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Ottawa: An Illustrated History [Paperback]

John H. Taylor


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Table of Contents

Foreword: The History of Canadian Cities Series
Acknowledgements
Introduction: The Valley and the Founding of Bytown
Chapter One: The Era of the Timber Trade, 1825-1849
Chapter Two: A City Emerges, 1850-1867
Chapter Three: Victorian City and National Capital, 1867-1900
Chapter Four: A Narrowing of Options, 1900-1940
Chapter Five: The City Transformed, 1940-1980
Appendix: Statistical Tables
Notes
Suggestions for Further Reading and Research
Index

List of Maps
1. Bytown: Early Land Ownership
2. Bytown/Ottawa: Communities and Institutions (1826-1875)
3. Ottawa: Canals and Railways
4. Bytown Wards, 1847-1849 and 1850-1855
5. Ottawa Wards, 1855
6. Ottawa Wards, 1889
7. Land Annexations by the City of Ottawa, 1850-1950
8. Ottawa Wards, 1911 and 1929
9. Ottawa Family Earnings, 1941 180
10. Federal Land Ownership in the Core
11. Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton, Greenbelt, and National Capital Region, 1984
12. Ottawa Wards, 1950 and 1980

Appendix
Statistical Tables
I. Population of Bytown and Area, 1824-1851
II. Population Growth in Ottawa, 1851-1981
III. French and Irish Roman Catholics in Lower Town Ottawa 1859-1901
IV. Ottawa, Occupational Groups, 1851-1871
V. Ethnic Origins of Ottawa Population, 1871-1971
VI. Origins of the Population of Ottawa, by Wards, 1871 and 1971
VII. Mortality by Ward, Nationality, and Religion: Ottawa, 1885
VIII. "Headquarters" Civil Service, 1901-1981
IX. Ottawa, Labour Force by Industry, 1951-1981
X. Ottawa's Population by Birthplace, 1851-1981
XI. Ottawa's Major Religious Affiliations, 1851-1981
XII. Ottawa's Population by Age and Sex: 1851-1971
XIII. Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton, Population, 1901-1981
XIV. Building Permits and Taxable Assessments, Ottawa, 1867-1970
XV. Bytown Mayors, 1847-1854; City of Ottawa Mayors, 1855-1985

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