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James Rowand Burgess and Elizabeth Oliver Burgess fonds

  • CA ON00031 A2012.087
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1918, 1929-1930, 1933-1936, 1950-1954, 1959-1968

This fonds consists of the diaries of James Rowand Burgess and Elizabeth Oliver Burgess between the years of 1911 and 1974. In the diaries, a brief entry is generally made for each day. Topics covered in the diaries include: rural life, weather...

Burgess, James Rowand

Robert G. Freeman fonds

  • CA ON00031 A2013.028
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1955

This fonds consists of four diaries (January 1938 - December 1944) and 143 photographs (1936-1955) created by or featuring Robert G. Freeman, known as Bert Freeman, from Teeswater, Bruce County, Ontario.The majority of photographs appear to have b...

Freeman, Robert G.

William Victor Tranter family fonds

  • CA ON00031 A967.052 - A971.011
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1915

This fonds consists chiefly of records related to William Victor Tranter (1894-1915), known as “Victor”, and his time serving with the 1st Canadian Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, during World War I. Includes his diary written from Decem...

Tranter, William Victor

Robert Benjamin Hillmer fonds

  • CA ON00031 A967.054
  • Fonds
  • 1898 - 1954

This fonds consists of 5 record books kept by Robert B. Hillmer concerning his watchmaking and jewellery business. In the books, Mr. Hillmer recorded watch inventories (1899), as well as job numbers, client name, work requested and price. Item ...

Hillmer, Robert Benjamin

John Peirson fonds

  • CA ON00031 A988.033.001
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1937

This fonds consists of John Peirson’s diaries with enclosures, for the years: 1888, 1892-1919, 1921-1925, and 1927. His brief daily journal entries include information related to his family, political life, rural life, personal financial informat...

Peirson, John

Daybook

This daybook consists of a daily record of financial transactions, from 1902 to 1928, likely recorded by Captain John Harold ("Jack") Spence. The recorded transactions include the probate and managing of the estate of James Hendry Spenc...

Spence, John Harold

Cash book

This cash book appears to have been created by John Harold ("Jack") Spence in 1893, 1894 and 1901-1908. In the journal, he recorded his financial expenditures and income. Enclosed in the journal was a receipt: to Mr. McMullen, in acco...

Spence, John Harold

John Smart Probate

Item is the Last Will and Testament of John Smart, Town of Port Hope. Executors: John Elias Smart, Accountant, Port Hope; Annie Sophia Smart, Spinster, Port Hope; Alfred Merritt Smart, Insurance Agent, London. Witnessed by Seth S. Smith and J.D. S...

Carol Quirk Collection

  • CA ON00154 2005.15
  • Collection
  • 1847-1937

Collection consists of family bibles, and other ephemera related to several local families (Powe, Haskill, Rowden and Gordon) from the Port Hope area, c1847-1937. For more detailed information, please refer to series and item-level descriptions.

Rowden Family Death Notices and Cards

File consists of two (2) death notices for William Rowden and Susan Walters Truscott (nee Rowden); and four (4) death cards for Louise Truscott (sic), Ann Rowden Darke and William Pym.

Rowden-Haskill Family Correspondence

File consists of a series of correspondence sent from County Devon to relatives in Port Hope. Letters written to William Rowden and Mary Grace Rowden, and provide insight into the conditions in rural England, compared to Port Hope. Envelopes are a...

Timothy Curtis Haskill Letters of Administration

Item is a Letter of Administration of the Estate of Timothy Curtis Haskill, who died on 6 Dec 1885 in Port Hope. He died intestate and his mother Ann Haskill was granted the right of paying his debts and distributing the remains of his estate.

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