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Special Report of Palermo Sidewalk Commmissioners for 1910

This Report was Miss Book's copy. She had given a cash donation for the 1910 work. In the 1901 Canada Census, she is listed as "Ettie Book", age...

  Special Report of Palermo Sidewalk Commmissioners for 1910
Probate of Last Will and Testament of James Hopper, Trafalgar, 1854

The two page probate of the last will and testament of James Hopper, Trafalgar, 1854 with the first record image being the mailing envelope. As...

  Probate of Last Will and Testament of James Hopper, Trafalgar, 1854
Envelope Sent from the Methodist Episcopal Parsonage in Palermo, Ontario, 1893-1895

The manse property deeded in 1875 is presently designated 3017 Bronte Road. The deed reads "along the east limit of the allowance for road between...

  Envelope Sent from the Methodist Episcopal Parsonage in Palermo, Ontario, 1893-1895
Merton School To Fall Victim of "Progress", Closed June 1958

Unfortunately, the newspaper clipping is not identified and I cannot locate it in any historical newspaper archive. The paper discolouration is...

  Merton School To Fall Victim of "Progress", Closed June 1958
Palermo Cheese and Butter Factory By-Laws, Rules and Regulations, 1895

As early as 1817, settlers in Trafalgar Township were proud of their butter and cheese making businesses. In 1817, Robert Fleming Gourlay, a Scot...

  Palermo Cheese and Butter Factory By-Laws, Rules and Regulations, 1895
Trafalgar Township Historical Society Newsletter 2018 Summer

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...

  Trafalgar Township Historical Society Newsletter 2018 Summer
Trafalgar Township Historical Society Newsletter 2018 Winter_Spring

You can view the complete newsletter in full text by clicking on "Original PDF" on the right side of the record. The full text of all TTHS...

  Trafalgar Township Historical Society Newsletter 2018 Winter_Spring
The Results of Fertilizer Experimentation on the Riggs Farm Mangel Field Carried Out by Jno Riggs, Merton, Ontario

William Riggs holds two photographs showing his son John Riggs standing in fields of mangels. Under the guidance of William's father, Jno Riggs,...

  The Results of Fertilizer Experimentation on the Riggs Farm Mangel Field Carried Out by Jno Riggs, Merton, Ontario
William Lyon Mackenzie Chair and Jacquard Quilt, 2017

Family descendent Ruth I. Taylor has written the essay included here to document this historic chair and quilt. Family descendent Ruth I. Taylor...

  William Lyon Mackenzie Chair and Jacquard Quilt, 2017
From Trails to Township - 150 Years of Trafalgar

To easily read the written text on each of the panels, click on "Pages" "Select" to click on each. (The text is fully OCR'd so that keyword...

  From Trails to Township - 150 Years of Trafalgar
Trafalgar Township Historical Society Newsletter 2017 Fall

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...

  Trafalgar Township Historical Society Newsletter 2017 Fall
High-Rise Concrete Road Bed Bridge, Trafalgar Township

This photograph was shown to the Trafalgar Township Historical Society by a former Merton (Bronte) resident, descendant of the Riggs and Patterson...

  High-Rise Concrete Road Bed Bridge, Trafalgar Township
Demolition of the Twelve Mile Creek Train Bridge in 1947

A view of the old iron trestle train bridge crossing Bronte Creek (aka Twelve Mile Creek) just south of the Queen Elizabeth Way in the southwest...

  Demolition of the Twelve Mile Creek Train Bridge in 1947
Hagaman & Co. General Dealers, Bronte C.W. Jug

The interior of the jug is glazed and clean. Around the mouth there is rough, hardened, greyish matter that perhaps originally sealed the cork and...

  Hagaman & Co. General Dealers, Bronte C.W. Jug
Postcard of Independent Order of Foresters Orphanage, Oakville, 1914-1943

The back of the post card isn't included here because it has not been used nor is there any unusual or identifying information. This postcard shows...

  Postcard of Independent Order of Foresters Orphanage, Oakville, 1914-1943
Elementary & Advanced Day Camp Leaders' Training Course, Fisher's Glen, June 25-30, 1959

Photographs in the collection are courtesy of Janet (Lees) Timbrell and Ross Wark, Camp leaders 1957-1959. This is one of a series of photographs...

  Elementary & Advanced Day Camp Leaders' Training Course, Fisher's Glen, June 25-30, 1959
Ephraim Post, the younger, 1823-1883

The 1881 Census spelling of Post is "Poast". Thompson Egbert, son of Ephraim and Jane, is listed as "Thomas" and in the 1871 Census, Ephraim is...

  Ephraim Post, the younger, 1823-1883
Kenneth & Mabel Armstrong

TTHS's Denzil Lawrence Collection A photograph taken by Denzil Lawrence, school board trustee for Trafalgar Township in the 1950s and 1960s. This...

  Kenneth & Mabel Armstrong
Amy Merry, Gladys Speers, Dorothy Irwin

TTHS "Denzil Lawrence Collection" A photograph taken by Denzil Lawrence, school board trustee for Trafalgar Township in the 1950s and 1960s. This...

  Amy Merry, Gladys Speers, Dorothy Irwin
Vic and Reta Lawrence, Gladys Speers

TTHS's Denzil Lawrence Collection A photograph taken by Denzil Lawrence, school board trustee for Trafalgar Township in the 1950s and 1960s. This...

  Vic and Reta Lawrence, Gladys Speers
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