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Carol Shaw incidentals

  • 2016-009
  • Item
  • unknown and 1959

Artifacts consist of:
-- a sheet metal (possibly zinc) stencil of the name "A. J. LOVE", used by Alfeus Love, blacksmith in Lyndhurst. -- 12" wooden ruler advertising Stuart Willoughby General Insurance, Seeley's Bay, 1959, listing all the rulers of England.

Carol Shaw, incidentals

  • 2015-045
  • File
  • n/a

File consists of: -- book "Loyalist Lineages in Canada, 1783 - 1983", Toronto Branch United Empire Loyalists Association, 1984. (in General Research collection) -- 1967 yearbook "Curtain Calls" from Rideau District High School in Elgin. -- snapshot photo of 2 children inscribed "Norma & Effie Delyea / taken in Lansdowne" -- 2 copies of the program for Ottawa Teachers College Graduation Ceremonies 1970, when the donor graduated. -- program from the annual graduation dinner at Front of Yonge Elementary School June 1971 with list of graduates.


  • File
  • n.d.

File consists of a booklet titled "Rules and Regulations for the Government of The Lansdowne Cemetery co." and a card containing a description of the Allen Plot.

Cemetery Rules

  • 2013-037
  • File
  • 1953, 1957

File consists of 8 page by-law establishing rules and fees for operation of the Rockport Protestant Cemetery Assoc. dated June 5, 1957 -- printed booklet entitled "Rules and Regulations of the Union Cemetery Co. of Lansdowne" dated 1953.

Cemetery transcripts ex Evangeline Chisamore

  • 2017-023
  • Collection
  • na

Collection consists of : – 11 Cemetery transcripts published by the Leeds & Grenville Branch, OGS, including Union Cemetery (2001), -- Union Cemetery (1963 with 1986 addenda), -- Willowbank Cemetery, -- Gananoque Cemetery (2001), -- Gananoque Cemetery (1990). – Lansdowne (Ebenezer) Cemetery, -- combined transcripts Escott, Grenadier Island, LaRue family, Buell family, Hunt Family, Stratton, St Patrick's RC, St. Brendan's RC, Rockport New Protestant, Rockport Old Protestant, – combined transcripts for Dulcemaine, Sand Bay, Allen, & Marble Rock cemeteries with manuscript notes about Outlet residents. – St John's RC, Gananoque. – Blue Church near Prescott. – Cross cemetery. – transcript of church burial records from Olivet United Church by Doug Mainse 2009. – Index of names in Union Cemetery with women's maiden and married names cross referenced, anonymous. -- Book “Grace United Church 1836-1996” with paragraphs on its history and photos of parishioners in 1996.

Accrual to 2017-023-A, donated July 27, 2018
Small album of 34 snapshots taken at Shawmere in 1948 , when Evangeline Montgomery (Danny Chisamore) worked there, and 6 postcards sold at Shawmere.

Accrual to 2017-023 (intake #2019-011)
2017-023-B Military records of James Irvin Montgomery

  • photocopy of a photo of James Montgomery in Navy Uniform.
  • photocopy of a group photo of the officers and crew of the battleship HMCS Iroquois
  • print of the HMCS Iroquios Home Page ( )
  • 2 printouts of an email message from Geraldine Chase to Donald Chisamore, including accounts of activities of HMCS Iroquios.
  • photocopy of an illustration of a plaque commemorating the life saving efforts of the crew of HMCS Iroquios in the rescue of the passengers of SS Duchess of York.
  • page of data on James Montgomery..
  • Letter to Evangeline (Danny) Chisamore from Library & Archives Canada 2006, regarding records for James Montgomery.

2017-023-C Military Records and incidentals of Sam Montgomery.

  • photocopy of Demand for taxes from Front of Leeds & Lansdowne 1925.
  • 1-page account of WW1 activity of Sam Montgomery.
  • photocopy of Discharge Certificate for Samuel Gordon Montgomery, 1919
  • 2-page account of the activity of H.M.A.T. "Araguaya" 1917-1919.
  • photocopy of a group photo of the crew of H.M.A.T. Araguaya, including Sam Montgomery
  • Souvenir booklet of H.M.A.T. Araguaya with photos of the interior and staff.
  • photocopy of a photo of the H.M.A.T. Araguaya.
  • 1-page of noted about the hamlet of Dulcemaine and residents George Patience, Wm. Herbert Root, James henry keating, William Leacock, Robert Williams, Samuel Montgomery.

Certificates R. Leakey, H. Jack

  • 2013-036
  • Collection
  • 1925-1948

Booklet “Rules and Regulations of The Union Cemetery Company of Lansdowne” Dec 1935, -- Certificates of Membership in Maple Grove United Church 1953 and 1961 for Mr. & Mrs Ralph Leakey – Pupils Report Card June 1939 for Ralph Leakey, Willowbank School, Marion Cowan teacher – Certificate of Baptism for Ralph Leakey, 1925 – Certificate of Honour for most points for Willowbank School at Rural School Fair, Ralph Leakey 1937 – High School Entrance certificate for Ralph Leakey 1939 – Middle School examination reports for Hazel jack 1946-47-48 – Baptism Certificate for Hazel Jack 1930 – High School Entrance Certificate for hazel jack 1943 -- Intermediate School Certificate for Hazel Jack 1945 – Secondary School graduation Diploma for Hazel Jack, 1948 – Letter of standing to Hazel Jack from Lansdowne Continuation School 1948 – Communion Certificate for Hazel Jack 1946 – photocopy of a tracing of the crest for Lansdowne Continuation School -- Newspaper photos of Eden Grove, Ebenezer, Willowbank, and Lansdowne Continuation Schools are housed in Photo album E007

Chase & Sloan fonds

  • 2018-002
  • Fonds
  • n/a

2018-002 Chase Sloan Fonds

2018-002-01 Chase and Sloan photos Identified
Postcard 2 WW1 soldiers on studio backdrop, inscribed “stand'g Frank Chase” – studio ½ card of 3 children, inscribed “L, Annabell Earl?/ C, Cecil Earl?/ R, Borden Earl?/ children of Hilliard & Lily Earl Annabell b 1901/ Cecil b 1904/ Rena b 1905/Borden b 1912” – CDV young woman inscribed “Laura Chase”. – CDV young couple, inscribed “Horace Warren, Laura Chase/ Landis Sask.”. – CDV 2 young men inscribed “Frank's (Chase) brothers?”. – studio half-card of William Sloan. – Post card of 2 women inscribed “L. Hattie Sloan/R. Effie Mustard (a homegirl?). – small folder with photo signed “Sincerely yours/Rena/Xmas 1916” (Rena Earl?) – photo young couple inscribed “Mary Gilfillan/her husband/…….. Raison”. – post card of Athens Main St. from “D.S”, Forfar, 1917. – post card of The general Hospital, Brockville, to Mrs. Harriet Sloan from Effie Mustard. – post card of St. Vincent de Paul Hospital, Brockville, to Frank Chase from “Brownie”. – snapshot of young man inscribed “Elmer Landon” with 2 addresses in Windsor and Walkerville, and “Susie Sloan/Lyndhurst”, with note “disappeared in Detroit”. – snapshot of same man as previopus. -- post card of 5 young women inscribed “center Miriam Sheffield”. – printed photo-Christmas Card from Mr. & Mrs. F Chase/ Landis, Sask. Inscribed “To Frank Hattie and boys/ Year 1944/ Loring at 17 months”. – tiny 1” x 1” photo inscribed “This is Adrain and his kitten”. – photo in folder young nurse inscribed “Florence/ 25/3/19” – post card of young woman inscribed “Yours/Florence” and au verso “To Frank with Love”. – post card of young nurse inscribed “Very Sinceley Yours/K. M. Rodden/Dec 22nd, 1917”. – group photo on card of Lyndhurst Anglican Sunday School with teacher ….. Graham, and 7 pupils including Annabell Earl and Hattie Sloan. – post card of WW1 soldier inscribed “Steve Landon, worked building bridges in the war”. – post card of a large motor boat full of people, entitled “A Lyndhurst Yachting Party”. – post card entitled “Sheffield’s Point/Lyndhurst Ont”. – post cars of Sydney, Cape Bretton to Frank Chase in Brant, Michigan, from “Miriam” (Sheffield?). – baby picture in folder inscribed “To Aunt Jane and family/from Adeline & Gordon/Allan age 9 months” (Gibson?) -- oversize studio card inscribed “William & Viola Berry”. – oversize studio card inscribed “Masey ? Berry”

2018-002- 02 Chase and Sloan legal papers
Frank Chase farm fire insurance policy 1933. – lease of roadway from William Sloan to Twp Rear of Leeds & Lansdowne, 1913 (2 copies + letter). – farm appraisal for Edward Stafford, 1880. – the will of William Sloan, 1913. – transfer deed of land between Samuel G Stafford to son Edward H Stafford, 1874. – Transfer deed of land between Samuel Garret Stafford and William Harrison Stafford 1858. – certificate from Leeds Sheriff's Office that there are no Executions or Extents against the lands of Edward H Stafford, 1880. – Mortgage from E H Stafford to Elizabeth Wilson, 1880. – Mortgage from Edward Stafford to Richard Singleton, 1879. – manuscript abstract of transactions in the Registry Office for S half Lot 5, Con 11Lansdowne, 1870. – Deed from W H Godkin to Wellington Johnson, 1890. – Deed from Sidney R Gilbert to William Henry Godkin, 1884. – Tax Sale deed from United Counties of Leeds & Grenville to Leslie Kendrick, 1941. – Deed from Joseph Hudson to James Maxwell, 1894. – Mortgage from Joseph Hudson Sr. to Mary B Aitken, 1880. – Deed from Joseph Hudson to Alonzo Cromwell, 1891. – Quit Claim deed from John Hudson to Joseph Hudson, 1889. – Deed from Andrew Scott to Joseph Hudson, 1879. – Deed from Alonzo Cromwell to Joseph Hudson, 1892. – Conveyance letter and envelope for legal papers from H A Stewart to Delbert Sloan, 1916. –

2018-002-03 Chase Sloan personal papers
Early notebook with scribblings by Joseph Danby including birth and death dates for William, Francis, and Edward Sloan and others, and a promissory note from William Sloan dated 1835, with later pencil scribblings of Sloan deaths to 1949 including Elizabeth Pierce, Mrs Wm Sloan 1838-1900. – re-purposed book cover containing a felt fold-out of a single page from a ledger recording payments, purpose unknown. – Canadian Army Pay Book for Frank Chase. – Canadian Expeditionary Forces Pay book for Frank Chase, blank except for one page. – 18 Christmas cards from Majour Robert Massey or his widow, and a memorial booklet (presumed to be a commanding officer of Frank Chase). – Frank Chase’s small black leather pocket notebook with pencil, containing dates of arrivals and departures to and from Canada, England, France and Belgium in 1916, plus record of time spent on farm work in 1930. – several receipts and notes and a news clipping, from the pocket of the notebook. -- Frank Chase’s small red leather journal for 1914 with addresses overseas and training notes. -- printed card from Ethel R. Brown, R.N./Lyndhurst, Christmas 1923, in envelope addressed to Mr & Mrs Frank Chase/Lyndhurst. – 8-page folder ”L D Sawyer & Co.’s Catechism” being instructions to assemble and run a Sawyer & Massey steam engine. – notice of arrival of freight for William Sloan on the Grand Trunk Railway, Gananoque, 1891.—receipt of payment of balance on a range to Adelbert Sloan from C B Tallman, 1914. – receipt for riding plow from W R Moulton, 1948. – deeply embossed birthday card 1915, to Frank Chase, Brant, Mich. From “Muriel”. – invitation to graduation of nurses at Brockville General Hospital, 1923, grads include Euphemia Mustard. – letter to Frank Chase from “F.M.” 1921. – note card to Frank Chase from cousin Eva Campbell congratulating him on marriage, Mar 1914. – notice of a box social to Frank Chase from his siter

2018-002-04 Chase and Sloan photos Unidentified:
2 studio half cards people in stage costumes, unidentified. – 2 post cards of groups of WW1 soldiers, unidentified. – post card WW1 soldier in oval frame with flags, crown, and motto For King & Country, unidentified. – CDV of man, unidentified. – Post card of large group of children and one adult, possibly a school class photo, unidentified. – 3 negatives of a child and dogs, with an envelope inscribed “J P Lamb & Son”. – oval in folder of young woman in nurse’s uniform, probably a graduation picture. – 15 postcards to Frank Chase from unidentified people. – 2 post card of houses. – CDV of young woman well dressed. – snapshot of couple embossed “R. Dunn & Co Photographers”. – snapshot of 2 men building a shed. – post card of small village on the prairies, possibly Landis Sask.. – post card 3 women in elaborate cowgirl costumes. – 2 small snapshots, one of a couple and one of the woman alone. – snapshot woman lying on grass, inscribed “Myself”. – snapshot of a snapshot, woman standing beside an empty chair. – snapshot 4 women before a pile of huge rocks. – large photo, couple beside a car, in stand-up cardboard frame. – studio ¼ card, 2 young men, in folder embossed with swastika. – studio ¼ card of young woman, in folder. – tall narrow studio ¼ card of young woman, in folder. – studio card in colour, small girl. – studio card well dressed men and woman on sidewalk before a brick store on a dirt street, probably Sask. – studio card, gathering of early automobiles and buggies full of people, Case auto in foreground flying a pennant for Landis (Sask.). -- studio card of a stable building with false front, on the prairies, men and horses in front. –

2018-002-05 Sweets Corners Red Cross
hardcover 2-ring loose leaf book of minutes of meetings of the Sweet's Corners, Leeds and Springvale branch of Red Cross Sept 1941 to 1945, with annual reports in the back for 1944 and '45. – pulp scribbler recording meetings of Sweets Corners Red Cross for 1944, the dates alternate between the meetings recorded in the first book. – 3 letters on Red Cross letterhead from Mrs Freeman the War Work Coordinator to Sweets Corners branch, 1944 and '45. – Thank you note from Mrs James Day in England to Sweets Corners Red Cross. – Letter of remarks from the National Purchasing Agent for Red Cross War Work, Jan 10, 1945. – acknowledgment of flowers and sympathy from “The Berry Family”

2018-002-06 Lyndhurst Orange Lodge Items
2 regalia ribbons printed for Harmony Lodge LOL #226, Lyndhurst, reversible to black for funerals. – enclosure letter from Grand Black Chapter of Eastern Ontario “annual” for 1924. – enclosure from “World Annual for 1917book “Constitution and Laws of the Loyal Orage Association of British America” 1909. --

2018-002-07 Music and Drama script.
Script for a Farce-Comedy play, “An Afflicted Family” by Ames Publishing Co. 1888. – “Louis Kholer/Practical Method for the Pianoforte” 1911, signed by Susan Sloan. – “Standard Graded Course of Studies for the Piano Forte/ Grade 1” 1892. – unidentified music instruction book with no covers

Cheetham Family photos

  • 2018-017
  • Collection
  • ? - 2018-09-13

13 snapshots and post cards of Lyndhurst, including 2 showing horses and riders at the Harvey House on Mill Street. – 2 showing trophies and a mounted eagle in the window of Ford Cheetham’s barber shop. – 3 showing a parade at a school fair, possibly Long Point School contingent. – 2 showing 2 young women with the Lyndhurst bridge behind. – 2 showing men and boys sitting outside the storefronts in the commercial block. – winter snapshot of main street and vehicle and horse traffic, possibly WW2 period. – winter snapshot of the A C Brown Granite Co. office and buildings attached to the Roddick mill. – Post Card of Athens Main St, 1920s, postmarked May 1938. – CDV 2 young men inscribed Fremont? A Blanchard, Joseph H Kelly, Mar 1901. – 3 snapshots of men in WW2 . -- Army uniforms. -- winter snapshot of young couple. – snapshot of a boat with outboard motor in a lock on the Rideau. – 10 unidentified snapshots of people. – List of men in photo of 1907 Lyndhurst Fair Baseball tournament winners, photo missing. – clipping listing blood donors including 4 from Lyndhurst.

Church of the Redeemer deed of land

  • 2013-041
  • Item
  • 1921

Item consists of a typed copy of the deed of land belonging to the Church of the Redeemer in Rockport, on the letterhead of the Synod of the Diocese of Ontario, signed by John Jones

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