Trafalgar Township Historical Society Digital Collections
1855 Letter from Mary (Buckton) Hardy to Her Sister, Elizabeth (Buckton) Coates 
text Mary Buckton and George Hardy married in England, then emigrated to Canada sometime by 1838. (Clarification of the birth place of their eldest daughter, Mary Elizabeth Hardy, is needed. Possibly in England, possibly in Canada as there seem to have been two Mary Hardy children at about the same...
Bank of Toronto, Hornby 
still image Handwritten on the back of this photograph is: "Bank of Toronto at Hornby". The young man is likely the branch teller, perhaps reporting to the larger Bank of Toronto branch in Milton. The Bank of Toronto was established in 1855. According to Wikipedia (in August 2017), the Bank quickly...
The Henderson House, 4473 Henderson Road 
still image Ernie and his wife, Minnie (Stoutt), were active in area organizations as well as managing a farm. Minnie was inducted as a life time member of the Palermo Women's Institute in 1953. They were members of the Omagh Presbyterian Church congregation, where Ernest sang in the choir for many years....
The Wilson House, Old Bronte Road, Palermo 
still image Harry Wilson and Wilma Henderson married on February 21, 1943 in Toronto. At the time, Harry was an aircraftman in the R.C.A.F. They lived in Palermo on what is now Old Bronte Road, Oakville, Ontario. Their house was built by Wilma's father, Ernest Henderson, who was a building contractor by...
The Opening of Henderson Park, June 14 1958 
still image 3 photographs and the ceremony program for the opening of Henderson Park, named after Trafalgar Township resident, Mr. W. Ernest Henderson. To view these, click on "pages" "select". The park was opened by the Trafalgar Township Board of Parks Management to honour Ernie Henderson who had...
Mrs. Ernest Henderson, Life Membership Certificate, Palermo Women's Institute, 1953 
still imagetext Minnie Eliza (Stoutt) Henderson, (her husband was W. Ernest Henderson), was inducted as a life time member of the Palermo Women's Institute in 1953. Minnie and Ernie were members of the Omagh Presbyterian Church congregation, where Ernest sang in the choir for many years. Ernest was a member of...
Lawrendale, 1510 Bronte Road South, Milton 
still image In 1941, Nelson Daniel Lawrence and Mary Margaret Maude Lawrence bought the 100 acre farm of Lot 6 1st Concession New Survey Trafalgar Township (100 acres), also known as 1510 Bronte Street South, Milton from Barbara Jane Stuart. In 1944, the property was given to their son, Denzil Featherstone...
John Daniel Lester Miller, Father of Marion (Miller) Lawrence 
still imagetext Maud Elizabeth Pickard, of St. Catherines married John Daniel Lester (called Lester) Miller, brother of her friend, Marie Miller. The two girls were members of the first Canadian Girl Guide troup in St. Catherines. The Trafalgar Township Historical Society has a photo of them in their uniforms in...
Denzil and Marion Lawrence with Grandchildren, Lawrendale Farm 
still image Denzil Featherstone Lawrence and Marion Emily (Miller) Lawrence shown with their grandchildren at "Lawrendale", their family farm at the southeast half of Lot 6 1st Concession New Survey Trafalgar Township (100 acres), also known as 1510 Bronte Street South, Milton. In 1941, Nelson Daniel...
Denzil Lawrence, Royal LePage Christmas Parade Float 
still imagetext Denzil Featherstone Lawrence on the Christmas parade float of Royal LePage, sometime between 1977 and 1999, likely in the Milton parade. "Lawrendale" was his farm at the southeast half of Lot 6 1st Concession New Survey Trafalgar Township (100 acres), also known as 1510 Bronte Street South,...
Denzil Lawrence, 1920-1999 
still image Denzil Featherstone Lawrence, shown on the newly built side porch of "Lawrendale", his family farm at the southeast half of Lot 6 1st Concession New Survey Trafalgar Township (100 acres), also known as 1510 Bronte Street South, Milton. This house was built in 1849. In 1941, Nelson Daniel Lawrence...
Members of the First Girl Guide Troop in Canada, Maud Elizabeth (Pickard) Miller and Marie Miller, 1910 
still imagetext The Girl Guides of Canada website and the Wikipedia page for the organization are linked to this record for your further information both explain that the first unit to be registered was in St. Catherines, Ontario in 1910. Maud Elizabeth Pickard, of St. Catherines, later married John Danien...
Aerial Photographs of 1510 Bronte Street South, Milton Farm 
still image 3 aerial photographs of the southeast half of Lot 6 1st Concession New Survey Trafalgar Township (100 acres), also known as 1510 Bronte Street South, Milton (at Milton's First Line and Britannia Rds). The first photograph is hand tinted, the third is the original black and white photo of the same...
Ernest Henderson 
still image Walter Ernest Henderson. Ernest married Minnie Eliza (Stoutt) in York on July 25, 1903. Ernest and Minnie were very active in area organizations. Minnie with several Women's Institute groups. They were members of the Omagh Presbyterian Church congregation. Ernest was a member of Trafalgar...
Ernest Henderson 
still image Ernest and his wife, Minnie, were active in area organizations. Minnie was inducted as a life time member of the Palermo Women's Institute in 1953. They were members of the Omagh Presbyterian Church congregation, where Ernest sang in the choir for many years. Ernest was a member of Trafalgar...
Barb Priestly and Jean Crutcher, Majorettes, Township of Trafalgar Police Boys Band, late 1950's 
still image Barb Priestly is wearing the majorette hat on our left, Jean Crutcher is on our right. An August 1959 Toronto Star photo showing the band marching in a parade during a week-long convention of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, shows the Trafalgar Police Boys Band lead by Barbara Morgan with at least...
Family of Harry and Wilma Wilson, ca1956 
still image Harry Wilson and Wilma Henderson married on February 21, 1943 in Toronto. At the time, Harry was an aircraftman in the R.C.A.F. They lived in Palermo on what is now Old Bronte Road. Their house was built by Wilma's father, Ernest and his brother Harry Henderson. Ernest was a building...
The Henderson Family; Ernest, Minnie and new baby Wilma, ca1915 
still image Walter Ernest and Minnie Eliza (Stoutt) Henderson show off the new baby in their family, Wilma Maxine. Minnie and Ernest married in York on July 25, 1903. The older child is likely a cousin of Wilma's. The photograph was taken at the white house that stood at 2436 Lower Base Line, Milton. This...
Township of Trafalgar Police Boys Band, Late 1950's 
still imagetext A formal photograph of the bugle band with drum corps taken in the late 1950's. The three majorettes are: the older teen is Barb Priestly, the young girl is (Grace) Elizabeth Wilson and to our right is Jean Crutcher. Drummer Walter Wilson, brother of Elizabeth, is wearing a bow tie, sitting in...
Trafalgar Township Historical Society Newsletter 2017 Spring 
textstill imageSpring 2017 You can view the complete newsletter in full text by clicking on "Original PDF" on the right side of the record. Individual pages can each be viewed in PDF format by clicking on "Pages" "Select" at the top left of the record. All TTHS Newsletters can be easily retrieved by clicking on the link...
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