Fonds 2016-37 - Josephine Tickell photographs

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CA ON00156 2016-37


Josephine Tickell photographs


  • 1893-1980 (Creation)

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1 box of photographs

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Born in Belleville, Ontario on 6 September 1893, Josephine Tickell was the daughter of Joseph Leabon Tickell and Lizzie Williams. She spent her formative years in Belleville where her father owned Tickell & Sons Company, undertakers and manufacturers of furniture and caskets. She graduated from Victoria College at the University of Toronto in 1918 and taught high school in Colborne, Picton, Pembroke and Kingston. She was a member of Bridge Street United Church and was on the Belleville Board of Education from 1946 to 1952, acting as chairman in 1949. She was on the Bay of Quinte High School Board from 1952 to 1959. Josephine Tickell died on 14 September 1985 at the age of 92 in Belleville General Hospital and was buried in Belleville Cemetery. Her last known residence was 254 Church Street in the city of Belleville.

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Sylvia Heaysman donated these records to the Community Archives in June, 2016.

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Newspaper clippings and typed poems by a variety of poets were discarded.

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In her lifetime, Josephine Tickell donated photographs of her grandfather's business which are be found in the HCHS photograph collection: HC00892-894, HC06290.

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Finding aid prepared by Laurel Bishop in June 2016.




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