Irish Palatine Special Interest Group

To assist Irish Palatines in learning about their genealogy and connecting with other Irish Palatines

Ontario Genealogical Society

I-P Photos

Barbara Heck's grave at Blue Church, Prescott, Ontario

Thanks to

Anglican Church


Middletown, West Gwillimbury

Simcoe County, Ontario


If you have photos related to Irish Palatines in Ontario that you would like to see posted here, Please send copies to

Bob Fizzell.

Cairn in Middleton Churchyard today.

Home of Joseph Fizzell (son of Tobias & Mariah) at Middleton

1950 on left                                              2005 on right

Note the collapsed blacksmith shop next to the house.

The little bush in 1950 is the tree in 2005!

Graves of Tobias Fizzell and Mariah Atkins Fizzell at Middleton churchyard.             Mariah's just says "Mother".

The Well at Castle Matress (Matrix)

Photo by Bob Fizzell

Irish Palatine Museum


Co. Limerick

Photo by Bob Fizzell

Middleton Photos by Bob Fizzell

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Graves located in Woodland Methodist Mitchell Cemetery, Fullarton, Perth County, Ontario. Catherine & Caroline Lawrence are the daughters of John Lawrence & Margaret Switzer. Catherine m Rev. Asahel Hurlburt and Caroline m Thomas Shillin.

Corneille Switzer

b. 1823 Ireland; d. 1895 Perth Co., ON

Mima Doupe Switzer

1875 - 1966 Perth Co., ON

Samuel Switzer

1868 - 1946 Perth Co., ON

The Switzer cairn is at the end of the Fourth Line of Blanchard Township, one mile north of Rannock Village (Perth County).

2013 Irish Palatines in Ontario Tour

A committee headed by Chuck Wallace is working diligently on plans for a tour of Irish Palatine sites in Ontario to be conducted in 2013, and lasting about a week.

Watch this site for more information.