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Digital copy of photograph of Christmas party

  • CA ON00156 DA 2015.05
  • Item
  • c.1960

Snapshot of children and Santa Claus at a Christmas party held by the Presbyterian Church of the Redeemer in Deseronto, Ontario, c.1960.

The children have been identified (left to right) as: Frances Klaver, Teresa Idzenga, Stella Idzenga, [?], [?], Shirley Klaver, [?], [?], Allan Klaver, ? Pringle, Gail Reid.

Klaver, Henry

Digital copies of photographs from Bev Boomhour

  • CA ON00156 DA 2015.06
  • File
  • 1956-1982

Photographs:
1) Bev and Vern Boomhour on their wedding day, 28 July 1956
2-10) Quinte Classic boat races in Deseronto in 1980
11) Dignitaries at the entrance to Deseronto Town Hall for the Terry Fox Run in 1982

Digital copies of photographs relating to the Poitras family of Deseronto

  • CA ON00156 DA 2015.04
  • File
  • 1885-1896

Scanned photographs and newspaper cutting relating to the family of John Poitras, who lived in Deseronto from 1875 to around 1896 and worked for the Rathbun Company as a superintendent.

  1. Herbert 'Bert' Poitras, part of a Deseronto sports team
  2. Poitras home on St. George Street, north of the Presbyterian Church
  3. Same house from a more oblique angle
  4. ‘Sol Markle’
  5. Grace Poitras (b.1883) and her brother Bert as small children
  6. Deseronto Tribune article about the Poitras’s cottage and summer camp at Butternut Cove, Aug 24, 1894
  7. Grace Poitras in a nurse’s uniform, 1904, taken in Watertown, NY
  8. Man on an ice-boat
  9. Man on an ice boat, labelled ‘Tom Tierney, 1896’

Digital photographs of Royal Air Force graves and memorials in Deseronto cemetery

  • CA ON00156 DA 2015.02
  • File
  • 2014-2015

Photographs:

  1. Memorial to RAF men who died in Canada
  2. Grave of Cadet John Robson
  3. Grave of Private Frederick W. Grand
  4. Grave of 1st Air Mechanic George Marshall
  5. Grave of Sergeant John Holland
  6. Grave of Lieutenant Colin G. Coleridge
  7. Grave of Lieutenant C. J. Humphreys
  8. Grave of Cadet Carl A. Bender (taken in April 2015)

Hill, Amanda

Digital files of Deseronto match company research materials

  • CA ON00156 DA 2014.18
  • Collection
  • 2014

Research notes compiled by Edward Wright on the history of match manufacturing companies in Deseronto, particularly the Dominion Match Company, with extracts from minutes of the Council of the Town of Deseronto , copies of advertisements from the Canadian Grocer, 1911-1922 and scans of match boxes.

Wright, Edward

Digital copies of materials relating to Harty Wilson Morden

  • CA ON00156 DA 2014.17
  • Collection
  • 1917-1919

Copies of textual materials relating to Harty Wilson Morden, a First World War veteran born in Deseronto: a letter of recommendation written by Morden about Barry Barnes’ father (Morden’s batman) and copies of British Army materials relating to Morden.

Digital copy of first communion and confirmation certificate

  • CA ON00156 DA 2014.14
  • Item
  • 1885

Scanned image of a certificate of first communion and confirmation for Virginia Houle (1874-1944), the donor's grandmother. She received her first communion in Deseronto, Ontario, in August 1885 [at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church] and was confirmed in Napanee, Ontario on November 3rd, 1887 [at St. Patrick's Catholic Church].

The certificate was printed by L. Turgis, 60 Rue Des Ecoles, Paris.

Digital copies of photographs of Rixen family members

  • CA ON00156 DA 2014.13
  • File
  • c.1885, c.1920

Copies of photographs:

  1. Ebenezer Arthur Rixen of Deseronto, Ontario. Rixen was born in London, England on February 5th, 1857, the son of James Rixen and Elizabeth (née Moore). He married Ellen Gault in Deseronto on November 5th, 1884 and died in Thomas Street, Deseronto on June 10th, 1928. He was buried in the Deseronto Cemetery. Rixen was an accountant and insurance agent. He served as Mayor of Deseronto in 1917 and 1918.
  2. Ellen Rixen (née Gault) of Deseronto, Ontario. Ellen was born in Mill Point (Deseronto) in 1862, the daughter of John and Sarah Gault. She married Ebenezer Arthur Rixen in Deseronto on November 5th, 1884. She died on April 4th, 1955 and was buried in the Deseronto Cemetery.

Digital materials relating to the McGreer family of Deseronto and Napanee

  • CA ON00156 DA 2013.07
  • Collection
  • c.1900-1973

PDFs of:

  1. McGreer family history by Eric McGreer of Calgary, Alberta, November 1973
  2. Family tree report on the descendants of Daniel McGreer (1719-1805) of County Antrim, Ireland

8 low-resolution JPEGS of McGreer family members, St. Mark’s Church exterior and bayview of Deseronto:

  1. Aunt Annie Mrs Thomas Stanton (born Anne Portt, lived 1837-1918, her mother was Mary Anne McGreer) ,Mr & Mrs Egar
  2. Aunt Annie Mrs Thomas Stanton Mrs Egar
  3. Aunt Rose Mrs Thomas Stanton Aunt Annie
  4. Deseronto Church [St. Mark's Anglican]
  5. Mrs Thomas Stanton
  6. Nephews and Nieces of Mrs Thomas Stanton 1882
  7. Stanton McGreer and Mrs Thomas Stanton abt 1910
  8. View of Deseronto

Digital photographs of Deseronto Town Hall

  • CA ON00156 DA 2014.08
  • File
  • 14 May 2014

Photographs of work to install a ramp leading from Main Street to the entrance of Deseronto Town Hall.

Hill, Amanda

Digital copies of photographs taken in Deseronto

  • CA ON00156 DA 2014.06
  • File
  • 1980s

Copies of photographs:

  1. United Restaurant, 349 Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario
  2. United Restaurant
  3. Former Deseronto High School building on Thomas Street, Deseronto

Brant, Diane

Stapley family Royal Flying Corps photograph collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2013.06
  • Collection
  • 1918

Photographs depicting aircraft and airmen of the Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force, principally taken in and around Camp Rathbun, the pilot training camp situated to the north of Deseronto, Ontario. The majority of individuals pictured are not identified, although the captions 'Jimmie Russell' and 'Cadet Mitchell' appear on two of the photographs.

Stapley (family)

Digital copies of Royal Flying Corps photographs from George Edward Munk

  • CA ON00156 DA 2011.20
  • File
  • 1917-1918

Photographs from an album compiled by George Munk during his time with the 85th Canadian Training Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force at Camp Mohawk near Deseronto and CampTaliaferro in Fort Worth, Texas.

Munk, George Edward

Materials transferred from Deseronto Town Hall

  • CA ON00156 DA 2007.05
  • Collection
  • 1889-1956
  1. Printed ‘Rules of Order of the Municipal Council of the Town of Deseronto’ 18 Feb 1889
  2. Printed pro-forma for a certificate of public recognition by the town of Halifax for service in the Second World War (with pencilled alterations to make reference to Deseronto instead), 1945
  3. Printed booklet on ‘The Future of the Liberal Party’, address by Brooke Claxton, Minister of National Defence, 4 Aug 1948
  4. Auditor’s report on road expenditures for the Town of Deseronto, 1949
  5. Edition of ‘Roads and Road Construction’ journal, March 1951, Vol. 29, no. 339
  6. Leases between the Town of Deseronto and the Deseronto Lions Club (of the Skating Rink) and Deseronto Boating Club (part of the old saw mill property), 1953-1954
  7. Published report by the Select Committee on Indian Affairs on ‘Civil Liberties and Rights of Indians [Indigenous People] in Ontario’, 19 Mar 1954
  8. Letter from J.D. Lee and Company to the Deseronto Medical Officer of Health, Dr W. H. Duffett, with two copies of blueprint relating to modifications to the septic tank of the Deseronto Public School, 4 Dec 1956

Town of Deseronto

Materials transferred from Deseronto Town Hall

  • CA ON00156 DA 2007.04
  • Collection
  • 1931-1951
  1. Plan of the Town of Deseronto, with lot numbers, 1931
  2. File of correspondence labelled 'Police Court' containing letters relating to fines issued for speeding in Deseronto, 1950-1951
  3. Printed copy of The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan broadcast by Mackenzie King on 17 December 1939

Town of Deseronto

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