Dunblane was a distributed community located at the corners of Saugeen,
Arran, and Elderslie townships in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada. It was first
settled in the early 1850s. It was vibrant enough that it was granted a post
office (postal stamp incorrectly made as Dumblane) in 1856 and there were two
churches serving the community. Businesses included an inn, a sawmill, a
blacksmith and a store. A frame school, officially known as S.S. No.1
Saugeen, Arran & Elderslie, started in the 1880.
Click HERE for pictures of the school and its students.
Audrey Underwood is working on a book detailing the history of Dunblane and its residents. If you have any information, stories or pictures that you would like to share with her, please send her an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click HERE for more pictures from the Dunblane area. Click on the school for more school information.
Some of the early families were, Gowanlock, Wallace, Scott, Rowand, Bryce, Mc Tavish, Telford, McNeil, Stark, Scofield,Tully, Thompson, Armstrong,Craig, Jones, McDougall, Fraser, Sergison, Grant, Burns, Potts McKelvie, Mahon, Walker, Adams, Hoiles, and many more!
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