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Departure of First Contingent from London & Port Stanley Railway Station, St. Thomas

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Elgin County Archives
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1914
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2011-10
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R11 S5 Sh2 B4 F14
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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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File
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G-27
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2011-10
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Archives Storage Rm. 110
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R11 S5 Sh2 B4 F14
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graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Departure of the First Contingent from the London & Port Stanley Railway Station, St. Thomas, August 22, 1914. View is looking south from just north of Kains Street. Reproduced from a St. Thomas Times-Journal article. This is a copy reproduced from the June 29, 1927 "Confederation Issue" of the St. Thomas Times-Journal, p. 22. The caption reads: "When the First Contingent Marched Away - Scene at the old London & Port Stanley depot in Kains street, St. Thomas, as the first hundred men, raised in Elgin county just after the outbreak of the Great War, left the city for London, where they joined other units of the First Battalion and went overseas in the greatest armada that ever left Canada's shores." The Elgin Handles plant is visible to the east (left) of the station. File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
Elgin Handles Limited
Subject Access
First World War
Soldiers
Military
Railways
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway Beach Terminal, Port Stanley

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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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GMD
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ca. 1920
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2011-10
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R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F9
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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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File
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P-9
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2011-10
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Archives Storage Rm. 110
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R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F9
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1920
Publication
Published in the Aylmer Express: May 24, 2017.
Posted on Facebook: April 24, 2019.
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Shows the arrival at of an electric-powered (locomotive number 6) passenger train at the London and Port Stanley Railway Beach Terminal at Port Stanley ca. 1920. The electrification of the L & PS system was completed in 1915. View is looking east along Edith Cavell Boulevard and includes the fence at the west end of the terminal platform, passengers entering and leaving the terminal platform, a weigh scale (1 cent for weight and fortune), the terminal shelter (the open-ended building at right) and the London and Port Stanley Railway ice house (partially visible directly to the east of the terminal shelter). The entrance to the Port Stanley Incline Railway is just out of the picture to the north (left). File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Alma College - Student Group

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Elgin County Archives
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Alma College fonds
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1950
Storage Location
R6 S3 Sh4 B1 120
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alma College fonds
Creator
Art Duckworth
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R6 S3 Sh4 B1 120
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1950
Series
Alma College fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
one photograph : b&w ; 12.5cm x 18cm
Physical Condition
Good
Scope and Content
Photo of large group of students and Rev. Mathers outside on lawn. Verso: stamp: "Photo by Art Duckworth, St. Thomas", "May 6 - 1950", and stamp: "Palmer's Photo Service Portrait and Commercial, Talbot St. St. Thomas...". Stanchions and electric lines of the London & Port Stanley Railway are visible in the background.
Name Access
Alma College
Alma Ladies College
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Education
Images

County Court Documents, Miscellaneous, 1850-1867.

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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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GMD
textual records
Date Range
1850-1867
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2011-10
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R11 S5 Sh5 B5 F13
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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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2011-10
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Archives Storage Rm. 110
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R11 S5 Sh5 B5 F13
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textual records
Date Range
1850-1867
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Historical Records Series
Scope and Content
This file includes;
a letter from Moses Harrington, of Thornhill, regarding taking ownership of the property of William Enos Eadison, March 18, 1850.
a Sketch of the Canada Company’s Huron Tract showing some of the Adjacent Townships, ca. 1850. The sketch includes Southwold Township, Port Talbot, St. Thomas and Port Stanley.
a receipt for Hamel Smith, ca. 1850.
Tender for roof of Court House, made by George Vail & company, ca. 1852.
Tender for Printing for the County Council of the County of Elgin, ca. 1852. Includes quotes for posters, pamphlet work and advertising in paper.
a statement that the County of Elgin holds stock in the London & Port Stanley Railway to the extent of $20,000 for which Municipal Loan Fund Debentures were issued. Also, it states that St. Thomas holds stock of $8500, ca. 1854.
Valuation of the house built for Richard Nichol by Richard Elison. Signed by Peter Wallace. ca.1860.
a partial Last Will and Testament, a list of goods, unidentified, ca. 1860.
Last Will and Testament of Dugald McGugan of the Township of Aldborough, April 28, 1863.
a complaint: Benjamin Franklin White, Plaintiff vs. the London and Port Stanley Railway, Plaintiffs, ca. 1867. Created by Horton & Abbott, Plaintiff’s Attorney.
a Judgment upon Verdict: Benjamin Franklin White, Plaintiff vs. the London and Port Stanley Railway, Plaintiffs, October 10, 1867. Created by Horton & Abbott, Plaintiff’s Attorney.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway

County Court Documents, 1856.

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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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GMD
textual records
Date Range
1855-1856
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2011-10
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R11 S5 Sh5 B5 F14
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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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File
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2011-10
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Archives Storage Rm. 110
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R11 S5 Sh5 B5 F14
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textual records
Date Range
1855-1856
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Historical Records Series
Scope and Content
This file includes;
-Bylaw to revise several sums of money for County, Township and School purposes, dated November 10, 1855.
-Loan from Hunt & Stacy to Duncan McLellan, dated January 29, 1856.
-Loan from Hunt & Stacy to (?), dated April 25, 1856.
-Loan from Staffordville(?) to William Crandale, dated May 23, 1856.
-Tender for Gravel between St. Thomas and County line, signed Freeman Ellison, dated June 2, 1856.
-Soloman Moore vs. Caleb Cook, filed June 5, 1856, dated June 5, 1856.
-Loan from Eli D. Mann of Sparta to James Anderson of the Township of Bayham, dated June 12, 1856.
-Loan from Thomas Drake of Fingal to W. Blackmore of Westminister, dated July 11, 1856.
-Loan from (?) co. to Bates, filed March 20, 1857, dated July 28, 1856.
-Loan from Edwin Heathfield to Henderson, filed December 8, 1857, dated August 13, 1856.
-Chattel Mortgage from William Dixon Dalton of the Village of St. Thomas to Henry Dalton of the Town of London, filed August 29, 1856, dated August 26. 1856.
-Loan from Messrs Roe & Brothers to P. Burke, dated September 2, 1856
-Loan from William Kilday(?) to George Metcafe & G.Bait, dated September 30, 1856.
-Loan from Messrs. Roe & Borthers to Richard Pascol, dated October 14, 1856.
-Loan from Thomas Gadsby to Daniel Holibins, dated October 29, 1856.
-Loan from (?) to Duncan S., dated October 29, 1856.
-Aaron Chambers vs. Micheal Flanagan, dated November 13, 1856.
-Loan from Elliott & co. to Robert Nelson, dated November 15, 1856.
-Loan from I. Manning & co. to Haight & Platt (?), dated November 24, 1856.
-Loan from Edwin Heathfield to Henderson, dated December 5, 1856.
-Loan from Edwin Heathfield to Henderson, dated December 8, 1856.
-Report of damage for London & Port Stanley Rail Road Company, dated December 26, 1856.
-Loan from Edmund Small to William Miners, dated December 31, 1856.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Bayham (Ont. : Township)
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Westminster (Ont. : Township)

County Court Documents, 1856-1858.

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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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GMD
textual records
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1856-1858
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2011-10
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R11 S5 Sh5 B5 F15
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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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File
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2011-10
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Archives Storage Rm. 110
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R11 S5 Sh5 B5 F15
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textual records
Date Range
1856-1858
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Historical Records Series
Scope and Content
This file includes;
-Loan from A.C. Quinby & Co. to Jon Slater, St. Thomas, 1855,; A.C. Quinby vs. Jonathon Slater, dated October 18, 1855.
-Loan from J. B. Hart to Charles Courod, Yarmouth, dated December 1, 1856.
-Loan from Jonson Smith to Charles (?), Temperanceville, dated Februrary 6, 1856.
-Writ of Summons for Benjamin Franklin White vs. London and Port Stanley Railway Company, dated December 13, 1856.
-Benjamin Franklin White vs. The London and Port Stanley Railway Company, filed January 30, 1857, dated January 13, 1857.
-Loan from John M. to Mackay, dated January 20, 1857.
-LP Railway vs. White, filed 21 January, 1857, dated January 21, 1857.
-Loan from Messrs Roe & Brothers to Cornelius Coughan, St. Thomas, dated January 29 1857.
-Tender for Gravel Road in Port Stanley, dated January 1857.
-L & P.S. Railway Company vs. White, dated Febuary 5, 1857.
-White vs. L & P.S. R.R., filed 10 Febuary 1857,dated 9 Febuary 1857.
-White vs. L & P.S. Railway co., filed 1857.
-Peter Walker of the Township of South Dorchester vs. Peter Roe, John Adolf Roe and Charles Roe of St. Thomas, dated 1857.
-Robert Harrinaugh of Yarmouth area vs. E.E. Duncombe of St. Thomas, dated 1857.
-Loan from Elisha Current to Smith, Bayham, dated January 12, 1857.
-Tender for London and Port Stanley Gravel Road, signed Robert Hepburn, dated January 27, 1857.
-Loan from James Haldeure(?) to Sparling, Montreal, dated Febuary 18, 1857.
-Joseph Luke of St. Thomas vs. Joseph Phillip and George Phillip of St. Thomas. dated Febuary 1857.
-Loan from Morland to McMerrighton, dated March 1857.
-Chattel Mortgage from (?) of Port Stanley to John Smith of Port Stanley, filed March 31, 1857, dated March 16, 1857.
-Loan from Davison, Routh & Arkell to H.N. Bews(?), dated October 1857.
-James Witefield of St. thomas vs. Henry Henepsy(?) of St. Thomas, dated April 1857.
-Loan from Joseph Conrad to G.M. Boggs, dated April 11, 1857.
-William King Karnes and Archibald Harris of St. Thomas vs. John McNeil of Yarmouth, dated April 23, 1857.
-White vs. London & Port Stanley R.R., dated July 7, 1857.
-Account William Whalace to R. Philips & co. (??), dated 1858.
-John Douglas of Vienna vs. John McCosland of the Township of Malahide, filed Febuary 26 1858, dated Febuary 25, 1858.
-Chattel Mortgage from Francis F. Blackade of the Town of St. Thomas to William Lipsey of the Town of St. Thomas, dated July 8, 1858.
-List of M. William Whales Expenses (??), dated 1858.
-List of fees and paid fees (??), filed March 15, 1858, dated March 12, 1858.
Name Access
Temperanceville (Ont.)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
London and Port Stanley Toll Road
South Dorchester (Ont. : Township)
Yarmouth (Ont. : Township)

County Court Documents, February-September 1857.

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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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GMD
textual records
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1857
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2011-10
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R11 S5 Sh5 B6 F1
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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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File
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2011-10
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Archives Storage Rm. 110
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R11 S5 Sh5 B6 F1
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textual records
Date Range
1857
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Historical Records Series
Scope and Content
This file includes;
Stephen vs Abraham Dawson, dated February 28, 1857.
Joseph Philips & George Philips of St. Thomas vs. Joseph Luke of St. Thomas, dated April 1857.
Loan from David Parish to Samuel Fenin(?), dated May 11, 1857.
Loan from Eli D. Mann to Helmurke(?), Malahide, dated May 16, 1857.
James Mitchell vs. John Stewart, dated June 21, 1857.
A. G. Dunby of Hamilton cs. Jonathan Slater of St. Thomas, dated June 23, 1857.
M. L. Moore of St. Thomas vs. Thomas Warren of Yarmouth, dated June 29, 1857.
William Rofs vs. James Stewart, filed July 17, 1857, dated July 17, 1857.
Loan from Thomas Ridout & co. to Nicole, dated July 27, 1857.
White vs. L & P.S. R. co., dated July, 1857
Thomas Brown of St. Thomas vs. George Doan of South Yarmouth, dated August 14, 1857.
An Abstract from the Register of Customs Port Stanley, signed Higman(?), dated September 15, 1857.
Name Access
Yarmouth (Ont. : Township)
London and Port Stanley Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)

County Court Documents, September-December 1857.

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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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GMD
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1857
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2011-10
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R11 S5 Sh5 B6 F2
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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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File
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2011-10
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Archives Storage Rm. 110
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R11 S5 Sh5 B6 F2
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textual records
Date Range
1857
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Historical Records Series
Scope and Content
This file includes;
Loan from Martin VanSlyke to Wilkfield(?), Aylmer, filed December 17 1857, dated March 10, 1857.
Exhibit A: Mortgage from Nathaniels D. Vail of St. Thomas to Matthew A. Tisdale of the Township of Yarmouth, dated September 7, 1857, used as exhibit A May 17, 1860.
Loan from MacPherson Glasgow & Co. to (?), Fingal, dated October 1, 1857.
White vs. L& P.S. R. Co., dated October 10, 1857.
White vs. London and Port Stanley R. Co. Judgement Roll, filed October 10, 1857, dated January 13, 1857.
Mortgage from The London & Port Stanley Railway Co. of London to Edward Adams (?) Ridout of London, filed October 16, 1857. dated October 15, 1857.
Chattel Mortgage from Hotchkiss(?) Brothers of Port Bruce Elgin Co. to Misses John (?), filed October 19, 1857, dated 1857.
John Vosper of Port Bruce vs. John Symmonds of London, dated November 6, 1857.
Loan from Jos Luke to Rich Luke, St. Thomas, dated November 13, 1857.
Assignment of Samuel W. Thompson of the Town of St. Thomas, filed November 14, 1857. dated November 13, 1857.
Mortgage from James Mitchel to (?), filed November 23, 1857, dated November 23, 1857.
Schedule of Goods of Samuel W. Thompson, ca. 1857.
Schedule of goods of (?), filed December 3, 1857, dated December 3, 1857.
Bill of Sale, Samuel Newal Holl of the Town of St. Thomas, dated December 3, 1857.
Writ of Summons: N. S. Humphrey vs. The Port Bruce Harbour Company, filed December 11, 1857, dated November 9, 1857.
Writ of Summous: John G. McKenzie & Gordon McKenzie vs. George Caulfield of St. Thomas, filed December 15, 1857, dated September 19, 1857.
Mortgage from Elias Wilson in the Township of Bayham to Robert Lewis Skinner of Vienna, dated December 18, 1857.
Loan from Wesley F Boughmen of St. Thomas to W. C Smith of St. Thomas, filed December 31, 1857, dated August 19, 1857.
Indenture by Way of Assignment, from Isaac B. Haff of the Township of Yarmouth to Isaac Moore of the Township of Yarmouth & Howard B. (?) of the same place, filed January 2, 1858, dated December 19, 1857.
"In the Third Division Court for the County of Elgin: Peter and John Eakins of St. Thomas claims of George Southwick, Mill Road, Township of Southwold", December 18, 1856- December 4, 1857. Attached summons is dated November 13, 1857.
-"In the Third Division Court for the County of Elgin: Adam Walthew of St. Thomas claims of James McIntosh, Mill Road, Township of Southwold", April 15- December 3, 1857.
Name Access
Port Burwell Harbour Company
London and Port Stanley Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Bayham (Ont. : Township)
Vienna (Ont. : Village)
Yarmouth (Ont. : Township)
Subject Access
Mortgage

County Court Documents, 1866-1869.

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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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GMD
textual records
Date Range
1866-1869
Accession Number
2011-10
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R11 S5 Sh5 B7 F1
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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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File
Accession Number
2011-10
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Archives Storage Rm. 110
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R11 S5 Sh5 B7 F1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1866-1869
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Historical Records Series
Scope and Content
This file includes;
-John McKay vs. Edward F. Morgan and Daniel (?), dated April 2-, 1866.
-Tender for printing A. McLaghlin to McKay, dated 1866/7.
-Provincial Insurance Company of Canada Receipt, signed LaSyouyburk(?), dated November 23, 1867.
-Agent's Ad-Interim Reciept, The Manufacturers' and Merchants' Mutual Fire Insurance Co. of Canada from Mary Ann Wade & James Wade. signed R.R Gouldings. dated December 27, 1876.
-Chattel Mortgage from London and Port Stanley Railway Company to Edward Adams of London, dated March 21, 1868.
-Finance Report for the Elgin County Council for the Year 1868, dated June 18, 1868.
-Tender for printing bylaws from A. McLaghlin to McKay, dated November 12, 1868.
-The Commercial Union Assurance Company Reciept from Mrs. Mary A Wade wife of James Wade Esqs., signed David Parish, dated November 23, 1868.
-Pay List from William Jackson of St. Thomas to Samuel Knight of Port Dover, dated 1869.
-Telegraph from Port Stanley to Mr. Jas Farley from S. J. Poots regarding Daniel martin, dated October 4, 1869.
Name Access
Elgin County (ON)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
McLachlin, Archibald
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Mortgage

"History of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company, Canadian Division", July 25, 1952.

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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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GMD
textual records
Date Range
1952
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2011-10
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R11 S5 Sh5 B1 F2
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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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2011-10
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Archives Storage Rm. 110
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R11 S5 Sh5 B1 F2
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textual records
Date Range
1952
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Historical Records Series
Scope and Content
History of the Chesapeake and Ohio/C&O Railway Company, Canadian Division.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Lake Erie Region
Pere Marquette Railway
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Elgin County (ON)
Subject Access
Railways

A write-up, likely the beginning of the description of the 1887 collision between an MCR freight train and a London & Port Stanley (L & PS) passenger train in St. Thomas.

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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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GMD
textual records
Date Range
1887
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2011-10
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R11 S5 Sh5 B1 F2
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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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2011-10
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Archives Storage Rm. 110
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R11 S5 Sh5 B1 F2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1887
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Historical Records Series
Scope and Content
A write-up, likely the beginning of the description of the 1887 collision between an MCR freight train and a London & Port Stanley (L & PS) passenger train in St. Thomas.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

Newspaper article: “Port’s first Incline Railway to lofty observation tower powered by Old Locomotive”, London Free Press, ca. 1960.

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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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GMD
textual records
Date Range
1960
Accession Number
2011-10
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R11 S5 Sh5 B1 F3
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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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Item
Accession Number
2011-10
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Archives Storage Rm. 110
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R11 S5 Sh5 B1 F3
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1960
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Historical Records Series
Scope and Content
Modern conviniences developing in Port Stanley
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

Newspaper article: "After Sixty Years, by R.W. Johnson: Built Vessel: the Joe Milton", London Free Press, ca. 1960.

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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1960
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2011-10
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R11 S5 Sh5 B1 F3
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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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Item
Accession Number
2011-10
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Archives Storage Rm. 110
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R11 S5 Sh5 B1 F3
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1960
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Historical Records Series
Scope and Content
Development of the beach in Port Stanley: Joe Milton vessel, Hopkins Casino, dance hall.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Beaches
Development

Newspaper article: “Memories of Traction Line Rather Seasick Ones”, London Free Press, October 30, 1954.

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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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GMD
textual records
Date Range
1954
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2011-10
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R11 S5 Sh5 B1 F3
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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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Item
Accession Number
2011-10
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Archives Storage Rm. 110
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R11 S5 Sh5 B1 F3
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1954
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Historical Records Series
Scope and Content
Recollections of travelling to Port Stanley by the traction line and then by the London and Port Stanley Railway.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway

View of Port Stanley, Looking North from Hillcrest

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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1875
Accession Number
2011-10
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R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F2
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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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File
Item Number
P-2
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1875
Publication
Posted on Facebook: July 7, 2020.
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
View of Port Stanley, Looking North from Hillcrest, ca. 1875. View includes the covered bridge along the route of the London & Port Stanley Railway (upper left corner), Batt's Hotel (constructed 1870, destroyed by fire in 1890) on the southwest corner of Main and Bridge Streets, what is now Colborne Street, Main Street, Christ Church Anglican church, the Payne House (built in 1873 by Port Stanley postmaster and customs officer Manuel Payne; now the Telegraph House B & B), and the post office (later moved to Hill Street). File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Payne (family)
Payne House (Port Stanley)
Payne, Manuel
Christ Church (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Railways
Hotels
Churches
Images

View of Port Stanley, Looking East from Fraser Heights

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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
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GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1920
Accession Number
2011-10
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R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F3
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Elgin County Archives
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Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-3
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1920
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
View of Port Stanley, Looking East from Fraser Heights, ca. 1920. View includes Hillcrest, including what may be the Hillcrest Inn (constructed 1896 by St. Thomas lawyer John R. Robinson and originally called the "White House"), the Purdom House (residence built in 1897 by a lawyer from London, Ontario), the grain elevator on the west side of the inner harbour, Vary family fish shanties, residence of fishing magnate Frank Shepherd (now the Windjammer Inn), a house at the intersection of Erie and Sydenham Streets said to have been occupied in 1910-1911 by the census taker, Sydenham Street (foreground), stanchions for the electrification of the London & Port Stanley Railway (completed in 1915) and a file of L & PS Railway cars along the west side of the inner harbour, numerous backyard garden plots. File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Hillcrest Inn, Port Stanley
Images

Bridge Street, Port Stanley, Looking East from George Street

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives151611
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-4
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F4
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1900
Publication
Posted on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter: July 26, 2019.
Published by the Elgin County Engineering Department for their "Bridging for the Future" project: June 2021: Image #20.
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Bridge Street, Port Stanley, Looking East from George Street, ca. 1900. View includes the Franklin House Hotel (on the modern day site of the LCBO), the bridge across the inner harbour (demolished to allow for the construction of the King George VI lift bridge in 1939), the intersection of George and William Streets (foreground), an ice cream parlour (possibly operated by the Bell family) on the modern day site of the Port Stanley Cenotaph, the Ellison House and Colonel Bostwick House (seen in the background on Hillcrest), the Harrick Boarding House on the southeast corner of Beach and Bridge Streets, and the site of the London & Port Stanley Railway Cafeteria prior to its relocation to the main beach in 1897 (see Prothero, "Musings and Memories", p. 226). Note the hydro poles lining the south side of Bridge Street (possibly installed by a contractor named Mitchell) - not yet wired. File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
King George VI Lift Bridge
Images

Christ Church, Port Stanley, Looking Northwest

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives151624
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1868
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-5
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F5
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1868
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Christ Church, Port Stanley, Looking Northwest from the top of modern day Matilda Street, 1868. View includes Christ Church Anglican church and cemetery, built in 1845 on land given by Colonel John Bostwick, the road that is now Colborne Street, Kettle Creek, and the London & Port Stanley Railway covered bridge. The modern day locations of the Kanagio Yacht Club, Foodland, and Selborne Park are visible. This image has been copied from an unidentified publication, where it was printed with the caption "Christ Church, and vicinity, as it appeared from the hill in 1868, with old covered bridge over Creek in background. (From an old photograph in possession of Warren C. Miller, St. Thomas.)". File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Christ Church (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Churches
Religion
Images

Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway Passenger Train, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives151766
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1897
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F11
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-11
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F11
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1897
Publication
Posted on Facebook and Twitter: May 11, 2021.
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway passenger train disembarking passengers at Port Stanley beach, ca. 1897. The London & Port Stanley Railway leased its tracks to the Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway from 1894-1914. File includes:
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Port Stanley Main Beach

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives151917
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1922
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F18
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
P-18
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh3 B2 F18
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1922
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Port Stanley main beach, ca. 1922, looking southeast from Fraser Heights. View includes the London and Port Stanley Railway slip dock, ice house, tracks (with a passing passenger train), beach terminal, cafeteria and bathhouse (constructed 1917). View also includes Hopkins Casino dance hall (constructed 1909 and officially opened on July 1, 1909 under its original name, the Stanley Beach Casino), what may be a dredge operating at the harbour entrance, the west breakwater (pier) and lighthouse, the beach boardwalk, a water slide and elevated raft, and the access point for the incline railway. File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Port Stanley Beach
Hopkins Casino
London and Port Stanley Railway
Incline Railway (Port Stanley)
Subject Access
Sports and Recreation
Railways
Images

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