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  • Maplehurst School, Junior and Senior Classes, 1934
    Maplehurst School, Junior and Senior Classes, 1934
    image  1934     Front row: Robert Stevenson, Allan McMillan, Stanley Wiggins, John Thomas, Albert Stone and Joe Bigham.Second row: Verna Green, Amerna Basso, Ruth Atkins, Jean King, Alvena Merk, Norma Cutter, Joyce Scheer, Kathleen High and Audrey Green.Third row: Terasina Basso, June Breckon, Winifred ? , Henrietta Snake, Margaret Scheer, Marion Black, Mary ...
    image  1934   Front row: Robert Stevenson, Allan McMillan, Stanley Wiggins, John Thomas, Albert Stone and Joe Bigham.Second row: Verna Green, Amerna Basso, Ruth Atkins, Jean King, Alvena Merk, Norma Cutter, Joyce Scheer, ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • 151 Panin Road, 2006
    151 Panin Road, 2006
    image  2006,    
    image  2006,  
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Bob and  Earl Klodt with an unidentified girl and little child in a melon field, with wheelbarrows full of melons, ca 1920
    Bob and Earl Klodt with an unidentified girl and little child in a melon field, with wheelbarrows full of melons, ca 1920
    image  1920s,     Descendents of ... Fonger .
    image  1920s,   Descendents of ... Fonger .
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Aldershot Florist, Waterdown Road, 1955
    Aldershot Florist, Waterdown Road, 1955
    imagecomment  1955,     demolished 1956
    imagecomment  1955,   demolished 1956
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Maplehurst School, Grade 1, 1950
    Maplehurst School, Grade 1, 1950
    image  1950,     Teacher Miss Jeffries; L to R, Front Row: ? , Bruce Lambshed, ? , ? , ? , ? , ? , ? , ?; Second Row: Betty Jean Eason, Caroline Evans, Beatrice Hughs, Joyce Bailey, ? , ? , Marjory Bennet, Marjory Nicholson, Eric Wilson, Rick Knight; Third Row: ...
    image  1950,   Teacher Miss Jeffries; L to R, Front Row: ? , Bruce Lambshed, ? , ? , ? , ? , ? , ? , ?; Second Row: Betty Jean Eason, ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Aerial view of Waterdown Road  and environs, 1953
    Aerial view of Waterdown Road and environs, 1953
    imagecomment  1953,     A digital image with number key and annotations by Keith Thornborrow1 Lemonville Road railway bridge;2 Panin commune farm (perhaps Hutterite);3 Guerney SpringSteel;4 Aldershot Cold Storage;5 Allan Candy Co;6 Waterdown Road level crossing;7 J Cooke settling ponds;8 Aldershot railway station;9 Gordon Pickle Co;10 Roberts Truss storage shed;11 Robinson coal yard and ...
    imagecomment  1953,   A digital image with number key and annotations by Keith Thornborrow1 Lemonville Road railway bridge;2 Panin commune farm (perhaps Hutterite);3 Guerney SpringSteel;4 Aldershot Cold Storage;5 Allan Candy Co;6 Waterdown Road ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Maplehurst School, Grade 4 or 5 (?), ca 1954
    Maplehurst School, Grade 4 or 5 (?), ca 1954
    image  ca 1954     Front Row: unidentified boy, Willard Cowan, Bruce Aylett, Kit Pell, John Marshall and 3 unidentified boys.Second Row: Gail Ponting, 5 unidentified girls, Marjorie Bennett and 3 unidentified girlsThird Row: unidentified girl, Joyce Bailey, unidentified girl, Betty Jane Easson, unidentified girl, Marilyn Graves, 3 unidentified girls and Patricia WickensFourth Row: 2 ...
    image  ca 1954   Front Row: unidentified boy, Willard Cowan, Bruce Aylett, Kit Pell, John Marshall and 3 unidentified boys.Second Row: Gail Ponting, 5 unidentified girls, Marjorie Bennett and 3 unidentified girlsThird Row: unidentified ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Maplehurst School, Grade 7, 1930 / 1931
    Maplehurst School, Grade 7, 1930 / 1931
    image  1930 / 1931     Front row: Roy Klodt, unidentified, William Bennet,unidentified.Second row: Earl Filman, unidentified, Fred Stokes, 7 unidentified.Third row: 2 unidentified , Shirley Long, 3 unidentified, Joyce Bullock, unidentified, Lula Smith, Alma Cutter, Ruby Filman.Fourth Row: Jean Stevenson, unidentified, Kay Filman, Henrettia Snake, Jessie Burns, Marion Atkins, Nellie Filman.Teacher: Miss Owens.
    image  1930 / 1931   Front row: Roy Klodt, unidentified, William Bennet,unidentified.Second row: Earl Filman, unidentified, Fred Stokes, 7 unidentified.Third row: 2 unidentified , Shirley Long, 3 unidentified, Joyce Bullock, unidentified, Lula Smith, Alma Cutter, ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Post Office in the Roderick Hotel, Waterdown Road, Aldershot, 1941
    Post Office in the Roderick Hotel, Waterdown Road, Aldershot, 1941
    imagecomment  1941     Keith Thornborrow, November 2005:This farm, an 80-acre parcel of land including 3 fields and an excellent bush lot of maple, oak, beech, bass wood, white pine and pockets of hemlock, is thought to be the last of Alexander Brown's original 800 acres in East Flamborough.The photo view is of the ...
    imagecomment  1941   Keith Thornborrow, November 2005:This farm, an 80-acre parcel of land including 3 fields and an excellent bush lot of maple, oak, beech, bass wood, white pine and pockets of hemlock, ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Aerial view of Aldershot crossing
    Aerial view of Aldershot crossing
    image       Locations identified by Keith Thornborrow:1 Lemonville road Railway bridge2 Hidden Valley Railway trestle3 Guerney SpringSteel4 Aldershot Cold Storage4a ACS wooden fruit shed5 Needham's first house6 G. Bailey house7 Chicken barn8 Maracle house rented from Aldershot Cold Storage9 Allan Candy Factory formerly Brown's10 Maracle house rented from Aldershot Cold Storage. Two ...
    image     Locations identified by Keith Thornborrow:1 Lemonville road Railway bridge2 Hidden Valley Railway trestle3 Guerney SpringSteel4 Aldershot Cold Storage4a ACS wooden fruit shed5 Needham's first house6 G. Bailey house7 Chicken barn8 ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Aldershot map with key to locations, detail from Wentworth County Atlas, 1875
    Aldershot map with key to locations, detail from Wentworth County Atlas, 1875
    image  1875     The Roderick Hotel and barn on Waterdown Road are indicated in blue: J (James) Roderick, P.M. (Post Master).
    image  1875   The Roderick Hotel and barn on Waterdown Road are indicated in blue: J (James) Roderick, P.M. (Post Master).
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Martha Eliza Smith, ca 1880
    Martha Eliza Smith, ca 1880
    image  1880     Martha Eliza Smith (1853 -1933) was born in London. Ontario, to William and Margaret Smith. The Smith family moved to Lowville. Martha was employed as seamstress at the James Roderick Hotel and Post Office on Waterdown Road, just east of the Aldershot Railway Station. While employed there she met Robert ...
    image  1880   Martha Eliza Smith (1853 -1933) was born in London. Ontario, to William and Margaret Smith. The Smith family moved to Lowville. Martha was employed as seamstress at the James Roderick ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Martha Eliza Smith, age 12, 1866
    Martha Eliza Smith, age 12, 1866
    image  1866     Martha Eliza Smith (1853 -1933) was born in London. Ontario, to William and Margaret Smith. The Smith family moved to Lowville. Martha was employed as seamstress at the James Roderick Hotel and Post Office on Waterdown Road, just east of the Aldershot Railway Station. While employed there she met Robert ...
    image  1866   Martha Eliza Smith (1853 -1933) was born in London. Ontario, to William and Margaret Smith. The Smith family moved to Lowville. Martha was employed as seamstress at the James Roderick ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Cutter family, Gallagher Road, ca 1900
    Cutter family, Gallagher Road, ca 1900
    image  ca 1900     All the Cutter children were born in Aldershot and attended the brick school house located at Howard Road and Plains Road. After their education all the daughters moved from Aldershot. Warren was killed in France in the First World War. Martha Cutter moved to Waterdown a year or so after ...
    image  ca 1900   All the Cutter children were born in Aldershot and attended the brick school house located at Howard Road and Plains Road. After their education all the daughters moved from Aldershot. ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • F. A. Thornborrow "Victori Park Florist", Hamilton, business card, 1929
    F. A. Thornborrow "Victori Park Florist", Hamilton, business card, 1929
    image  1929     In the late 1920s F.A Thornborrow operated Victoria Park Florist , 471 King St. West in Hamilton.In 1941, he moved to "the old Roderick house" on Waterdown Road and began farming the property. He raised "crops of asparagus, peas, tomatoes, potatoes, melons and beans. As well as taking his own ...
    image  1929   In the late 1920s F.A Thornborrow operated Victoria Park Florist , 471 King St. West in Hamilton.In 1941, he moved to "the old Roderick house" on Waterdown Road and began ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Aldershot Florist Christmas rooftop display,  1954
    Aldershot Florist Christmas rooftop display, 1954
    imagetext  "Aldershot Florist Christmas rooftop display, 1954," Hamilton Spectator, December 1954     Photo caption: "Situated on the Waterdown Road, just a few hundred feet from the Aldershot Post Office, is the Christmas display of the Aldershot Florists. While the above picture suggests its attractiveness, the display, with its brilliant colour and lights, must really be seen to be fully appreciated. Already it ...
    imagetext  "Aldershot Florist Christmas rooftop display, 1954," Hamilton Spectator, December 1954   Photo caption: "Situated on the Waterdown Road, just a few hundred feet from the Aldershot Post Office, is the Christmas display of the Aldershot Florists. While the above picture suggests ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Aldershot Florist shop addition, 1956
    Aldershot Florist shop addition, 1956
    image  1956     A the first florist shop in Aldershot and serving the Waterdown area as well, the business flourished. Aldershot Florist bought stock from other area growers as well.Russ Jaggard was operating a fruit stand on Plains Road around 1951. Jaggards were growing bedding plants as well and some flowering plants which ...
    image  1956   A the first florist shop in Aldershot and serving the Waterdown area as well, the business flourished. Aldershot Florist bought stock from other area growers as well.Russ Jaggard was operating ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Aldershot Florist Peacock display,
    Aldershot Florist Peacock display,
    image       Created for use at a Lions trade show held in Burlington. A metal frame and body designed by A. Hennings was covered with mums and floral greens.
    image     Created for use at a Lions trade show held in Burlington. A metal frame and body designed by A. Hennings was covered with mums and floral greens.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Old Waterdown and Port Flamboro Road, 1875
    Old Waterdown and Port Flamboro Road, 1875
    image  1975     The original road to Waterdown ran from what today is St Mathews' Avenue, starting at the railway tracks, running northerly through Lot 6, Con 1 East Flamborough (EF) to where Grindstone Creek cuts through the escarpment.After Alexander Brown built Browns Wharf (Port Flamborough) he built a private road tbetween the ...
    image  1975   The original road to Waterdown ran from what today is St Mathews' Avenue, starting at the railway tracks, running northerly through Lot 6, Con 1 East Flamborough (EF) to where ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Aldershot Florist, Waterdown Road, 1956
    Aldershot Florist, Waterdown Road, 1956
    image  1956     Aldershot Florist, located originally on Waterdown Road, began when F. A. Thornborrow added a florist shop to his home. The newly renovated Thornborrow house was originally the old Roderick Hotel built by the Browns in the 1840s. It served as Aldershot's first Post Office (1855), toll gate house and hotel, ...
    image  1956   Aldershot Florist, located originally on Waterdown Road, began when F. A. Thornborrow added a florist shop to his home. The newly renovated Thornborrow house was originally the old Roderick Hotel ...
    Burlington Historical Society
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