25 Sep 1822, Handwritten indenture for leasing lots in Township of Stamford, between Thomas McMicking, Peter Thompson and James Cooper (Trustees of the Presbyterian Church in Stamford) and Rheddy Cusack.
Document: 2 pages; size: 25.5cm x 39.5cm
1 Apr 1833, Indenture between Matthew Otchy and Gilbert McMicking signed on April 1, 1833 and confirmed by two witnesses (Richard Dixie and Stephen Butler Jr. This 1833 deed transfers ownership of Lot No. 12 and 33 in Township of Stamford to Gilbert McMicking. The previous owners of this land were: Rheddy...
Handwritten diaries by Ransom Goring, a grandson of Francis Goring (1755-1842). Ransom chronicles his everyday life as a farmer: tasks, trades, weather (being important topic) but also school meetings, political events, social gatherings, births, marriages and deaths in the closest area: St....
Mullin Carolyn, Home built by first St. Davids settler, "Home built by first St. Davids settler," Niagara-on-the-Lake Review Weekly ( Thomson Newspaper Company Limited), 19 Apr 1994 Full title: "Home built by first St. Davids settler. Current owners are restoring portions of Woodruff-Rigby home". Article written by Carolyn Mullin ("Niagara Falls Review" writer) and published by "Niagara-on-the-Lake Weekly", a community newspaper.
Photograph of the house interior with a...
Mullin Carolyn, Woodruffs at home. Niagara-on-the-Lake family revives personal history
, "Woodruffs at home. Niagara-on-the-Lake family revives personal history
," Niagara Falls Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 2 May 1994 Article about Woodbourne house written by Carolyn Mullin and published by Niagara Falls Review, a community newspaper. Woodbourne house is one of several Woodruff houses in the village of St. Davids (Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake). The original Georgian wing of the house was built in 1839 by William...
1945, Pamphlet "Reprinted from Ontario Historical Society Papers and Records (Toronto, 1945), Vol. XXXVII" [vol. 37]
p. 9 [71-79]; size: 17cm x 24.5cm On the first page the author's signature with a handwritten note: "With the compliments of its author. Mrs. S. Tolan"
[Eva Elliot Tolan]
March 29, 1853, Handwritten notes by William McMicking about agriculture in Counties of Lincoln and Welland.
Headline: "Agricultural and Statistical Report of the county of Welland for the year 1852"
20 pages; size: 25cm x 34.5cm
Parts of this work were later published as "Agricultural Report for the County of...
Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), Goring family has played important role in Niagara Township for over 100 years
, "Goring family has played important role in Niagara Township for over 100 years
," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), Sep 1956 Article "Goring family has played important role in Niagara Township for over 100 years" about one of the prominent families in Niagara region published in the local newspaper.
Meyers, Jim, Freel and Goring properties marked as two of seven bicentennial farms
, "Freel and Goring properties marked as two of seven bicentennial farms
," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 1984 Article about two of the oldest farms in Niagara area, marked as two of seven bicentennial farms celebrated during Ontario's Bicentennial in 1984; with newspaper photograph: "NEW BICENTENNIAL FLAG PRESENTED TO NIAGARA FARMERS Margaret Birch, right, gives souvenir to Eileen and Henry Freel during...
A folder containing histories of a few prominent families from Queenston, Ontario, written by different authors (usually members of the clan).
12 pages; not dated but probably around 1945. Histories of:
Hamilton family by F. C. Young.
George Field family.
William Alexander Thomson family by T....
Article about moving a historic house built by Woodruff family in St. Davids to Caledon Hills by a new owner Douglas Doerr from Toronto.
Newspaper clipping. Unknown publication.
From Armstrong family collection.