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Scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, papers of the Dafoe, Lloyd and Reid families

  • CA ON00156 2020-022
  • Collection
  • 1785-1964

Papers collected by members of the Dafoe, Lloyd and Reid families of Thurlow and Sidney Townships, Hastings County. The collection includes:

  1. 1899 [solicitor's?] account book used as scrapbook for newspaper clippings about hymns and Methodism (some entries from the account book are still visible), 1940s. Includes an essay from 1921 on the benefits of music for improving society.
  2. Newspaper clippings, 1916-1964
  3. Various receipts and flyers, including advertisements for a Copperstyle washing machine and wringer, and a bagless vacuum cleaner, 1929-1954
  4. Orders of service from various United Churches, including one to be used at the end of hostilities in the Second World War, 1911-1950 and International Plowing Match promotional materials from 1961
  5. Photograph of Keitha Lloyd as a child, c.1910; postcards of Potters Creek camp ground, 1930s; text of a talk by Norma Lloyd Dafoe on the first automobile in Belleville, c.1950
  6. 1940s scrapbook on anniversaries and churches made using an edition of Star Weekly of 27 May 1944
  7. Digital copies of notes on the family history of the Wilmot, Merritt, Chisholm and Wartman families, 1785-1940

Dafoe (family)

Registration certificate for Sampson Clarke

  • CA ON00156 DA 2016.06
  • Item
  • 22 June 1918

Certificate of registration for the national purposes of Canada of Sampson Clarke of Deseronto, Ontario.

Canada Registration Board

Smith family photograph album

  • CA ON00156 2010.06
  • File
  • c.1860-1920

The photographs include members of the Smith family. Some were taken in Napanee, Belleville, Brighton and Deseronto, Ontario, others in Watertown and Carthage, New York and Plainwell, Michigan.

Many of the photographs had become detached from the album and their captions. The names mentioned on the pages of the album (not all of them with associated photographs) are:

Irve Smith
E. M. F. Thibault
Samuel Smith
Jim Rattery
Robert Smith
Chas.
Annie Belton
Miss Roblin, Brighton, Ontario
Henry Ford, Watertown, New York
Bill Charnside, Watertown, New York
Fred Smith
Carol Jane 1946
Debo
Eliza & Frank Fulligar & Laura, Plainwell, Michigan
Dick Greene
Libbie & Henry Hawley & Bernice
Alice Campbell
Mrs Harrick
Joe Gonkins, Watertown, New York
Chas. Smith
John See & family
Bill Davison, Charlotte & Hugh
John Breeze
Sam
Neal Maloney
Irvine Smith
Fred Smith

Information from Eric and Linda Wilde shows that many of these individuals are descendants of Samuel See (1808-1854) and his sister Ann (1803-1871), who married Benjamin Smith (1808-1895). They were born in England and settled in Lennox and Addington County, Ontario.

Letters found in former Cronk property in Deseronto, Ontario

  • CA ON00156 DA 2013.19
  • File
  • 1881-1882

Letters found in the Cronk house.
1) Feb 1881 draft letter to Willliam Aull from his sister, Sarah Jane Cronk (wife of Reuben)
2 & 3) Two letters from E.G. Webb, postmaster of Elkland, Tioga County, Pennsylvania to Reuben Cronk, Chief of Police in Deseronto, re a fugitive staying in the town. 28 Jan and 21 Feb 1882
4) Nov 1882 letter to Reuben Cronk from J. N. Emerson complaining about boys interrupting rehearsals at the school in Deseronto

Cronk (family)

Topographical maps and Callaghan family scrapbook

  • CA ON00156 2020-011
  • Collection
  • 1970-1994

Collection of Canada Department of Mines and Technical Surveys maps of the Quinte region (1:25,000):
1) Topographical map 30N/15f of False Duck Islands (Prince Edward County), 1965
2) Topographical map 30N/14a of Gull Bar (Prince Edward County), 1965
3) Topographical map 31C/3d of Ameliasburgh (Prince Edward County), 1966
4) Topographical map 30N/15g,h of Main Duck Island (Prince Edward County), 1966
5) Topographical map 30N/14b of Point Petre (Prince Edward County), 1966
6) Topographical map 31C/3a of Glenora (Prince Edward County), 1966
7) Topographical map 31C/4g of Wooler, 1970
8) Topographical map 31C/3e of west Belleville, 1971
9) Topographical map 31C/3f of east Belleville, 1971
10) Topographical map 31C/3h of Deseronto, 1971
11) Topographical map 31C/2e of Napanee, 1971

12) Canadian Hydrographic Service nautical chart (1:30,000), of Belleville to Telegraph Narrows, with Belleville harbour inset, 1982

13) Scrapbook of newspaper clippings relating to members of the Callaghan and Kellaway family, including Chris Simboli, Thomas Callaghan, Kay Callaghan, Don Kellaway, Ellen Kellaway, Frank Maloney, Michael Callaghan, Theresa Kellaway and Jack Bradford, 1983-1994

Kellaway, Don

Detlor family collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2011.15 & DA 2011.16
  • Collection
  • 1860-1951

Materials relating to the Ostrander and Detlor families.
1) [Loaned for scanning] ‘The House of Ostrander’, family history of the Ostranders of Prince Edward County’, compiled by Manly Ostrander, who was Principal of Deseronto Public School
2) Negative of Bismark Detlor’s bake shop on St. George Street, Deseronto
3) a & b – negative and print of horse with ‘B L Detlor Baker & Confectioner, Home Made Bread’ wagon.
4) Laura (Moore?) Blake, Mark Detlor, Winnifred Detlor (nee Moore) and Ken Detlor, son of Mark and Winnifred, outside the Detlor bake shop with a car
5) Interior of shop (possibly Detlor bake shop), early 20th century
6) Woman and man seated at different tables inside a store. Note on back reads ‘Ice Cream Parlour, St. George Street, Bake Shop, Deseronto, Ont., M. Detlor’
7) Group of scouts (duplicate of YCLB-06-01) – standing individuals identified as Francis Brennan, Paul Maloney, ? Harold, Paul Brennan, Mr Vic Pearce, Howard Ostrander, Morley Rendell, Jeff Culhane. Boy on right of seated boys is P. Pearce.
8) Group of scouts (duplicate of YCLB-06-02). Howard Ostrander is identified as the boy carrying the dark flag.
9) Group of children from Deseronto Public School, including grade 4. Taken c. 1953. Back row: Billy Whitton, Mitchel Claus, Dennis Vick, John Wells, Fred Woodcock, Howard Fraser, Helena Loft, Roselean Green, Monica Tinney, Mary Harvey, Marilyn Stuart, Helen Barnhardt, Donna Brant, Mrs. R. Aylsworth Middle row: Brenda Allport, Carole Harvey, Kathleen Marlow, Lanna Pritchard, Donna Whitton, Brenda Potter, Carole Cole, Mary Jane Steeves, Brenda Fitch, Donna Hill, Heather Tompson, Sharon Unger, Joan Green Front row: George Maracle, Leonard Losee, Bert Sly, Michael Claus, Gary Tompkins, Roger Cole, Rodney Stuart, Phillip Bennett, Eugene Marlow, Betty Grey, Bobby Detlor, Billy Perry
10) Typewritten notes on the history of Deseronto, including lists of businesses in the town in 1907.

Printed items

11) Rules of order of the Municipal Council of the Town of Deseronto
12) Voters’ List of the Town of Deseronto, 1892
13) Photocopy of ‘The D. H. S. Pointer’, published by Deseronto High School, Easter 1920, including a short history of the school
14) Programme for the opening of the new wing of Deseronto Public School, May 27th, 1969.
15) Programme for the official opening of the Deseronto Lions Medical Centre, 444 Main Street, Deseronto, November 19, 1973.
16)-18) Newspaper cuttings about Howard Ostrander, Blanche Detlor and Reg Dawson.

2011.16 Additional items relating to Detlor family:

1) Scan of photogaph of Anna Moore, born Anna Moss, September 24, 1854
2) Scan of photograph of Winnifred Moore, born 1879
3) Scan of photograph of Winnifred Moore, aged about 4
4) Scans of Bell magazine ‘The Blue Bell’ about the Diamond Jubilee broadcast of 1927, in which William Kenneth Detlor played a part. His photo is n the article.
5) Graduation photograph of William Kenneth Detlor, taken by CH Boyes of Kingston
6) Editorial from the Deseronto Post of November 23, 1940, on the departure of editor Maurice Detlor to join the army
7) Issue of the Deseronto Post for January 10, 1951, with obituary for Bismarck Leroy Detlor (died January 6, 1951)
8) Photocopy of list of individuals buried in the Detlor family plot (#119) of Deseronto Cemetery.
9) Photocopied pages of a printed history of the Detlor Family, 1777-1917 (by Allen Detlor).
10) Scan of photograph of William Kenneth Detlor as a child, aged about 8 (c.1911)

Ostrander, Manly

Hall family fonds

  • CA ON00156 DA HALL
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1965

Fonds comprises photographs, correspondence and printed materials relating to the activities of members of the Hall family of Deseronto, particularly Flossie Hall (later Flossie Chalmers).

Hall (family)

Twiddy family photographs and papers

  • CA ON00156 2012-20
  • Collection
  • 1890-c.1980

1) Publications, 1894-1979:
Carter’s Ink Company dictionary, c.1894
Reproduction of December 1900 Bell Telephone Directory for Belleville
‘The Original Egypt Dream Book’, 1924
History of Stone Church, Sidney Township, 1930
Belleville Centennial ‘What’s Happening’, July-August 1978
Belleville Centennial map and flyer, 1978
Cannifton-Corbyville Public School 70th anniversary booklet, c.1979
2) Two class diaries from Cedar Grove School in Cannifton, Ontario, 1907-1911
3) BHS/BCIVS Elevators, 1913-1947:
Easter 1913
June 1913
June 1915
Easter 1916
Christmas 1917
March 1918
April 1919
Christmas 1919
1946-1947
Program for official opening of Belleville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School, 12 December 1928
4) Autograph books: Myrtle Archibald, 1915 and Clare Twiddy, 1935
5) 10 volumes of Avondale Neighbors Aid minutes compiled by Margaret Twiddy, with a newspaper clipping about the group’s activities, 1937-1970
6) File of postcards, 1913-c1920; In Memoriam cards for Wellington R. Fairman, 1917 and Mrs W. R. Fairman, 1928; leaflet about Belleville Aqua Vitae, 1939
7) Odd Fellows certificate for Alfred Francis, 1958
8) Canada Civil Defence publications, 1958-1960
Booklet: ‘Civil Defence Notebook’, 1958
Flyer: ‘Civil Defence and Your Life’,1958
Flyer: ‘Your Emergency Pack’, 1959
Typescript pages: Belleville Civil Defence Routine Orders No. 2, 15 August 1959
Flyer: ‘Who is Responsible for Civil Defence’, c.1959
Identification card for Clare H. Twiddy, Civil Defence Warden in Belleville, 1959
Booklet: ‘Your Basement Fallout Shelter’, Blueprint for Survival No. 1, 1960
Booklet: ‘Fallout on the Farm’, Blueprint for Survival No. 3, 1961
Booklet: ‘11 Steps to Survival Emergency Measures Organization’ Blueprint for Survival No. 4, 1961
Booklet: ‘Home Safe Home’ by Lakeland Natural Gas Limited, c.1960
9) Plan of lots for sale on Skootamatta Lake, Anglesea Township, Ontario, with prices (not dated, c.1960)
10) Genealogy of the Twiddy family, c.1980
11) File of photographs and company publications relating to Clare Twiddy’s retirement from Northern Telecom, 1985
12) Family snapshots and photograph albums, with Twiddy, Alcombrack and Archibald families represented.

Twiddy, Clare Harvard

Kellaway family records

  • CA ON00156 2012-43
  • Collection
  • 1931-2012

Collection of materials relating to the Kellaway family of Belleville, Ontario, including:
1) File of certificates and ration books relating to Kenneth Alfred Kellaway (1917-1998)
2) File of typescript notes on the history of the Kellaway family, 2012, and a calendar from Ed Kellaway's Belleville store, 1955

Photograph album of James Robert Byron Ketcheson

  • CA ON00156 2019-108
  • Item
  • c.1914-1938

Album of family photographs compiled by James R. B. Ketcheson. Many of the people in the pictures are identified. Names listed include:

  • Grandad [James] Forbes
  • Grandad [James E.] Ketcheson
  • Isobell Ketcheson
  • Annie Ketcheson
  • Mother [Jessie Forbes]
  • Dad [Lee Albert Ketcheson]
  • Mabel Langley
  • Madge Howard
  • Eric Holmes
  • Jack "Chief" Kiop
  • Sam Pappas
  • Jack Grills
  • William McGee
  • C. Carter
  • May Lewis
  • Bertha "Bert" Perkin
  • Frank Howard
  • B.C.I. rugby team at Cobourg
  • Jim Harley at God's Lake, Manitoba
  • Chuck Norris
  • Alice Hart
  • Harry Mullett
  • Shorty English
  • Percy Hinch
  • Wally Walshe
  • Doug Wise at Ottawa
  • Allan "Dewy" Millard
  • Una "Punkie" Millard
  • Agnes Millard
  • Len Millard
  • Irene Crabtree
  • Ed Holmes
  • Nat Holmes
  • Mabel Duncan
  • Betty Hendricks
  • Cliff Howie
  • Ken & Larry Crabtree

Places pictured include:

  • Lower Bridge [official opening of concrete bridge in 1929]
  • Old Home Week headquarters at Four Corners on Front Street
  • Family dogs Major and Luckie
  • Outlet Beach at Sandbanks
  • Sailboat passing through Bay Bridge
  • "Alaska" sailboat in Belleville Harbour
  • Rideau Ferry
  • Crowe River
  • Fort Henry, Kingston
  • Murray Canal, Trenton

Ketcheson, James Robert Byron

Donald Boyle family research

  • CA ON00156 2019-092
  • Fonds
  • c.1860-2016

Family history research notes and photographs relating to the Boyle family of Belleville, Ontario, and their Alford, Armstrong, Blakely, Cooke, Corbett, Doolittle, Magarrell, Merriam, Rainbow and Thompson ancestors. Also includes a file on Walter George Bean, a home child from Kent, England. Electronic files contain Boyle family history information and family trees.

Box 1: Armstrong family, photos of tombstones
Box 2: Cooke, Corbett, Magarrell families
Box 3: Walter George Bean, Blakely, Corbett, Doolittle/Merriam, Thompson/Rainbow
Box 4: family photographs and reproductions of photographs

Boyle, Donald James

Research notes on Forneri and Sutton family members

  • CA ON00156 2018-104
  • Series
  • 2010-2019

Files of research notes, photographs, and correspondence relating to members of the Forneri, Sutton, and Geen families of Belleville and Madoc, Ontario, including their service in the First World War. Program for the dedication service of 28 July 2019 adding the names of David Alwyn Forneri, Agnes Florien Forneri and Ellis Vair Reid to the Belleville Cenotaph was added to this collection in September 2019.

Geen, John

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)

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)

Rodney Green collection

  • CA ON00156 2015-12
  • Fonds
  • 1890 - 1938

Wedding invitations, death announcements, sympathy cards and letters, a memorial record, graduation invitation, certificate of confirmation, baby gram and family reunion invitation for members of the Green, Sadler and Sine families of Belleville, Frankford and Rawdon, Ontario. Other family names included are: Orr, Zwick, Tucker, Welty, Wood, Sarles, Gibson, Heagle, Utman, Bailey, Carnegie, Harrison, Fanning, Caverly, Coutts, Brooks, Morphy, Ford, Bell, Murphy, Farrell, Smith, Bell, Badgley, Telford, Morris and Wirley.

Genealogies of the Chambers and Glenn families

  • CA ON00156 2019-051
  • Fonds
  • 2011, 2018

Printed and bound genealogies of the Chambers family of Hastings County and the Glenn family of Prince Edward County, compiled and published by Dr. Agnes (Chambers) Glenn.

Glenn, Agnes Marie

Leona Riggs records

  • CA ON00156 MG 2
  • Fonds
  • 1822-1994

The collection consists of financial papers, genealogy books, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, postcards, business cards, music books, horoscope, poll book, address books, ledgers, notebooks, birthday cards, letters, photos/photo album, cartoons, highschool entrance exam, recipe book, stamp book, programs/brochures/concerts, dance cards, yearbooks, certificates, reciepts, invitations, membership cards and text book/teaching book.

Riggs, Leona

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