Penitentiary Patriots: Upper Canada Rebellion, 1838, James Nickalls Report
Brian Latham and Linda Corupe, U.E., are pleased to announce that their publication "Penitentiary Patriots: Upper Canada Rebellion, 1838, James Nickalls Report" is now available at no charge online at www.lindacorupe.com.
Coming out of a family history search at Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, this historical and genealogical reference's core is a transcription of interviews of 18 of the 800+ men arrested in 1837-8 for the Upper Canada Rebellion but includes extra archival information on them and 5 other prisoners. The names of almost 900 ordinary people in York County of the time are fully indexed.
All those with ancestors in the area at the time or interested in the history of the 1837-38 rebellion will want to check this out. Libraries, historical and genealogical societies are encouraged to put copies in their shelf and digital collections.