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  • Baptist Picnic, Burt's Grove, June 19 1909
        This photograph shows a church picnic in Burt's Grove, a mile north of Paris. At one time, a trolley line ran through this area. The area was popular for church picnics. Members of the Crouse family are likely in this image. Ted Wallace has provided information on the location of ...
      This photograph shows a church picnic in Burt's Grove, a mile north ...
  • Land Indenture between Robert Rosebrugh and the Department of Indian Affairs, 1847
        This contract documents the sale of a parcel of land in the north of Paris from the Six Nations to Robert Rosebrugh (here spelled Roseburgh) for 202 pounds. The lot purchased was number 19 in the Township of Brantford.
      This contract documents the sale of a parcel of land in the ...
  • Letters Patent Incorporating the Grand River Electrical Power Company, Ltd., 1898
        This document records the official incorporation of the Grand River Electrical Power Company of Paris, signed on December 10th 1898.
      This document records the official incorporation of the Grand River Electrical Power ...
  • John Tufford Land Indenture, 1857
        This contract documents the sale of a parcel of land in the fourth concession of the Township of Brantford to John Tufford. He purchased it from unspecified natives via the Commissioner of Crown Lands for 440 pounds and 8 shillings.
      This contract documents the sale of a parcel of land in the ...
  • Land Indenture between John Bray and the Department of Indian Affairs, 1848
        This contract documents the sale of a parcel of land in the Township of Dumfries from the Six Nations to John Bray for 100 pounds. The lot purchased was the north half of number 4 in the Second Concession.
      This contract documents the sale of a parcel of land in the ...
  • Land Indenture between William Patton and David Bucham, 1858
        This contract documents William Patton's sale of a parcel of land in Paris to David Buchan in 1858.
      This contract documents William Patton's sale of a parcel of land in ...
  • Certificate of Association for Paris Board of Trade, 1881
        This certificate documents the official association of the Paris Board of Trade in 1881. The Secretary of the Board of Trade was John McKenzie Anderson. The complete list of members of the Board is listed on the first page. A letter from the Under Secretary of State originally accompanied this ...
      This certificate documents the official association of the Paris Board of Trade ...
  • Plan of Paris showing the Nith River Area, 1869
        This 1869 plan shows the area surrounding the Nith River (then Smiths Creek) at the corners of West River and Mechanic Streets, from the dam and millrace on the Nith to the Grand River at William Street. A number of period landmarks are indicated on the map. These include the ...
      This 1869 plan shows the area surrounding the Nith River (then Smiths ...
  • Paris Plow Company Advertising Card
        This card advertises the Paris Plow Company, Ltd. The image is an illustration from a painting titled "The March of Progress" by local artist Paul (P.G.) Wickson. It is undated.
      This card advertises the Paris Plow Company, Ltd. The image is an ...
  • Letter Accompanying Certificate of Association for Paris Board of Trade, 1881
        This letter from the Under Secretary of State accompanied the official certificate of the incorporation of the Board of Trade of Paris. The certificate itself is also a part of this collection, and is linked to on the right.
      This letter from the Under Secretary of State accompanied the official certificate ...
  • Kilton Cottage Cobblestone House on 33 Oak Ave, Paris, ON
        This photograph depicts Kilton Cottage, the designated cobblestone house on 33 Oak Ave. The date is unknown; it was found in the attic of the original owner's son's house on Market Street. This house was originally owned by Mr. Patton. You can read their family history below: This history of ...
      This photograph depicts Kilton Cottage, the designated cobblestone house on 33 Oak ...
  • Interior of Woods & Tinknell Store, Paris, ON
        This photograph depicts the interior of the Woods & Tinknell store, c. 1940. Jerry Murray is depicted on the right; the other men may be Horace Bateman and Buster Woods.
      This photograph depicts the interior of the Woods & Tinknell store, c. ...
  • Sulfur Water Fountain by Nith River Bridge, Paris, ON
        This photograph depicts the sulfur water fountain which once stood by the northwest corner of the Nith River bridge near Grand River St. North, c. 1950. The man on the right is William Garratt.
      This photograph depicts the sulfur water fountain which once stood by the ...
  • John Penman on Horse Cart on William St. Bridge, Paris, ON
        This photograph depicts John Penman and his driver, William Reed, driving a horse cart east across the William St. Bridge, c. 1900 to the General Office. The Grand River St. N. buildings are visible in the background.
      This photograph depicts John Penman and his driver, William Reed, driving a ...
  • Buck Family Members
        This photograph depicts members of the Buck family from Paris, Ontario.
      This photograph depicts members of the Buck family from Paris, Ontario.
  • Buck Family Members
        This photograph depicts members of the Buck family from Paris, Ontario.
      This photograph depicts members of the Buck family from Paris, Ontario.
  • Buck Family Members
        This photograph depicts members of the Buck family from Paris, Ontario.
      This photograph depicts members of the Buck family from Paris, Ontario.
  • Buck Family Member
        This photograph depicts a member of the Buck family from Paris, Ontario.
      This photograph depicts a member of the Buck family from Paris, Ontario.
  • J. Milton Hotel in Paris, ON, 1879
        This photograph depicts the J. Milton Hotel on Market St. by the Paris Junction in 1879. This image and family history that follows were contributed by Janice Labron (née Cavan), the great-great granddaughter of the hotel owners. Generation No. 1 Jane Keith Sinclair 1. Jane (Jean) Keith[3] Sinclair (William[2], Alexander[1]) ...
      This photograph depicts the J. Milton Hotel on Market St. by the ...
  • Harriston Bonspiel Curlers, Trophy Winners, 1913
        This photograph depicts Harriston Bonspiel curlers, winners of the Meiklejohn Trophy for 1913. Two of the curlers depicted are from the Cavan family. This image was contributed by Janice Labron (née Cavan). The curlers in this photo are, from left to right: D. Cavan, skip; R. Ball; M. Taylor; and ...
      This photograph depicts Harriston Bonspiel curlers, winners of the Meiklejohn Trophy for ...
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Digitization Days


The items in this group were contributed by community members. They were digitized by the County of Brant Public Library during one of the Digitization Days events. For more information, call the Library at (519) 442-2433.