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Subject:  Lincoln County 
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Lease Indenture between Thomas McMicking, Peter Thompson and James Cooper (Trustees of the Presbyterian Church in Stamford) and Rheddy Cusack of Township of Stamford. 
Texts  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
Indenture between Matthew Otchy and Gilbert McMicking. 

 
Texts  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...
Journals of Ransom Goring, 1867-1869  

 
Texts    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....
Portrait of James Longhurst 
Images    Portrait of James Longhurst (1846-1903), the first son of Elizabeth Catherine Teeter. Elegantly dressed young man, probably in his twenties, is sitting in the chair. This is an early tintype, very dark and heavy (actually it is ferrotype). This size (2-3/8 x 3-1/2 inches) was probably the most...
Vintage photograph of young Helen Emily Wallace 
Images    Portrait of young Helen Emily Wallace with another, unidentified woman. Both women, in elegant Victorian era dresses and feather hats, are standing behind a small table with books. Undated, probably taken between 1865 and 1870. This is an early tintype, very dark and heavy (actually it is...
History and Geography of Lincoln County 
TextsImages    Booklet about history and geography of Lincoln County. 30 p., folded map ; size: 12.5cm x 19 cm Geo. A. Carefoot, B.A., B.Paed was a Public School Inspector for Lincoln County between 1917-41. Road Map of the County of Lincoln 1928.
Agricultural and Statistical Report of the County of Welland for the Year 1852. 
Texts  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...
An Unsung Hero of Lincoln County's Past 
Texts  , p. 4, p. 4  Essay written by Wayne Lockey, a student at the Mountview School. This composition was chosen the winner in a contest among school children of Lincoln County for the best essay in connection with the County Centennial Celebration. Fragment of poem "Indian Names" by Lydia Huntley Sigourney...
Early Upper Canada residents. Ancient documents record history of early Niagara River farm land
 
TextsImages    Article about Cooper family, one of the early settlers in Niagara region. Subtitle: "Grants, Deeds Discovered by Niagara-on-the-Lake Resident Recall Vividly Early History of Section of Frontier" Unknown date and publication.
Goring family has played important role in Niagara Township for over 100 years

 
TextsPublication  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.
Freel and Goring properties marked as two of seven bicentennial farms

 
TextsPublication  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...
Families of Queenston

 
TextsGenealogical Resources    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....
Deed of Land between Thomas Clark Street and Trustees of the Regular Baptist Church, 1871 
Texts  July 13, 1871,   Copy of Deed of Land (Lot No. 141 in Queenston) from 1871, issued and certified by St. Catharines Deputy Registrar in 1928. The agreement was between Thomas C. Street and Trustees of the Regular Baptist Church in Queenston. This is location of the Queenston Baptist Church.
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Queenston Collection


Queenston Collection includes an extensive historical material from the area collected by Jean Huggins.