History and Photography


(photo: Neville Poy)

The Fine Art Photography of Neville Poy, M.D.

These high-resolution photographs of properties in Rockcliffe Park are available for purchase. See the Photo Gallery. Prices range from $75 to $200. For information, contact Martha Edmond, author of Rockcliffe Park: A History of the Village. This book is also available for purchase from Books on Beechwood.

Walking in the Village Booklet

Walking in the Village of Rockcliffe Park, by Diana Rowley and Joan Kingstone, provides walking routes with historic background about locations in Rockcliffe Park. The booklet costs $7 and can be purchased at RPRA events and at Books on Beechwood. Proceeds support RPRA activities in the Village.

Also available at Books on Beechwood are: The Cultural Landscape of Rockcliffe Park Village, by Humphrey Carver, $12 and Village of Rockcliffe Park Heritage Conservation District, by Julian Smith and Victoria Angel, $5
Thank you to Books on Beechwood for agreeing to sell these booklets on our behalf and for its fabulous support for our community. 

History of Rockcliffe Park

Rockcliffe Park: A History of the Village, by Martha Edmond,  spans the 200-year period from the first land grant in 1799 to the time of the Village’s amalgamation into the larger City of Ottawa in 2001. This beautiful and engaging book may be purchased from Books on Beechwood for $49.50 plus tax.

Gerald Green’s Stories

Stories coming soon.

Oral History Project

Recorded interviews with long-time residents about the history and characters of Rockcliffe Park.  As well, digitized stories and printed copies are available at the Rockcliffe Park Library.

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