We were lucky to inherit an old Grandfather Clock that was originally presented by the Coburg Old Boys Association to F W Beebe Esq in appreciation for his services as Secretary July 1903. It has a brass plaque screwed onto the front, just on wood below the glass door. So we started searching for information about the clock and also it's original owner. We found a news article in the Mail & Empire, Toronto . Wednesday, June 6 1900. It mentions the Election of Officers. Then --The Old Boys met in St George's Hall to elect their officers and draw up a constitution for the association. The list includes Secretary Fred W. Beebe. So there you are --a bit of Coburg History. Ps. The clock was purchased from an elderly lady by our relatives maybe 50 or more years ago.
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