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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
Ken and Ella Giles, 25th Wedding Anniversary Dinner

TTHS's Denzil Lawrence Collection. Ken and Ella Giles at their 25th wedding anniversary dinner. They married in June 1928. A photograph taken...

  Ken and Ella Giles, 25th Wedding Anniversary Dinner
Barber Family Children With Neighbourhood Friends, Lot 9, Concession 1 NDS, Late 1940s

Frances Barber says that her family lived on the Dundas Highway from the spring of 1946 to late in 1949. She remembers going inside an old, dark,...

  Barber Family Children With Neighbourhood Friends, Lot 9, Concession 1 NDS, Late 1940s
Trafalgar Township Historical Society 2017 Newsletter 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 2017 Newsletter Summer
1855 Letter from Mary (Buckton) Hardy to Her Sister, Elizabeth (Buckton) Coates

Family researchers should note she signs her surname as "Hardey". The transcript was prepared by the family descendent donor of the letter. The...

  1855 Letter from Mary (Buckton) Hardy to Her Sister, Elizabeth (Buckton) Coates
Bank of Toronto, Hornby

Handwritten on the back of this photograph is: "Bank of Toronto at Hornby". The young man is likely the branch teller, perhaps reporting to the...

  Bank of Toronto, Hornby
The Henderson House, 4473 Henderson Road

Ernie and his wife, Minnie (Stoutt), were active in area organizations as well as managing a farm. Minnie was inducted as a life time member of the...

  The Henderson House, 4473 Henderson Road
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