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  • D. P. Filman house, 659 Maple Avenue, 1980
    D. P. Filman house, 659 Maple Avenue, 1980
    image  21 January 1980     "Pines Lodge", orginally a Lindley farmhouse, purchased ca 1900 by David Filman and remodelled into a 14-room mansion. Demolished in 1989.
    image  21 January 1980   "Pines Lodge", orginally a Lindley farmhouse, purchased ca 1900 by David Filman and remodelled into a 14-room mansion. Demolished in 1989.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • S. S. # 14 Nelson, ca 1940
    S. S. # 14 Nelson, ca 1940
    imagecomment  ca 1940,     Digital copy of laser print.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 ...
    imagecomment  ca 1940,   Digital copy of laser print.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 ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • 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
  • Charles Davidson and his son Allan, at the wheel in a touring car loaded with baskets of fruit, 1917
    Charles Davidson and his son Allan, at the wheel in a touring car loaded with baskets of fruit, 1917
    image  1917,     The Davidson Nursery was on Lockhart Road near Maple Avenue.
    image  1917,   The Davidson Nursery was on Lockhart Road near Maple Avenue.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Davidson Nursery,  on Maple Avenue near Lockhart Road: pears in crates and baskets ready for shipping, 1939
    Davidson Nursery, on Maple Avenue near Lockhart Road: pears in crates and baskets ready for shipping, 1939
    image  1939,     In the background, the farmhouse at 590 Maple Avenue, built in 1935 for Grace and Allan Davidson.
    image  1939,   In the background, the farmhouse at 590 Maple Avenue, built in 1935 for Grace and Allan Davidson.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Bell family in front of their residence on Maple Avenue, now 1006 Plains Road East, 1902
    Bell family in front of their residence on Maple Avenue, now 1006 Plains Road East, 1902
    image  1902,     The house was built circa 1860 for William Bell, son of the Brant Street shoemaker Robert Bell. Illustrated in "The Garden of Canada" (1902) p. 60, as "'Bellview House' - Residence of Mrs Bell, Freeman".
    image  1902,   The house was built circa 1860 for William Bell, son of the Brant Street shoemaker Robert Bell. Illustrated in "The Garden of Canada" (1902) p. 60, as "'Bellview House' - ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Thorpe farm "honey wagon", Maple Avenue
    Thorpe farm "honey wagon", Maple Avenue
    image       In ink on the reverse: "Thorpe farm". In pencil: "'honey wagon' (manure!) / Thorpe".
    image     In ink on the reverse: "Thorpe farm". In pencil: "'honey wagon' (manure!) / Thorpe".
    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
  • Annie Babcock farmhouse, 30 Maple Avenue,  ca 1932
    Annie Babcock farmhouse, 30 Maple Avenue, ca 1932
    image  ca 2000     Gwelda (née Garnham) Fontaine , "Reflections", The Burlington Post, (24 June 1981): "Now this was a winterized house. In approximately 1932 we lived in the house. It was so cold in the winter any water left out overnight would be frozen solid in the morning. In approximately 1934-35, we relocated ...
    image  ca 2000   Gwelda (née Garnham) Fontaine , "Reflections", The Burlington Post, (24 June 1981): "Now this was a winterized house. In approximately 1932 we lived in the house. It was so cold ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Willey Farmhouse, Maple Ave and Ontario Street, 1925
    Willey Farmhouse, Maple Ave and Ontario Street, 1925
    image  ca 2000    
    image  ca 2000  
    Burlington Historical Society
  • George Thorpe holding a photograph of the Thorpe family home on Maple Avenue
    George Thorpe holding a photograph of the Thorpe family home on Maple Avenue
    image  ca 1985    
    image  ca 1985  
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Fred Ghent House, southeast corner of Maple Avenue and Ontario Street, 1971
    Fred Ghent House, southeast corner of Maple Avenue and Ontario Street, 1971
    image  November 1971     Built by George Blair in 1886 for Fred Ghent, who was elected Mayor of Burlington in 1917 and was postmaster in 1937. Threatened by demolition, the house was relocated in 1998 by Bob Van de Vrande to 282 St Paul Street.
    image  November 1971   Built by George Blair in 1886 for Fred Ghent, who was elected Mayor of Burlington in 1917 and was postmaster in 1937. Threatened by demolition, the house was relocated in ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Davidson Nursery on Lockhart Road near Maple Avenue: spring delivery of fruit tree saplings
    Davidson Nursery on Lockhart Road near Maple Avenue: spring delivery of fruit tree saplings
    image  n.d.     A laser print of an original photograph.
    image  n.d.   A laser print of an original photograph.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • C. G. Davis House,  "Woodland Terrace" at 1134 Plains Road East, west of Maple Avenue
    C. G. Davis House, "Woodland Terrace" at 1134 Plains Road East, west of Maple Avenue
    image  1902     "Built on the old homestead, which has been in the family for one hundred years" (Craig, 1902, p. 38). "The accompanying cut shows the home of C. G. Davis, built on the old homestead, from the roof of which can be seen three thousand acres of fruit trees" (Craig, 1902, ...
    image  1902   "Built on the old homestead, which has been in the family for one hundred years" (Craig, 1902, p. 38). "The accompanying cut shows the home of C. G. Davis, built ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Davidson House, 1199 Lockhart Road (formerly King Road), 1974
    Davidson House, 1199 Lockhart Road (formerly King Road), 1974
    image  November 1974,     The oldest part of the house was built ca 1850, 20 years after this part of Joseph Brant's Crown Grant Block was sold by his grandson, William J. Simcoe Kerr. By 1877 it was one of 10 farmhouses along what is now Lockhart Road, an intensively farmed area. Neighbouring farmers ...
    image  November 1974,   The oldest part of the house was built ca 1850, 20 years after this part of Joseph Brant's Crown Grant Block was sold by his grandson, William J. Simcoe Kerr. ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • M. M. "Bobby" Robinson wearing the official blazer uniform at the first British Empire Games in Hamilton, 1930
    M. M. "Bobby" Robinson wearing the official blazer uniform at the first British Empire Games in Hamilton, 1930
    image  1930,     Impressed in the lower right corner: "British Empire Games / Hamilton, Canada / Official / Photo (?/ ?)"
    image  1930,   Impressed in the lower right corner: "British Empire Games / Hamilton, Canada / Official / Photo (?/ ?)"
    Burlington Historical Society
  • The Henry Williams family in front of their farmhouse, Maple Avenue,  ca 1900
    The Henry Williams family in front of their farmhouse, Maple Avenue, ca 1900
    image  ca 1900,     In 1919 W. H. Williams and Emma sold their farm on Maple Avenue when a son returned wounded from the First Great War, probably unable to work the farm. They bought the house known as "Fillabrook", at 465 Burlington Avenue. Jack N. Williams died in August 1920 (Burlington Gazette).The house, ...
    image  ca 1900,   In 1919 W. H. Williams and Emma sold their farm on Maple Avenue when a son returned wounded from the First Great War, probably unable to work the farm. They ...
    Burlington Historical Society
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