Collection 2022-085 - Coxon family deeds and postcards

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CA ON00156 2022-085


Coxon family deeds and postcards


  • 1896-1985 (Creation)

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5cm of textual and photographic materials

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Thomas Cantrell Coxon was born in Manchester, England, in 1886. He married Edith Vitler (born 1891) in Salford in 1913. The couple moved to Belleville, Ontario, in 1915, where Thomas worked as the caretaker for Queen Victoria School for 30 years. The couple bought the house at 300 Charles Street in Belleville in the 1940s. Edith died in 1966 and Thomas in 1977.

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Donated by Dawn Coxon-Godbout in November 2022.

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  1. Deeds, mortgages and abstracts of title relating to 300 Charles Street, Belleville, 1896-1934.
  2. Postcards collected by the Coxon family of 300 Charles Street, reflecting their travels in Canada and around the world, c.1930-1985

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