Place:Dummer, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

Coordinates44.47°N 78.07°W
Located inPeterborough, Ontario, Canada     (1821 - 1998)
See alsoDouro-Dummer, Peterborough, Ontario, Canadamunicipality Dummer Township joined in 1998

Dummer is a former township in Peterborough County, Ontario, Canada. Since 1998 it has been part of the new municipality of Douro-Dummer.

The following paragraph is based on an article in Wikipedia.

Dummer Township was opened for settlement in 1821 and named in honor of William Dummer Powell, Chief Justice of Upper Canada. A "colony" of immigrants arrived in 1831, of whom 150 were sent out by the Marquess of Bath.

Ontario GenWeb has a sketchmap of the original townships.

The map of Peterborough County circa 1951 from Ontario Archives locates the individual municipalities, townships, city, towns and villages of the county.

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