The Farmers Directory hit its prime in the decades around 1900's in Canada. Canada was looking to attract immigration, as well as trying to re-locate citizen across the large expanse following its Confederation in 1867.
This series circa 1891, primarily deals with those counties bordering Lakes Erie and Ontario and quite close to neighboring USA states, especially New York. Non-resident listed are peppered with home addresses, from towns and village within New York, but a extended list as far as British Columbia.
Primary Source Documentation for Genealogy and Family History researchers within Canada.
Farmers Directory circa 1891 for southern Ontario counties on Lake Erie.
Primary Source documentation such as:
Asher Anderson Caistorville t (tenant) Conc1 Lot 17
Note Non-residents include cities and towns within New York state.
Volume 1 of the Gazetteer and Directory series 1869-1870 for Brant County Ontario Canada from Mike Wingrove. This title deals with the Town of Brantford, for Brant County. Includes a listing of residents, occupations and an overview of businesses, organizations, governments within the town shortly after Canada's Confederation in 1867.
Towns and villages of the Township of South Dumfries 1869-1870, Book 4, from the Gazetteer & Directory series of Brant County, Ontario, Canada
See other Mike Wingrove resources at http://family-history-resources.blogspot.ca/
Primary genealogy and family history resource for the commercial side of enterprises within Brant County, Ontario, Canada circa 1891. Find a family member, and you have a better direction for searching Ontario census returns for 1891, as well as those before and after 1891.
Gazetteer and Directory for Burford and Oakland Township - 1869 ~ 1870 of Brant County, Ontario, Canada.
This Canada's Confederation era information is released in conjunction with Canada 150 Celebration.
Contents are part of a printed edition covering all of Brant County 1869-1870.