Where Did They Come From?

Originally published in Heritage Happenings, March 1996.

Carlisle, Kilbride and Mountsberg

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.

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Where Did They Come From?

Originally published in Heritage Happenings, February 1996.

Waterdown

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

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Reminiscences of Hazel Dale

Originally published in Heritage Happenings, January 1996.

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

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The End of the Waterdown School

Originally published in Heritage Happenings, November 1995.

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

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Going to School in Waterdown in the Early Years

Originally published in Heritage Happenings, October 1995.

When Waterdown was first settled, there were no schools for the majority of the population, as education for “the masses” was still unknown. In this new land, every able-bodied young person was Read more

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Early Queries and Notices about Flamborough Residents in Upper Canada newspapers

Originally published in Heritage Happenings, September 1995.

Many of the early pioneering families who came to Upper Canada had to overcome great hardship and sadness before they became established in their new homeland. Many of them lost touch with Read more

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Thomas Bain and John Weir Families of West Flamborough Township

Originally published in Heritage Happenings, April 1995.

During the winter a collection of personal correspondence, papers, photographs, cards, diary, etc. were donated to the Archives by a Hamilton resident. The material related mainly to the Thomas Bain and John Read more

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Obituary Notices of East and West Flamborough Township from 1858-1872

Originally published in Heritage Happenings, March 1995.

This Heritage Paper is another collection of Obituary Notices from the middle decades of the last century. These notices concern residents of the Flamborough area who died 1858-1872.

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Methodist Episcopal Church Obituary Notices from The Canada Christian Advocate

Originally published in Heritage Happenings, February 1995.

This Heritage Paper is a collection of Obituary Notices from the middle decades of the last century. These notices concern members of the Methodist Episcopal Church1 who resided in the Flamborough area Read more

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The Wallace House, Main Street North, Waterdown.

Originally published in Heritage Happenings, January 1995.

Located at 173 Main Street North in the Village of Waterdown, the Wallace House is one of the earliest constructed houses to be found in the village. Lying just outside the proposed Read more

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