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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Munn's School, S.S. #3A, 1950's
    ImageText       The banner reads: Munn's School S.S. No. 3A Trafalgar
    ImageText     The banner reads: Munn's School S.S. No. 3A Trafalgar
    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
  • 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
  • Ethel and Luena Conover, Actors
    ImageText       Sisters Ethel and Luena Conover dressed for their roles in a play at Wesley Church, Trafalgar Township. The photograph is mounted as a postcard. The back of the card has not been reproduced here as it is blank.
    ImageText     Sisters Ethel and Luena Conover dressed for their roles in a play at Wesley Church, Trafalgar Township. The photograph is mounted as a postcard. The back of the card has ...
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 3371 Trafalgar Road, in the 1970s
    Image       3371 Trafalgar Road is recognized by the Town of Oakville on the Register of Properties of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest (Not Designated), "This property has potential cultural heritage value for its historic farmstead, including the c.1820 frame house, and for its associations with Matthew Clements." This property is at ...
    Image     3371 Trafalgar Road is recognized by the Town of Oakville on the Register of Properties of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest (Not Designated), "This property has potential cultural heritage value ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • 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
  • Dr. Anson Buck
    ImageText       Anson Buck was born near Palermo in 1833 and served the area as a medical doctor for 54 years. His grandfather, Philip Buck was a soldier with Butler's Rangers. Philip and his comrades were captured and held prisoner in Philadelphia. Their property was confiscated, leaving their wives and children in ...
    ImageText     Anson Buck was born near Palermo in 1833 and served the area as a medical doctor for 54 years. His grandfather, Philip Buck was a soldier with Butler's Rangers. Philip ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Working on #5 Highway, Palermo
    ImageText       Area landowners were expected to maintain the roads. This crew is working on Dundas Street, also once known as Highway #5.
    ImageText     Area landowners were expected to maintain the roads. This crew is working on Dundas Street, also once known as Highway #5.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Palermo Agricultural Works
    ImageText       This mounted, coloured photograph from the 1877 Illustrated Historical Atlas of the County of Halton published by Walker & Miles is inscribed, "The Palermo Agricultural Works, W.A. Lawrence, Pro(prieter) Palermo, Ont." The main building is labelled, "Palermo Iron Foundry". The various workshops of the foundry such as the "wood shop", ...
    ImageText     This mounted, coloured photograph from the 1877 Illustrated Historical Atlas of the County of Halton published by Walker & Miles is inscribed, "The Palermo Agricultural Works, W.A. Lawrence, Pro(prieter) Palermo, ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Palermo, 1906
    ImageText       A 1906 postcard showing the general store of Lawrence Hagar in Palermo, at the intersection of Dundas Street and Bronte Road (now at Dundas and Old Bronte Road, Oakville, Ontario). The cancellation stamp is from Toronto.
    ImageText     A 1906 postcard showing the general store of Lawrence Hagar in Palermo, at the intersection of Dundas Street and Bronte Road (now at Dundas and Old Bronte Road, Oakville, Ontario). ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • 2467 Bronte Road, Oakville, Ontario
    Image       5 photographs of 2467 Bronte Road, as it was at the time, now 2467 Old Bronte Road in Oakville, Ontario. There is no indication of the date but markings on the back of each photograph show they are from the same roll of film, possibly the 1970's. The last 2 ...
    Image     5 photographs of 2467 Bronte Road, as it was at the time, now 2467 Old Bronte Road in Oakville, Ontario. There is no indication of the date but markings on ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • 2467 Bronte Road, Oakville, Ontario
    Image       Two photographs taken sometime in the 1970's on the city street outside 2467 Old Bronte Road, south of Dundas Street in Palermo, Oakville. They show the two lane road line with big maple trees. Click on "Pages" "Select" to see the 2nd image. You can see the old frame house ...
    Image     Two photographs taken sometime in the 1970's on the city street outside 2467 Old Bronte Road, south of Dundas Street in Palermo, Oakville. They show the two lane road line ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
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