Tag Archives: Upper Ottawa Valley

Revisiting the Culbute Locks in the Ottawa River north of Allumette Island…

Archibald McDonell, my great-grandfather was the locks master for the Culbute Locks.  I wrote about his involvement with the locks in the post: “Archibald McDonell as the Culbute Locks Master,” June 9, 2011 My Aunt Miriam, sister of my father … Continue reading

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Kingston: Anglican Archive, Visit with a Friend & the OGS

Friday June 1, 2012 was going to be a very busy day.  My first appointment was with the Anglican Diocese office in downtown Kingston.  This was regarding my Brown family research.  The Browns were Church of England and I was … Continue reading

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Archibald McDonell as Culbute Lock Master

Miriam, Archie’s granddaughter, wrote the following in her notes: As you can see Miriam misspelled the name of the locks and that caused a bit of a problem.  Still she was on the right track.  It is spelled formally: Chenal de la Culbute. … Continue reading

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