The Old Perth Road
Start at intersection of Old Perth Road and the 8th line of Ramsay
Proceed West without turning to intersection with Rae Side Road. Turn right.
Proceed West without turning to intersection with Tatlock Road
Proceed through intersection and continue to the intersection with Forest Road.
Turn right on Forest Road and head West to the 1st line of Ramsay
Turn left on 1st line of Ramsay and proceed South to intersection with Boyd’s Road
Turn right on Boyd’s Road and proceed West to Boyd Settlement and intersection with Ferguson’s Falls Road
Note 1: There is a portion of Old Perth Road between Forest Road and the 1st line of Ramsay that is not maintained.
The Upper Perth Road
Start at intersection of County Road 29 and Bennies Corners Road
On the South East corner is the Snedden Farm also known as the Stopping Place.
Proceed West on Bennies Corners Road to the 7the line of Ramsay
Turn left and then right on to Bellamy Mills Road.
Note 1: Bennies Corners Road and Bellamy Road at one time were directly connected West of the 7th line
Proceed West on Bellamy Mills Road to the hamlet of Clayton
Turn left on Tatlock Road and proceed to the intersection with Bowland Road
Turn right on Bowland Road and proceed to the intersection with Wolf Grove Road.
Go straight through the intersection and past the 1st line of Ramsay to the 12th line of Lanark Highlands
Note 2: I am uncertain as to where the boundary line is between Lanark Highlands and Mississippi Mills
Turn left on the 12th line of Ramsay and proceed past Halpenny Corners and Miller Road where the road name once again is Upper Perth Road
Stay on Upper Perth Road to the intersection with Ferguson Falls Road.
Note 2: Ferguson Falls Road is the connection for both Upper Perth Road and Old Perth Road to the current Highway 7 which leads to Perth as it did in the time of settlement of Almonte, Pakenham and Ramsay.
Note 3: Settlements Roads lead to Perth, the administrative and judicial centre of Bathurst District. In fact, people came from McNab Township in Renfrew County and presumable other townships i.e. Archibald, Laird of McNab.
In 1850, Bathurst District was abolished and the United Counties of Lanark and Renfrew replaced it for municipal and judicial Purposes.
Map of both settlement roads: ScenicHeritageRoad