Updates made to Up To Rawdon

What’s New November 1, 2023

Twelve Text Updates made in October 2023
find them on the pages indicated on the Text Updates page

Update to pages 47, 48 fn. 5: I wonder if James Mullarky and James Mullaney are the same individual.

Update to page 178 of the names of children of George William Jackson and Harriet Ellen Drought

Update to page 496 & pages 705-709 concerning the Kite and Pollock families with thanks to good research by subscriber Nicholas Doehler who has found names for the Pollock daughters who were not identified on the 1831 Rawdon Census.

Update to page 505 is the CORRECTION of multiple name errors in the chapter about Crown Agent Anthony Lyon

Update to page 512: Manchester Place location has been established.

Updates to pages 513 – 514: although David Manchester was enumerated on the 1825 Census at St-Jacques but he was already living on or near his Rawdon farm at this date. 

Update to page 550 namesthe children of Thomas Mason and Mary Herbert who settled c. 1826 at Rawdon, with their mother and their stepfather Peter Tansey and many other relatives. 

Update to page 550: A young man was apprenticed to a master-tailor at l’Assomption in 1833 – some information about Richard Fairley, the son of Terence Fairley and his brother Terence Fairly, junior and other information on the Fairley family. 

Update to page 687: John Parkinson sold a small property of land to Edward Lane and this raised questions for me about where this farm was located. It was said to be far from schools and the family finally moved to East Clifton, QC.

Update to page 729: I wrote Robinson From Cavan in 1820 in the summer of 2023 which added details about this family, who were among the first settlers at Rawdon, in September 2023.

There were more Robinsons not mentioned in UP TO RAWDON text. Richard and Allen Robinson arrived in 1824 but left c.1831 without leaving traces.

Update to page 1034 concerning George Jackson of Ballyboy in County Offaly, who visited his cousins George and William Jackson who had settled at Rawdon in 1826. 

Updates to page 1047 and pages 535 – 537: I have been able to locate when Eliphalet Rea received a location at Rawdon; however, he “sold” the “lease to Arthur Hamilton who got a legitimate ticket of location for it.  This information is added for both Rea and Hamilton.