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Quinte Conservation

  • Corporate body
  • 1995-

Quinte Conservation was formed in 1995 as a merger of three existing conservation authorities: the Moira River Conservation Authority, the Napanee Region Conservation Authority, and the Prince Edward Region Conservation Authority.

Moira River Conservation Authority

  • Corporate body
  • 1947-1995

The Moira River Conservation Authority was established on 31 July 1947 to protect the watershed of the Moira River in the counties of Hastings and Lennox and Addington, Ontario. It merged with the Prince Edward and Napanee Region authorities in 1995 to form Quinte Conservation.


Lazier, Alford Foster

  • Person
  • 1874-1943

Alford Foster Lazier was born in Belleville, Ontario on 4 April 1874, the child of Samuel Lazier and Ada Smith Richardson. He worked as a painter and decorator and he married Edith Blanche Tugnett (1875-1955) on 15 June 1904. They lived at 164 Coleman Street and had four children: Gertrude, Fred, Allan and Erma. Alford died in Belleville in 1943.

Chapman, Thomas

  • Person
  • fl. 1900-1918

A Gravesend printer who served as agent for Gilbert Parker

Ontario Business College (Belleville)

  • Corporate body
  • 1868-1999

The Ontario Business College was established as the Ontario Commercial College in Belleville, Ontario, in 1868 by Samuel G. Beatty and George Wallbridge. In 1871 Beatty purchased Wallbridge's share of the business and was joined by William Byron Robinson (1846-1921) and John Wesley Johnson. Beatty retired in 1879. The College was in operation in various locations in Belleville until it went into receivership in 1999.

Note that the Community Archives does not hold student transcripts for the Ontario Business College. Private career colleges in Ontario were not legally obligated to maintain student records (transcripts and/or diplomas) for any length of time until 2007.

Gordon, Stanley Alec

  • Person
  • 1905-1989

Stanley Alec Gordon was born in England in 1905, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Fred Gordon. The family moved to Canada in 1912. Alec was a teacher at the Ontario School for the Deaf in Belleville and was the organist for Bridge Street United Church. He died on January 16, 1989.

Rustige, Rona

  • Person
  • fl. 1982-

Rona is a museum professional who was formerly the curator at Glanmore National Historic Site.

Stapley, James George

  • Person
  • 1918-1988

James George 'Jim' Stapley was a resident of Stirling-Rawdon Township. He served in the Second World War and was employed by the Canadian National Railway. He died in 1988 and was buried in the Eggleton-Clark Cemetery at Stirling, Ontario.

Stirling Historical Society

  • Corporate body
  • fl. 1990-2004

The Stirling Historical Society was active in Stirling, Ontario, between 1990 and 2004.

Hyde, James S.

  • Person
  • 1928-2008

James S. 'Jim' Hyde was a painter. He died in Ottawa on 23 January 2008.

Hodgson, J. W.

  • Person
  • 1915-2002

John Wesley 'Jack' Hodgson was a teacher at the Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf from 1938. He died in Belleville on 3 May 2002.

Freeman, W.Ray

  • Person
  • fl. 1961-1967

Ray Freeman was a historian of Brighton and Marmora, Ontario.

Fraleck, Edison Baldwin

  • Person
  • 1841-1930

Edison Baldwin Fraleck was a judge who lived in Belleville, Ontario at 113 Moira Street West.

Reid, Harold

  • Person
  • 1895-1991

William Harold Reid was born on July 26, 1895 to William Charles Reid (1853–1932) and Frances Ann Reid (1855–1936). Reid lived in Belleville until 1914 where he served in the Army as a Signaling Instructor, served two years as a Radio Officer in the Navy. Afterwards, he went to University and served as a Minister of the Presbyterian Church, mainly in Quebec.

Reid then taught Hebrew at the Presbyterian College in Montreal until retirement. He also completed museum work as the President of the Argenteuil Historical Society, and was once the Vice President of the Quebec Museums Association.

He was married to Rotha Aileen McKenzie (1905-1944) on July 1, 1939. He later married Edith Kathleen Black (1899-2000) on July 5, 1946.

Reid died on December 21, 1991.

Reeves, Emma Maud

  • Person
  • 1869-1960

Maud Reeves was born in Belleville, Ontario on 30 August 1869, according to her baptismal record. Her parents were George Reeves and Mary (WIlson). Maud was active in the Bridge Street Methodist Church and in the Women's Christian Temperance Union. She died in Belleville on 4 May 1960.


  • Family
  • fl. 1800s-

William Bleecker Esq was born May 10, 1823 in Ireland and died August 29, 1910. Janet Bleecker (nee Siericks), was born December 13, 1827 in Scotland and died November 30, 1884 in Hastings County. William and Janet were married c. 1846 and had several children: Henry, Tobias, Mary, Herman, Frederick, Lewis, Donald and Ellen.

Sarah Jane Bleecker (nee Stewart), was born November 30, 1856 and died February 25, 1931. William and Sarah married on June 6, 1887, after the death of his first wife, Janet, due to heart failure. Sarah and William had William Bleecker (c. 1889-?) and Benjamin Seymour Bleecker (Sep. 30, 1891 - Dec. 7, 1968).

Benjamin married Laura Evelyn Cummings on October 6, 1914. Laura was born October 7, 1891 and died on December 3, 1984. Benjamin and Laura had three children: Evelyn Christine, Bessie Margaret, and Donald Roscoe.

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