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Van Blaricom papers

  • CA ON00156 Fonds 12
  • Fonds
  • c.1920-1967

Genealogical research materials on members of the Van Blaricom family, United Empire Loyalists and early settlers of Hastings and Prince Edward Counties in Ontario.

Van Blaricom, Earl Winfield

Prentice family records

  • CA ON00156 MG 646
  • Fonds
  • 1806-1941

Financial and property records relating to the W. R. Prentice store in Foxboro, Ontario, operated by William Robert Prentice and his wife Adelia.

Prentice, William Robert

W.H. Waldorf records

  • CA ON00156 1985-01
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1938

This fonds contains one folder of family records, twenty-seven folders of invoices from the following businesses:
W.M. Davies Pork Packers and Provision Merchants of Toronto, 1917
Dominion Sugar Companies Limited of Chatham, 1917
S. Domenico, Wholesale Fruit Merchants of Belleville, 1912-1917
Eby-Blain Limited, Wholesale Importing and Manufacturing Grocers of Toronto, 1916-1917
Grand Trunk Railroad System, 1917
R.B. Hayhoe & Company Importers of Teas and Coffees, Confectioners Supplies of Toronto, 1917
H.J. Heinz Company of Toronto, 1916-1917
Hodgens and Roberts Limited Tobacconists, Scales and Roberts Company Limited Tobacconists of Toronto, 1917
L.P. Hughes Flour and Feeds, Seeds, Rolled Oats and All Kinds of Breakfast Cereals of Belleville, 1917
Hydro Electric Power Commission of Ontario – Central Ontario System-Trenton, 1917-1918
P.C. Larkin and Company Tea Merchants of Toronto, 1917
S.B. McClung, Paints, Oils, Glass, etc. of Trenton, 1917
W.E. Mayhew – Trent Valley Mills of Trenton 1916-1917
William Patterson and Son Company of Belleville, 1916 to 1918
Wm. Rennie Company Limited Seeds of Toronto, 1916-1917
George A. Robertson and Son Limited, Wholesale Groceries of Kingston, 1908-1917
John Sloan & Company of Belleville, 1917
Swift Canadian Company of Toronto, 1917
Telfer Bros. Limited of Toronto, 1917
Trenton Garage, 1916 1917
White and Company Limited Fruit, Produce and Fish of Toronto, 1917
Dalley Products Limited of Hamilton, 1917
W.J. Crothers Company of Kingston, 1917
R.B. Cooper of Belleville, 1917
Belleville Creameries, 1917
Belleville Cider and Vinegar Company, 1917
Bell Telephone of Trenton, 1917
Armstrong and Paffard of Toronto, 1917
There is also one folder containing pages from a ledger, one cash book volume, one folder of sales slips with a sales slip book, and one folder of receipts, orders and correspondence. There is a folder containing land deeds and personal papers.

Waldorf, William H.

Wanamaker records

  • CA ON00156 MG 27
  • Fonds
  • 1778-1984

The Wanamaker fonds consists of textual records and graphic materials of genealogical histories of various families. The fonds also contains records, brochures, pamphlets, publications, books, and other textual records from towns and cities throughout Ontario, predominantly from the Quinte Area and Hastings County.

  • Family Photographs of the Sayers family, Ralph Wanamaker's family, the Hodgen family, of Loral Wanamaker's family, Parliament family, Van Cott family, Post family, as well as loose photographs of the Parliament family, the McTaggart family, various snapshots and negatives of scenery and views, as well as 2 boxes of slides
  • 1 box of Books and Binders with genealogical records, as well various records of various towns in Ontario ca. 1816 - 1957
  • Genealogical notes, histories, birth records, death records, pages from family Bibles, receipts, and other textual records for over 40 individual families
  • Genealogical charts, and ancestral charts
  • Genealogical correspondences
    *Newspapers, and News clippings from Hastings County, Hastings County Museum, Historical Society, Lennox and Addington, Prince Edward County, Trenton, Tyendinaga, and United Empire Loyalists
  • Legal documents, seals and original deeds, and land records ca. 1803 - 1848
  • Genealogy forms, research materials, reference materials
  • Various artworks and postcards (of Hastings County, the Quinte Region, the British Military and Navy, the Belleville Art Association, and travel)
  • Quinte region, Belleville, Trenton, and Prince Edward County miscellaneous publications, newspaper clippings, brochures, pamphlets, notes, directories, histories, records, and tourism guides and publications
  • Ontario, New York , and Canada pamphlets, magazines, calendars, and an Ontario Liquor License Act, 1891
  • Land Abstracts for Prince Edward County
  • Maps and plans: 1778-1779 Blue Print Surveys from General Washington, New York Historical Society; 1784 Ontario (printed by Ministry of Natural Resources), 1984; 1860-1861 Hastings County, 1860-1861 from the Hastings County Directory; 1928 Lloyd's Map of Hastings County; c. 1930 Belleville Post Office Carrier Route #8, North Front and North Park Streets
  • Scrapbooks ca. 1958-1972
  • Miscellaneous Publications (almanacs, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous pins belonging to Loral Wanamaker, blue print surveys)

Genealogical family research names:

  • Allison
  • Alyea
  • Babcock, John
  • Bailey
  • Belnap
  • Benson
  • Blair/Snider/Mumby/Spenser
  • Brickman, Lewis
  • Brighton
  • Canniff
  • Clapp
  • Cole
  • Cunningham
    *Davis
  • Embury
  • Finkle
  • Fraser
  • Gallagher
  • Gerow
  • Giraud/Gero-Gerow
  • Hodgens
  • Johnson
  • Loveless, Absolam
  • McTaggart
  • Meyers, John W.
  • Mitchell, Alfred
  • Orser
  • Parliament
  • Peck
  • Redner
  • Roblin
  • Scott
  • Spencer
  • Sprung
  • Van Cott, John
  • Vander Woort
  • Waite (see also Sprung and Putnam)
  • Wallbridge
  • Wanamaker
  • Wanamaker, Judge George Washington
  • Wanamaker
  • Weese
  • Whitney
  • Williams and Schermerhorn
  • Yarrow

Wanamaker, Castello Loral Roy

Slides, photographs and clippings of Belleville buildings

  • CA ON00156 2015-11
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1994

Colour photographic slides with views of Belleville taken in 1964, 1974, 1984 and 1994, with accompanying lists of the slide contents. One scrapbook of clippings of 'Our Architectural Heritage' columns by Lenny Williamson, published in the Ontario Intelligencer newspaper, with accompanying colour photographs taken by the Kellers.

Keller, Joyce Pearl

Cyril Sharp Belleville negatives

  • CA ON00156 2012-28
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1987

Collection of negatives taken by Cyril Sharp (all black and white unless noted as colour). The negatives were kept by him in a series of 49 envelopes with the following titles and dates:
1) Loyalist College Kente Entrance, 1975 (2 negatives)
2) Belleville, August 1975 (31 negatives)
3) Belleville scenes, October 1975 (7 negatives)
4) Remembrance Day Parade, November 1975 (18 negatives)
5) Belleville - Misc., April 1976 (10 negatives)
6) Bridge Street United Church, April 1976 (1 negative)
7) Belleville City Hall, April 1976 (5 negatives)
8) Belleville general scenes, April 1976 (2 negatives)
9) Belleville general photos, April 1976 (7 negatives)
10) Air Cadet Inspection 408 Belleville, May 1976 (20 negatives)
11) Air Cadet Inspection 408 Belleville, May 1976 (22 negatives)
12) C.N.R. Belleville, June 1976 (5 negatives)
13) Belleville, June 1976 (4 negatives)
14) Belleville Misc., June 1976 (4 negatives)
15) Belleville Aerial Old Bay Bridge (Causeway), July 1976 (20 negatives)
16) Belleville Pipe Band, January 1977 (10 colour negatives)
17) Belleville Pipe Band, January 1977 (12 colour negatives)
18) Belleville harbour, yacht club, misc., March 1977 (7 negatives)
19) Moira River Belleville, March 1977 (27 negatives)
20) Harbour Area Belleville, April 1977 (7 negatives)
21) Zwicks Island Park train display, April 1977 (5 negatives)
22) Belleville scenes, May 1977 (39 negatives)
23) Belleville misc., May 1977 (8 negatives)
24) Belleville misc., June 1977 (10 negatives)
25) Cablevue 4 Belleville, March 1978 (24 negatives)
26) Belleville scenes, April 1978 (15 negatives)
27) Misc. rock cuts, Belleville, Shomicker staff, April 1978 (14 negatives)
28) Belleville - harbour, Towers store, Anchorage apartments, Zwicks Island Park, May 1978 (10 negatives)
29) Moira River dam, May 1978 (3 negatives)
30) Belleville 100th, July 1978 (7 negatives)
31) Belleville 100th, July 1978 (12 negatives)
32) Belleville 100th, July 1978 (8 negatives)
33) Belleville 100th, July 1978 (12 negatives)
34) Belleville 100th, July 1978 (11 negatives)
35) Belleville 100th, July 1978 (6 negatives)
36) Belleville scenes, August 1978 (31 negatives)
37) Misc., September 1978 (6 negatives)
38) Misc. Belleville, September 1978 (6 negatives)
39) New high rise, Belleville, Bridge Street West, September 1978 (8 negatives)
40) Belleville downtown, old Cablevue building & Queen's Hotel, September 1978 (2 negatives)
41) Belleville Armistice Memorial, November 1978 (10 negatives)
42) Belleville Air Cadet Inspection, May 1979 (15 negatives)
43) Belleville Air Cadet Inspection, May 1979 (12 negatives)
44) Misc. City Hall, Belleville downtown, March 1979 (11 negatives)
45) Belleville misc., May 1979 (8 negatives)
46) Church, Harbour, Belleville, June 1979 (3 negatives
47) Bridge, 1980 (1 negative)
48) Sidewalk Sale, August 1983 (30 negatives)
49) Moira River bed & waterfront, September 1987 (12 negatives)

Sharp, Cyril

Photographs by Bobby-Jo Morris

  • CA ON00156 2014-18
  • Fonds
  • 2014

Colour photographs taken by Bobby-Jo Morris of two events:
1) Protests on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory concerning missing and murdered Indigenous women, 4 March 2014 (16 photographs and four pages of explanatory notes)
2) Flooding in Foxboro, Belleville and Millton, Ontario in April 2014 (30 annotated photographs)

Morris, Bobby-Jo

Digital copies of negatives from the Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf

  • CA ON00156 2018-023
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1939

Scanned copies of negatives and one photograph taken by staff of the Ontario School for the Deaf (now Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf). They include photographs of children taking part in classes, sports and activities at the school. The photograph shows City Hall in Belleville, Ontario, decorated for the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in May 1939.

Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf

Mary Greig records

  • CA ON00156 MG 637
  • Fonds
  • 1851-1993

Fonds includes legal papers, photographs, correspondence of Mary Greig's mother, Lily Moult (née Wilson) and school yearbooks for Belleville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School from 1931 to 1941.

Greig, Mary

Records of the Women's Study Guild (Belleville)

  • CA ON00156 2016-70
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1998

Minutes, texts of talks and financial records of the Women's Study Guild, originally formed at the John Street United Church in Belleville, Ontario.

Women's Study Guild

Research materials of Al Cleary

  • CA ON00156 2017-02
  • Fonds
  • 2011-2016

Various electronic files of research notes made by Al Cleary in his time as a volunteer at the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County. They include research on mills and dairies of Hastings County, Ontario; research for patrons of the Archives and notes on the history of the Belleville Fire Department.

Cleary, Al (Allan)

William Freeman railway photographs

  • CA ON00156 2019-015
  • Fonds
  • c.1911

Eighteen photo-postcards of Hastings County scenes, taken by William Freeman. They include images of Bannockburn (2), Eldorado (4), Moscow (1), and Trenton (3). Items donated in 2011 include a photograph of Oran Tripp at Trenton, snapshots of the Rose family of Millbridge, a Model T at Bannockburn in 1911 and three C.N.R. engines at Bannockburn in 1912.

Freeman, William

Negatives of photographs of houses in Belleville, Ontario

  • CA ON00156 2018-033
  • Fonds
  • 1978

A series of negatives of properties in Belleville, Ontario, taken by members of the Belleville Camera Club on behalf of the Historic Structures Committee of Hastings County Historical Society. Also a file containing a list of the houses in 'Area C' of Belleville (from the east side of Front Street to East Hill) which were to be photographed.

Hastings County Historical Society. Building Research Committee

First World War photographs

  • CA ON00156 2012-14
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1919

Photographs of military personnel, taken during the First World War. Some are signed 'R.G.S.', including a photograph of the Halifax Explosion. The collection also includes a set of Ottawa street scenes.

Individuals identified in the photographs include: Jim Parm, Petty Officer Pace, Ted Lazier, Ted Wallbridge, Keith Petepiece, Reg Stevens, P. Domville, Colonel W. J. McEllinny.

Ottawa street scenes depict: Parliament Hill, Lovers Walk, Government House, Chateau Laurier, the Eastern Departmental Block, Interprovincial Bridge, City Hall Square, the Rideau Canal locks.

Grace B. Waters photograph albums

  • CA ON00156 GBW
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1946

The First World War photograph album contains about 164 black and white or sepia photographs, 1 cartoon entitled "The same old moon", 1 coloured pencil sketch of a nurse. The album is Kodak's "Gallia" model (32.5x26x2cm) in plain black, textured leatherette. The photographs vary greatly in size from 21 x 14.5 cm to 8.5 X5.9 cm. About 40 of the photographs are signed either "E.R. Owen" or "E.R.O.". The first photograph is marked in pencil, "Donor G.B.Waters". Many of the photographs depict the Duchess of Connaught Canadian Red Cross Hospital in Cliveden, England. Many images depict the hospital at the time of a visit by King George V and Queen Mary, a visit by Sir Robert Borden, and a visit by Winston Churchill. There are images of the hospital wards both indoors and out, the cafeteria, the linen supply, and many patients (a lot of the patients seem to be wearing special issue hospital shoes) and nurses. Subjects include: nurses of the Canadian Army Medical Corps; funerals; women ambulance drivers; trenches, military hospitals.

The second album dates from 1916 to 1921. Identified locations include: Athabaska Hall; Banff (Alberta); Red Deer; Lake St. Helena; Edmonton; Sylvan Lake; Mount Royal; Montreal (from M.G.H.); Fort William [Thunder Bay]; Lake of the Woods; Moose Jaw; Markerville; Innisfail; New York. There are several photographs of farm scenes and some of medical personnel in white coats, holding human bones.

The third album includes photographs taken at a graduation at McGill University in Montreal; scenes of Niagara Falls; photographs of cars; two photographs of hospital rooms.

This collection also includes an annual report for Kingston General Hospital, 1906; a brochure for Queen's University Hospital in Cairo, c.1915; five panoramic postcards of Le Tréport, France, c.1915; a letter from 'Elsa' of Dickson, Alberta to Ivy, Clifford and Lloyd, discussing her new job as head of a teacher training department in Ethiopia, dated 5 August 1946, and two sheets of song lyrics for the following songs:
Sheet 1
Cupid is the Captain of the Army
I've Said My Last Farewell
Those Songs My Mother Used to Sing
The Bull-Frog and the Coon
Poker Love
The Good Old U.S.A.
So Long Mary
The Tale of a Stroll
Lazy Moon

Sheet 2
Fishing
I Would Like to Marry You
As We Swing, Sweetheart
Drummer Song
Dear Old Johnstown
When I Rode on the Choo Choo Cars
I Fell in Love With Polly
Hey! Mister Joshua
Hiram Green, Good-Bye
It Makes Me Think of Home, Sweet, Home

Waters, Grace Brown

Belleville Intelligencer records

  • Fonds
  • 1834-

Comprises: an incomplete set of original newspapers (Weekly Intelligencer, Daily Intelligencer, Ontario Intelligencer and Belleville Intelligencers) from 1834 to the present day negatives and photographs from the Intelligencer, 1949-2001 'Remember When' local history supplements, 1991-1995 an incomplete set of microfilms of Intelligencer newspapers, 1846-2008

Intelligencer

Ponton family records

  • CA ON00156 Fonds 10
  • Fonds
  • 1809-1965

The fonds consists of 10 boxes of textual and graphic material about the Hutton-Ponton family. The fonds is organized chronologically by the following categories: Military and Civilian. The fonds consists of the following categories:
Boxes 1-3 files 1-26 (1879-1916 15th Battalion Argyll Light Infantry- correspondence: telegrams, financial/inspection reports, inventory lists, medal applications, order books, sergeant's mess meeting minutes, service rolls and how the infantry was named)
Boxes 3-5 files 27-46 (1896-1903 Belleville Rifle Range, 1896-1900 Bicycle Corps, 1900 Canadian Patriotic Fund, Deseronto Militia Company, Militia Headquarters-Ottawa: 1895-1906 discharge and pension documents, 49th Hastings Rifles Battalion order book, 1879-1917 infantry tests and military schools: applications, notebook of notes about Toronto School of Musketry, invitations to various events, letters, documents, militia orders and newspaper articles)
Box 5 files 46-53 (empty envelopes, documents about Queen Victoria's Jubilee, The Red Cross: booklet, The School for the Deaf: letters, the South African War: letters, applications and militia orders, World War 1 and "Wrinkles": letters and wall posters, pamphlets and newspaper clippings)
Box 6 files 54-64 (family papers: certificates, letters, notebook, family history:Hutton/Putton house, wills, estate matters and journal/travel/address book)
Boxes 6-7 files 65-76 (family accounts from 1869-1903)
Box 7 files 77-90A (Belleville Industrial Committee: minutes from meetings, letters, newspaper clippings and various documents about opening different factories in Belleville)
Boxes 7-8 files 91-101-2 (Land and Estate Papers: grants, deeds of land and mortgages and sale of part of a cricket field)
Box 9 files 102-106 (Legal papers: daily journal and legal documents)
Boxes 9-10 files 107-112-4 (Programs and invitations to various programs and events)
Box 10 files 113-117-2 (misc correspondence and newspaper clippings: letters, certificate, and notes)
Box 10 files 118-127 (misc business and other items: reports, letterheads, advertisements, postcards and brochures)
3 red books (The Quarterly Militia List:1897-1900)
small reddish brown book (Infantry Drill by Authority-1889)
2nd larger reddish brown book (Field Artillery Training-1914)
greyish book (The Militia Lists-1886)

Ponton (family)

Smith family photographs

  • CA ON00156 2014-49
  • Fonds
  • 1872-2000

The fonds consists of 633 photographs, 23 negatives, letters, sympathy cards, business cards, newspaper clippings, genealogy and family history and a few business papers belonging to the Smith family, primarily Frank Smith of Madoc. The photographs found in this fonds mainly depict the area around Madoc, with some from Bancroft, Maynooth and other places in Hastings County. A large number of the photographs were taken on vacation or while travelling through Canada and the United States. The photographs were taken in Florida, Atlantic City, Pittsburgh, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Healy Falls, Shaw Falls, Coppercliffe, Ottawa, Port Carling, Gaspe, Napanee, Madoc, Bancroft, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick. There are 3 letters from Henry and Eliza Smith between 1872 and 1874. A birth certificate for Frank Smith, news clippings on the Smith and McCaw families and events in Madoc. There are family trees and other genealogical information connecting the Smith, McCaw and other families. The families primarily depicted in the photographs are the Smith family, McCaw family, Swayne family and Cassidy family. Many of the photographs have names and places written on the back of them. Other people mentioned on the photographs include: Jean Phillips Thompson, Mary Smith Barton, Aunt Vera, Muriel Smith, George Wright, Hugh Pepper, Frank Smith, Frank and Jane Packer Ingersoll, Elizabeth Baker, Martin Porter, Kay Seaton, Helen Whycock, Bessie Woods, Tom Ross, Jack and Ann Yonkers.

Smith (family)

Gerry Boyce records

  • CA ON00156 GB
  • Fonds
  • 1939-2015

This group of records documents the educational, personal, political, research, and cultural activities of Gerry Boyce from his schooldays onward.

Boyce, Gerry

Terry Forin collection

  • CA ON00156 TF
  • Fonds
  • 1600s-2010

Geneological records, letters, wills, birth and death announcements, cards, hand written notes, memoirs, photographs publications involving family history and research. Ranges across Canada, the eastern portion of the United States and parts of Great Britain. Family names covered include; Forin, Freeland, seymour, Mcnaughton, Plunkett, Eymondson, Mate, Olafson, Einarsdottier, Halldorrson, Grimes, Lock, Huntley, Roper, More, Rooks, Slee, Keeler, Fell, Lazier, Casey, Roblin, van Blaricum, Niles, Mathews, Ricketson, Haight, Canniff, Gilchrist, Dorland, Strong, Ingersol, Campbell, Dewolf, Ponton, Jacox, Dunne, Reid, Soule, Dennis, Fair, Fowler, Pound, Barker, Franklin, Sharp, Ewing, Judge, Powers, William, Gillet, King, Brownson, Loomis, Peard, Judd, and Turner.

Forin, Terence

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