Series 2016.16.2 - Fulford Business and Correspondence Papers

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Fulford Business and Correspondence Papers

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CA ON00154 2016.16-2016.16.2

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  • 1907-1975 (Creation)
    Fulford, Edward Lightle
    Port Hope, Municipality of

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0.01m textual records

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Edward Lightle Fulford (Ted) was born to Albert Edward Fulford and Alberta Lucy Lightle in Port Hope in 1920. He worked in the family business, Fulford Bros. Dry Goods Store on Walton Street, alongside his brother Alfred until the business was closed in 1975, after nearly a century. Ted married Helen M. Watson, and the pair had three daughters: Andrea, Donna and Diane (twins). He died in 2002, and is buried in Port Hope's Union Cemetery.

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Donated to the Port Hope Archives by D. Fulford, 2016. Donor is the daughter of the late Ted Fulford, who was the owner of Fulford Bros. Dry Goods Store, and heavily involved in local organizations in the Port Hope Archives.

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Series consists of correspondence, notes and invoices related to the Fulford family, and Fulford Bros. Dry Goods in Port Hope, c1907-1975. It includes: correspondence and financial information regarding the campaign for a missionary trip lead by the Methodist Church, and addressed to Harold Fulford; blank invoices from Fulford Bros.; and a hand-written description of Ted Fulford's military service during World War II.

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