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An Immigrant Story

  • CA ON00156 2011-29
  • Item
  • 2010

Family history of John McIntosh (1865 – 1925) and Henrietta Calder (1867 – 1950), immigrants from Scotland to Canada who settled in Belleville, Ontario.

Saylor, Randy

High School entrance examination reprints

  • CA ON00156 2011-31
  • Series
  • 1950

Publications from The James Texts Limited of Belleville, Ontario:
1) High School Entrance Reprints of Examination Papers Ontario Last Sixteen Years
2) High School Entrance Answers of Examination Papers Ontario Last Sixteen Years

Belleville Police Service materials

  • CA ON00156 2011-37
  • Collection
  • 1921-1993

Four items:
1) Chief Constable's Order Book, 1920-1934, with brief reports of meetings, personnel matters, kept by Alex Kidd
2) Log of reported incidents, 1 January to 6 May 1945, with brief notes on outcomes
3) 'The Great Mac Attack!' published book of cartoons by Tony MacKinnon, 1993
4) Photograph of Tony MacKinnon with Sharon White, 2011

Belleville Police Service

Research materials from Lois Foster

  • CA ON00156 2011-43
  • Fonds
  • 1977-2001

Research materials, including:

  • Notes on old Belleville newspapers (1833-1868), 1977
  • Notes and 35mm slides for a presentation on 'A Family Compound on Bridge Street East', given at various venues between 1983 and 2008
  • Notes for a presentation on 'Early Schools in Belleville', c.1989
  • Printouts of data on baptisms, marriages, and burials at St. Thomas's church, Belleville, 1995
  • Research notes for Paul Foster's book on the occasion of the bicentennial of the Moira Lodge of Freemasons, c.2000

Foster, Lois

Memoirs by Rose and Richard Gosse

  • CA ON00156 2011-45
  • Collection
  • c.1980

Self-published family memoirs:
1) Papa Was A Preacher by Rose Gourlay Gosse
This volume describes the life of the writer's father, Reverend John J. L. Gourlay, who worked in Dauphin and Thornhill, Manitoba; Lloydminster and Namao, Alberta; Leed's Village, Quebec; Lunenburg, Stormont, Lancaster, Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie and Trout Creek, Ontario.
2) I'm a Newfie, And That's No Joke! by R. E. Gosse
A memoir of life growing up in Petites, Newfoundland.

Gosse, Rose Maud

Thomas Pitman papers

  • CA ON00156 2011-46
  • Collection
  • 1802-1864

Various notes and legal documents relating to Russell and Thomas Pitman of Thurlow Township, Hastings County. Partially transcribed by Lois Foster.

Pitman, Thomas

Photograph album of Scott and Pine family members

  • CA ON00156 2011-47
  • Item
  • 1891

Photograph album "Presented to Mrs Elias Pine by her affectionate niece Miss Elida Pine of Chicago June 26th 1891".

The album held photographs of:
1) Abel Wesley Scott, his wife Mary Walpoyes Scott and their children, Nina and Fred, taken by H. McNeill of Fredonia, New York
2) Gilbert Abbott, taken by W. W. Higgins of Trenton, Ontario
3) May Scott (daughter of Abel Wesley Scott), taken by Krauss and Ebersole of Lima, Ohio
4) Mr and Mrs Walpoyes, brother of Mary Walpoyes Scott, taken by J. J. Hover of Lima, Ohio
5) Sylvester Pine junior taken by Robert McCormick of Belleville, Ontario
6) Eliza and Arvilla Ashby, daughters of Hannah Scott Ashby
7) Alice Ashby, second daugther of Hanna Scott Ashby and Thomas Ashby, taken by Harrison Putney of King Street, Oshawa, Ontario
8) Sylvester Pine and his wife Beatrice Swetman Pine
9) Wallace Scott (brother of Maturah Scott Pine) and his wife Jane Fitzgeralds Scott, taken by Bairstow of Warren, Pennsylvania
10) Two unidentified women, taken by Ahlborn of 335 West Madison Street, Chicago
11) Jane Day Morey, cousin of Maturah Scott Pine, taken by Brock & Co. of Trenton, Ontario
12) Abel Wesley Scott, brother of Maturah Scott Pine, taken by Stewart & co., 90 & 92 Federal Street, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
13) Mahala Swetman, born 11 May 1833, mother of Beatrice Pine
14) Nina Scott, eldest daughter of Abel Wesley Scott, taken by Hermans Art Gallery of Lima, Ohio
15) Minnie Ashby, eldest daugther of Hannah Scott Ashby, taken by W. F. Johnson of Picton, Ontario
16) Margaret Stainger, a Scottish friend of Etta Pine Humphrey, taken by Edsall at the West Side Gallery, 487 Eighth Avenue, New York
17) Eliza Purdy Scott, wife of Thomas Scott and mother of Maturah Scott Pine
18) Alveretta Scott Cryderman, youngest daughter of Thomas and Eliza Scott
19) Fred and Nina Scott, eldest children of Abel Wesley Scott and Mary Walpoyes Scott, taken by E. T. Bowdle of Lima, Ohio
20) Benjamin Frank Cryderman, husband of Alveretta Scott, taken by Tait & Arthur of Bowmanville, Ontario
21) Gid Anderson and sister, children of Betsy Gardiner Anderson, who was sister of Abigail Gardiner Pine (mother of Elias Pine)
22) Albert and Georgina Button "neighbours of Grandma Pine", taken by Wallace of Belleville, Ontario
23) Hannah Scott Asbhy, second daughter of Thomas and Eliza Scott [tintype]
24) Charlie Walpoyes, taken by Bairstow of Warren, Pennsylvania
25) Archie Green, husband of Ruth Scott Green, sister of Thomas Scott, before his wife's death [tintype]
26) Archie Green, husband of Ruth Scott Green, sister of Thomas Scott, after his wife's death, taken by W. S. Gamsby of Orono, Ontario
27) Mrs Jane Day Morey and her three children, George, Will, Martha
28) Photograph of a Scott baby taken by A. J. Stiles of Tidioute, Pennsylvania
29) Martha Purdy Day, sister of Eliza Purdy Scott, taken by Brown & Redick of Trenton, Ontario
30) C. S. Conger, taken by W. H. Dame of Picton, Ontario
31) Orilla Scott Phillips, daughter of Stephen Scott (brother of Thomas Scott), Abel Wesley Scott, brother of Maturah Scott Pine, Elva Scott Tucker, daughter of John Scott, wife of Milford Tucker [tintype]
32) Nina Scott, daughter of Abel Wesley Scott
33) Reuben Burlingham "a friend of mother's", taken by Mrs Amy James of Front Street, Belleville, Ontario
34) Dan Day, son of Martha Purdy Day
35) Martha Kelley Pine, wife of James Pine (eldest brother of Elias Pine) [tintype]
36) Mr Wall "a friend" [tintype of a man in military uniform]
37) Thomas Scott, father of Maturah Scott Pine [tintype]
38) Abel Wesley Scott, son of Thomas and Eliza Scott [tintype]
39) Washington Purdy Scott, eldest son of Thomas and Eliza Scott [tintype]
40-42) three small photographs of unidentified people
43) Hannah Scott Ashby, twin sister of Abel Wesley Scott, taken by Bonnycastle of Campbellford, Ontario
44) Murney Ferguson and wife, taken by Isaac of Upland, California

Photograph of staff of Canada Cement Company Plant No. 5

  • CA ON00156 2011-48
  • Item
  • 1943

Photograph of staff at Plant Number 5 of the Canada Cement Company Limited, Point Anne, Ontario.

Names provided by Jackie Gilbert (formerly Hull):
Back row: Peter Stalkovistch; Bud Doxtator; ?; Mr. Roluf; Franklin Bennett; Phil Loft; Mr. Basisty?; Walter MacDonald; Joe ?; Earl Wilson?; Mr. Moslo Sr; Leonard MacDonald; Reg File; Mike Basisty?; Charles Dedore; W. Akey; Joe Sutherby; ?; ?; Bill Insley; Cummings?; Murney Carter; ?; Mr Logue; ?; ?; ?; ?; ?; ?; ?; John Maher; ?; ?; ?
Second row: Daly Cummings; Sedore ?; ?; ?; Ned Campbell; Johnnie Bennett; Sam Belack; Mr. Pitt; Tommy Bennett; Raymond Bailey; Peewee; Mr. Gurnick; Mr. Horewood; Mr. Conly; Bert Lloyd; Mr. Rosebush; Bill Gray; ?; Mr. Deforge; ?; Art Whitehead; ?; ?; ?; Tom Bowler; Sonny Legate; Stan Luffman; Chester Shepherd; ?; Mr. Bonokowski; ?; ?; Dell McConnell; Mac McKay
Third row; Jimmy Sero; ?; Chuck Lloyd; Josh Maracle; Bill Hull; Maurice Bradshaw; ?; George King; Percy Akey; Hep Payne; Ralph Payne; Dorothy King; Mr. Gaulin; Mr. Hamilton; ?; J. H. Legate; George Armstrong; Pete Hart; Herb Scholar?; Fred Clark; Mr. Brown?; John McConnell; ?; Mr. Jenkins; Joseph Huck; ?; Elijah Brent; ?; Walter Hull
Front row: Peter Moslo; Earl Deforge; Jack Insley; Mike Yosepanko; Murney Green, jr; Jack Whitehead; Murney Green, sr; Dorothy Goodfellow; Dorothy Bennett; Evenlyn Loft; ?; Marion Deforge; Euretta Juby; Gertrude Payne; Lena Hull; Irene Derushie; Mary McTurney; Madeline Bennett; Mrs Bailey?; Mrs. Gurnick; Mrs. ?; Milton Bowers; Bill Juby; ?; ?; ?; John Zurgee

Canada Cement Company Limited

Lake family bible and The White House Cook Book

  • CA ON00156 2011-49
  • Collection
  • 1870, 1905

Bible which belonged to Charles W. Lake and Ann Janet McEwen of Foxboro (married 28 December 1870) and 'The White House Cook Book', published in 1905. Bible was printed by James Spencer, Toronto, and includes 'A Pictorial history of the Books of the Bible' by Rev. Washington B. Erben and the illustrated 'Comprehensive Dictionary of the Bible' by Rev. Alfred Nevin. It includes genealogical information about the Lake family of Foxboro: James Carford Lake (b.1871), Etta May Lake (b.1872), John Wesley Lake (1878-1880) and Mary Edna Lake (b.1880).

The bible contained the following items:
1) Two newspaper cuttings with poems about loss of a child: 'My Little Boy that Died' and 'Dear Little Hands'
2) Newspaper cutting of evidence given by Paul Deshane in the case of the drunkenness of William G. Simmons, 1 July 1887
3) Printed 'South Hastings Sabbath School Association Program of the Eight Annual Convention' held at the Methodist Church in Foxboro on 15 October 1902
4) Printed Order of Service for Canadian Sunday Schools, Sunday 27 June 1915

Cook book contained 'Selected Recipes for use with Cox's Sparkling Gelatine'

Lake (family)

Prize draw ticket for Belleville Fair

  • CA ON00156 2011-50
  • Item
  • 1939

Draw ticket for a Nash-Lafayette four door sedan from Riggs Motor Sales, Belleville, sold at the Belleville Fair in August 1939.

Photographs relating to the Wanamaker family

  • CA ON00156 2011-51
  • Collection
  • 1880-1950

1) Photograph of a large family gathering at a building identified as "Reed House".

2) Photograph of a gathering of young people, c.1905 [probably a school group from Ameliasburgh, Ontario]. Names identified are:

  1. Horace Root
  2. Ernest Morris
  3. Grace Morris
  4. James Milton Root (teacher)
  5. Lena Van Wart
  6. Vivian Van Wart
  7. Billie Van Wart
  8. Walter Cunningham
  9. John Thompson
  10. Clarence (Peter) Way
  11. Charles Wood
  12. Russell Dickson
  13. Tommy Armistead
  14. Thomas Van Cott
  15. Harry Cunningham
  16. Zenas Palmer
  17. Mary Bell Black
  18. Clara Duncan
  19. Donald Anderson
    23 Eva Van Cott
    24 Marjorie Sprung
  20. Katherine Root
  21. Rossie Welch
  22. Letitia Palmer
  23. Claude Root
  24. Edith Lauder
    32 Morley Wood
  25. Oral Lauder
  26. Thomas Armistead
    35 Loral Wanamaker
  27. Gerald Morris
  28. Clark Sprung
  29. Liz Armistead
  30. ? Moy
  31. Elizabeth Armistead
  32. Ruth Pymer
  33. Maud Cunningham
  34. Myrtle Jones
  35. Grace Sprung
  36. Pearl Sprung
  37. Percy Welch
  38. Everett Jones
  39. John Anderson
  40. Clarence Cunningham
  41. Roy Van Cott
  42. John Black
  43. Leonard Frederick
  44. Hazel Titus
  45. Mabel Lauder
  46. Elizabeth Potter
  47. Clement Frederick
  48. Grace Titus

3) Photograph of an unidentified young man, taken by W. S. Clarke of Belleville, c.1910

4) Reproduction of a photograph of Hay Bay Church, taken by J. S. Hulett of Napanee in 1892

5) Reproduction of a photograph of Hay Bay Church, c.1900

6) Group photograph of Belleville, Ontario, Post Office workers, taken on the retirement of Morris Stork (c.1950) by William E. Riley.
Names supplied:

Front row:
Robert Andrews, former Letter Carrier #9
Wilson Bird (Birdie), former Letter Carrier #3
(Blind friend of Morris Stork)
A. E. Geen (Peg), former Collector of Customs
J. C. Waddell, Postmaster
Morris Stork (Morrie), Assistant Postmaster
MacKlew, District Director, Ottawa
MacDonald, Inspector for district
Charles Moore, former Mail Clerk
Douglas Burns, Supervisor Letter Carrier

Second row:
Harry Baker, former Letter Carrier #7
C. L. R. Wanamaker (Wanny), Senior Letter Carrier #1
Arnold Revoy, Supervisory Letter Carrier
Dale, Postal Clerk
Pat Melchoir, M. O. Clerk
J. V. C. Truaisch, former Postmaster
Carman Massey, new Assistant Postmaster
Clinton C. Evan (Clint), General Delivery Clerk
Fred Sprague, former Chief Excise Officer

Third row:
Eugene Lang (Jeeps), Register Clerk
Cyril Hermon, Letter Carrier (now retired)
Radway, Temporary Postal Clerk
George Butler, Letter Carrier #7
Russel Post, M. O. Clerk
S. M. McBridge (Stew), Letter Carrier #3
Harold Griffin, Letter Carrier #6
Gerald Turner (Jerry), former Letter Carrier now Postal Clerk
Jack Geen, former Postal Clerk
Doug Stock, former Postal Clerk
?

Back row:
Cecil Scofield, Supervisory Letter Carrier
Bernard Balyx, Supervisory Letter Carrier
Douglas Galpin, Supervisory Letter Carrier
Al Kelleher, Letter Carrier #12
Jerry Powers, Postal Clerk
O. B. MacMullen, Letter Carrier #1
Jack Smith, Supervisory Postal Clerk
Harold Baukier, Financial Clerk

7) Photograph taken on the occasion of the unveiling of a plaque at Sandhurst in South Fredericksburg, Lennox and Addington County to commemorate James Rogers, a Loyalist settler and veteran of the Revolutionary war, 16 June 1963.

8) Reproduction of a photograph of two men in military uniforms, one identified as Benjamin Jacques, "dressed for Fenian War", c.1865

9) Photograph of couple on a porch with a mounted stag's head, identified as Mr & Mrs Jack Clark, c.1930

Riley, William E.

Ancient Order of United Workmen, Lodge 262 photograph

  • CA ON00156 2011-52
  • Item
  • c.1900

Photograph of members of the Ancient Order of United Workmen, Lodge 262 (Ameliasburgh) and two newspaper clippings from 1983 relating to the society.

Individuals identified are:
Seated: 1. ? Carnrite [Carnrike?]

  1. James E. Glenn

  2. Albert Lont

  3. Dorland Fox

  4. Dr. File M.D.

  5. Moran Lont

  6. Lewis Lont

  7. Fred File

  8. Gil Choat?

  9. Byron Frederick

  10. Ferris Wood

  11. Francis Wood

  12. John Tice

  13. James A. Van Cott

  14. William Bisdee

  15. Charles Wood

  16. Jessie Sprong

  17. Albert Crosby

  18. Will Reddick

  19. Edgar Redner?

  20. Fred Lauder?

Letter to George Barlow of Belleville

  • CA ON00156 2011-53
  • Item
  • 17 Feb 1839

Letter written by Charles Harvey on behalf of Jesse and Rachel Barlow of Brooke, Norfolk, England, to their son, George Barlow, of Belleville.

Barlow (family)

Promotional materials relating to the Unlock the Archives Capital Campaign

  • CA ON00156 2011-54
  • File
  • 2011

Materials relating to the Hastings County Historical Society's fundraising campaign to build an archives facility in Belleville, Ontario. Includes an 'Unlock the Archives!' flyer, press release, and introductory words by Peter C. Newman

Hastings County Historical Society

Canniff family collection

  • CA ON00156 2012-03
  • Collection
  • c.1890-1983

Collection comprises:
1) File of genealogical information on Dr. William Canniff
2) Canniff family correspondence, 1902-1920
3) News clippings about Dr. William Canniff, 1952-1983
4) Photographs of family members and Canniff properties in Cannifton, c.1890-1969

Canniff (family)

Senior Citizens Club #94 history, 1953-1986

  • CA ON00156 2012-07
  • Item
  • 1986

Typescript history of the Belleville Senior Citizens Club No. 94, written by Pearl Holmes.

Senior Citizens Club #94 (Belleville)

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