Fonds TF - Terry Forin collection

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CA ON00156 TF


Terry Forin collection


  • 1600s-2010 (Creation)

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19 boxes

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Terence (Terry) Peter Forin was born on August 21, 1935 in Edmonton, Alberta. He lived in Victoria, British Columbia and worked as an Interior Design Consultant. He died on May 19, 2010 in Victoria British Columbia. He was the great-grandson of John Forin, original builder of Belleville's City Hall.

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Collected by Terry Forin

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Geneological records, letters, wills, birth and death announcements, cards, hand written notes, memoirs, photographs publications involving family history and research. Ranges across Canada, the eastern portion of the United States and parts of Great Britain. Family names covered include; Forin, Freeland, seymour, Mcnaughton, Plunkett, Eymondson, Mate, Olafson, Einarsdottier, Halldorrson, Grimes, Lock, Huntley, Roper, More, Rooks, Slee, Keeler, Fell, Lazier, Casey, Roblin, van Blaricum, Niles, Mathews, Ricketson, Haight, Canniff, Gilchrist, Dorland, Strong, Ingersol, Campbell, Dewolf, Ponton, Jacox, Dunne, Reid, Soule, Dennis, Fair, Fowler, Pound, Barker, Franklin, Sharp, Ewing, Judge, Powers, William, Gillet, King, Brownson, Loomis, Peard, Judd, and Turner.

Includes a set of watercolour paintings of women in different outfits made by the Slee sisters (Edith, Florence, Kate and Clara) of Bermondsey, Surrey, England, in 1869-1873.

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The fashion plates (TF 3/2) have been scanned and are available at

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The watercolours in this collection feature in an online exhibit:

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Entered by Nicholas VanExan June 23, 2015.


  • English



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