LaSalle in Wentworth County

Part I: Arrival September 1669

During 1983 and 1984 we celebrated several notable events in the history of Wentworth County, from the arrival of U.E.Ls. and Ontario’s Bicentennial, to the 150th anniversary of Adam Fergusson’s home, Woodhill. September 1985 Read more

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Extracts from “Minutes of Meetings of Grace Anglican Church Vestry Committee, Waterdown, 1858-1879”

This Heritage Paper looks at the early history of Grace Anglican Church, Waterdown as recorded in the Vestry Minutes Book. The original book, from which these extracts have been taken, was lost for many years. It was recently returned Read more

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The Early History of Grace Anglican Church, Waterdown

During 1985, Grace Anglican Church, Waterdown, is celebrating the one hundred and twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding of the parish. This Heritage Paper looks at the early history of this village church from its inception several years before the Read more

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John Eaton of Carlisle

Last Heritage Paper looked at the early history of Carlisle and its founding by the Eaton family. This paper will cover the genealogy and history of this well-known Flamborough pioneer.

Among the passengers listed on the famous ship “Mayflower”, Read more

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The Early History of Carlisle

This Heritage Paper looks at the village of Carlisle, and some stories surrounding its founding by John Eaton.

Settlement north of Waterdown came slowly, and the first person to settle and clear land is believed to have been George Read more

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The Honourable Adam Johnson Fergusson-Blair – Part II

The second part of Mrs. Ariel Dyer’s research on the Honourable Adam Johnson Fergusson-Blair, who for a short period of his life lived in East Flamborough Township, but is virtually unknown to local residents. He was raised in Scotland Read more

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The Honourable Adam Johnson Fergusson-Blair – Part I

This Heritage Paper begins the first part of a biography on the Honourable Adam Johnson Fergusson-Blair, who, for a short period of his life, lived in East Flamborough Township, but is virtually unknown to local residents, even though he Read more

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The Davis Connection with Waterdown – Part III

The third and final part of Mr. Bob Lalonde’s research on the Davis Family who established a tanning business in Waterdown during the early years of the village’s industrial growth. A complete copy of Mr. Lalonde’s work on the Read more

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The Davis Connection with Waterdown – Part II

The second part of Mr. Bob Lalonde’s research on the Davis Family who established a tanning business in Waterdown during the early years of the village’s industrial growth.

James Davis and his wife, Sarah Ghent, settled on Yonge Street Read more

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The Davis Connection with Waterdown – Part I

From the American Colonies to Upper Canada

During the past eighteen months, the Society has received several pieces of valuable research material from members and friends that have been placed in the Archives. From time to time these will Read more

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