Postmarked Nov 7, 1907 Postcard view of McKay's Mill, and in the foreground a wrought iron bridge on stone supports. "Mc Kays Mill and Bridge, St. Marys, Ont."
Postmark year 1907 Postcard view of McKay's Mill and the Thames River. "Mc Kays Mill and River Thames, St. Marys, Ont."
Postmark Apr 24, 1908 Postcard view of the Mill Race in St. Marys, Ontario.
Milling once was a huge industry in St. Marys with the mills making use of the Thames River as a huge water power source. "Mill Race, St. Marys, Ont."
Postmark year 1913 Postcard view of the North side of St. Marys taken from the London (railway) Bridge.
In the background the Presbyterian church can be seen on the left and the Catholic church on the right. "St. Mary's looking North from London Bridge"
Postmarked October 24, 1907 Postcard view of the Victoria (Queen Street) bridge as viewed from the west side. "Victoria Bridge, St. Marys, Ont."
Postmarked 1907 Postcard view of the St. Marys Town Hall and the St. Marys Public Library, likely taken up in the building located on corner of Church Street South and Queen Street East. "City Hall and Public Library / St. Marys, Ont."
Photo of man looking off to the side giving a nice side profile. He has a long mustache and hair off to the side. He is wearing a nice suit with tie and collar turned out.
The photo is very light (exposed) and has been faded around the subject. Condition: some water stains on matting; matting...
Photo of a young woman with her hair pulled back into a bun wearing a frilly sleeved blouse with a mid-length neck posed so that we see a side profile.
See 0224ph and 0225ph for Alice at 100 years old. Condition: dirty with mildew stains and uneven yellow tone; rips in matting. Miss Alice Wilson,...
...From Mrs. Grant
To Birdie Aug. 12th 1894
Photo of a man with hair parted at the side looking (rather) sadly to the side. He is wearing a jacket, vest and shirt but no tie of any kind. The image has been faded around the subject artistically. Condition: Fair. Slightly faded with a yellow tone in parts of the image; dirty and stained.
1890s Photo of an older man (identified as John Sanderson). He has a white beard and is wearing a suit with a thickly knotted tie. The image has been faded around him artistically. Condition: Fair. Faded and unevenly toned with some marks on the image. John Sanderson
1890s Photo of F.E. Butcher's St. Marys Cooperage taken sometime in the 1890s. There are a few men all standing outside the building in their aprons. Power lines can be seen above the building.
Sign above door reads:
Contractor & Builder
Sash Doors Blinds & C.
The sign on top of...
Photo of Nora Clench, wearing a ruffle-collared dress with her hair pulled back in a bun. Her face it turned to the side giving a nice profile view.
Nora Clench (born Esther Leonora Clench) was born in St. Marys May 6, 1867. Her father Leon Clench taught her the violin and later on she studied...
William and Jane McFadzen are seated in a photography studio but dressed in fine winter garments. William has an impressive fur coat, a Persian Lamb hat and wool mittens. Jane's winter coat has a luxuriant fur collar with matching muff. She wears a small, trimmed hat that ties under her chin.
The Reverend W. A. Wilson was the first minister of the Knox Presbyterian Church in St. Marys, called in 1878 when the congregation had just formed, even before the church building was opened in 1880. On Christmas Day, 1879, he married Margaret Caven, daughter of the Reverend William Caven,...
...Photo of Dr. John Sinclair and his family taken ca. 1893 or 1894
The family members are:
Front Row - Mrs. Frances Henderson Sinclair, Gregg M. Sinclair, John F. Sinclair, Dr. John Sinclair, Jean Sinclair (later Kendrick.)
Back Row: Robert Sinclair, Arthur Sinclair
The Sinclairs once lived...
...The date 1880 on the reverse side may not be correct. The choir were not seated in the chancel until 1894
and previous to that the organ and choir were in the nave to the right of the wooden prayer desk....