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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.

Brearley, Donald T.

  • Person
  • fl. 1970-2020

Donald Brearley is a native of Belleville, son of Dr. and Mrs. Guy Gage Brearley, and a graduate of Queen’s University Medical School in 1970.

File, Celia Benitia

  • Person
  • 1887-1973

Celia Vandervoort was born in January 1887, the child of Charles Vandervoort and Frances (Roblin). She married Herbert Clifton File on 5 August 1908. Celia worked as a teacher on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory from 1921. She died in 1973.

Green, Henry George 'Harry'

  • Person
  • 1893-1971

Harry Green ran a butcher's store at 181 Front Street, Belleville, Ontario.

Green, Charles

  • Person
  • 1847-1911

Charles Green was born in Worcestershire, England and arrived in Canada in 1871. By 1876 he was operating a butcher's store in Belleville, Ontario.

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