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  • Alex Brown's house to rent, newspaper notice, 1865
    Alex Brown's house to rent, newspaper notice, 1865
    text  13 May 1865     Keith Thornborrow, May 2010:" The second house that I can recall (in LaSalle Park) was a two story frame house originally built by Alex. Brown on the sand bluff above Brown's Wharf. It appears in a sketch (by Hamilton artist J. R. Seavey) published in the Spectator in the 1890s.It ...
    text  13 May 1865   Keith Thornborrow, May 2010:" The second house that I can recall (in LaSalle Park) was a two story frame house originally built by Alex. Brown on the sand bluff above ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • 50th wedding anniversary of Grace and Byron Cutter, June 1962
    50th wedding anniversary of Grace and Byron Cutter, June 1962
    text  1962     Hamilton Spectator story and photograph by Frank Wright on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Byron and Grace Cutter, who farmed on Gallagher Avenue, Aldershot.
    text  1962   Hamilton Spectator story and photograph by Frank Wright on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Byron and Grace Cutter, who farmed on Gallagher Avenue, Aldershot.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Thornborrow, Keith Donald  and  Hupfield, Bernice ,  (Marriage notice)
    Thornborrow, Keith Donald and Hupfield, Bernice , (Marriage notice)
    genealogical resourcetext  appeared in Burlington Post, Sep 1964, . Date of Event: 26 Sep 1964     Digitized copy of original clipping supplied by Keith Thornborrow.
    genealogical resourcetext  appeared in Burlington Post, Sep 1964, . Date of Event: 26 Sep 1964   Digitized copy of original clipping supplied by Keith Thornborrow.
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Helen Gallagher, Macdonald Institute Homemaker Course, Ontario Agricultural College Yearbook, 1932
    Helen Gallagher, Macdonald Institute Homemaker Course, Ontario Agricultural College Yearbook, 1932
    text  1932    
    text  1932  
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Robert Elstone papers
    Robert Elstone papers
    text       Biographical Sketch/Administrative History: Robert (Bob) Elstone was an active member of the Burlington, Ontario community. His obituary (The Hamilton Spectator, 14 April, 2007) reads: "… Bob was a man of vision and courage who wore many hats with a passion. Not only was he a WWII veteran (First ...
    text     Biographical Sketch/Administrative History: Robert (Bob) Elstone was an active member of the Burlington, Ontario community. His obituary (The Hamilton Spectator, 14 April, 2007) reads: "… Bob was a man of ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • John Fonger Jr. (  - 1840)
    John Fonger Jr. ( - 1840)
    imagetext  2014     Service: Militia: Private: 5th Lincoln Regiment in 1st Flank Company Burial: East Plains United Church Cemetery UEL: John Fonger Sr. arrived in East Flamborough (present day Aldershot area of Burlington) in 1804 - other Fongers having arrived as early as 1791. He had at least two sons - John Jr. ...
    imagetext  2014   Service: Militia: Private: 5th Lincoln Regiment in 1st Flank Company Burial: East Plains United Church Cemetery UEL: John Fonger Sr. arrived in East Flamborough (present day Aldershot area of Burlington) ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • William Applegarth (1764 - 1839) - War of 1812
(brother of John Applegarth)
    William Applegarth (1764 - 1839) - War of 1812 (brother of John Applegarth)
    imagetextcomment  2014,     Served: Militia, Captain 2nd York Regiment in 2nd Flank Company Burial: St. Mathews Anglican Church Cemetery, Burlington UEL: William Applegarth emigrated from Durham, England in 1781. It is said he was the second settler in East Flamborough - now known as the Aldershot area of Burlington. He received a tract ...
    imagetextcomment  2014,   Served: Militia, Captain 2nd York Regiment in 2nd Flank Company Burial: St. Mathews Anglican Church Cemetery, Burlington UEL: William Applegarth emigrated from Durham, England in 1781. It is said he ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • John Applegarth (  - 1856) War of 1812
    John Applegarth ( - 1856) War of 1812
    imagetext  2014,     Served: Militia; Lieutenant (1809) 2nd York Regiment in 2nd Flank Company Ensign (1813) Battalion of Incorporated Militia (under Lt. Col. Richard Beasley) Burial: UEL: In 1801, John joined his brother William in Aldershot. They built a gristmill on Grindstone Creek in 1809 which grew into a thriving business. The first ...
    imagetext  2014,   Served: Militia; Lieutenant (1809) 2nd York Regiment in 2nd Flank Company Ensign (1813) Battalion of Incorporated Militia (under Lt. Col. Richard Beasley) Burial: UEL: In 1801, John joined his brother ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Charles King (1765 - 1847)
    Charles King (1765 - 1847)
    imagetext  2014,     Service: Militia: Private Burial: UEL: Charles King, a carpenter originally, made his home in New Jersey. Sometime in the early 1790's he immigrated to Canada and settled in Fort Erie. While there he met George Chisholm and they became life-long friends. They purchased adjoining lots bordering on Burlington Bay. In ...
    imagetext  2014,   Service: Militia: Private Burial: UEL: Charles King, a carpenter originally, made his home in New Jersey. Sometime in the early 1790's he immigrated to Canada and settled in Fort Erie. ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • Ads from "Tested Recipes", East Plains United Church, Aldershot, Ontario, ca 1934 - 1942
    Ads from "Tested Recipes", East Plains United Church, Aldershot, Ontario, ca 1934 - 1942
    textimagecomment  1934 - 1942     A selection of advertisements from the parish cookbook providing the names of many local businesses. The cookbook remains in the church archives but the advertising pages have all been reproduced and are held in the archives of The Burlington Historical Society.
    textimagecomment  1934 - 1942   A selection of advertisements from the parish cookbook providing the names of many local businesses. The cookbook remains in the church archives but the advertising pages have all been reproduced ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • 336 Plains Road West, Burlington
    336 Plains Road West, Burlington
    imagetext  2012     Con BF EF Pt Lt 9 1930s A. 97 The George Unsworth House HISTORY: Built in 1930s for George Unsworth In 1875 the property of G. Long (Wentworth Atlas) In 1903 the property of George Unsworth (Imperial Atlas) (house shown) 1935 Plan of the Kings Highway in the township of ...
    imagetext  2012   Con BF EF Pt Lt 9 1930s A. 97 The George Unsworth House HISTORY: Built in 1930s for George Unsworth In 1875 the property of G. Long (Wentworth Atlas) In ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • 299 Plains Road West, Burlington
    299 Plains Road West, Burlington
    imagetext  2012     Plan 623, Pt Lt 9 1923 B The George & Nancy Wakeford House "The Wakeford House" Designation Bylaw 120 - 2006 Commissioned by George and Adeline Wakeford, the Wakeford House was by built in 1923 in the Colonial Revival style and remains a fine example of a two-storey foursquare, hipped ...
    imagetext  2012   Plan 623, Pt Lt 9 1923 B The George & Nancy Wakeford House "The Wakeford House" Designation Bylaw 120 - 2006 Commissioned by George and Adeline Wakeford, the Wakeford House ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • 271 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON
    271 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON
    imagetext  2012     Plan 623, Pt Lt 17 1924 B. 72 The Cruse House HISTORY: Plan 623 is the Stanley Mills Plan registered in 1918. Lot 17 was bought in 1921 by Archibald Cruse, who continued to live in Hamilton until the house was built two or three years later. 1923 School Section ...
    imagetext  2012   Plan 623, Pt Lt 17 1924 B. 72 The Cruse House HISTORY: Plan 623 is the Stanley Mills Plan registered in 1918. Lot 17 was bought in 1921 by Archibald ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • 944 LaSalle Park Road, Burlington, ON
    944 LaSalle Park Road, Burlington, ON
    imagetext  2012     Plan 642, Pt Lt 12 1860 A. 76 The Sinclair House HISTORY: BHS Title Summary: In 1796 all (? Con BF and 1, Lots 7 and 8 - no description) granted by the Crown to Lieutenant Alexander McDonell; in 1801 to William Applegarth; in 1809 to John Applegarth; in 1856 ...
    imagetext  2012   Plan 642, Pt Lt 12 1860 A. 76 The Sinclair House HISTORY: BHS Title Summary: In 1796 all (? Con BF and 1, Lots 7 and 8 - no description) ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • 237 North Shore Blvd. East, Burlington, ON
    237 North Shore Blvd. East, Burlington, ON
    imagetext  2012     Con BF EF, Pt Lt 4 1920 A. 78+ HISTORY: Built in 1920 for In 1903 the property of J. F. Kerns (Imperial Atlas) ARCHITECTURE: A large one-and-a-half-storey Craftsman Style structure, stuccoed with neo-Tudor timber decorative elements. The multi-paned first-level windows are grouped in twos and fours just below the ...
    imagetext  2012   Con BF EF, Pt Lt 4 1920 A. 78+ HISTORY: Built in 1920 for In 1903 the property of J. F. Kerns (Imperial Atlas) ARCHITECTURE: A large one-and-a-half-storey Craftsman Style ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • 682 North Shore Blvd. East, Burlington, ON
    682 North Shore Blvd. East, Burlington, ON
    imagetext  2012     on BF EF, Pt Lt 1 1929 A. 79+ The Green House HISTORY: Built in 1929 for Mr Green, in the iron and rope business. In 1903 the property of J. J. Filman (Imperial Atlas). ARCHITECTURE: T A two-and-a half-storey structure clad with stretcher-bond brick, in a Craftsman Style reminscent ...
    imagetext  2012   on BF EF, Pt Lt 1 1929 A. 79+ The Green House HISTORY: Built in 1929 for Mr Green, in the iron and rope business. In 1903 the property of ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • 313 Plains Road West, Burlington
    313 Plains Road West, Burlington
    imagetext  2012     HISTORY: Preserved within the development of the Mills Survey is the Albert Unsworth farmhouse, buit circa 1882. According to Turcotte's From Pathway to Skyway, p. 113, and Memories of Pioneer Days, pp. 67-72, George Unsworth was the grandson of Giles Gorton Unsworth and his wife Anna. They emigrated from Liverpool ...
    imagetext  2012   HISTORY: Preserved within the development of the Mills Survey is the Albert Unsworth farmhouse, buit circa 1882. According to Turcotte's From Pathway to Skyway, p. 113, and Memories of Pioneer ...
    Burlington Historical Society
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