Collection 2018-013 - Bible and receipts of Irvine and Esther Diamond

2018-013/01 2018-013/02 2018-013/03 2018-013/04 2018-013/05 2018-013/06 2018-013/07 2018-013/08

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CA ON00156 2018-013


Bible and receipts of Irvine and Esther Diamond


  • 1870-1908 (Creation)

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1 volume
8 pages

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Biographical history

Irvine Diamond was born in Lennox and Addington County, Ontario, in 1830. He worked as a teacher in Prince Edward County and later as an insurance agent in Belleville. He was elected as an Alderman to the first City Council of Belleville in 1878. He died on 24 September 1911.

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Esther Platt was born in Ameliasburgh, Prince Edward County, Ontario, in 1831. She married Irvine Diamond and the couple lived in Yeoman Street, Belleville, Ontario. Esther died on 5 November 1911.

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Items were found at 222 John Street, Belleville, Ontario (formerly the home of Clifford White, the son-in-law of Irvine and Esther Diamond).

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Donated by Jean Thompson, February 2018.

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Bible, receipts and Bridge Street Methodist Church notices which belonged to Irvine and Esther Diamond.

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