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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

Wedding Invitation, Clara Frost to Harry Roblin

  • CA ON00156 2018-070
  • Item
  • 1902

Invitation from Mr. and Mrs. George E. Frost to attend the marriage of Clara Ethel Frost to Harry A. Roblin at 206 Pinnacle Street, Belleville, Ontario on 11 June 1902.

Cornell family photograph album

  • CA ON00156 2014-72
  • File
  • c.1915-1925

Photographs taken by members of the Cornell family of 47 John Street in Belleville, Ontario. Family snapshots, photographs of boats in Belleville Harbour, Presqu'ile lighthouse, cars, Billy Bishop's float plane.

Benson family photographs

  • CA ON00156 2018-120
  • Collection
  • c.1900-1920

Thirteen black and white photographs of members of Mary Benson's family. Identified individuals include: Frederick G. Keyes; John G. Keyes; Margaret Williams; Mathilda Keyes; Grace and John McCunn; Irene McCunn; Wallaces of Napanee; Mary Gardner Keyes (1820-1903) of Rochester, New York.

Benson, Mary

Blackburn family papers

  • CA ON00156 2011-13
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1930

Collection contains:
1) Twelve letters from Nicholas Wood Blackburn to his future wife, Fannie Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Bateman and one from Lizzie to Nicholas, 1901-1902. Letters from Nicholas were written from Marmora, Blairton, Rat Portage [Kenora], Macdonald (Manitoba), Millbridge, Coe Hill Mines, L'Amable Station, and Turriff.
2) Colour photocopy of certificate of marriage of Nicholas Wood Blackburn and Fannie E. Bateman, 25 March1903
3) Last will and testament of Nicholas Wood Blackburn of Madoc Township, 1918
4) Photocopied diary entries of Lizzie Blackburn at the time of Nicholas's last illness, 1929-1930
5) Photocopy of a letter from the nurse who tended Nicholas Blackburn before his death, 1 January 1930

Blackburn, Nicholas Wood

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

The Doyle Family History

  • CA ON00156 2011-24
  • Item
  • 2005

Printed history of the Doyle, Noble and Hoey families of Prince Edward and Hastings Counties.

Doyle, Theodore Joseph 'Ted'

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

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