Trafalgar Township Historical Society Digital Collections
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Elm Place 
ImagesHas Mystery?    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.
Farm and Family 
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A Winter Gathering 
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James Kelley 
ImagesHas Mystery?    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 11th, 1848, and moved to...
Eliza (Ribble) Kelley 
ImagesHas Mystery?    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".
Susan Kelley Williams 
ImagesHas Mystery?    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.
Peter Kelley 
ImagesHas Mystery?    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...
Breckon-Luscombe Family Photo 
ImagesHas Comment?Has Mystery?    L - R. Amy Breckon, Isabel Luscombe, James Breckon, Julia Luscombe, Emma Luscombe Breckon, John L. Breckon, Thomas Luscombe Sr, Jock Luscombe, Jon Luscombe Jr.
Post Office in Bronte 
ImagesHas Mystery?    A picture of the Old Bronte Post Office.
Wilkinson Norton Family Album 
ImagesHas Comment?Has Mystery?    Please look through all the pages to your right of unknown photos of family members in the Wilkinson Norton Family Album. They are most likely relatives of Robert Wilkinson of Palermo and Louisa Norton of Saltfleet.
Elizabeth Wilkinson, Hiram Norton, Francis Norton 
ImagesHas Mystery?  1875  Taken before Francis' brother Hiram George Norton was born in September 1876. Elizabeth Wilkinson 1840-1918, Hiram Clark Norton 1846-1919 on the left, young Francis John Norton in the middle bottom 1868-1880 and unknown man on the right probably either Hiram or Elisabeth's brother.
Wilkinson Norton Unknown 
ImagesHas Mystery?    May be a son or daughter of Robert Herbert Wilkinson and Louisa Ann Norton who lived in the Parry Sound area and had children there before moving to Alberta.
Clark and Norton Family Album 
ImagesHas Mystery?    This is the inside cover of the album. It looks like the album was a gift to Libbie Norton, possibly for her mariage on 6 Mar 1882. Whether the album was already filled with the photos or was empty and Libbie herself put the pictures in, we will never know. The photos added here are all ones...
Cliffview Farm 
ImagesHas Mystery?    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 1854. A notice also...
Cliffview Farm - Francis Joseph Battle, ca1940 
ImagesHas Mystery?    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 and...
Colborne St., Oakville, Ont. 
ImagesHas Mystery?  1528  An artist's rendering of Colborne Street in Oakville.
Postcard: Radial Bridge and Public School, Oakville, Ont., Canada 
ImagesHas Mystery?  unknown  Depiction of the Radial Bridge in Oakville, with one of Oakville's public schools in the background. The Hamilton Radial Railway operated between Hamilton and Oakville and the tracks ran along what is now Rebecca Street. The Anderson Bridge replaced the Radial bridge in the early 1960s. The...
St. Jude's Rectory, Oakville, Ont. 
ImagesHas Mystery?  unknown  Photograph of the front of St. Jude's Rectory.
Halton Lorne Rifles, ca1881 
ImagesHas Mystery?    This undated photograph of the Halton Lorne Rifles is thought by family to have been taken in about 1881. Captain Joseph Edward Cullingworth joined the regiment in 1866 in response to the Fenian raids. A private at the time, he received the Canada General Service medal (Library and Archives...
7435 Ninth Line Designated "Allie House" by Mississauga Heritage. 
ImagesHas Mystery?    Mississauga Heritage titles this house as, "Allie House, Frame Addition, Lisgar, Meadowvale". The house was built in 1868 in Trafalgar Township and is shown in the 1877 Historical Atlas as sitting on the west half of Lot 14, Concession 10. It is a two storey red brick L-shaped plan house....
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