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  • Wilbert Henry Biggar, 1887
    Wilbert Henry Biggar, 1887
    image  1887     This photograph was likely taken on the occasion of Wilbert's christening. Wilbert's parents farmed the land originally settled by his grandfather, Michael L. Bigger. This was Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar Township, running north from Burnhamthorpe Road on the east side of 6th Line. In 1898, his parents, Albert ...
    image  1887   This photograph was likely taken on the occasion of Wilbert's christening. Wilbert's parents farmed the land originally settled by his grandfather, Michael L. Bigger. This was Lot 15, Concession 2 ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Thirsty Farmer, Wilbert Biggar
    Thirsty Farmer, Wilbert Biggar
    image       Wilbert Henry Biggar was a hard working farmer with a renowned mixed farm. He was also Halton County Council Reeve, representing Trafalgar Township. His grandfather, Michael L. Bigger had been the Deputy Reeve - Oakville on the Halton County Council earlier in 1890-1891, and his father, Albert, had also held ...
    image     Wilbert Henry Biggar was a hard working farmer with a renowned mixed farm. He was also Halton County Council Reeve, representing Trafalgar Township. His grandfather, Michael L. Bigger had been ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Glenclare Farm Flock of Geese
    Glenclare Farm Flock of Geese
    image       A wonderful picture showing the diversity of the Biggar family farm, Glenclare Farm. Albert Biggar's grandfather, Michael, had first owned the property, Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar Township, running north from Burnhamthorpe Road on the east side of 6th Line. Acreage was added to expand this property as the ...
    image     A wonderful picture showing the diversity of the Biggar family farm, Glenclare Farm. Albert Biggar's grandfather, Michael, had first owned the property, Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar Township, running ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Hettie (Munn) Bigger with Grandson Harold, 1917
    Hettie (Munn) Bigger with Grandson Harold, 1917
    image  1917     The gravestones of the older family members use the spelling "Bigger" as does the Tremaine's maps. But family members also commonly used the "Biggar" spelling. Both spellings should be checked by researchers.
    image  1917   The gravestones of the older family members use the spelling "Bigger" as does the Tremaine's maps. But family members also commonly used the "Biggar" spelling. Both spellings should be checked ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Hettie Munn and Grandchildren
    Hettie Munn and Grandchildren
    imagetext       A Biggar family album page showing Hettie with her grandchildren. Hettie had been educated at the Wesleyan Female College for young women in Hamilton, she was an accomplished musician and played for the church until forced to stop at age 98, she helped manage the successful family farm and property ...
    imagetext     A Biggar family album page showing Hettie with her grandchildren. Hettie had been educated at the Wesleyan Female College for young women in Hamilton, she was an accomplished musician and ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • The Biggar Family of Glenclare Farm
    The Biggar Family of Glenclare Farm
    image       The twins look to be 4-6 years old so I have put the date time frame as about 1931-1933. The surname spelling on their headstone is "Bigger" but the spelling "Biggar" has also been commonly used by the family.
    image     The twins look to be 4-6 years old so I have put the date time frame as about 1931-1933. The surname spelling on their headstone is "Bigger" but the spelling ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Milk Maid Clara
    Milk Maid Clara
    image       Clara Biggar trained and worked as a nurse. She never married. At her death, she was living at 599 Lyons Lane in Oakville according to the Notice to Creditors in the matter of her estate published in the April 26, 1978 Milton Canadian Champion newspaper, p.26. She was 14 years ...
    image     Clara Biggar trained and worked as a nurse. She never married. At her death, she was living at 599 Lyons Lane in Oakville according to the Notice to Creditors in ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Clara Biggar with Her Grandpa, Michael Biggar
    Clara Biggar with Her Grandpa, Michael Biggar
    image       Clara and her Grandfather, Michael L. Biggar, standing in front of the lovely home her parents built on the Glenclare Farm in 1898. Clara Biggar trained and worked as a nurse. Albert, son of Michael and Belinda, and his wife, Hetty, built the lovely house shown in this record in ...
    image     Clara and her Grandfather, Michael L. Biggar, standing in front of the lovely home her parents built on the Glenclare Farm in 1898. Clara Biggar trained and worked as a ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Four Generations: Michael, Albert, Wilbert, Harold Biggar
    Four Generations: Michael, Albert, Wilbert, Harold Biggar
    imagetext       The family is buried at St. Jude's Cemetery, Oakville. The surname spelling on their headstone is "Bigger" but the spelling "Biggar" has also been commonly used by the family.
    imagetext     The family is buried at St. Jude's Cemetery, Oakville. The surname spelling on their headstone is "Bigger" but the spelling "Biggar" has also been commonly used by the family.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Munn's Church
    Munn's Church
    image       A link to the official website of the church is provided here for your further information. The congregation has prepared an excellent "history of the church" page. The second link to the "Building Stories" page for the church is worth a look as information as to the construction and land ...
    image     A link to the official website of the church is provided here for your further information. The congregation has prepared an excellent "history of the church" page. The second link ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • 41 Dundas Street, Oakville
    41 Dundas Street, Oakville
    image       A link to the April 3, 2013 Heritage Impact Assessment Report for the Town of Oakville is in this record for your further information.
    image     A link to the April 3, 2013 Heritage Impact Assessment Report for the Town of Oakville is in this record for your further information.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Cyril "Ernest" Hopper, 1916
    Cyril "Ernest" Hopper, 1916
    image  1916     Cyril "Ernest" Hopper, was born September 26, 1893 in Flesherton, Ontario, d. October 28, 1977, buried in Knox Church Sixteen, Oakville. His parents were William Cottell Hopper and Ellen (Shute) Hopper. Ernie was a carpenter by trade. During World War I, he served in the 147th Grey Owen Sound Battalion, ...
    image  1916   Cyril "Ernest" Hopper, was born September 26, 1893 in Flesherton, Ontario, d. October 28, 1977, buried in Knox Church Sixteen, Oakville. His parents were William Cottell Hopper and Ellen (Shute) ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Ernie and Ettie Hopper
    Ernie and Ettie Hopper
    imagetext       Portrait by |Barret Studio Toronto.
    imagetext     Portrait by |Barret Studio Toronto.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Postcard of Sisters Ethel and Luena Conover, Home on Dundas Street, Trafalgar
    Postcard of Sisters Ethel and Luena Conover, Home on Dundas Street, Trafalgar
    image       The surname "Conover" was changed by the family from the Dutch, Coevenhoven or also, Van Covenhoven.
    image     The surname "Conover" was changed by the family from the Dutch, Coevenhoven or also, Van Covenhoven.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Wedding of Ethel Conover and Wilbert Biggar with Attendent Benita Post
    Wedding of Ethel Conover and Wilbert Biggar with Attendent Benita Post
    image       The family album has labelled this photograph, "Wedding at home on Dundas Highway". The Conover family home was 1499 Dundas Street East on part of Lot 6 Concession 1 NDS. Ethel and Wilbert married on February 26, 1916. Benita Post was a cousin of Ethel. Benita's parents were William H. ...
    image     The family album has labelled this photograph, "Wedding at home on Dundas Highway". The Conover family home was 1499 Dundas Street East on part of Lot 6 Concession 1 NDS. ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Bigger Invitation to Wedding of Etta Evalena Conover and Robert Edwin Walker, 1897
    Bigger Invitation to Wedding of Etta Evalena Conover and Robert Edwin Walker, 1897
    imagetext  September 29, 1897     Mr. and Mrs. Austin Conover request your presence at the marriage of their daughter, Etta Evalena, to Mr. Robert Edwin Walker, Wednesday afternoon, September 29th 1897 at three o'clock, at their residence, Dundas Street, Trafalgar. Right Side Envelope: Edwin R. Walker. Left Side Envelope: Etta E. Conover. Envelope: Mr. & ...
    imagetext  September 29, 1897   Mr. and Mrs. Austin Conover request your presence at the marriage of their daughter, Etta Evalena, to Mr. Robert Edwin Walker, Wednesday afternoon, September 29th 1897 at three o'clock, at ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • 1970's Photographs of 384 Dundas Street West, Oakville, Ontario
    1970's Photographs of 384 Dundas Street West, Oakville, Ontario
    image       These photographs are in the Trafalgar Township Historical Society digital collection courtesy of the Heritage Planner, District East/Central, Town of Oakville.
    image     These photographs are in the Trafalgar Township Historical Society digital collection courtesy of the Heritage Planner, District East/Central, Town of Oakville.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • 1991 Photographs of 384 Dundas Street West, Oakville, Ontario
    1991 Photographs of 384 Dundas Street West, Oakville, Ontario
    image       These photographs are in the Trafalgar Township Historical Society digital collection courtesy of the Heritage Planner, District East/Central, Town of Oakville.
    image     These photographs are in the Trafalgar Township Historical Society digital collection courtesy of the Heritage Planner, District East/Central, Town of Oakville.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Photographs of 38 Dundas Street West, Oakville, Ontario
    Photographs of 38 Dundas Street West, Oakville, Ontario
    image       These photographs are in the Trafalgar Township Historical Society digital collection courtesy of the Heritage Planner, District East/Central, Town of Oakville.
    image     These photographs are in the Trafalgar Township Historical Society digital collection courtesy of the Heritage Planner, District East/Central, Town of Oakville.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Photographs of 32 Dundas Street East, Oakville, Ontario in 1991
    Photographs of 32 Dundas Street East, Oakville, Ontario in 1991
    image       These photographs are in the Trafalgar Township Historical Society digital collection courtesy of the Heritage Planner, District East/Central, Town of Oakville.
    image     These photographs are in the Trafalgar Township Historical Society digital collection courtesy of the Heritage Planner, District East/Central, Town of Oakville.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
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