Alfred Perry is a Canadian arsonist. He is known to be one of the instigators of the fire at the Parliament Building of Canada in 1849 in Montreal. He was also a promoter of the Douglas Hospital. He was known for being among the insurrectionist leaders that participated in the events that lead to the burning of the Parliament buildings in Montreal in 1849. According to his own testimony made several years later, he claimed to have been the one that directly caused the fire during the storming, by accident.
- The Douglas is 125 years old, press release, Montreal, July 19, 2006 Archived March 5, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
- The Douglas is 125 years
- Alfred Perry of Montreal testifies at the trial of
John Wilkis Booth (the Trial of the Conspirators, page 33)
- "Disasters and Calamities, 1840-1867 | McCord Museum". collections.musee-mccord.qc.ca. Retrieved 2021-01-10.
- Roussin, Éric. "Une émeute incendiaire : la destruction du parlement à Montréal (25 avril 1849)" (PDF). Histoire Québec.