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Corbyville Business and commerce
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Bill Hunt display items on rum-runners

  • CA ON00156 2014-47
  • Collection
  • 2014

File of materials used in a display about rum-runners in the Quinte area, including reproductions of photographs and newspaper clippings on Ben Kerr and the Corby distillery.

Hunt, C. W. (Claude William)

Black Diamond Cheese and Belleville-Corbyville Rail line proposal

  • CA ON00156 2017-03
  • File
  • 1991-1994

Two files retrieved by Gerry Boyce from Thurlow Township materials destined for shredding in 2005:

  • File on Ault Foods' acquisition of Black Diamond Cheese, including a photograph of the factory and Labatt's annual report for 1991
  • 31 page proposal to restore 2.5 miles of railway line between College Street West in Belleville and the Corby Distillery in Corbyville, 1994

Township of Thurlow

'Corbyville 1991'

  • CA ON00156 2015-06
  • Item
  • 1991

Booklet produced at the time of the closure of the Corbyville plant of Corby's Distilleries, containing a history of the Corbys and photographs of employees and site buildings and vehicles.

Corby's Distilleries

Corby's Distilleries promotional materials

  • CA ON00156 2014-58
  • Collection
  • c.1970-1990

Promotional materials relating to Corby's Distillery in Corbyville, Ontario, collected by William Dack:
1) "A Proud Canadian" sticker
2) Postcard of a boy fishing in the Moira river next to the distillery buildings at Corbyville
3) Card advertising tours of the J.P. Wiser Distillery at Corbyville
4) Six notecards with pen and ink drawings of buildings at the distillery site in Corbyville by Poul Thrane

Corby's Distilleries

Photograph of staff of H. Corby Distillery, Corbyville, Ontario

  • CA ON00156 2016-96
  • Item
  • June 1954

Photograph of staff of H. Corby Distilleries Limited, Corbyville, Ontario. The photograph was taken outside the distillery, with two of the company's trucks in the background.

H. Corby Distillery Company Ltd.

Map of Thurlow Township with annotations

A map of Thurlow Township featuring the addition of handwritten annotations. Concessions, railways, proprietors, businesses and locations are featured. The map extends from the Bay of Quinte in the southwest to Roslin the northeast. Circa 1950 (Bakelite plant opened c. 1948 and the Foxboro Cheese Factory closed in 1961).

Specific annotations are as follows: Halloway Grist Mill, Latta Bridge, Plainfield Grist, Saw Mill, O'Brien's Bridge, Grist Mill, Canning Factory Foxboro, Footbridge, Cheese Factory, Fairfields Bridge, Dam Corbyville, Distillery, Cannifton Dam, Grist & Saw Mill, Quarry & Substation, Round House, Brickyard, Graham's Dried Foods, Bell Telephone Lines, Hydro Power Lines, and Cement Works.