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File of Stirling photographs

File containing photographs of Stirling's 125th anniversary celebrations, 12-21 August 1983 (donated by R. Gay). Individuals identified include:

  • Lynn, Bruce, Janet Fallaize Murray, Susanne (Murray) Scholten
  • Helen & Wayne Shaw, Mac & Velma Sarles
  • Dr. Fred Eggleton, Russ & Mary Sills, Annette Taylor
  • Constable Frank Wallwork, Russ Sills, Stirling Village Council, PoliceChief Jack Foster
  • Judy and Melanie Potts, Pearl Conley
  • Ross Ray, Harold Holden
  • Ron Reid, Eugene Lang, John Warden
  • Bob Vandervoort
  • Jim & Jean Pollock, Marvin Cooney, Heather Pollock
  • Craig Watson & son, Stirling Citizens Band, Barry Wilson

File also contains reproductions of old postcards of Stirling and a 1992 photograph by Carol Surridge of the 'Welcome to Stirling' sign, which reads "The little village with the big heart".

Stirling Chamber of Commerce

File contains a newspaper article dated 21 June 1956 concerning membership expansion of the Stirling Chamber of Commerce . Also present is a newspaper article about the 1957 annual meeting of the Stirling Chamber of Commerce and the organization of the 1958 Stirling centennial celebrations.

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Stirling

File contains a Stirling News article dated 1 November 1956 commemorating the 102nd anniversary of the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Stirling. Also present is an Ontario Intelligencer article, 31 January 1959 concerning a farewell celebration in honour of Reverend Walker, departing pastor of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church.

Stirling : Centennial historical notes

File contains photocopied excerpts of the Hastings County Directory, 1860-1861, 1864-1865 listing residents of Stirling by occupation, and property location. Includes a photocopied newspaper photograph with identifications, of the members of the Stirling Cheese Board for 1894. Also present are four newspaper clippings on miscellaneous aspects of Stirling's history including a history of Corner Block, Stirling by Mrs. Roy Bush.

Stirling Centennial

File contains two newspaper clippings regarding the celebration of Stirling's Centennial in 1958. Includes background on the early settlement of Rawdon Township ca. 1807 and the founding of Stirling. Also present is a mimeographed undated circular letter issued by the Hastings Historical Society, showing the cost of memberships possibly in the 1960s.

Stirling Centennial Collection 1957-58

File contains 8 newspaper clippings on the preparations for and celebration of the 100th birthday of Stirling in 1958. Also includes a raffle ticket associated with the Centennial celebrations, two printed programmes, and a poster advertising events of August 3-6, 1858. Also present is a printed booklet entitled Stirling Centennial Souvenir, 1967 by Mrs. Ethel Luery and Mrs. Jessie Warren.

Stirling Fair

File contains a newspaper article from the Stirling News-Argus, 26 September 1957 concerning the events of the 1957 Stirling Fair, and an article from the Ontario Intelligencer, 21 September 1959 with photographs, concerning the 1959 Stirling fair and agricultural exhibits. Also present is an undated colour postcard reminder of an upcoming Stirling fair.


The photo is a reproduction of a picture of several Stirling families together for the coming of age of Jack Stirling in 1902.

Anniversary Notice

A letter from Belleville mayor George A. Zegouras to Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Fulford on the occasion of their 60th wedding anniversary.

City of Belleville