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Seth Warner Land Grant

  • 2021-005
  • Item
  • April 10, 1813

Item consists of a parchment land grant form, filled out in longhand, naming Seth Warner as recipient of Lot 14 in the Seventh Concession of Leeds Twp dated April 10, 1813 (very difficult to read because of condition).

Wes Moore Homestead

  • 2022-002
  • File
  • [1910]

A – 001 photo, b&w, copy, 9.5 X 15 cm- on verso: Wes Moore Homestead / Approx 1910 / 993 County Rd #2 [Leeds and 1000 Islands] / view from SW:
A- 002 6 partial pages (115-120) printed from Ontario Land Registry Abstracts Lansdowne Conc 2, Lot 21
Showing original grant 1824, Wesley Moore grantee 1903

Robeson Family Photos

  • 2022-004
  • Item
  • [1880-1910]

A: 10 – b&w photos on card 16.5 X 11 cm of members of the Robeson family of Glen Elbe: identified on verso
A - 001 – J. E. Robeson [1866-1903]:
A - 002 – John Robeson [m. Clarissa Bowser] / store at Glen Elbe
A - 003 – Rev J B Robeson / Joshua B. Robeson / 1854 – 1917 / m / Sarah Elmina Hunter
A - 004 – J. B. Robeson / 1870-1901, top left corner missing
A - 005 – Mr. & Mrs. E. Robeson & Clare / Fairburn / 1895-1922
A - 006 – Vera Robeson. Niagara, / Aunt Lydia [m. Robert Powell / Arthur 1904-1925]
A - 007 – To Mrs H. S. Robeson / from / Annie Robeson / Mrs E B Robeson / 1877-1925
A - 008 – Clare & Vera / Clare and Vera Robeson / Poole St Catharines / 1877-1922
A - 009 – Clare / Fred and – Robeson / Belleville, Ont / Children of James E / & Jennie Robeson: 18.5 X 13.5 cm
A - 010 – Mrs J B Robeson / Toronto, Ont / Sarah Elmina Hunter Robeson: 28 X 22.5 cm, missing top left corner

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Olivet Church signature quilt 1918

  • 2019-024
  • Item
  • 1918

Item consists of a white cotton quilt with names of subscribers embroidered in red. It is accompanied by a photo album of the quilt and all the individual squares, made by Rev. Connie McNamara and Ruth Antoine about 2010.

Bill Boulton late installment

  • 2019-021
  • Collection
  • 1919

2019-021 Bill Boulton late installment
Collection consists of:

  • Two albums containing 654 slides, some of which are originals of existing buildings and some are copies of prints already in the collection (or not). They are numbered with prefixes that match the main Historical Society Photo Collection (001 to 016), but the numbers of the individual photos duplicate numbers in the main collection. These have been combined into the main Historical Society Photo Collection.
  • Signature Quilt made by ladies of the Sand Bay Church dated 1919 (artifact)
  • manuscript list of 319 names on the Sand Bay quilt.
  • Two sweat shirts printed with the logo of Lansdowne Continuation School (artifact). Donated to Lansdowne Historical Society by Mary Puttenham Taugher, Wolfe Island, ON.
  • Two yellow plastic fabric banners 28cm x 180 cm with blue lettering “LANSDOWNE CONTINUATION/SCHOOL REUNION”. (artifact)
  • Kodak Carousel slide projector belonging to the Historical Society.
  • eight empty slide trays for above projector.

Olivet United Church signature quilt 1925

  • 2019-023
  • Item
  • 1925

Item consists of a white cotton quilt 100" x 120" with 650 signatures embroidered in red and blue. Documentation accompanies it listing all the names on the quilt and the amounts collected from the subscribers.

Wooden plaque/trophy for RoLL School Fairs 1921 to 1927

  • 2021-009
  • Collection
  • 1921 - 1927

Collection consists of:

  • a wooden plaque with silver plated metal banner inscribed "RURAL SCHOOL FAIR", a central scroll with a medallion embossed with a farm scene, and attachments naming the schools that won the trophy each year. The winners were:
    Sweets Corners School 1921 - Sweets Corners School 1922 - Long Point School 1923 - Long Point School 1924 - Seeleys Bay School .1925 - Seeleys Bay School 1926 - Sweets Corners School 1927
  • Cast zinc attachment in the shape of a shield with crown, maple leaves and a beaver and banner with the name "LYNDHURST CONTINUATION SCHOOL". It has nail holes from being attached to a wooden plaque, and damage resulting from being removed from the plaque.

Dollinger / Kavanaugh books

  • 2019-022
  • Collection
  • 1854 - 1929

2019-022 Dollinger / Kavanaugh books
Collection consists of:

  • small hardcover book “Piano-Forte Primer” by J F Burrowes, Boston, 1854, signed “Libbie Dollinger / Rockport / C. West”. Mary Elizabeth Dollinger was born in 1854 in Alexandria Bay NY, she married ? Kavanaugh in 1873 and lived in the Kavanaugh house. Very poor condition, not complete.
  • Small softcover book “The Most Reverend Doctor James Butler’s Catechisn” book of Roman Catholic religious instruction, no date. Poor condition missing part of the cover page, otherwise complete.
  • newspapers from Montreal between 1919 and 1926, found in the same house, were discarded, as was the tatters of a book about coffee and tea by Chase & Sanborn, with testimonials dated 1882-83.

Dan Roantree

  • 2022-003
  • Item
  • 1909 - 1940

A – Class photos:
A - 001 –cabinet photo, b&w, 17.5 X 22.8 cm: [elementary school students in dark clothing, w two unidentified female adults] on verso: Nov 16 1909 Austin Putnam
A - 002 –cabinet photo, b&w, 17.5 X 22.8 cm: [elementary school students, girls in light dresses, some boys w ties, w two unidentified adults]
A - 003 –photo, b&w, glossy, 21.5 X 28 cm [1940s] Seeley’s Bay Public School,[8-12 yr-olds, front row boys barefooted]; on verso, [3 individuals identified as:] Jack Coleman, Orvin Martin, Hazel Simpson
B – School Yearbook:
B - 001 – School Yearbook of 24 pages, representing 27 students, the school’s first yearbook: Garnet and Gold / Seeley’s Bay Continuation [Secondary] School / 1929-1930

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