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Subject:  St. Davids 
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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....
Home built by first St. Davids settler 
TextsImages  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...
Woodruffs at home. Niagara-on-the-Lake family revives personal history
 
TextsImages  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...
Anne Helena Woodruff 
TextsImages    Essay about Anne Helena Woodruff, one of Canada's early women writers, written by Elsie M. Stevens, a member of the Women's Literary Club of St. Catharines. Anne Helena Woodruff was born in St. Davids, on December 28, 1850, to William Henry Woodruff and Mary Delilah Secord. While living on her...
Niagara Township Centennial History
 
TextsImages  1967,   A local history of Niagara Township, Ontario, published to celebrate Canada's Centennial year. Book with cardstock covers: p.111, ill.; size:15.5cm x 23.3cm Black and white photographs by different photographers (below in "Acknowledgments")
Helen Emily Lowrey [Wallace] 
Images    Two sepia-toned, portrait photographs of young Helen Emily Wallace by photo studio in Brantford, Ontario. Undated, probably in the late 1870's. Helen Emily Wallace was born in Cobourg, Ontario on November 16, 1856 to Robert Wallace and Ann Jane Hewitt. She married Charles Matthew Lowrey in 1882...
Portrait of Charles Matthew Lowery as a young man 
Images    Sepia-toned portrait photograph of young Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery]. Undated, probably in the late 1870's "Chas. Lowery"
Charles Matthew Lowrey with his wife Helen Emily 
Images  5 Oct 1913,   Two small photographs of Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery] and his wife Helen Emily [Wallace] taken on October 5, 1913 - their 31st wedding anniversary. They are standing in front of their stone house in Queenston. Helen Emily Wallace was born in Cobourg, Ontario on November 16, 1856 to Robert...
Charles Matthew Lowrey with his friends 
Images    Black and white photograph of Charles Matthew Lowrey with his male friends, having fun in the park. The three pairs of participants are ready for a three-legged race with two judges on the side; Charles Matthew Lowrey (wearing hat) is the first on right. Undated, probably in the 1920's. Charles...
Lowrey's stone house in Queenston 
Images  1909,   Black and white photographs of Lowrey's home in Queenston. A substantial stone house with double verandah was known as the "family residence". Charles Matthew Lowrey bought the house in 1890s to accommodate his family when he moved to Queenston. It was inherited after M. Charles Lowrey's death in...
Charles Matthew Lowrey with a group of men 
Images    Black and white photograph of Charles Matthew Lowrey with a group of elegantly dressed men. They are all sitting on the benches in the park. There are some mature trees and log cabins in the background. Charles Matthew Lowrey is the middle row, 3rd from left. Undated, probably ca 1900. Charles...
Robert J. Lowrey inside General Store in St. Davids 
Images    Black and white photograph inside E.D. Lowery General Store in St. Davids, on Creek Road, at the south-east corner of main intersection. A young man is standing behind the counter with a store scale on it. Different kinds of products are displayed on the shelves or hanging from the ceiling....
Portrait of Hannah Catherine (nee Lowrey) Woodruff
 
Images    Sepia-toned portrait photograph of young Hannah Catherine (Lowrey) Woodruff. The picture (slightly damaged) is attached to a cardboard frame with photographer's name:"J.S. Hill, St. Catharines". Picture is not dated; probably around 1880. Hannah Catherine Lowrey was born in Vanessa, Ontario, on...
Studio portrait of Hannah Catherine (Lowrey) Woodruff
 
Images    Black and white portrait photograph of Hannah Catherine Woodruff (nee Lowrey). The picture is attached to a cardboard frame with photographer's name and studio location. Picture is not dated; probably around 1880. Hannah Catherine Lowrey was born in Vanessa, Ontario, on 17 Jan 1851 to David...
Portrait of young Robert Jackson Lowrey 
Images    Black and white portrait photograph of young Robert Jackson Lowrey [Lowery]. An oval photograph is attached to cardbord frame with the photographer's stamp "Martin's Studio, Toronto". Possibly a graduation photo; undated, probably in the late 1800's. Robert Jackson Lowrey was the oldest son of...
Charles M. Lowery at Queenston Quarry 
ImagesTexts    Black and white photographs of Charles Matthew Lowery [Lowrey] at the Queenston Quarry. Charles Lowrey was president and manager of the Queenston Quarry Company between 1905 and 1924. The limestone quarry near St. David in Niagara township was operated by the Queenston Quarry Company, and...
Portrait of David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey] 
Images    Black and white portrait photograph of David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey]. Picture is not dated; probably taken in the end of the 19th century. David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey] was born at Ancaster on June 10, 1824 to Matthew Lowrey and Hannah Kelly. He married Elizabeth Catherine Teeter and had 9...
Charles Matthew Lowrey with his daughters 
ImagesHas Mystery?    Black and white photograph of Charles Matthew Lowrey with his three daughters (Luella, Edna and Marguerite), and two other unidentified women (Barbara, Lilian?). All ladies are wearing elegant dresses and fashionable hats. Undated, probably in the 1910's. Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery] was...
Childhood photos of Robert Jackson Lowrey 
Images    Black and white portrait photographs of Robert Jackson Lowrey [Lowery] as a child. Photo 1: by "Johnson Royal Studio. Queen St., Toronto". Dimensions: 5cm x 10cm Photo 2: by photo studio "Poole, St. Catharines". Dimensions: 9cm x 9cm Photo 3: taken in winter, outside a house. Dimensions: 8.9cm x...
Portrait of Theresa Woodruff 
Images    Sepia-toned portrait photograph of Theresa Woodruff nee Clement. The oval picture is attached to cardboard frame with photographer's name "Jas. N. Edy, Brantford". Some rusty stains on the picture. Not dated, probably ca 1880. Teresa Elizabeth Clement was born on 22 May 1849. She married Henry...
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Queenston Collection


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