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Port Talbot Period, 1847-1851

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives168974
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
John Ker fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1841-1974
Accession Number
2012-13
Storage Location
W5 Sh3 B3 F7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
John Ker fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2012-13
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W5 Sh3 B3 F7
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1841-1974
Series
John Ker fonds- Airey Research Files series
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Copy of an "Indenture of Lease from the Hon. Thomas Talbot to James Braddon," witnessed by Richard Airey, 1848.
Copy and transcript of a letter from Richard Airey to his sister, Isabella, 1841.
Programme and script from the Old St. Thomas Church 150th Anniversary Celebration, 1974.
Handwritten note recording members of the Airey family buried in St. Peter's, Tyrconnel.
Name Access
Airey, Richard
Port Talbot (Ont.)
Old St. Thomas Church
Dunwich (Ont. : Township)
Subject Access
History
Correspondence
Anniversary
Land Settlement

Correspondence regarding a proposed agreement for the Michigan Central Railroad to consolidate with the London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives162731
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1929-1932
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F2
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1929-1932
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
6.0 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains internal correspondence regarding a possible strategy for the Michigan Central Railroad to consolidate its operations with the London and Port Stanley Railway. Many letters include attached newspaper articles about the London and Port Stanley Railway, as well as reports that analyze the London and Port Stanley Railway's business operations. Includes a report outlining the history of the London and Port Stanley Railway, as well as statements from 1929 outlining their operating expenses and earnings, assets and liabilities, and an auditor's report. This is contrasted with a comparative report on the Michigan Central Railroad.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways

Correspondence regarding operations of the London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives162733
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1936-1957
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F3
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F3
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1936-1957
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
5.0 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains internal correspondence between Michigan Central Railroad staff regarding the operations of the London and Port Stanley Railway, in the context of analyzing if it would be advantageous for the Michigan Central Railroad to purchase the London and Port Stanley Railway. Correspondence also includes discussion of issues arising with the Michigan Central Railroad's business in London, where the company had joint agreements with the London and Port Stanley Railway. File also includes reports and newspaper articles regarding the London and Port Stanley's business and services, including when the London and Port Stanley Railway ceased passenger service. These items are often attached to associated correspondence.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways