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  • Location of the farm of Jacob Colton
    Image       This house still stands at Lot 17 NDS Munn's Corners where Jacob Colton first settled in 1882.
    Image     This house still stands at Lot 17 NDS Munn's Corners where Jacob Colton first settled in 1882.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Knox Presbyterian Church picnic, Oakville, to Miles Farm, July 6, 1932.
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    Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville
  • Heavan Farm
    Image       Arthur George Heavan's farm lot 6 conc. 1, Boyne Ontario.
    Image     Arthur George Heavan's farm lot 6 conc. 1, Boyne Ontario.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Sprucedale Farm, Home Of John Dixon Sr.
    Image       farmhouse
    Image     farmhouse
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • History of Elmbank Farms owned by Tovell Bros.
    Image       Tovell farm in the winter. For more information, please see the booklet donated along with these images. Scans of this booklet can be found by entering "Century Old Home" into the search field.
    Image     Tovell farm in the winter. For more information, please see the booklet donated along with these images. Scans of this booklet can be found by entering "Century Old Home" into ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Full Text of "Century Old Home- Elmbank Farm, Tovell Brothers" with Photographs, by Margaret Joubert, MAC, 1969
    ImageText       Written by hand beside the top photograph: The old Buck Homestead, Dundas St. The little old part is the origin[al] home of 1805. The last of the pioneer apple trees in the great orchard. Hand written underneath the bottom photograph: the Present Tovell Farm.
    ImageText     Written by hand beside the top photograph: The old Buck Homestead, Dundas St. The little old part is the origin[al] home of 1805. The last of the pioneer apple trees ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Mary and Muriel Powell, ca1924
    Image       This photograph shows the two daughters of Frank (also called Ron) and Ruth Powell in about 1924. The girls on on their hobby horses; Mary's was called "Dobbin". They are in front of their farmhouse. At their marriage in 1919, Ruth and Frank had bought the "old Caverhill farm" which ...
    Image     This photograph shows the two daughters of Frank (also called Ron) and Ruth Powell in about 1924. The girls on on their hobby horses; Mary's was called "Dobbin". They are ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Well Digging, Shillum Farm, 1953
    Image       Information for this record is taken from the book Wayne Shillum has written, citation in the notes below here. Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo, from Fred Edwards and moved their family from Toronto in 1950. ...
    Image     Information for this record is taken from the book Wayne Shillum has written, citation in the notes below here. Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm on ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Arthur George Heavan's farm.
    Image       Arthur George Heavan's farm, Boyne Ont. lot 6 Concession 1. Pictured are Charlotte and herbert Heavan, C 1898.
    Image     Arthur George Heavan's farm, Boyne Ont. lot 6 Concession 1. Pictured are Charlotte and herbert Heavan, C 1898.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Century Old Home - Elmbank Farm, Tovell Brothers, page 3 of 5. By Margaret Joubert, MAC, 1969
    ImageText       This is a transcript of the text on this page 3: Construction of the Home The house itself is a traditional Georgian style of home. It has an area of approximately 30’ x 40’, with a storage room of 12’ x 15’. It is a timber construction home. Prior to ...
    ImageText     This is a transcript of the text on this page 3: Construction of the Home The house itself is a traditional Georgian style of home. It has an area of ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Century Old Home- Elmbank Farm, Tovell Brothers, page 4 of 5.
Margaret Joubert, MAC, 1969
    ImageText       This is a transcript of the text on this page: The original home appeared even more Georgian in influence than the existing home although it does have a very Georgian appearance outside. The initial home had a large central hall which was harmonious with the idea that the home was ...
    ImageText     This is a transcript of the text on this page: The original home appeared even more Georgian in influence than the existing home although it does have a very Georgian ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Century Old Home - Elmbank Farm, Tovell Brothers, page 5 of 5.  By Margaret Joubert, MAC, 1969
    ImageText       This is a transcript of the text on page 5: Georgian Influences. I would like to turn my attention now to the various items of the Tovell home which prompted me to classify it as Georgian. To begin with, the rectangular planning and gable roof of this two storey house ...
    ImageText     This is a transcript of the text on page 5: Georgian Influences. I would like to turn my attention now to the various items of the Tovell home which prompted ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Wilbert Henry Biggar, 1887
    Image       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     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
  • 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
  • Barn at 273 Burnhamthorpe Road East, Oakville
    Image       This barn is on the Oakville farm on Lot 2 NDS Con. 13 or 273 Burnhamthorpe Road East. It is immediately west of Ren's Pet Depot on the corner at Trafalgar Road and Burnhamthorpe, and you can see the Town of Oakville water tower on the property. The oldest house ...
    Image     This barn is on the Oakville farm on Lot 2 NDS Con. 13 or 273 Burnhamthorpe Road East. It is immediately west of Ren's Pet Depot on the corner at ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Glenclare Farm, Built 1898
    Image       Michael L. Bigger is shown 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. Albert, son of Michael and Belinda, and his wife, Hettie, built the lovely house ...
    Image     Michael L. Bigger is shown 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
  • Denzil Lawrence, 1920-1999
    Image       Denzil Featherstone Lawrence, shown on the newly built side porch of "Lawrendale", his family farm at the southeast half of Lot 6 1st Concession New Survey Trafalgar Township (100 acres), also known as 1510 Bronte Street South, Milton. This house was built in 1849. In 1941, Nelson Daniel Lawrence and ...
    Image     Denzil Featherstone Lawrence, shown on the newly built side porch of "Lawrendale", his family farm at the southeast half of Lot 6 1st Concession New Survey Trafalgar Township (100 acres), ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Saunders Property, 7th Line, Just Above Derry Rd.
    Image       An aerial photograph of the Saunders property in the former settlement of Agerton. The house was destroyed in 1972 for the widening of Trafalgar Road (7th Line). Note the beehives behind the house. The 1901 Census lists George E. Saunders as an apiarist. In early days, the house was an ...
    Image     An aerial photograph of the Saunders property in the former settlement of Agerton. The house was destroyed in 1972 for the widening of Trafalgar Road (7th Line). Note the beehives ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Cecil Norton with Son Grant on Fordson Tractor
    Image       Linked here is a photograph of the family house and the story of the start of the bus line operated and owned by the family. The Halton District School Board honoured Cecil by naming the school nearby the old house after him. "C. H. Norton Public School was named for ...
    Image     Linked here is a photograph of the family house and the story of the start of the bus line operated and owned by the family. The Halton District School Board ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • William and Hannah Fox
    Image       According to "The Sargant Story ; Sargant History ; Relatively Speaking" by their nephew, J. Kenneth C. Sargant, 1985, Billy and Hanna purchased a farm at Palermo in 1911, coming from a farm in the Kilbride area just north of Hamilton with their children. After retirement from the farm about ...
    Image     According to "The Sargant Story ; Sargant History ; Relatively Speaking" by their nephew, J. Kenneth C. Sargant, 1985, Billy and Hanna purchased a farm at Palermo in 1911, coming ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
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