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  • Paris Junction Station, 1907
    Paris Junction Station, 1907
    image  15 June, 1907     This photograph depicts the Paris Junction Station in 1907. The train on the left came from Goderich, while the train on the right came from London. The trains brought goods and express parcels, which the horse wagons depicted were waiting to pick up. A bus to the Arlington Hotel is ...
    image  15 June, 1907   This photograph depicts the Paris Junction Station in 1907. The train on the left came from Goderich, while the train on the right came from London. The trains brought goods ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Genealogy of the Descendents of Banfield Capron, from A.D. 1660 to A.D. 1859.
    Genealogy of the Descendents of Banfield Capron, from A.D. 1660 to A.D. 1859.
    textimage  1859, pp.1-263     This book by Frederic A. Holden tracks the genealogy of the North American branches of the Capron family. Beginning with Banfield Capron, the first Capron to immigrate to North America in the 17th century, he tracks every descendant he was able to find up until 1859, the time of the ...
    textimage  1859, pp.1-263   This book by Frederic A. Holden tracks the genealogy of the North American branches of the Capron family. Beginning with Banfield Capron, the first Capron to immigrate to North America ...
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  • Hiram Capron's Collected Memorandums
    Hiram Capron's Collected Memorandums
    textimage  1871     This collection of miscellaneous memos by Hiram Capron contains notes on a wide variety of topics. These include the weather (the summer's rain and extraordinary winter colds), farm tasks, finances, and farm advice copied down from the Rural New Yorker.
    textimage  1871   This collection of miscellaneous memos by Hiram Capron contains notes on a wide variety of topics. These include the weather (the summer's rain and extraordinary winter colds), farm tasks, finances, ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Hiram Capron's Account Book and Division of Hollow Ware
    Hiram Capron's Account Book and Division of Hollow Ware
    textimage  7 Aug. 1826     This ledger, or account book, was created by Hiram Capron when he was operating his iron furnace in Canada, covering the period from 1825-1826. He documents his income, expenditures and general business in operating the furnace in addition to other notes of interest to him. While the primary matter of ...
    textimage  7 Aug. 1826   This ledger, or account book, was created by Hiram Capron when he was operating his iron furnace in Canada, covering the period from 1825-1826. He documents his income, expenditures and ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Hiram Capron or Norman Hamilton Miniature Account Book, 1866-68
    Hiram Capron or Norman Hamilton Miniature Account Book, 1866-68
    textimage  1866 - 1868     This diminutive account book contains lists of transactions running approximately from 1866 to 1868. The inside of the back cover contains some unrelated miscellaneous information, such as George Washington's dates of birth and death.The creator is not definitively known. The label on the front proposes that Norman Hamilton may be ...
    textimage  1866 - 1868   This diminutive account book contains lists of transactions running approximately from 1866 to 1868. The inside of the back cover contains some unrelated miscellaneous information, such as George Washington's dates ...
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  • Land Indenture between Robert Rosebrugh and Neil Cook Love, 1855
    Land Indenture between Robert Rosebrugh and Neil Cook Love, 1855
    textimage  1855     Robert Rosebrugh's name is subject to many eccentric spellings. A notable alternate is Robert Roseburgh.
    textimage  1855   Robert Rosebrugh's name is subject to many eccentric spellings. A notable alternate is Robert Roseburgh.
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  • Land Indenture between Hiram Capron and Robert Fisher, 1845
    Land Indenture between Hiram Capron and Robert Fisher, 1845
    textimage  1845     This land indenture grants Robert Fisher and James Merchant Fisher a small plot of land located near lot 7 in Paris.A later deed, transferring ownership from Robert to his brother James, is also a part of this collection and is linked to on the right.
    textimage  1845   This land indenture grants Robert Fisher and James Merchant Fisher a small plot of land located near lot 7 in Paris.A later deed, transferring ownership from Robert to his brother ...
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  • Statement of No Ownership for Lot 7 East of Burwell and Lot 7 East Side Dumfries, 1853
    Statement of No Ownership for Lot 7 East of Burwell and Lot 7 East Side Dumfries, 1853
    textimage  1853     This document, written by County of Brant registrar T.S. Shenston, certifies that no conveyance of any type has been filed on the two lots he outlines in the title, Lot 7 East of Burwell and Lot 7 East Side Dumfries.
    textimage  1853   This document, written by County of Brant registrar T.S. Shenston, certifies that no conveyance of any type has been filed on the two lots he outlines in the title, Lot ...
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  • Mortgage Between John Holme and William Dickson
    Mortgage Between John Holme and William Dickson
    textimage  19 May 1819     The illegible portions in the centre line read "interest for the same, by five [remainder of line illegible]".
    textimage  19 May 1819   The illegible portions in the centre line read "interest for the same, by five [remainder of line illegible]".
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  • Indenture of Water Privileges between Hiram Capron, Mary De Long Capron and Daniel Church
    Indenture of Water Privileges between Hiram Capron, Mary De Long Capron and Daniel Church
    textimage  2 May 1849     The ink in the original document is badly faded, rendering it difficult to read. For this online edition, the colours have been altered in order to enhance legibility; as a consequence, the colour reproduction is not authentic. An unaltered scan of one page has been included as a sample of ...
    textimage  2 May 1849   The ink in the original document is badly faded, rendering it difficult to read. For this online edition, the colours have been altered in order to enhance legibility; as a ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Indenture of Water Rights on William Street Dam, 1849
    Indenture of Water Rights on William Street Dam, 1849
    textimage  2 May 1849     The original document is written with ink on parchment. Some of the ink has faded significantly, harming legibility; the contrast has been enhanced in this online edition in order to improve legibility. As a result, colour reproduction is not authentic.
    textimage  2 May 1849   The original document is written with ink on parchment. Some of the ink has faded significantly, harming legibility; the contrast has been enhanced in this online edition in order to ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Grant of Dumfries Land to Thomas Gadd
    Grant of Dumfries Land to Thomas Gadd
    textimage  20 Jan. 1836     This grant from the Province of Upper Canada gives Thomas Gadd 446 acres of land in Paris (then the Township of Dumfries), north of Dundas Street. His land is described as bordering Capron's.
    textimage  20 Jan. 1836   This grant from the Province of Upper Canada gives Thomas Gadd 446 acres of land in Paris (then the Township of Dumfries), north of Dundas Street. His land is described ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Land Indenture between William Holme, Thomas Clark, and Samuel Street
    Land Indenture between William Holme, Thomas Clark, and Samuel Street
    textimage  19 Aug. 1824     This indenture documents the sale of lots 29, 30, 31 and 32 in the Township of Dumfries (later Paris) from William Holme, who had received it from his brother John, to Thomas Clark and Samuel Street. It was signed on August 19th, 1824.This land would later be sold by Clark ...
    textimage  19 Aug. 1824   This indenture documents the sale of lots 29, 30, 31 and 32 in the Township of Dumfries (later Paris) from William Holme, who had received it from his brother John, ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Land Indenture Between William and John Holme
    Land Indenture Between William and John Holme
    textimage  4 May 1824     This 1824 indenture documents the sale from John Holme to his brother William of land in what was then the Township of Dumfries, and now Paris. This land comprised lots 29, 30, 31 and 32, which makes up most of what is today Paris north of Dundas Street. John received ...
    textimage  4 May 1824   This 1824 indenture documents the sale from John Holme to his brother William of land in what was then the Township of Dumfries, and now Paris. This land comprised lots ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Land Indenture Between Hugh Finlayson, George McVicar, James Montgomery and the Municipality of the Village of Paris
    Land Indenture Between Hugh Finlayson, George McVicar, James Montgomery and the Municipality of the Village of Paris
    textimage  4 Jan. 1853     In this 1853 indenture, Hugh Finlayson, George McVicar, James Montgomery and their wives Joanna Finlayson, Martha McVicar and Catharine Montgomery sold a strip of land located in the north half of Lot 6 by Burwell Street to the Municipality of the Village of Paris in exchange for £20. This area ...
    textimage  4 Jan. 1853   In this 1853 indenture, Hugh Finlayson, George McVicar, James Montgomery and their wives Joanna Finlayson, Martha McVicar and Catharine Montgomery sold a strip of land located in the north half ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Hiram Capron's Abstract of Title to Block No. 1 on the Grand River, 1866
    Hiram Capron's Abstract of Title to Block No. 1 on the Grand River, 1866
    textimage  20 Mar. 1866     This abstract of title was written by Hiram Capron to trace the ownership history of Lot no. 1 on the Grand River in Paris, Ontario from 1798 to its current status in 1866. Prolific area landowners including Thomas Clark, William Dickson, and William Holme are listed as previous owners of ...
    textimage  20 Mar. 1866   This abstract of title was written by Hiram Capron to trace the ownership history of Lot no. 1 on the Grand River in Paris, Ontario from 1798 to its current ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Flood at Penman's Mills, 1912
    Flood at Penman's Mills, 1912
    image  7 Apr. 1912     APL. 7thPENMAN MILLS. PARISFLOOD OF 1912(On original matting)Copied and enlarged by D.A. Smith
    image  7 Apr. 1912   APL. 7thPENMAN MILLS. PARISFLOOD OF 1912(On original matting)Copied and enlarged by D.A. Smith
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Willow Street Millrace, Paris, ON
    Willow Street Millrace, Paris, ON
    image       (On back of original matting)This view looking westward from Willow St. shows the mill race, the William St. bridge and Paris' original ice rink on William St.Elm. In the distance very clearly seen is the Cox House on Banfield St.Paris Star Photo
    image     (On back of original matting)This view looking westward from Willow St. shows the mill race, the William St. bridge and Paris' original ice rink on William St.Elm. In the distance ...
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  • Paris Post Office Decorated for Confederation's Diamond Jubilee, 1927
    Paris Post Office Decorated for Confederation's Diamond Jubilee, 1927
    image  1927     This 1927 photograph depicts the Paris Post Office decorated for the Diamond Jubilee of Confederation. Both a Ford Model-T and a horse carriage are visible next to each other.This image was printed on the forty-first page of photographs in At the Forks of the Grand: Volume II by D. A. ...
    image  1927   This 1927 photograph depicts the Paris Post Office decorated for the Diamond Jubilee of Confederation. Both a Ford Model-T and a horse carriage are visible next to each other.This image ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • John M. Patterson Grocery and Glassware Store, c. 1900
    John M. Patterson Grocery and Glassware Store, c. 1900
    image  [ca. 1900]     (On original matting)John Patterson's Store at the Corner of Dundas St. and Burwell Street.c. 1900Copy ByDON VANSTONEEnlarged ByPDHS CAMERA CLUB
    image  [ca. 1900]   (On original matting)John Patterson's Store at the Corner of Dundas St. and Burwell Street.c. 1900Copy ByDON VANSTONEEnlarged ByPDHS CAMERA CLUB
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