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Community Genealogy & History

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Welcome to
Barclay Township
Bedford County PA
Created from Franklin in 1866 and returned to Franklin
Robert Barclay of London, England purchased in 1794, 21,000 acres of land on what is known now as Barclay Mountain.
Barclay Township Histories
Romance of Old Barclay by Staley N. Clarke
Barclay History by C. F. Heverly
Barclay History by H. C. Bradsby
Barclay History from Seven Counties Outline
Index to The Romance of Old Barclay
BarclayTownship Articles
Laquin. The Ghost Town That Lives Once a Year
Barclay Township Postcards & Photos
Barclay Mountain Coal Mining Photos
Photos of Laquin Ruins
Post Offices
Barclay PO
Laquin PO
Villages Past & Present
Barclay Township Census Records
1800 Wyalusing, Luzerne County Census See Franklin Township into which Barclay was resorbed
1870 Census - Barclay Township 1880 Census - Barclay Township
Barclay Township Directories
1900 Barclay Directory
Township Tax Records
Barclay Township Cemetery Records
If You can Provide GOOD Driving Directions or GPS coordinates for any of our 700 cemeteries, please send to Joyce
Barclay Mountain Protestant/ St.Patrick's Roman Catholic,
(Old Barclay Township now included in Franklin) 
See Photos on Page Two of the Tour
Here is GPS info for Barclay Cemetery. 
Latitude: N41° 38.8395' 
Longitude: W76° 37.8216' 
Data Zoom Level: 16-0
Barclay Township Schools
Sand Run School 1923
Barclay Township Business Histories & Photos
1907 Barclay Businesses
Hotels in Barclay Township
Laquin Hotel
Barclay Township Family Bible Records
Wylie - McLeod Bible Records
Barclay Township Families & Individuals,
Genealogies, Photos
1931 Barclay Reunion
Barclay Township Resident Photo Album
Duggan Family of Barclay & Athens
Barclay Township Diaries & Letters 
1879 James Strange Diary
Barclay Township Sports 
1910/1915 Laquin Baseball Team
1887 Population Statistics
1887 Township including the following villages = 2643
1887 Barclay Village = 1143
1887 Carbon Run Village = 600
1887 Dublin VIllage = 113
1887 Fall Creek Village = 113
1887 Foot of Plane Hamlet = 102
1887 Long Valley Village = 168
1887 Sand Run Village = 359