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  • Emily Biggar Farmhouse, 3079 Neyagawa Blvd.
        This house was 150 years old when it was demolished to make way for development in 2010. It was a "saltbox" style building. The second photograph in this record was taken at the same time, in about 2009 or 2010, and is of the one remaining outbuilding on the old ...
      This house was 150 years old when it was demolished to make ...
  • 1280 Dundas Street West, 1990's
        To view the other 5 photographs in this record, click on "Pages" "Select. The photos were taken for the Town of Oakville in 1990 or 1991. This property was Concession 1, Pt. Lot 23, SDS, on the southwest corner of the Sixteen Mile Creek and Dundas Street West, Oakville, at ...
      To view the other 5 photographs in this record, click on "Pages" ...
  • Charlie's Chuckwagon Restaurant, late 1980's
        Charlie's Chuckwagon Restaurant and gas bar was located on the north side of Dundas Street near Fourth Line in Oakville. This photograph was taken sometime in the 1980's. The restaurant was on land owned by the Ukrainian community on the east side of the Sixteen Mile Creek. It had been ...
      Charlie's Chuckwagon Restaurant and gas bar was located on the north side ...
  • 2066 Dundas Street West, 1977 and 1991
        In today's terms, 2066 Dundas Street West is just slightly west of the new Hospital Gate road. It is on the south side of Dundas. This farmhouse was likely on Concession 1, Lot 26 or perhaps Lot 27, SDS Trafalgar Township. The 1977 photograph is in the main record here, ...
      In today's terms, 2066 Dundas Street West is just slightly west of ...
  • Jessie and George H. King
        Jessie Mary(Caverhill) and George Herbert King were married September 14, 1910 in Trafalgar,Ontario by Rev. G.G. McRobie in the Presbyterian Church at the Sixteen River, Knox Sixteen. George purchased the Kaitting house on Dundas Highway in 1910. They had six children: Mary Elizabeth, Muriel Thurlo, Howard Caverhill, Harriet Jean, Donald ...
      Jessie Mary(Caverhill) and George Herbert King were married September 14, 1910 in ...
  • Allan Cullingworth, Artist and Cartoonist, Born in Trafalgar Township
        The autograph book: An apple for the Teacher, 'Tis said, the pupils bring, And for your type, A little ripe, Crab apple is the thing. A. Cullingworth 1939. Amal News Cover: Vol. 5. No. 7 July, 1947 Amalgamated News A/E Corp'n Ltd. Mud Lake Camp, 7 miles. WWII Victory Garden ...
      The autograph book: An apple for the Teacher, 'Tis said, the pupils ...
  • George and Mary Ann "Polly" (Helston) King and Family
        George had been a policeman in London, England before emigrating. He continued this profession in Toronto before resigning in 1889 and buying the farm "The Pines" on #5 Highway, Trafalgar Township, joining other King family members in the area. He was a tax collector for the area, and secretary of ...
      George had been a policeman in London, England before emigrating. He continued ...
  • Mary and Muriel Powell, ca1924
        This photograph shows the two daughters of Frank (also called Ron) and Ruth Powell in about 1924. The girls on on their hobby horses; Mary's was called "Dobbin". They are in front of their farmhouse. At their marriage in 1919, Ruth and Frank had bought the "old Caverhill farm" which ...
      This photograph shows the two daughters of Frank (also called Ron) and ...
  • Mrs. Irvine, 1920s
        Mrs. Irvine in the 1920s. Her family farmed at Upper Middle Road and Fourth Line, Trafalgar Township.
      Mrs. Irvine in the 1920s. Her family farmed at Upper Middle Road ...
  • 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, ...
  • Dundas Street Bridge Construction Over Sixteen Mile Creek, 1922
        The following observations have been suggested by these photographs: It appears that they were rolling the bridge trusses out from the west bank, onto the concrete piers, and that they were building the piers one at a time, possibly filling the formwork with concrete from the top. This would make ...
      The following observations have been suggested by these photographs: It appears that ...
  • Ron and Ruth Powell Wedding Portrait
        Ron and Ruth married on October 29, 1919. Ron wore glasses for most of his life so this photograph is unusual of him. Ruth and her mother, Mary Anne (Joyce), were notable seamstresses and Ruth's dress and veil reflect their ability. Ruth and Ron had 3 children born while living ...
      Ron and Ruth married on October 29, 1919. Ron wore glasses for ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ruth Irene Cullingworth in 1917
        Ruth is leaning on the gate outside the Cullingworth house on the Biggar farm which was on the north side of Dundas, slightly east of the Sixteen Mile Creek. The year is 1917 and she is 19 years old. Her father, Joseph, died the year before and her mother, Mary, ...
      Ruth is leaning on the gate outside the Cullingworth house on the ...
  • Jacquelyn's Bridge, 1916
        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."
      Front of postcard: "Jacquelyn's Bridge, Oakville". Verso: PRIVATE POSTCARD ; 10/18/16 ; ...
  • J.E Cullingworth Family ca1914
        The family is posing in front of the Cullingworth house on the property of Miss Jemmima Biggar. Joseph managed the farm for Miss Biggar and Mary looked after Miss Biggar and her household. The farm was on the north side of "the Dundas highway", now Dundas St., just east of ...
      The family is posing in front of the Cullingworth house on the ...
  • Sixteen Mile Creek 1885 Bridge
        Sixteen Bridge
      Sixteen Bridge
  • F.W. Powell Family
        Jane (King) Powell, b. December 25, 1863, was born in Slaugham, Sussex, England and already had King family sisters and brothers living in Trafalgar Township when she and Frank Whitlock Powell emigrated with their family in 1908. She died in Toronto on October 22, 1952. Frank Whitlock Powell married Jane ...
      Jane (King) Powell, b. December 25, 1863, was born in Slaugham, Sussex, ...
  • Munn's School, S.S. #3A, ca1904
        This photograph shows the students and teachers on the front steps of the beautiful one-room school which had been built in 1900. Daniel Munn gave the land on which the first school in the Trafalgar Township was built in 1809. (He received the 200 acre land grant of Lot 15, ...
      This photograph shows the students and teachers on the front steps of ...
  • Sixteen School, S.S. #16, Trafalgar Township
        The teacher is Laura King. She may have been in her late teenage years when this photograph was taken. She would not have taught after her marriage in 1909. This one-room schoolhouse still sits on the west bank of the 16 Mile Creek, Fourth Line just below Dundas. It was ...
      The teacher is Laura King. She may have been in her late ...
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