CA ON00156 2019-092
- c.1860-2016 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
52cm of textual records
57 electronic files (152MB)
Name of creator
Don Boyle was an enthusiastic family historian who was born in Belleville, Ontario in 1927 and died in Brantford, Ontario in February 2019. He was descended from James Boyle (1812-1900) who immigrated to Canada from Belfast, Ireland and settled in Belleville.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Douglas Boyle on behalf of the Boyle family in September 2019.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Family history research notes and photographs relating to the Boyle family of Belleville, Ontario, and their Alford, Armstrong, Blakely, Cooke, Corbett, Doolittle, Magarrell, Merriam, Rainbow and Thompson ancestors. Also includes a file on Walter George Bean, a home child from Kent, England. Electronic files contain Boyle family history information and family trees.
Box 1: Armstrong family, photos of tombstones
Box 2: Cooke, Corbett, Magarrell families
Box 3: Walter George Bean, Blakely, Corbett, Doolittle/Merriam, Thompson/Rainbow
Box 4: family photographs and reproductions of photographs