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Langley & Burke

  • Corporate body
  • 1884-1894

Langley & Burke was an architectural partnership based in Toronto, Ontario. The two partners in the firm were Henry Langley and his nephew, Edmund Burke.

Carman, Thomas Samuel

  • Person
  • 1840-1926

Thomas Samuel Carman was born in Prince Edward County, Ontario, on 24 October 1840. He was the proprietor of The Ontario Chronicle and also of the Carman Opera House in Belleville, Ontario. He died on 13 April 1926 at 228 Dundas Street East, Belleville.

Washburn, Stephen Miles

  • Person
  • 1817-1906

Stephen Washburn was born in Potsdam, New York. He published the Victoria Chronicle newspaper in Belleville, Ontario between 1843 and 1849. He died in Seabright, New York, in 1906.

Wilson, Joseph

  • Person
  • fl. 1848

Joseph Wilson was the publisher of a newspaper called Wilson's Experiment in Belleville, Ontario, in 1848.

Benedict, Rollin C.

  • Person
  • 1812-1879

Rollin Corrobus Benedict was born in Vermont in 1812. He published the Hastings Times and Farmer's Journal in Belleville, Ontario, in 1833. He died in Kingston, Ontario on 22 January 1879.

Lennox, Florence

  • Person
  • 1918-2016

Florence (Carr) Lennox was a lifelong resident of Belleville, Ontario. She was an artist who took up painting at the age of 50.

Volunteer and Information Quinte

  • Corporate body
  • 1966-

Ruth Burrows established The Volunteer Bureau in August 1966 as part of United Community Services (United Way). The Bureau provided services such as driving services, a housing registry, a furniture exchange , clothing depot, English for Newcomers, Seniors' drop-in centres and literacy programs. It became an independent agency with a board of directors in 1970 and was incorporated in 1972. In 1997 the Bureau established information and referral services and became known as Volunteer and Information Quinte (VIQ). Website:

Barker, Lewis

  • Person
  • fl. 1917-1918

Lewis Barker was a rigger at Camp Rathbun near Deseronto, Ontario, during the First World War.

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