Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Durham Branch May 2nd Meeting - Old Brock Township: Origin and Key Events with Larry Doble

Topic: Old Brock Township: Origin and Key Events

Speaker: Larry Doble

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2023 @ 7:30 pm : Hybrid Meeting (details below)

Were your ancestors from Brock Township? 

The presentation will describe the history behind the creation of the original Brock Township in historic Ontario County and the wars, battles, and events which determined who settled there.  

Larry Doble has been the chairman of the Sunderland and District Historical Society for almost 20 years. His ancestors came to Brock Township from Mayo County, Ireland in 1822 and the Doble family has been here for 7 generations.  His family tree computer data base has 62,000 names and it links many of the early families who settled in Brock Township which opened up in 1818. 

The Handout will provide links to several sites and resources about the history of Old Brock Township.

This will be a hybrid meeting – both in-person and via Zoom. Everyone is welcome.

In-person will be at Northminster United Church, 676 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa, ON (NW corner of Simcoe Street North and Rossland Road West). Parking can be limited.

On-line will be via Zoom – please pre-register for the event at the following link: