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  • Albert, Wilbert and Clara Biggar At Glenclare Farm
    Image       Two photographs taken at different times, with different people and different horses but in the same spot with the same wagon at Glenclare Farm, on work days. The primary photograph shows brother and sister, Wilbert and Clara Biggar. The secondary photograph is of father Albert and son Wilbert.
    Image     Two photographs taken at different times, with different people and different horses but in the same spot with the same wagon at Glenclare Farm, on work days. The primary photograph ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Binding Hay At Glenclare Farm
    Image       Wilbert Biggar is driving the tractor and grandson Harold Biggar can be seen on the hay binder, Hettie Biggar is to our right behind the tractor. The hay binder takes the hay, bundles it into a sheaf and ties binder twine around it. Harold has put his hat on a ...
    Image     Wilbert Biggar is driving the tractor and grandson Harold Biggar can be seen on the hay binder, Hettie Biggar is to our right behind the tractor. The hay binder takes ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Team Levelling Field At Glenclare Farm
    Image       Preparing the field for planting. The wooden scraper is just for levelling the field. It can't deal with rocks because it is just a wooden board and has no metal edge to protect it. Glenclare Farm was Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar. This land had been settled by Michael ...
    Image     Preparing the field for planting. The wooden scraper is just for levelling the field. It can't deal with rocks because it is just a wooden board and has no metal ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Cousins Wilbert and Clara Bigger, Annie, Dewart and Edith Fleming
    ImageText       Thurston Oakville, Ont.
    ImageText     Thurston Oakville, Ont.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Albert Anson Biggar
    Image       W. Farmer, Cor. King & McNab Sts. #35 Hamilton. W. Farmer's Artist Studio, Cor. King & McNab Sts. #35 Hamilton.
    Image     W. Farmer, Cor. King & McNab Sts. #35 Hamilton. W. Farmer's Artist Studio, Cor. King & McNab Sts. #35 Hamilton.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Henrietta (Munn) Biggar, 1860-1962
    ImageText       Two photographs of Hettie are in this record. The second was perhaps taken at the time of her graduation from the Wesleyan Female College in Hamilton or perhaps her engagement to Albert Biggar, circa 1883. The main record photograph is of Hettie in 1913. Hettie and Albert were married on ...
    ImageText     Two photographs of Hettie are in this record. The second was perhaps taken at the time of her graduation from the Wesleyan Female College in Hamilton or perhaps her engagement ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Glenclare Farm Truck
    ImageText       Truck Door: W.H. Biggar. Truck Side Panel: Glenclare Farm Oakville.
    ImageText     Truck Door: W.H. Biggar. Truck Side Panel: Glenclare Farm Oakville.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Threshing at Glenclare Farm
    Image       There is no date on this family photograph but it was likely taken around 1910. A consulted expert has provided this date because, he explains, the silo in the background required mechanized equipment to get the grain into it. This photograph is showing new technology for both the silo and ...
    Image     There is no date on this family photograph but it was likely taken around 1910. A consulted expert has provided this date because, he explains, the silo in the background ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Lois, Martha, Kathryn Biggar at Glenclare Farm
    Image       The girls are feeding the turkeys at Glenclare Farm, their home. The picture was taken circa 1934.
    Image     The girls are feeding the turkeys at Glenclare Farm, their home. The picture was taken circa 1934.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Michael and Grandson Wilbert Bigger
    Image       Grandfather Michael Bigger with his grandson, Wilbert, son of Albert and Hettie.
    Image     Grandfather Michael Bigger with his grandson, Wilbert, son of Albert and Hettie.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Sleighing on the Biggar Farm at 6th Line, Trafalgar
    Image       Two photographs taken at different times of members of the Bigger family sleighing in winter. It looks like Michael Bigger is on the porch seeing them off. In the main photograph, the ladies are dressed for church perhaps, but also carrying furs for warmth. In the second photograph, the snow ...
    Image     Two photographs taken at different times of members of the Bigger family sleighing in winter. It looks like Michael Bigger is on the porch seeing them off. In the main ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Bigger Invitation to Wedding of Etta Evalena Conover and Robert Edwin Walker, 1897
    ImageText       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     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
  • Belinda (Cronkrite) Bigger
    ImageText       Belinda Cronkrite Bigger
    ImageText     Belinda Cronkrite Bigger
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Four Generations: Michael, Albert, Wilbert, Harold Biggar
    ImageText       Michael L. Bigger is listed on the 1859 Tremaine Map of Halton County as owning the property, Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar Township, running north from Burnhamthorpe Road on the east side of 6th Line. As well as establishing and growing the Glenclare Farm, he served as Deputy Reeve ...
    ImageText     Michael L. Bigger is listed on the 1859 Tremaine Map of Halton County as owning the property, Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar Township, running north from Burnhamthorpe Road on ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Newspaper Clipping re the 1921 Deaths of Michael Lafey and James William Biggar
    Text       A newspaper clipping from the scrapbook of Miss Lizzie McGowan which was recently donated to the Trafalgar Township Historical Society by the Biggar family. There are many clippings pasted together with no dates or newspaper source information, of notable people and events in Trafalgar Township of interest to Miss McGowan, ...
    Text     A newspaper clipping from the scrapbook of Miss Lizzie McGowan which was recently donated to the Trafalgar Township Historical Society by the Biggar family. There are many clippings pasted together ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Newspaper Clippings of Wedding of Ethel Conover and Wilbert Biggar
    ImageText       The shorter article was taken from the more detailed, longer text of the second newspaper clipping; it is not transcribed here. This is the more complete text: Biggar - Conover ; the home of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Conover, Dundas Street, Trafalgar, was the scene of a pretty wedding on ...
    ImageText     The shorter article was taken from the more detailed, longer text of the second newspaper clipping; it is not transcribed here. This is the more complete text: Biggar - Conover ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Michael Lafey Biggar, Winter Rig
    Image       Michael is shown in the cutter or sleigh at Glenclare Farm. Michael L. Bigger is listed on the 1859 Tremaine Map of Halton County as owning the property, Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar Township, running north from Burnhamthorpe Road on the east side of 6th Line. As well as ...
    Image     Michael is shown in the cutter or sleigh at Glenclare Farm. Michael L. Bigger is listed on the 1859 Tremaine Map of Halton County as owning the property, Lot 15, ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • 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
  • 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
  • Millicent Fleming, Millie Speakin, Hettie Biggar, Jennie (Biggar) Reid
    Image       Family descendent Jill Rutherford writes: this photo was taken in 1953 (my mother, Rilla Jane Reid, daughter of Henry Cecil Reid, son of Desdemona Jane "Jennie" Munn Reid, was visiting from out west at the time). The woman on the right is likely to be either another Fleming (Edith?), sister ...
    Image     Family descendent Jill Rutherford writes: this photo was taken in 1953 (my mother, Rilla Jane Reid, daughter of Henry Cecil Reid, son of Desdemona Jane "Jennie" Munn Reid, was visiting ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
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Michael Lafey Biggar Family, Halton County