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Belleville Lions Club

  • Corporate body
  • 1953-

The Belleville Lions Club was incorporated in 1953.

Belleville Oral History Project

  • Corporate body
  • 1975, 2008

The Belleville Oral History Project was undertaken as a Community Involvement Project/Opportunities for Youth in cooperation with the Hastings County Historical Society. The project was overseen by Professor Sali Tagliamonte of the University of Toronto and the interviews were conducted by Nancy Foster, Robert Miller, Evelyn Sine and Dave Masters.

Belleville Scout-Guide Museum

  • Corporate body
  • 1975-

The Belleville Scout-Guide Museum began as a private collection in the home of Ron Moon of Corbyville.

Belleville Transit Commission

  • Corporate body
  • 1 May 1960 -

The first public transit appeared on May 23, 1876 with 16 horses and drivers operating from 6:00am to 10:00pm.
Throughout the years, the service disappeared, appeared again and upgraded thanks to many different franchisees.
By 1924, Fred Rawson Sr. had started a one-bus transit system. When he died in 1935, his wife and son drove the buses.
After the second World War, revenues dropped and the family sold to the City of Belleville.
The Belleville Transit Commission was appointed by the Belleville City Council to form and maintain bus transportation under the "City of Belleville Act, 1960." During its first years, routes and equipment were heavily studied to form the foundation of the transit system that still runs today.

Belleville Yardmen Benefit Fund

  • Corporate body
  • fl. 1977

The Belleville Yardmen Benefit Fund was a fundraising organization which ran a lottery in the 1970s. The group donated funds for the construction of the Quinte Sports Centre on Cannifton Road in Belleville, Ontario, in 1977.

Belleville-Sargent and Co. Limited

  • Corporate body
  • 1931-1947

Operating at 270 Pinnacle Street, the Belleville-Sargent and Co. Limited manufactured Locks and associated building hardware. In 1947 it enlarged to include marine hardware. It was purchased by the American Hardware Company in 1956.

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

  • Person
  • b. 1703 - d. 21 Mar 1772

Jacques was born in France in 1703.
In 1721 he was appointed chief cartographer to the French Navy.
Later, in August 1741, he was named Official Hydrographer of the French King. Throughout his career he charted area in France and eventually in Canada.
He passed away at 69 years on March 21, 1772.

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