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  • Tovell Farm on Dundas.
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  • F.R. Powell Family Farm Photographs
        Handprinted below the photograph of the people is, "F.R. Powell, Muriel, Mary, Ernie Irvine." I think this label might be incorrect, though, as Ernie Irvine was a younger man, about the same age as Frank. I suggest the older man in the driver's seat of the car is Frank's father, ...
      Handprinted below the photograph of the people is, "F.R. Powell, Muriel, Mary, ...
  • Thirsty Farmer, Wilbert Biggar
        Wilbert Henry Biggar was a hard working farmer with a renowned mixed farm. He was also Halton County Council Reeve, representing Trafalgar Township. His grandfather, Michael L. Bigger had been the Deputy Reeve - Oakville on the Halton County Council earlier in 1890-1891, and his father, Albert, had also held ...
      Wilbert Henry Biggar was a hard working farmer with a renowned mixed ...
  • Fox House, July 2015
        2457 Dundas Street West, Oakville is on Lot 30 Concession 1, NDS Trafalgar Township. The Crown Patent for all 200 acres of Lot 30 was issued to John Shaw in 1808. In 1876, three quarters of an acre in the southeast corner were sold by William Henry Hagar for a ...
      2457 Dundas Street West, Oakville is on Lot 30 Concession 1, NDS ...
  • Threshing Machine
        A Will Neilson threshing machine blowing straw in a building which is a machine shop now. circa. 1939 or 1940.
      A Will Neilson threshing machine blowing straw in a building which is ...
  • Gordon Brigden's Gladiola Harvester
  • John A. Ford
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  • Threshing at Gibson's, Sept 4, 1905
  • Century Old Home - Elmbank Farm, Tovell Brothers - page 2 - by Margaret Joubert, MAC, 1969.
        This is the full text of page 2: History of the Tovell Home The home of the William Tovell family of Palermo was built about 1868. The first official finding of assessment was dated in 1868 and is on record in the Oakville Municipal Offices. The Tovell house is a ...
      This is the full text of page 2: History of the Tovell ...
  • Horsing Around
        This photo was likely taken on the Wettlaufer farm.
      This photo was likely taken on the Wettlaufer farm.
  • Sisters Hettie & Jennie Munn
        Hettie and her older sister Jennie, married in a double wedding ceremony at the church in Munn's Corners in 1883. Jennie went out west to live in Manitoba with her husband W.H. Reid. The family says they went "west with William Henry Spearin". In 1898, Hettie and her husband, Albert ...
      Hettie and her older sister Jennie, married in a double wedding ceremony ...
  • 1958 Canadian Co-Operative Wool Growers Grading and Purchase of Wool
        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".
      A copy of the farmer's, Mr. J. C. Cunningham of Hornby in ...
  • Belinda (Cronkrite) Bigger
        Belinda Cronkrite Bigger
      Belinda Cronkrite Bigger
  • T.R. Lyon and Strawberries
        Fruit farming was of great importance to Oakville in the early 20th century. Oakville strawberries gained a reputation for being of superior quality and size.
      Fruit farming was of great importance to Oakville in the early 20th ...
  • Cliffview Farm
        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 ...
      The newspaper death notice for George W. Mayer who died at Cliffview ...
  • Oscar Pridmore and Ron Powell, Haying, 1920s
        Ron and Oscar were neighbours and through marriage, related. Ron and Ruth (Cullingworth) Powell farmed the "old Caverhill" farm on 4th Line and Upper Middle Road. Haying in the 1920s.
      Ron and Oscar were neighbours and through marriage, related. Ron and Ruth ...
  • Lois, Martha, Kathryn Biggar at Glenclare Farm
        The girls are feeding the turkeys at Glenclare Farm, their home. The picture was taken circa 1934.
      The girls are feeding the turkeys at Glenclare Farm, their home. The ...
  • Glenclare Farm Truck
        Truck Door: W.H. Biggar. Truck Side Panel: Glenclare Farm Oakville.
      Truck Door: W.H. Biggar. Truck Side Panel: Glenclare Farm Oakville.
  • Team Levelling Field At Glenclare Farm
        Preparing the field for planting. The wooden scraper is just for levelling the field. It can't deal with rocks because it is just a wooden board and has no metal edge to protect it. Glenclare Farm was Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar. This land had been settled by Michael ...
      Preparing the field for planting. The wooden scraper is just for levelling ...
  • Binding Hay At Glenclare Farm
        Wilbert Biggar is driving the tractor and grandson Harold Biggar can be seen on the hay binder, Hettie Biggar is to our right behind the tractor. The hay binder takes the hay, bundles it into a sheaf and ties binder twine around it. Harold has put his hat on a ...
      Wilbert Biggar is driving the tractor and grandson Harold Biggar can be ...
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