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  • Barber Family Children With Neighbourhood Friends, Lot 9, Concession 1 NDS, Late 1940s
    Imagemystery       Frances Barber says that her family lived on the Dundas Highway from the spring of 1946 to late in 1949. She remembers going inside an old, dark, dusty abandoned building with her brothers and other neighbourhood children. On the floor of this old building were shoe heels and soles as ...
    Imagemystery     Frances Barber says that her family lived on the Dundas Highway from the spring of 1946 to late in 1949. She remembers going inside an old, dark, dusty abandoned building ...
  • Hagaman & Co. General Dealers, Bronte C.W. Jug
    ImageTextmystery       Hagaman & Co. General Dealers Bronte C. W.
    ImageTextmystery     Hagaman & Co. General Dealers Bronte C. W.
  • Post Office in Bronte
    Imagemystery       A picture of the Old Bronte Post Office.
    Imagemystery     A picture of the Old Bronte Post Office.
  • Elm Place
    Imagemystery       The house was built about 1859 by James W. McCraney & wife Augusta [nee Leach.] It was their home until 1911. Photo dated 1905. In 2008, this house still stands as 425 Fourth Line, Oakville. James and Augusta McCraney are seated in the lower right corner of the photograph.
    Imagemystery     The house was built about 1859 by James W. McCraney & wife Augusta [nee Leach.] It was their home until 1911. Photo dated 1905. In 2008, this house still stands ...
  • James Kelley
    Imagemystery       James Kelley Sr. was the first of the Kelley family to settle in the Oakville area. While “Kelley” may appear to be an Irish name, it is in fact a corruption of “MacKelley”, and the family can be traced to Southern Scotland. James was born in Wentworth County on February ...
    Imagemystery     James Kelley Sr. was the first of the Kelley family to settle in the Oakville area. While “Kelley” may appear to be an Irish name, it is in fact a ...
  • Eliza (Ribble) Kelley
    Imagemystery       Born November 9th, 1826, daughter of William Ribble and Susan barnes. She is of old German background. James and Eliza had 10 children, two of whom were twin girls. Eliza died Feb 5th, 1901, in Oakville, cause of death “septic poisoning”.
    Imagemystery     Born November 9th, 1826, daughter of William Ribble and Susan barnes. She is of old German background. James and Eliza had 10 children, two of whom were twin girls. Eliza ...
  • Susan Kelley Williams
    Imagemystery       Eldest child of James Kelley and Eliza Ribble, Susan was born on July 30th, 1849, and died January 21st, 1893. She married Captain Daniel Williams, a sailor, on June 26th, 1869. They had one child, James Edgar, who died of Cholera aged 1 year 5 months.
    Imagemystery     Eldest child of James Kelley and Eliza Ribble, Susan was born on July 30th, 1849, and died January 21st, 1893. She married Captain Daniel Williams, a sailor, on June 26th, ...
  • Peter Kelley
    Imagemystery       Born Feb 9th, 1856, died June 4th, 1943. Eldest surviving son of James Kelley and Eliza Ribble. (Their first son, James, died at age 8). Owned the furniture store at the corner of Lakeshore (then Colborne St.) and Dunn. Peter married Catherine Hewitt, granddaughter of Duncan Milloy, builder and resident ...
    Imagemystery     Born Feb 9th, 1856, died June 4th, 1943. Eldest surviving son of James Kelley and Eliza Ribble. (Their first son, James, died at age 8). Owned the furniture store at ...
  • Breckon-Luscombe Family Photo
    Imagemysterycomment       L – R. Amy Breckon, Isabel Luscombe, James Breckon, Julia Luscombe, Emma Luscombe Breckon, John L. Breckon, Thomas Luscombe Sr, Jock Luscombe, Jon Luscombe Jr.
    Imagemysterycomment     L – R. Amy Breckon, Isabel Luscombe, James Breckon, Julia Luscombe, Emma Luscombe Breckon, John L. Breckon, Thomas Luscombe Sr, Jock Luscombe, Jon Luscombe Jr.
  • Farm and Family
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  • A Gentlemen's Club?
    Imagemystery       Handwritten on the bottom of the frame: Thos. French, ?Hewitt, W. Herbinson, Jno. Spencer, J? Jamieson, Nelson ?, J. Cameron, W. Tomilson, Alex Campbell, W. Charger, J. Robertson, Jos. Burrows
    Imagemystery     Handwritten on the bottom of the frame: Thos. French, ?Hewitt, W. Herbinson, Jno. Spencer, J? Jamieson, Nelson ?, J. Cameron, W. Tomilson, Alex Campbell, W. Charger, J. Robertson, Jos. Burrows
  • A Winter Gathering
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  • Jacquelyn's Bridge, 1916
    Imagemysterycomment       Front of postcard: "Jacquelyn's Bridge, Oakville". Verso: PRIVATE POSTCARD ; 10/18/16 ; THIS SPACE MAY BE USED FOR MESSAGES ; One of the old time bridges outside Oakville Town. These are fast disappearing to make room for new ones suited to automobile traffic."
    Imagemysterycomment     Front of postcard: "Jacquelyn's Bridge, Oakville". Verso: PRIVATE POSTCARD ; 10/18/16 ; THIS SPACE MAY BE USED FOR MESSAGES ; One of the old time bridges outside Oakville Town. These ...
  • Cliffview Farm
    Imagemystery       The newspaper death notice for George W. Mayer who died at Cliffview Farm, Oakville on Friday, October 4, 1935 appeared in the Canadian Champion. A similar notice appeared in the Acton Free Press including his age of 81 years old when he died. This means his birth date was in ...
    Imagemystery     The newspaper death notice for George W. Mayer who died at Cliffview Farm, Oakville on Friday, October 4, 1935 appeared in the Canadian Champion. A similar notice appeared in the ...
  • Cliffview Farm - Francis Joseph Battle, ca1940
    Imagemystery       Francis Joseph Battle was manager of the farm at Cliffview Farm for the Mayer family. He was from Vernon, Michigan and at age 24 had married Mildred L. O'Brien on September 1, 1924 in Port Credit, now in Mississauga, at the time called Toronto Township. His parents were Francis Battle ...
    Imagemystery     Francis Joseph Battle was manager of the farm at Cliffview Farm for the Mayer family. He was from Vernon, Michigan and at age 24 had married Mildred L. O'Brien on ...
  • Life Members of the Munn's Women's Auxiliary: Mrs. Rob Post, Mrs. A. A. Biggar, Mrs. Jos. Featherstone
    ImageTextmystery       Hettie was the church organist at Munn's United Church at the young age of 13! She played the organ at Munn's church until age 98 when she fell down the stairs and broke her hip. She lived to age 103. A photograph of her piano at the house shows that ...
    ImageTextmystery     Hettie was the church organist at Munn's United Church at the young age of 13! She played the organ at Munn's church until age 98 when she fell down the ...
  • Victoria Academy, Merton, 1896 (S.S. #15, Merton, Halton County)
    ImageTextmystery       The back of this photograph is most interesting because someone has written all the names of the people in the photo and they have also written, "Attendants of Victoria Academy - 1896. Merton - County of Halton". This is the same building as S.S. #15, Merton, as evidenced in other ...
    ImageTextmystery     The back of this photograph is most interesting because someone has written all the names of the people in the photo and they have also written, "Attendants of Victoria Academy ...
  • School House Garden, 1917
    Imagemystery       Working in the schoolhouse garden. Either the Palermo or Tansley schoolhouse, 1917. Clara Norton is the tallest girl in dark clothes, holding a rake or hoe, to the left of the teacher.
    Imagemystery     Working in the schoolhouse garden. Either the Palermo or Tansley schoolhouse, 1917. Clara Norton is the tallest girl in dark clothes, holding a rake or hoe, to the left of ...
  • Halton Lorne Rifles, ca1881
    Imagemystery       On the photograph of the battalian: An arrow in ink points to Capt. J.E. Cullingworth and his name and rank are printed in ink on the grass below his feet. On the medal: around the edge is engraved, Pte. J. E. Cullingworth, 20th Bn. On the bar of the medal: ...
    Imagemystery     On the photograph of the battalian: An arrow in ink points to Capt. J.E. Cullingworth and his name and rank are printed in ink on the grass below his feet. ...
  • 1958 Canadian Co-Operative Wool Growers Grading and Purchase of Wool
    ImageTextmystery       A copy of the farmer's, Mr. J. C. Cunningham of Hornby in Halton County, Ontario, sale of wool to the Canadian Co-Operativve Wool Growers Limited company. The company representative was Mr. A.N. Stark and the grader signed his name, "Fraser".
    ImageTextmystery     A copy of the farmer's, Mr. J. C. Cunningham of Hornby in Halton County, Ontario, sale of wool to the Canadian Co-Operativve Wool Growers Limited company. The company representative was ...
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