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HCHS Textual Records collection: Files 3000-3499 Prince Edward, County of
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The Gladys Rollins Collection

This file contains: 1) A photocopied typed article titled "Telegraph Island Light", about the lighthouse erected 1870 in the Bay of Quinte; 2) A timetable for the steamer Varuna, circa 1920, Captain A. Hicks; 3) A photocopy of the obituary for Rev. James Rollins born 28-Oct-1865 in Madoc and died 7-Feb-1943 in Kingston.

Victoria District

This file contains a list of names of qualified magistrates for the Victoria District, c. 1840, along with a copy of a list of documents on deposit at the Public Archives of Ontario for Victoria District Court Cases 1835-1897

Weller Family

The file contains a letter dated 9-May-1924 from Harwood Weller Quipp looking for information about the Weller Family of Carrying Place. Also, two newspaper articles; one on the death of Lottie Weller (nee Bingley) and one dated 14-April-on the 105th Birthday of Mrs. Laura Weller (nee Roberts). Both ladies descending from local pioneer families.

Weller's Bay

This file contains a copy of a newspaper article about the history of Weller's Bay at the south end of Carrying Place. The article also references Capt. Thomas Burrowes and his various water colour drawings.

Yeomans Genealogy

File contains research material for Yeomans Genealogy; including excerpts from the 1851, 1861 and 1871 Census' for Prince Edward County and Hastings County. Also Family Group Records for: Yeomans, Whelpley, Osborn, McGorman, and Clapp. Photocopies from a family bible belonging to Benjamin Osborne and a copy of an excerpt from the publication Ontario Historical Soceity Papers Volume 21: "Pioneer Sketches and Family Reminiscences" - The Osbornes of Sophiasburgh.

Young Family History

File contains the genealogy for George & Mary Lawrence Young, descended from Oliver Cromwell, settled Hastings County and donated land for present day Belleville Cemetery. The file also contains newspaper clippings from 1955 about the celebrations for Beniah Young's 101st birthday (January 12, 1955) and his obituary (November 2, 1955). Mr. Ben Young was born in Roblin's Mills, Prince Edward County and died in Trenton, Ontario. He is buried in Carrying Place Cemetery. Mr. Beniah Young was a decedent of George & Mary Lawrence Young.

Young, Eugene Claude - Obituary

File contain the newspaper obituary for Eugene Claude Young, born 23-November-1882 and died 23-June-1963. Mr. Young was born in Belleville, was the founding member of the Bay of Quinte Branch of the U.E.L. Association, he lived in Wellington at the time of his death and is buried in Zion Hill Cemetery in Thurlow Twsp.