All original documents from the Roddick [stone] House, Jonas St., Lyndhurst; unless otherwise noted.
FILE 2021-007- A LYNDHURST
A – 001 - Court document re estate: George Ewart RoddickSR622 [1875-1924]
A – 002 - Affidavit re Notice to Creditors by JTR Beale, Solicitor; 26 Aug 1924 w newspaper clipping
A – 003 - Letter to Dr. JE Roddick re GE Roddick Estate/ Lot 58 Lyndhurst from Stewart & Stewart, Solicitors; 11 Aug 1955
A – 004 Court document re estate: John D. Roddick SR62 [1835-1909, miller],
A – 005 photocopied court documents re estate: Henry Green [1824-1891]
A – 006 handwritten notes re value of H Green estate and dispersals
A – 007 photocopy image: Lyndhurst Baseball Club 1900-1907,
A - 008 photocopy image: my father J.E. Roddick [seated toddler]
A – 009 photocopy image: Stone House on Jonas St.
A – 010 photocopy image: Stone House on Jonas St.
PHOTOS, 15 X 10 cm
A – 011 front view of house, TV antenna, garden in foreground: on verso: Stone house - Jonas St.
A – 012 rear view of house, on verso: Stone house - Jonas St.
A – 013 2-storey wood house in winter, on verso: Mrs. Danby’s house, Jonas St.
A – 014 side-view of house, on verso: Stone house - Jonas St. Nov 1945
B & W PHOTOS, 10 X 13 cm
A – 015 Lyndhurst Citizen Band, 2 rows of men w instruments / on verso: George Ewart Roddick, front, left
A – 016 school photo, elementary students in 5 rows / on verso: Jack Roddick, back row, 5th from left, with cap
7 PHOTOS OF RODDICK AND HARVEY MILLS
A – 017 sepia postcard, 8.5 X 14 cm, sawmill next to water, stamped, addressed to Geo. E Roddick, from Wilford
A – 018 2 mills from below dam, on verso: Harvey – Roddick Mills
A – 019 2 mills from below dam, closeup, on verso: on left Roddick Mill, on right Harvey Mill [B49 JB Harvey, photographer]
A – 020 closeup of building in snow, on verso: Roddick Mill Office
A – 021 colour, closeup of 2 mills from millpond, on verso: Green/ Harvey Mill, Roddick Mill (ruins)
A – 022 Mill w adjacent chain-link fence & picnic tables, on verso: Harvey Mill
A – 023 closeup of 2 mills in winter, on verso: Harvey Mill, Roddick Mill
6 COLOUR PHOTOS OF MAIN ST., 1972, 1987
A – 024 streetscape in winter, one parked truck, Flo’s Lunch
A – 025 Jonas St. corner, summer
A – 026 edge of town looking southwest towards bridge, fall
A – 027 2-storey wood frame building at bridge [A. J. Love blacksmith shop], dusk, winter
A – 028 summer streetscape, Lyndhurst General Store
A – 029 spring streetscape, looking south west towards bridge
12 PHOTOS OF STONE BRIDGE
A – 030 b&w streetscape looking northeast from bridge, on verso: Nov / 45
A – 031 3 arches of stone bridge from upstream side, strong reflection of them
A – 032 on bridge looking northeast, on verso: Roddick 1979, Old Bridge Built in 1857 / still in use
A – 033 looking northeast over entire length of bridge, dusk, winter, on verso: 1977
A – 034 closeup of bridge from edge of river, dappled light
A – 035 closeup stone arches of the bridge, on verso: June ‘87
A – 036 upstream view of bridge w house reflected in the water, on verso: June ‘87
A – 037 reconstruction of the bridge, scaffolding, heavy equipment, on verso: 1986
A – 038 reconstruction of the bridge, scaffolding, shoring, temporary road, on verso: 1986
A – 039 reconstruction of the bridge, closeup, scaffolding, stonework, on verso: 1986
A – 040 four men in hardhats standing on bridge road bed, on verso: 1986
A – 041 upstream view of bridge and trees, strong reflection of them
4 MISCELLANEOUS IMAGES
A – 042 ink sketch of Lyndhurst General Store, on card, inside “Main St., Lyndhurst” by Joan Roddick [wife of] J E Roddick
A – 043 ink and watercolour sketch on card, inside: “Main St., Lyndhurst” by Joan Roddick [wife of] J E Roddick
A – 044 infant seated in perambulator, on verso: John James Ewart Roddick / s/o Geo & Ethel / b. 1912
A – 045 photocopied b&w image of 1902 Roddick Lyndhurst home, invitation to 2001 family reunion
A – 046 CD w digital images 10013558.jpg, 10013089.jpg - Lyndhurst Stone Bridge, photos by Marsden Kemp Archive of Ontario
FILE 2021-007 – B FAMILY LETTERS
Written primarily by Roddick family members, some stamped envelopes; 1868-1884 found by…
Items 2021-007- B-001 to 2021-B-010 between PORT HOPE / COBOURG; ONTARIO
B - 001 Aug 18, 1873 Dear John & Jessie
B – 002a [Sept 11, 1873] dear John & Sarah, w stamped envelope B – 002b addressed to Mr. John Roddick, postmarked Brockville, & Lyndhurst
B - 003 Oct 20, 1873 My Dear John
B – 004a Oct 1, 1874 Dear John & Avery w stamped envelope B – 004b postmarked Port Hope, addressed to John Roddick
B – 005a Aug 27 1876 Dear John, from Fanny, w envelope B – 005b, no stamp, postmarked QUE, addressed to John Roddick
B – 006a [Feb 21 1877] Dear Fanny / second communication to J from Robert, w stamped envelope B – 006b, postmarked Port Hope, addressed to John Roddick
B - 007 April 10, 187? My dear John
B - 008 Feb 8, 1884 Dear Sir
B - 009 April ? 1884 second side and overwritten on A8 from Jessie
B - 010 April ? Dear John, My Dear Fanny
Items 2021-007-B – 011 to 2021-007-B - 014 between KENTUCKY, USA and JB Roddick
B – 011a Feb 11, 1871 Dear Cousin from John B Roddick, w stamped envelope [right end missing] B – 012b, postmarked Lexington, & Kingston addressed to John Roddick
B - 012 May 21 1873; Dear Cousin from John B Roddick
B - 013 Feb 13 1874; My Dear Cousin, from JB Roddick, second side over-written at right angle
B – 014a My New Cousin, from Mary A Roddick; w stamped envelope B – 014b postmarked Lexington, & Kingston, addressed to John Roddick
Items 2021-007-B – 015 to 2021-007-B – 018 between SPENCERVILLE / LYNDHURST; ONTARIO
B - 015 April 13 1868 My dear cousin [John Roddick], from Cousin Margaret; bottom edge torn
B - 016 April 1868 My Dear Cousin, from Agnes, reference to shooting of D’Arcy McGee
B - 017 July 26 1869 My dear Cousin John, from Maggie
B - 018 Jan 18 1872 My dear Cousin James, from Maggie
Items 2021-007-B – 019 to 2021-007-B – 025 are MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS
B - 019 Feb 25, 1869 Friend J, from Rebecca
B – 020a June 22 1872 My Dear Mrs. Roddick [Fanny], from Wm Rodick[as he spelled it], Aberdeen Inn, Quebec [city] [home: 5 Maxwell, Pollokshaws, Glasgow] w stamped envelope B – 020b, postmarked Brockville
B - 021 Feb 2, 1873; Rochester, NY, My Dear Mother, from Agnes
B – 022a Feb 25, 1877, Little Falls, NY, Mrs. David Roddick [Agnes Dalgleish Roddick], from Lydia Stevens; w stamped envelope B – 022b, postmarked Little Falls, NY
B - 023 no date, pg 13 of a letter probably to JD Roddick and son George from Margaret L.I. Dey
B - 024 envelope only, no stamp, addressed to RH Roddick, Scotland, return address John Roddick
B – 025a, b Feb 19, 1924; Dear Ewart, from Dad [George Roddick] 2 sheets, and stamped envelope B – 025c, postmarked Lyndhurst & Brockville
B – 026 Letter Interpretations & transcriptions for Items 2021-007- B-001 to 2021-B-010
B – 027 Letter Interpretations & transcriptions for Items 2021-007-B – 011 to 2021-007-B - 014
B – 028 Letter Interpretations & transcriptions for Items 2021-007-B – 015 to 2021-007-B – 018
B – 029 Letter Interpretations & transcriptions for Items 2021-007-B – 019 to 2021-007-B – 025
FILE 2021-007 – C LOUELLA WING / ETHEL RODDICK LETTERS
C - 001 transcriptions & interpretations, additional contextual information: summary [done by Michael Harvey] of correspondence (1894-1910) between Louella Roddick Wing and her family: James R. & Mary (Nettleton) Roddick. [Lyndhurst] Original letters are held by Gale Banks.
C – 002 Photocopy of handwritten letter from Ethel (Young) Roddick to daughter Bernice; Oct 24 1934.
C – 003 Photocopy of handwritten letter from Ethel (Young) Roddick [6 pages] no transcription included, to daughter Bernice; Nov 13, 1934.
FILE 2021-007 – D WW1 Documents
D – 001 Attestation & service record for John Francis Young (b.18 Sept 1871)
D – 002 Attestation & service record for Harold George Young (b.1896, Killed in Action, 3 Sept 1918); Elgin & Area Heritage Society Brochure: WW1 Plaque Commemoration, includes history of 156th Battalion, local call-up.
D – 003 Attestation [front side only] for Kenneth Roger Roddick (b. 25 June 1898)
D – 004 Attestation [front side only] for Charles William Roddick (b. 18 Nov1897)
FILE 2021-007- E LAND ABSTRACTS
E - 001 Abstracts, research & map of village of Lyndhurst, re: Conc 10, Lots A, 1, 2, 3; John D Roddick from 1868.
E - 002 Abstract, Crown deed, research & maps of Lansdowne Township, Conc 9, Lot 8, at Red Horse Lake purchased in 1872, two versions of “The Red Horse Legend” by Russell Kidd, info concerning the lake.
E - 003 Abstract for South Crosby Township, Conc 3, Lot 4, jointly owned w Wm Saunders, briefly in 1867.
ARTIFACTS STORED in BOX G 0233:
-Silver plated baseball trophy, Engraved: Presented / By / R. W. Copeland / Lyndhurst Agricultural Society / 1907; manufacturer’s mark: Simpson Hall Miller & Co. U.S.A 0382 related to Lyndhurst Baseball Club [member, George Ewart Roddick, 1875-1924].
-Briar pipe w leather case, mfg. B&C inscribed in ink John Roddick. / Lyndhurst. Ont. separately: Xmas 1876 / From Jno Wilson / Napanee / Ont.
-Metal stamp for printing: Jack Roddick, 0.5 X 5 X 2 cm