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Beverly Street in St. George 
ImageText  6 January 1909  This postcard depicts Beverly Street in St. George, Ont. The picture was taken by F. Hurndall of Paris, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. The postmark: London, Ontario, Jan 6, 12 PM, 1909. On the reverse side, there is a message addressed to Miss Jessie...
Easter Greetings Postcard 
ImageText  [1912]  This is the image of an Easter Greetings postcard printed in the USA. On the reverse side, there is a one cent Canada Postage stamp. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Lest we forget Nell Mr John Lawrason [?]
Glad Easter Greetings Postcard 
ImageText  17 March 1913  This is the image of an Easter postcard printed in Germany. Publisher: "L. & E., Serie 2226." The card is addressed to Mr. K.E.W. Lawrason. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Front side: "Dawn golden morning, scatter the night Glad Easter greetings Come with...
Happy Many Returns Postcard 
ImageText  14 June 1910  This is the image of a postcard addressed to Miss E. Lawrason of St. George, Ont. "Happy Many Returns" is a greeting which was usually reserved for birthdays. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. The postmark: St. George, Brant, Ont. June 14, 1910. Front side:...
Postcard Sent From Russell, Ontario 
ImageText  7 November 1911  This is the image of a postcard addressed to R. E. W. Lawrason, Esq. It was sent from Russell, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Front side: "All men are not liars: But a man will club the hide of his erring son and tell him solemnly - It hurts me more...
New Year Wishes Postcard 
ImageText  2 January 1911  This is the image of a postcard addressed to Miss Campbell in Orangeville, Ont. The postmark shows St. Thomas & Windsor, Jan. 2, 1911. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Reverse side, the beginning: "Dear Miss Campbell, Thank you so much for a pretty card...".
A Joyous Christmas Postcard 
ImageText  [ca. 1927]  This is the image of a postcard addressed to Miss E. Lawrason in St. George, Ont. The card was printed in the USA. The postage stamp shows the image of Sir John A. MacDonald and the dates 1867-1927, suggesting the card was sent in 1927. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries...
Christmas Postcard 
ImageText  [1908]  This is the image of a Christmas postcard addressed to R.E.K. Lawrason in Granton, Ont. Its postmark suggests it was sent in 1908. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Reverse side, the beginning: "Wishing you a Merry Xms and Happy New Year...".
Christmas Postcard 1913 
ImageText  [1913]  This is the image of a Christmas postcard addressed to Mr. Edd Lawrason in St. George, Ont. Its postmark suggests it was sent in 1913. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Reverse side, the beginning: "A very Merry Christmas and all...".
Christmas Postcard 
ImageText  [unknown]  This is the image of a Christmas card addressed to Miss B. Lawrason. The card was printed by the Gibson Art Company, which began operating in the USA in 1866. The card may be attributed to the period from 1918 to 1930 when Gibson greetings cards became very popular both in Europe and North...
Postcard From California 
ImageText  13 May 1908  This is the image of a postcard addressed to Mrs. R. G. Lawrason in St. George, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. The postmark shows: St. George, Brant, May 18, 1908. Front side: "Winter in California and Back East. I'll eat oranges for you and you throw...
Birthday Postcard 
ImageText  14 June 1910  This is the image of a birthday postcard. The postmark shows it was received in St. George, Ont., on 14 June 1910. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society.
Easter Greetings Postcard 
ImageText  [ca. 1910s]  This is the image of an Easter Greetings Postcard addressed to Mr. R. E. Lawrason in Chesley, Ont. The card was printed by Gartner & Bender Publishers, Chicago. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. The postmark is unreadable. The card was probably sent during the...
M. T. Sheahan Postcard 
ImageText  6 March 1912  This is the image of a postcard addressed to Mr. R. E. W. Lawrason. The card was printed by the publisher M. T. Sheahan in Boston, 1908. The front side depicts Henry Longfellow with an excerpt from his poem. The card belongs to a series entitled "Sheahan's Famous People." The original postcard is...
Season's Greetings Postcard (McDonaly Family) 
ImageText  [unknown]  This is the image of a greeting card featuring a photograph of the McDonald family. According to the archival record, the people in the photo are from the McDonald family. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Reverse side: "Ora, Rachel, Clair"
New Collegiate Institute 
ImageText  May 1912  This postcards depicts the New Collegiate Institute in Brantford, Ont. It is addressed to R. E. Lawrason in Granton. The card was made in Germany and published by Stedman Bros. Limited., Brantford & Winnipeg, Canada. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. The...
Postcard Depicting a House 
ImageTextMysteries:  [unknown]  This is the image of a postcard depicting a house that is likely located in the County of Brant. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Front side: "Home".
Grand Trunk Railway Station in St. George 
ImageText  [unknown]  This is the image of a postcard depicting the Grand Trunk Railway Station in St. George, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Reverse side: "Has this card look anything like the Old Town. [?]".
Presbyterian Church in St. George 
ImageText  9 February 1908  This postcard depicts the Presbyterian Church in St. George, Ont., dedicated 9 Feb. 1908. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Reverse side, the beginning: "Feb. 7, 1908[?]. Dear Jessie, Why don't you write to me...".
Easter Greeting Postcard 
ImageText  12 April 1912  This is the image of an Easter postcard addressed to Mr. Lawrason in Delhi, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Reverse side, the beginning: "Did you get home for the Easter holiday...".
Greeting Card 
ImageText  29 July 1911  This is the image of a greeting card addressed to Miss Edith Lawrason in St. George, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Front side: "Very Best Wishes". Reverse side, the beginning: "July 29th 1911. Dear Edith, arrived here safe and sound...".
Postcard Addressed to Mr. R.E.W. Lawrason. 
ImageText  13 February 1912  This is the image of a postcard addressed to Mr. R.E.W. Lawrason in Granton, Ont. The postcard was made in Luxemburg, Series No. 1786 for hand coloring. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Front side: "I see the resemblance in your eyes only".
Greeting Postcard Addressed to Miss R. G. Lawrason 
ImageText  13 February 1908  This is the image of a greeting card addressed to Miss R. G. Lawrason in St. George, Ont. The card was printed in Germany. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Front side: "From a true heart". Reverse side: "Ms R.G. Lawrason, St. George, Ont."
Easter Greetings Postcard 
ImageText  18 April 1908  This is the image of an Easter postcard printed in Germany. A one cent Canada Postage stamp is attached on the reverse side. The card is addressed to Miss Edith Lawrason, St. George, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. The beginning: "Dear Edith, I arrived...
Grand Trunk Railway Bridge in St. George 
ImageText  [ca. 1920s-1930s]  This is the image of a postcard depicting the Grand Trunk Railway Bridge in St. George. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. "G.T.R. Bridge. St. George"
Postcard Depicting Four Men 
ImageTextMysteries:  [unknown]  This is the image of a postcard depicting four men. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Reverse side: "Mr. Green, an incomer in tax office; Dad; Jim Eddie [?]; Willie Carruthers, Royal Hotel".
Postcard Depicting Main Street in St. George 
ImageText  1 August 1907  This is the image of a postcard depicting Main Street in St. George, Ont. The postcard is addressed to Miss Jessie Guppy in London, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Front side: "Main Street, St. George". Reverse side, the beginning: "Aug 1, 1907. Dear...
Postcard Depicting Class Photo 
ImageTextMysteries:  [unknown]  This is the image of a postcard depicting a class photo. On the reverse side, there is a space reserved for a one cent postage stamp. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society.
Postcard Depicting a Dog 
ImageText  9 July 1908  This is the image of a postcard depicting a dog. The postcard is addressed to Miss Jessie Guppy in London, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Front side: "Teddy". Reverse side, the beginning: "St. George, July 9. Dear Jessie, why do I...".
Souvenir Postcard Depicting St. George Public School 
ImageText  14 August 1906  This is the image of a souvenir postcard depicting St. George Public School. The postcard is addressed to Miss Jessie Guppy in London, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Printed at the Sentinel Office, St. George. Reverse side, the beginning: "St. George,...
Postcard Depicting Presbyterian Church in St. George 
ImageText  4 February 1908  This is the image of a postcard depicting the new Presbyterian Church in St. George. The postcard is addressed to Miss Jessie Guppy in London, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Front side: "Dedicated Feb. 9, 1908. New Presbyterian Church, St....
Reid's Pond in St. George 
ImageText  1 August 1908  This is the image of a postcard depicting Reid's Pond in St. George. The postcard is addressed to Jessie Guppy in London, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Front side: "Reid's Pond. St. George, Ont." Reverse side, the beginning: "(Friday eve) Dear Jessie,...
Postcard Depicting St. George, Ont. 
ImageText  3 October 1908  This is the image of a postcard depicting St. George, Ont. The postcard was sent on 3 October 1908, and was addressed to Miss Jessie Guppy in London, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Front side: "St. George. Ont." Reverse side, the beginning: "Dear...
Postcard Depicting Grist Mill Above the Dam 
ImageText  31 May 1909  This is the image of a postcard depicting the Grist Mill Above the Dam. The postcard was addressed to Jessie Guppy in London, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Postmark: St. George, Brant, Ont. May 31, 09.
Postcard Depicting Main Street in St. George 
ImageText  13 September 1915  This is the image of a postcard depicting Main Street in St. George, Ont. The card is addressed to Mr. James Brown. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Reverse side, the beginning: "St. George, Sept 13th. Dear uncle and aunt...".
Postcard Depicting the Dam in St. George 
ImageText  29 October 1908  This is the image of a postcard depicting the Dam in St. George, Ont. The postcard is addressed to Miss Jessie Guppy in London, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Reverse side, the beginning: "Dear Jessie, here you coming...".
Burt's Bush in St. George 
ImageText  30 July 1909  This is the image of the postcard depicting Burt's Bush in St. George, Ont. The postcard is addressed to Miss Jessie Guppy in London, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Reverse side, the beginning: "Dear Jessie, Bring your bags, there will be lots of...
Postcard Depicting St. George Ambulance 
ImageTextComments:  [ca. 1930s]  This postcard depicts an ambulance that was used in St. George, Ont., during the 1930s. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. St. George Ambulance G. F. Glaves Phone 17 w or 52
Cargill Company Postcard 
ImageTextComments:  [1910]  This is the image of a postcard printed by the Cargill Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society. Front side: "Good morning! If sunshine and skies of blue Are not today May sunshine in thy heart Drive all the clouds away! Frances...
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South Dumfries Historical Society


This collection includes a variety of historical materials held in the archives of the South Dumfries Historical Society. Contact: South Dumfries Historical Society, St. George Museum & Archives, 36 Main Street South, St. George, ON, N0E 1N0. Website: http://southdumfrieshistoricalsociety.blogspot.com. Support for this project has been generously provided the Ontario Trillium Foundation. The Ontario Trillium Foundation is an agency of the Government of Ontario. http://www.trilliumfoundation.org/