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Monkton

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  • The most southerly village in North Perth, this active community is home to the Elma Logan Recreation complex and is known for it's many sports teams and special events
  • Original surveys were registered as Westmonckton in 1857
  • Edward Winstanley named the village in honour of Robert Monckton, the Viscount of Galway and the Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick. The spelling changed in 1880's where 'c' was dropped from the spelling and West from the name.
  • Monkton contains busy traffic routes Hwy 23 and Line 55

Map of Monkton

Contact Stratford-Perth Archives for more historical information.