The present population of Barrie is about 5,000. According to the earliest census, that of 1824, the population of the whole county was 824.
McGill University County Atlas Project 2001 contains a treasure trove of maps of all Ontario county maps circa 1880.
New photos have been added to the Barrie Union Cemetery picture carousel. Of particular interest are the distinguished vaults of the Ardagh, Gowan and Bird families. some of Barrie’s first families of the mid-19th century. Also added William Lount’s tombstone ( original owner and builder of Lount’s castle.) Check out the cemetery page for other [...]
Page 1 Part I Historical Background – The Town of Barrie Page 2 Part II The New Town Page 3 The New Town part 2 Page 4 Part III The Present 1887 Page 5 The Present part 2
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