Lakes and Islands, Times Past
Chaffeys Lock Village Book c.1940 
textstill image, p. 101 The Chaffey's Lock Women's Institute was founded in 1924 and operated until 1992. This Tweedsmuir history was started around 1940 and was updated regularly until the 1960s .
Elgin Methodist Church c.1915 
still image Elgin Methodist Church interior c.1915. The Elgin Methodist Church was built in 1893 to replace an earlier church.
Samuel Warren and Eliza Mustard Warren c.1880 
still image Samuel Warren 1821-1901 and his wife Eliza Mustard 1822-1903 were married on the 27th Nov. 1844 by John Leggett Justice of the Peace in South Crosby. The Mustards and Warrens were early settlers in South Crosby. The couple later settled in Bruce County.
Village of Morton c.1930 
still image Photograph of village of Morton looking towards north
Sarah Barr Thompson 1849-1936 at Chaffey's Lock c. 1930. 
still image1929-1936 Sarah Barr Thompson was born in 1849 in Bedford Township the daughter of William Barr and Sarah Stinson. In 1881, she married Arthur Thompson. Her daughter Alice was the wife of lockmaster Herman Warren of Chaffey's Lock. The last few years of her life she was blind from cataracts. She was a...
Wedding of Ida Louise Rowswell and James Silas Gary 26 February 1913 
still image Wedding of Ida Rowswell and James Silas Gray February 25, 1913 Newboro, Ont. L to Right : Thomas Arthur Gray (brother of groom),James Silas Gray (groom); Ida Louise Rowswell (bride) ; Ella Mae Rowswell (sister of bride)
Crosby Women's Institute Tweedsmuir Book 
textcollection Crosby, Ontario's Women's Institute Tweedsmuir Book covering some of the early history of Crosby Ontario(also once known as Singleton's Corners). The history in the book covers the period of the 19th century to about 1950.
Rideau Lakes Local Newspapers 
still imagenewspaper
Athens Reporter and County of Leeds Advertiser 
still imagenewspapertextJan 12, 1892 - Dec 25, 1895
Northern Leeds Lantern 
still imagenewspapertext1977-1992
Farmersville Reporter and County of Leeds Advertiser 
still imagenewspapertextMay 22, 1884 - Dec 28, 1891
Herman Warren and friend 
still image Herman Warren (1888-1986) and friend c.1910
Herman and Alice Warren with son Donald and daughter Lorraine c.1930 
still image1930 Herman Warren (1888-1986) with his wife Alice and children Donald and Lorraine in front of the Chaffey's Lockmaster's House c.1930
Shadow Island Newboro Lake 
still imageAugust 12, 1931 Colorized postcard of Shadow Island, Newboro Lake postmarked Newboro August 12, 1931.On Back: We stopped here for a sundae. It's a quite a little place, a huge church, United and Anglican. What we have in seems to be a combination grocery store, China , ice cream store. We had a butterscotch...
Herman Warren with son Don, other children and friend at Newboro c.1926 
still image1926 Herman Warren (canal man at Newboro from 1920-28)with son Don and unidentified man and children c.1926From Herman Warren estate
Herman and Alice Thompson Warren with their son Don at Newboro lock station 1923 
still image1924 Herman Warren(1888-1986) was a canalman at Newboro from 1920-1928 and then lockmaster at Chaffey's Lock. He is featured in this picture with his wife Alice Thompson(1896-1982) and their son Donald (1921-2014).Herman Warren Estate.Newboro Lock.
Ellen Rowswell Warren and granddaughter Lorraine Warren c.1929 
still image1929 Ellen Rowswell Warren (1855-1936) and her granddaughter Lorraine Warren (1928-2010). Ellen was born in the Clear Lake area and was mother to Herman Warren Lockmaster of Chaffey's Lock.From Herman Warren estate.
Invitation to Opinicon Hotel 
still imageOctober 8, 1920 Invitation to an Opinicon Hotel Event October 8 1920 to Herman and Alice Warren
Group at Newboro Lock 1928 
still image02 September 1928 Group at Newboro Lock station September 2, 1928 Canalman Herman Warren on far rightThe Gang Newboro Locks Sept.2/1928
Hayward Warren lockmaster at Chaffey's with cousins Sue Warren and Cathy Crane in 1968 
still imageOctober 1968 Photograph of Hayward Warren (born in 1916) and lockmaster at Chaffey's Lock from 1968-82 with his cousins Sue Warren and Cathy Crane.
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