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Appleby, Nathaniel S.

  • Person
  • 1820-

Nathaniel S. Appleby, the eldest and only living son of Thomas D. Appleby, was born in the County of Prince Edward in the year 1820, and came with his father to Tyendinaga in 1828. Reeve of the township for 20 consecutive years, appointed justice of the peace in 1854, Census Commissioner for Hastings in 1861 and 1871; Warden for the county for 3 years, elected M.P.P. for East Hastings in 1875.

Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, Quinte Branch

  • Corporate body
  • 1983-

The Quinte Branch of the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario was established in 1983 to buy the c.1817 McIntosh-Ridley House on South Front Street in Belleville, Ontario. The founding executive members were: Roy Turner, Rodger Greig, Tom Cruickshank, Alex Herlovitch and Heather McClune. The branch organizes architectural walking tours and talks about historic buildings in the Quinte Region.

Archives Association of Ontario

  • Corporate body
  • 1993-

The Archives Association of Ontario was established in 1993 as a result of the amalgamation of the Ontario Association of Archivists and the Ontario Council of Archives. It is a membership organization which supports the work of archives and archivists in the province of Ontario.

Argue (family)

  • Family
  • 1860-1980

The Argue family have lived in Belleville, Ontario since 1929. Prior to that date, Cecil Elmer (John) Argue, born April 30, 1885, had been manager of the Standard Bank in Deseronto and served as that town's mayor. He and his wife, Mary Elizabeth West, moved to Belleville after the Standard Bank merged with the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. John Argue then became involved in the construction of power plants to supply electricity in both Bancroft and Stirling. John and Elizabeth Argue died in 1974, he on May 4 and she on January 30. They were survived by three sons, John West (Jack), William Armstrong and Alan Edward.

Argyll Chapter IODE

  • Corporate body
  • 1910-2001

The Argyll Chapter of the Imperial Order of Daughters of Empire was established in Belleville on 10 November 1910. Membership was open to the wives, mothers, sisters and daughters of active members of the Argyll Light Infantry regiment, with the Commanding Officer's wife (if there was one) taking the position of Regent. The organization raised funds for local service personnel and charities. It was disbanded in 2001.

Art Gallery of Ontario

  • Corporate body
  • 1900-

The Art Gallery of Ontario is an art museum in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Its collection includes close to 95,000 works spanning the first century to the present day. The gallery has 45,000 square metres of physical space, making it one of the largest galleries in North America. https://ago.ca/

Aselstine, Walter

  • Person
  • 1888-1968

Walter Aselstine was born in Trenton, Ontario, on 23 April 1888, the child of Adelbert Aselstine and Lucy (Wallace). The family moved to Belleville in around 1898 and operated a stage coach business between Belleville and Trenton. Walter Aselstine drove the first motor bus operated by the company. Buses ran between the station and the Hotel Quinte and from Belleville to Marmora and Tweed.

Walter Aselstine was a trombonist who played in the orchestra at the Griffin Opera House and was the sound effects man for silent pictures. He played in the Belleville Municipal Band, the Toronto Kilties Band, Odd Fellows Band and military bands including the Princess Pats and the Shrine Band in Toronto. He was a member of the Commodores orchestra and played on excursion boats on the St. Lawrence River. He was a member of Moira Lodge No. 11 and of Christ Church in Belleville. He married Mae Oliphant and the couple had one son and one daughter. He died in Toronto on 27 February 1968.

Ashley, James Bell

  • Person
  • c.1842-1894

James Bell Ashley was born in Prince Edward County, Ontario, the son of Augustus Ashley and Christina (Kerr). He married Catherine Sproule in 1863 and Hattie Murdoff in 1877. He was originally a teacher, but lost his hearing as a result of contracting scarlet fever and worked as a journalist until securing a teaching position at the Ontario School for the Deaf in around 1884. He died in 1894.

Ashley, William

  • Person
  • 1808-1895

William Ashley was born in Ontario about 1808 and is listed on the 1851 Census, Hastings County, Thurlow, District #15, age 45, born Canada and occupation Wagonmaker.

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