Grace Church at 150, Part 3

Grace Church in the 20th Century: A new century, a new minister

Following the departure of Rev. Higginson, Rev. Thomas McKim came in 1906 and in 1908, Rev. J. Douglas. Again, there was a period of activity during this Read more

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‘The Silence was Deafening’

Originally published in Heritage Happenings, Summer 1997.

This Heritage Paper was a photocopy of what appears to be an article from the Hamilton Spectator, written by Ted Wilcox but unfortunately undated. The editor’s attempts at finding a date of Read more

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Some Incidents from the Early Days of Baseball in Canada

Originally published in Heritage Happenings, April 1997.

With signs of Spring beginning to appear, the last Heritage Papers for the season will record some Baseball incidents from the past [see heading above]. Mr. Bill Humber, the October Read more

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Grace Church at 150, Part 2

Growing Grace

Rev. Stewart Houston, who took charge of the parish in 1866, also ministered to the congregations at Lowville and later St. Matthew-on-the-Plains in Aldershot. During his incumbency, more than $900 was raised by subscription to erect a Read more

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Original Marriage Documents Data – Part III

Originally published in Heritage Happenings, March 1997.

A collection of 67 original Marriage Documents have been received by the Archives and are now processed and available to researchers. The majority of marriages involve persons from East Flamborough or Waterdown, Read more

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Original Marriage Documents Data – Part II

Originally published in Heritage Happenings, February 1997.

A collection of 67 original Marriage Documents have been received by the Archives and are now processed and available to researchers. The majority of the marriages involve persons from East Flamborough or Read more

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Original Marriage Documents Data – Part I

Originally published in Heritage Happenings, January 1997.

A Collection of original Marriage Documents have been received by the Archives and are now processed and available to researchers. The majority of the marriages involve persons from East Flamborough or Waterdown, Read more

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Grace Church at 150, Part 1

Graceful beginnings

On February 4, 1847, Frederick Feilde and his wife Elizabeth Gildart Campbell donated the deed for land on the north side of the village of Waterdown to Rev. John Strachan, Lord Bishop of Toronto and his successors. Read more

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The Waterdown Women’s Institute

Originally published in Heritage Happenings, November 1996.

The Fall will see the launch of a new book celebrating the centenary of the founding of the Women’s Institute organization. One of the organizers associated with the production of this publication, Read more

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A Collection of Miscellaneous Flamborough Birth and Baptismal Records

Originally published in Heritage Happenings, October 1996.

During the Summer months while cleaning out boxes of oddments, a small collection of early birth and baptismal records for East and West Flamborough were found. Many of them had been extracted Read more

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