Clippings from the St. Thomas Times-Journal, April 21, 2008 documenting ceremonies held Saturday April 19, 2008 in which the County of Elgin granted the Freedom of the County to the 31 Combat Engineer Regiment (The Elgins). File also contains a CD-R disc containing digitized copies of the clippings. Also attached to this database record is an mp4 file video of the events of that day.
Printed copy of Canadian Expeditionary Force 91st Battalion Nominal Roll of Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men. List of 91st Battalion enlistees who embarked from Halifax, Nova Scotia aboard the S.S. Olympic on June 29, 1916. Printed from digitized copy available at ww1elgin.ca
Programme for the 60th Anniversary Reunion of the 91st Battalion, C.E.F., held June 22, 1975. Includes names and other information about 172 members of the Battalion killed in action during the First World War, along with the names of 77 surviving members of the Battalion. The Battalion received orders to mobilize on October 23, 1915.
Programme for the 91st Battalion Commemoration Sunday, June 26, 2016: Trinity Anglican Church. Also, a programme for the Dedication and Departure Service (June 25, 2016) and a special newspaper: "100th Anniversary of the Departure of the 91st Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force".
-Article from the Ontario Farmer magazine: "Rural Currents: Articles of History from the Sideroads of Ontario: Caught by the Cholera: Estimates, which are now considered low, put the number of deaths in Canada at 17,000".
-Article from Michigan's Habitant Heritage: "The 1832 and 1834 Cholera Epidemics in the Detroit River Area" by Diane Wolford Sheppard.
File contains notes by Naomi Green, librarian, Dutton Public Library, concerning the 1837 Rebellion in Upper Canada, with notice of the involvement of Dr. John Rolph, Dr. Charles Duncombe and Colonel Thomas Talbot.
- handwritten notes by George Thorman on the St. Thomas Troop of Cavalry
- article from the London Gazette, November 18, 1837, concerns the refutation of charges made by Charles Duncombe
- article from the London Free Press July 24, 1891, reminiscences of someone who served in the militia in 1838
- "Rebellion Losses for Upper Canada London District. General Information", compiled by Doris Bourrie, 1989, 11 typed pages, lists the names of people who claimed for losses and whether their claim was allowed or rejected, and for how much
- "Letters, Petitions and Other Papers Concerning the Militia Companies of Middlesex from January to June 1838. Edited by George E. Thorman 1992. Elgin Military Museum Copyright."
- "Roster of the St. Thomas Troop of Cavalry at Pelee Island on March 4, 1838"
- photocopies of pages from "The Talbot Regime" by Charles Oakes Ermatinger
- article about 1838 attempted invasions at Pelee Island and Amherstburg, London Free Press, March 16, 1963
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Copy of a map of the Village of St. Thomas drawn in 1838 by surveyor Daniel Hanvey. This copy was made from a photograph of the original document which resides at the Elgin County Land Registry Office.