Cobourg and District Images

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Cobourg
  
Decade
1850-1859
  
  • Souvenir spade
        The souvenir spade shown was presented to Stuart Mackechnie, Mayor of Cobourg 1853 to commemorate the turning of the first sod of the Cobourg and Peterborough Railway.
      The souvenir spade shown was presented to Stuart Mackechnie, Mayor of Cobourg ...
  • Chestnuts
        134 King Street West. Freeman Schemmerhorn Clench shown on the porch step with Barton Clench (grandson). The extreme right overhang is part of the first store of Thomas Battell.
      134 King Street West. Freeman Schemmerhorn Clench shown on the porch step ...
  • Trial of Dr. William H. King
        The trial of Dr. William H. King in Cobourg in 1859 for the murder of his wife was a cause celebre. His execution at the Old Court House, now the House of Refuge, was no less memorable.
      The trial of Dr. William H. King in Cobourg in 1859 for ...
  • Cover of historical booklet on the King murder case
        Cover of one of three historical booklets on the King case, 1859. Donated by E.C. Guillet.
      Cover of one of three historical booklets on the King case, 1859. ...
  • Rope from the hanging of Dr. William King
        Relatives of the murdered Mrs. King of Brighton, and others who rejoiced to see justice done, cut up the hangman's rope for souvenirs.
      Relatives of the murdered Mrs. King of Brighton, and others who rejoiced ...
  • Globe Hotel
        "Written on back: "Globe Hotel greatly enlarged"
      "Written on back: "Globe Hotel greatly enlarged"
  • View of Cobourg from Weller's (Factory) Hill
        This picture from the mouth of Factory Creek is not totally accurate, but is important for its representation of the Globe Hotel (in the centre near the Church of England). The Globe Hotel stood on the northeast corner of King and McGill streets. It was destroyed by fire in 1864 ...
      This picture from the mouth of Factory Creek is not totally accurate, ...
  • David Irving Johnston
        A Scotsmen with good education; David decided that farming was a bit too heavy for him and he started teaching in Ryerson's time, becoming principal and frequently representing Northumberland at the Ontario Educational Association or its predecessors. He was also a public school teacher who taught at the Old Model ...
      A Scotsmen with good education; David decided that farming was a bit ...
  • F. S. Clench Sr.
        Clench Sr. was a cabinetmaker and father-in-law to the artist Paul Kane.
      Clench Sr. was a cabinetmaker and father-in-law to the artist Paul Kane.
  • Hangman's rope
        Something Unique in Ropes. Relatives of the murdered Mrs. King of Brighton, and others who rejoiced to see justice done, cut up the hangman's rope for souvenirs. This piece has been given to E.C. Guillet.
      Something Unique in Ropes. Relatives of the murdered Mrs. King of Brighton, ...
  • A list of names regarding the Ruttan Family
        A list of names regarding the Ruttan Family Source: Mrs. J. Bell Acquired: July 21, 1987
      A list of names regarding the Ruttan Family Source: Mrs. J. Bell ...
  • With Over A Century In Locality
        With Over A Century In Locality Source: Sentinel Star, Progress Ed. 1962 Acquired: January 2008
      With Over A Century In Locality Source: Sentinel Star, Progress Ed. 1962 ...
  • Old Times in Cobourg and District
        Old Times in Cobourg and District Source: Cobourg Sentinel Star, January 13, 1938 and Sept. 22, 1938 Acquired: October 10, 1990
      Old Times in Cobourg and District Source: Cobourg Sentinel Star, January 13, ...
  • An excerpt on tenders
        An excerpt on tenders Source: Unknown Acquired: March 13, 1991
      An excerpt on tenders Source: Unknown Acquired: March 13, 1991
  • A Petition to the Honorable the Commons House of Assembly of the Province Of Canada
        A Petition to the Honorable the Commons House of Assembly of the Province Of Canada Source: Unknown Acquired: April 3, 1991
      A Petition to the Honorable the Commons House of Assembly of the ...
  • The Canadian Journal- A Repertory Of Industry, Science, And Art
        The Canadian Journal- A Repertory Of Industry, Science, And Art Source: Unknown Acquired: February 2008
      The Canadian Journal- A Repertory Of Industry, Science, And Art Source: Unknown ...
  • A list of different transportation Companies
        A list of different transportation Companies Source: Unknown Acquired: April 3, 1991
      A list of different transportation Companies Source: Unknown Acquired: April 3, 1991
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