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
The following article appeared in the Hamilton Spectator a few days after the successful celebrations of Queen Victoria’s Birthday in Waterdown in May of 1855.
“Dear Spectator, through the medium of your journal permit me to give a brief Read more
The Archivist recently received some photocopied sheets taken from the local newspaper of the Galt, Hespeler area, Spring 1907. Several small entries contain information about Flamborough residents. Although the majority refer to Read more
In the second part of this Heritage Paper, the birthplace of early Carlisle, Kilbride and Mountsberg settlers as recorded on their tombstones in the cemeteries of the area.
Many of the very early settlers who came to Canada to make a new life for themselves and their descendants left virtually no written evidence of their life in a strange Read more
North of 11th Concession Road in East Flamborough Township, the land rises quickly and changes to a landscape of rolling hills and valleys that were carved by a glacier as it cut a gap in the Niagara Read more
The last Heritage Paper in this series on the old Waterdown Public and High School that was located in Sealey Park is written after spending an afternoon reminiscing with Mrs. Hazel Haugh Read more
Situated approximately one mile east of Carlisle on Lots 4 and 5 in Concession 8 of East Flamborough Township, Progreston today is one of the area’s disappearing settlements.
The area was first settled by George Read more
The last years of the famous Waterdown School were sad and full of controversy. This school, which in 1873 was awarded the honour of being the first site chosen for written entrance Read more