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  • S.S. # 14 Nelson, ca 1936
    S.S. # 14 Nelson, ca 1936
    imagemysterycomment  ca 1936,     From Helen Langford's manuscript, "Growing up in Burlington 1928 - 1947" (1990):"MIss Huffman replaced 'Teacher' [Miss Pattison]. She was also a tiny person and had great difficulty managing the 'big boys'! Prior to the Second World War, there were several families who emigrated from Europe to the school area. I ...
    imagemysterycomment  ca 1936,   From Helen Langford's manuscript, "Growing up in Burlington 1928 - 1947" (1990):"MIss Huffman replaced 'Teacher' [Miss Pattison]. She was also a tiny person and had great difficulty managing the 'big ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • S.S. # 14 Nelson, 1936
    S.S. # 14 Nelson, 1936
    image  16 November 1936     Back row: Jim Almas, Joe Lambshead, Fred Van Sickle, Louie Zadani, Bob Reynolds, Jim Budgeon, (unknown), August (unknown), (unknown).Second from back row: Teacher Annette Huffman , Irene (unknown), Norma Tangley, Helen Budgeon, Evelyn MacKay, Zeisky Zweep, Margaret Bullock, (unknown), Peggy Martin, Kathy Stewart, Georgina Lambshead.Next row: Irene (unknown), Helen Lindley, ...
    image  16 November 1936   Back row: Jim Almas, Joe Lambshead, Fred Van Sickle, Louie Zadani, Bob Reynolds, Jim Budgeon, (unknown), August (unknown), (unknown).Second from back row: Teacher Annette Huffman , Irene (unknown), Norma Tangley, ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Peter Lindley, Maple Avenue farm, ca 1950
    Peter Lindley, Maple Avenue farm, ca 1950
    image  ca 1950     From Helen Langford's manuscript, "Growing up in Burlington 1928 - 1947" (1990)
    image  ca 1950   From Helen Langford's manuscript, "Growing up in Burlington 1928 - 1947" (1990)
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Martin Lindley family at home, ca 1944
    Martin Lindley family at home, ca 1944
    image  ca 1944     From Helen Langford's manuscript, "Growing up in Burlington 1928 - 1947" (1990):"Home was a two-storey brick house built about 1880 on Maple Avenue, Nelson Township, near Burlington, on 34 acres of market gardening sandy land in Brant's Block. Maple Avenue ( formerly Sand Road) was a larch swamp prior to ...
    image  ca 1944   From Helen Langford's manuscript, "Growing up in Burlington 1928 - 1947" (1990):"Home was a two-storey brick house built about 1880 on Maple Avenue, Nelson Township, near Burlington, on 34 acres ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Children on the Lindley farm, Maple Avenue, ca
    Children on the Lindley farm, Maple Avenue, ca
    image       Hazel Carpenter was a member of the Carpenter family who lived for years in a small frame house, behind the barn, which was called the"Indian house". When it was made the "White man's house" for Dutch immigrant workers, the shed below the hill beside the creek was made into the ...
    image     Hazel Carpenter was a member of the Carpenter family who lived for years in a small frame house, behind the barn, which was called the"Indian house". When it was made ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Robert Lindley House, now 562 /564 Maple Avenue, 1988
    Robert Lindley House, now 562 /564 Maple Avenue, 1988
    image  1988,     Built in 1875 for Robert Lindley, the first purchaser of Benjamin Eager's "Villa Lots" (Plan 99), the former larch swamp of Brant's Farm, which had been drained by Eager. In 1873 Lindley bought 70 acres of land on Sand Road (now Maple Avenue) for $63 an acre, on which he ...
    image  1988,   Built in 1875 for Robert Lindley, the first purchaser of Benjamin Eager's "Villa Lots" (Plan 99), the former larch swamp of Brant's Farm, which had been drained by Eager. In ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Thorpe family party on Birch Avenue, ca 1940
    Thorpe family party on Birch Avenue, ca 1940
    imagemystery  ca 1940,     The house at 1454 Birch Avenue was built before 1915 for Edwin and Elizabeth Thorpe when they retired from farming. They had bought part of the John Collinson farm on Maple Avenue in 1887.Murray Fisher, in "Farewell to the Garden of Canada" (1984), comments:"[Edwin Thorpe], followed by sons Percy and ...
    imagemystery  ca 1940,   The house at 1454 Birch Avenue was built before 1915 for Edwin and Elizabeth Thorpe when they retired from farming. They had bought part of the John Collinson farm on ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • S. S. #14 Nelson, 1941 or 1942
    S. S. #14 Nelson, 1941 or 1942
    imagecomment  1941 or 1942     S. S. No 14, "near the Burlington G. T. R. Station", was built in 1899 (tender call, Hamilton Spectator, 1 Feb. 1899). The architect was Peter Brass (1838-1904), who was born in Stromness, Orkney, Scotland and worked as builder and contractor in Hamilton, Ont. from the mid-1850's until 1879 when ...
    imagecomment  1941 or 1942   S. S. No 14, "near the Burlington G. T. R. Station", was built in 1899 (tender call, Hamilton Spectator, 1 Feb. 1899). The architect was Peter Brass (1838-1904), who was ...
    Burlington Historical Society
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