 Seventh Concession Road

 Concession 6

 

 Sixth Concession Road

 Concession 5

Fifth Concession Road

Concession 4

 

Fourth Concession Road

 Concession 3

 Third Concession Road

Concession 2

 Second Concession Road -Aka Hwy #2

 Concession 1

 First Concession Road

Broken Front 2

 

Broken Front 1

 

Note:  The farms in the 10th Concession were only 100 acres whereas the farms in the other concessions, except the broken front, were 200 acres in size.