File 78 - File of copies of documents relating to Stirling-Rawdon history

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CA ON00156 2016-34/3/78

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File of copies of documents relating to Stirling-Rawdon history

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  • 1842-1892 (Creation)

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(b. 1933)

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Gerald Egerton (Gerry) Boyce was born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1933. He graduated from McMaster University with a B.A. in History in 1955 and received an M.A. in History from the University of Manitoba in 1960.
Boyce taught for 32 years in secondary schools in the Quinte region. He retired in 1989 to concentrate on research and writing. His many publications include: Historic Hastings (1967), Hutton of Hastings (1972), The St. Andrew's Chronicles (1978), and Belleville: A Popular History (2008). He was a founding member of the Hastings County Historical Society in 1957 and has remained closely associated with the Society and its collections. He was instrumental in establishing the Hastings County Museum and the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County.

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File of items relating to the founding of Stirling, Ontario, and to education in Stirling and Rawdon, copied from the holdings of the Hastings County Historical Society and the Archives of Ontario. These items were sent to Stirling Public Library by Gerry Boyce.

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