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Bay of Quinte District High School Board

  • Corporate body
  • 1952-1968

The Bay of Quinte High School District came into being on 1 January 1952 as a partnership involving the City of Belleville and the Townships of Ameliasburgh, Thurlow, and Tyendinaga. in 1961 Sidney Township and the Village of Frankford joined the District. In 1968 this board was replaced by boards organized at the County level (the Hastings County Board of Education and the Prince Edward County Board of Education).

Ross, Robert

  • Person
  • fl. 1969

Robert Ross was a geography teacher at Quinte Secondary School in Belleville, Ontario.

Finch, George

  • Person
  • fl.1937

George Finch was a jeweller specializing in watches, with a store at 212 Front Street, Belleville, Ontario.

Ostrom, Henry

  • Person
  • 1861-1941

Henry Egerton Foster Ostrom was a teacher and evangelist minister. He married Mary Emily McCullough in Prince Edward County, Ontario, on 21 July 1886 and died in Greencastle, Indiana, on 20 December 1941.

Tickell, George Skinner

  • Person
  • 1829-1899

George Skinner Tickell was born in England in 1829. He became apprenticed to a cabinet maker in 1843. He and his wife Hannah arrived in Canada in 1857 and George established a furniture manufacturing business in Belleville with a factory on Foundry Street and a store on Front Street.

Boyce, Betsy Dewar

  • Person
  • 1913-2007

Betsy Boyce was born in Hamilton, Ontario, on 27 March 1913, to William Carr and Elizabeth (Ralston). She graduated in constitutional studies from McMaster University in 1933 as the gold medallist, and attended Osgoode Hall Law School until 1935. She was active in the Hastings County Historical Society, serving for many years as picture archivist, as well as the University Women's Club in Toronto and Belleville, Amnesty International and the New Democratic Party. She was the author of The Rebels of Hastings and The Accidental Prime Minister (Mackenzie Bowell), and articles on Louis Riel and other historical subjects.

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