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Sidney Township : River Valley and Oak Hills Community, history

File contains several manuscript letters, 1965-1967, from Clarence S. Chard, to Gerry Boyce, President of the Hastings County Historical Society, concerning the history of the River Valley and Oak Hills community ca. 1910-1967; a five page genealogy of early settler families in River Valley and Oak Hill; and a manuscript essay on the history of River Valley ca.1881-1959 by Mrs. Roy (Bessie) Bush, Stirling. Also present are several newspaper clippings concerning meetings of the River Valley Women's Institute, 1960-1964.

Boyce, Gerry

Map of Mouth of Moira River

Reproduction of a map of a town site at the mouth of the Moira River [Belleville, Ontario]. Features lot owners and businesses already located in the area. Original by Samuel Wilmot, April 24, 1816. Scale: 1= 1,500.

Printed by the Hastings County Historical Society in 1969.

Wilmot, Samuel Street

The Vandervoorts of Sidney Township

This file contains a copy of a school project written by Scott Randolph from Foxboro Sr. Elementary School. It is titled "One Hundred and Eighty Years of Service" The Vandervoorts of Sidney Township and contains information about the genealogy of the Vandervoort Family commencing in 1784 with Peter Vandervoort.

Report on a tour of Western Canada

  • CA ON00156 2023-043
  • Item
  • 1920

Report on a tour of Western Canada to study what the author describes as "the Oriental problem in Canada."

Smith, W. G. [William George]

Madoc : Hannah family genealogy

File contains a typescript extract from the Hastings County Court Registry Office concerning the ownership of a piece of land in Madoc Township, granted to C. Gordon Hannah in 1861. The lot is not identified, but information from the land index maintained by the Marilyn Adams Genealogical Research Centre suggest that it is lot 24 in the seventh concession of Madoc Township.

Booklet "Over the Hills of Hastings"

This file contains a booklet titled "Over the Hills of Hastings" published in 1923 with the intent to bring attention to the advantages of Hastings County. It contains a brief history of the county, also featuring natural resources in the area, a description of the townships within the county and of Belleville and includes a map of Hasting County .

Thompson Collection

  • CA ON00156 MG 652
  • Collection
  • 1820-1964

The collection contains materials relating to property on lot 26, concession 7 of Thurlow Township, Ontario first owned by John Latta:

  • History of the house compiled for the Plainfield Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History by Maude Harrison in 1976
  • WIll of Francis Van de Bogart, made 26 Feb 1825
  • House and farm leases, and quit claims c.1898-1912 for Lot 26, Concession 7
  • Agreement and sale of land documents c.1872-1932
  • Deeds and policies c.1874-1932
  • Mortgage and accompanying documents c.1901
  • Mortgages and agreements survey plan for lot 25
  • Fire insurance policies c.1901
  • Discharge of mortgage document c.1872
  • Legal documents for Thurlow Township lots c.1880-1964
  • Mortgages and deeds from Thurlow Township c.1876-1931
  • High Court Justice documents c.1872-1886
  • Commissioner of Agriculture loans and receipts and statements ca. 1940's
  • An original deed from June 22, 1820
  • Bound volumes of The Windsor Magazine, June-November 1911 and June-November 1915

Zoning plans of the City of Belleville

  • CA ON00156 2019-033
  • Series
  • 1996

Two plans of Belleville (east and west) showing zoning categories for properties in the city, with lists of zoning by-law numbers and dates since 1977.

City of Belleville

Duncan MacDonald papers

The file contains 30 documents: deeds, mortgages, insurance certificates and receipts. Names included in the documents are: D.M. Defoe, James Weir, William Vance, Samuel Vance, N.S. Apple, John Goodfellow, Philip Shannon, Joespeh Weir, Alex Roberts, Robert Arkles, Emery Arkles, William Climpson, Peter Merrills, C.J. Pope, J.S. McKeown, Hugh Erwin Weir, Angus Martin, Farley.

Wanamaker records

  • CA ON00156 MG 27
  • Fonds
  • 1778-1984

The Wanamaker fonds consists of textual records and graphic materials of genealogical histories of various families. The fonds also contains records, brochures, pamphlets, publications, books, and other textual records from towns and cities throughout Ontario, predominantly from the Quinte Area and Hastings County.

  • Family Photographs of the Sayers family, Ralph Wanamaker's family, the Hodgen family, of Loral Wanamaker's family, Parliament family, Van Cott family, Post family, as well as loose photographs of the Parliament family, the McTaggart family, various snapshots and negatives of scenery and views, as well as 2 boxes of slides
  • 1 box of Books and Binders with genealogical records, as well various records of various towns in Ontario ca. 1816 - 1957
  • Genealogical notes, histories, birth records, death records, pages from family Bibles, receipts, and other textual records for over 40 individual families
  • Genealogical charts, and ancestral charts
  • Genealogical correspondences
    *Newspapers, and News clippings from Hastings County, Hastings County Museum, Historical Society, Lennox and Addington, Prince Edward County, Trenton, Tyendinaga, and United Empire Loyalists
  • Legal documents, seals and original deeds, and land records ca. 1803 - 1848
  • Genealogy forms, research materials, reference materials
  • Various artworks and postcards (of Hastings County, the Quinte Region, the British Military and Navy, the Belleville Art Association, and travel)
  • Quinte region, Belleville, Trenton, and Prince Edward County miscellaneous publications, newspaper clippings, brochures, pamphlets, notes, directories, histories, records, and tourism guides and publications
  • Ontario, New York , and Canada pamphlets, magazines, calendars, and an Ontario Liquor License Act, 1891
  • Land Abstracts for Prince Edward County
  • Maps and plans: 1778-1779 Blue Print Surveys from General Washington, New York Historical Society; 1784 Ontario (printed by Ministry of Natural Resources), 1984; 1860-1861 Hastings County, 1860-1861 from the Hastings County Directory; 1928 Lloyd's Map of Hastings County; c. 1930 Belleville Post Office Carrier Route #8, North Front and North Park Streets
  • Scrapbooks ca. 1958-1972
  • Miscellaneous Publications (almanacs, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous pins belonging to Loral Wanamaker, blue print surveys)

Genealogical family research names:

  • Allison
  • Alyea
  • Babcock, John
  • Bailey
  • Belnap
  • Benson
  • Blair/Snider/Mumby/Spenser
  • Brickman, Lewis
  • Brighton
  • Canniff
  • Clapp
  • Cole
  • Cunningham
    *Davis
  • Embury
  • Finkle
  • Fraser
  • Gallagher
  • Gerow
  • Giraud/Gero-Gerow
  • Hodgens
  • Johnson
  • Loveless, Absolam
  • McTaggart
  • Meyers, John W.
  • Mitchell, Alfred
  • Orser
  • Parliament
  • Peck
  • Redner
  • Roblin
  • Scott
  • Spencer
  • Sprung
  • Van Cott, John
  • Vander Woort
  • Waite (see also Sprung and Putnam)
  • Wallbridge
  • Wanamaker
  • Wanamaker, Judge George Washington
  • Wanamaker
  • Weese
  • Whitney
  • Williams and Schermerhorn
  • Yarrow

Wanamaker, Castello Loral Roy

Depth of the Moira River for Channel Plan

A map showing, primarily, the depth of the Moira River within Belleville, Ontario. Together with a written report, it proposed a channel to the New Ferry Slip. Major streets and some lots are also labelled. By John D. Evans, P.L.S. on April 28, 1881 or 1887. Scale: 66 feet : 1". Note the interesting colouring at dimmed edges.

Donated by the Col W. N. Ponton Estate.

Evans, John Dunlop, P.L.S.

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