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Beta Sigma Phi (Bay of Quinte Area Council)

  • Corporate body
  • fl. 1959-

Beta Sigma Phi is a non-academic sorority group which was established in Kansas in 1931. There have been a number of active Chapters in the Quinte region.

Bethel-Zion Women's Institute

  • Corporate body
  • 1912-

Bethel-Zion Women's Institute was organized in Phillipston in January 1912.

Bews, David Matthew, O.L.S.

  • Person
  • b. 20 May 1932 - d. 28 Mar 2017

Dave was born on May 20, 1932 at Belleville, Ontario to parents Douglas and Aline Bews.
He attended Queen Alexandra elementary school and Belleville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School.
In 1951, he moved to Kingston, Ontario where he earned his BSc in Civil Engineering at Queen's University.
After graduating, Dave joined the Ontario Department of Highways and became an Ontario Land Surveyor.
Dave married Ethel Green on June 8, 1963.
He passed away on March 28, 2017.

Bilbrough, Ellen

  • Person
  • 1841-1900

Matron of the Marchmont Home in Belleville, Ontario.

Bird, Kenneth Mulholland

  • Person
  • 1905-1985

Kenneth Mulholland Bird was born on April 20, 1905 in Sidney Township, son of Richard Newton Bird and Sarah J. Bell. He married Evelyn Reddick on July 17, 1937. As a child he attended Marsh Hill public school, and graduated from Stirling High School in 1919. He received his teacher training at Peterborough Normal School graduating in 1924. His first teaching job was in Roslin. He later taught at Prince of Wales School in Belleville spending twenty-four years there as principal. Before retiring, he spent some time at Avondale and Bayside schools in Sidney. He was a founding president of the Public School Men's Teachers' Federation locally, on the founding executive of the Moira River Conservation Authority in the late 1940s and a founding member of the Hastings County Historical Society. Ken Bird was a Mason and an elder of Bridge Street United Church. Mr. Bird died in Belleville on December 19, 1985.

Bird, Maribeth Lillian

  • Person
  • 1930-2009

Maribeth Lillian Holgate was born in Cannifton, Ontario, in 1930, the third child of Charles Arthur Holgate and Myrtle Alice Winsor. She married Herbert Stanley Bird and was a longtime member of the Hastings County Historical Society. She died in Belleville, Ontario on 21 July 2009.

Bishop's Seeds

  • Corporate body
  • 1890-1990

Bishop's Seeds was established in Belleville, Ontario, by Charles Edward Bishop (1854-1941), who had immigrated from England in 1875. It remained a family firm in Belleville, selling seeds for farmers across Canada until its closure in 1990.

Bishop, Edward Bruce

  • Person
  • c. 1926-

Proprietor of Bishop Seeds in Belleville, Ontario, founded by his grandfather in 1890.

Bishop, Harry Curry, O.L.S.

  • Person
  • b. 1931

Curry Bishop was born at Niagara on the Lake in 1931, to parents Harry (Doc) Bishop and Viola Curry.
Curry graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Toronto. He soon became an Ontario Land Surveyor, a Canadian Land Surveyor, and completed post graduate work in planning.
He was employed in Haliburton in the surveying and development business.
He later became president of the Kawartha-Haliburton region of Ontario Land Surveyors.
Curry is married to Aldyth and they have three children.

Blackburn, Joseph Alger

  • Person
  • 1903-1975

Joseph Alger Blackburn, owner of Stroud's Jewellery and Gift Shop on Front Street in Belleville, Ontario, was born on Huff's Island on December 23, 1903, the son of Albert Blackburn and Annie Luella Huff. His father operated Stroud's for its Montreal owner for many years. Joe Blackburn took over as manager in 1932 and later purchased the store. Stroud's was established in 1872 and sold tea, offering trading stamps that could be redeemed for fine china. Joe Blackburn married Elsie Mae Wheeler. He was an honorary deacon and active member of Victoria Avenue Baptist Church. He died on October 21, 1975.

Blackburn, Nicholas Wood

  • Person
  • 1869-1930

Nicholas Wood Blackburn was a farmer from Madoc Township, Ontario.

Blakslee, Van Arsdale

  • Person
  • 1889-1971

Dr. Van Arsdale Blakslee was born on September 22nd, 1889. He married Margaret Newbold on April 14th, 1915 in Manhattan, New York. They had two daughters, Joan and Peggy. He established his medical practice at 111 Victoria Avenue in Belleville in 1917 and retired in around 1968. He attended the Bridge Street Methodist Church in Belleville, Ontario and belonged to organizations such as the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), the Belleville Fish and Game Club and the Belleville Rotary Club. He died on December 26th, 1971.

Bleecker, John

  • Person
  • 1762-1807

Born in Albany, New York. He settled in Trenton, and married Mary, the daughter of John Meyers. From the Pioneer Life on the Bay of Quinte "the Trenton pioneer, came from near Albany, in which city his father was a merchant. Shortly after his father's death his mother brought him and his sister to Kingston in company with a McKenzie family. ... His mother married the McKenzie pioneer. His sister married [Henry] Finkle."

Bogart (family)

  • Family
  • fl. 1821-1900

The Bogart family lived in Belleville, Ontario, from 1821.

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