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"A Lawyer Looks at Local History and Genealogy with Maps" by Duncan C. McKillop

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives170953
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Duncan C. McKillop Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1987
Accession Number
2015-54
2016-20
Storage Location
C3 Sh4 B1 F3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Duncan C. McKillop Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2015-54
2016-20
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh4 B1 F3
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1987
Series
Duncan C. McKillop Collection - McKillop Family series
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
A typed document titled A Lawyer Looks at Local History and Genealogy with Maps, written by Duncan C. McKillop in 1987. Includes information about property history, including the names and origins of Counties, Townships, Municipalities and Streets, the function of Land Registry Offices, Probated Wills and the Surrogate Court system and information about Colonel Thomas Talbot and the Talbot Settlement.
Subject Access
Land Records
Land Registry Office
Land Settlement
Lawyers
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1812-1960
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F11
C4 Sh4 B7 F12
C1 Sh3 B7 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Alison Pearce fonds
Description Level
Series
Accession Number
2017-06
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C4 Sh4 B7 F11
C4 Sh4 B7 F12
C1 Sh3 B7 4
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1812-1960
Series
Alison Pearce fonds - Correspondence series
Physical Description
0.4 cm of textual records
1 volume
Scope and Content
Series contains original and copied correspondence relating to the Patterson family. Includes copies of letters sent to Leslie Patterson by Colonel Thomas Talbot (1812-1842), as well as a letter, dated July 25, 1830, addressed to Captain John Stephens from his nephew, Edward Matthews. Also includes a scrapbook, mostly containing copies of letters sent from Colonel Thomas Talbot.
Name Access
Patterson (family)
Talbot, Thomas
Subject Access
Land Settlement
Correspondence

"County Maps: Land Ownership Maps of Canada in the 19th Century"

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives1785
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1976
Storage Location
REF 34
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Creator
National Map Collection (Canada)
Description Level
Item
Library Catalogue Number
LH 971.01 MAD
Storage Room
Archives Reference Room
Storage Location
REF 34
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1976
Publication
Ottawa: National Map Collection, Public Archives of Canada, 1976
Physical Description
1 volume
Subject Access
Land Settlement

"East Elgin County Homesteads"

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives1766
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Map Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
2004
Storage Location
M8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Map Collection
Creator
Paul Anderson
Description Level
Item
Item Number
MAP 155
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
M8
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
2004
Publication
Paul Anderson Rare Books and Maps, c2004
Publisher Series
"Ontario Homestead Maps" series
Physical Description
1 map
Scope and Content
Assembled Map, taken from the "Illustrated Historical Atlas of the County of Elgin, Ont.: H.R. Page- Toronto, 1877" Includes Southwold (eastern portion), Yarmouth, South Dorchester, Malahide, and Bayham.
Name Access
Bayham (Ont. : Township)
Malahide (Ont. : Township)
South Dorchester (Ont. : Township)
Southwold (Ont. : Township)
Yarmouth (Ont. : Township)
Subject Access
Land Settlement

New Sarum - Aerial View, 1966

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives164303
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1966
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh5 B1 F56
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh5 B1 F56
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1966
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.9 x 18.1 cm
Scope and Content
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published November 14, 1966. (56)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
New Sarum (Ont.)
Subject Access
Newspapers
Land Settlement
Images

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

Profile Photographs, General Interest - Wayne Paddon

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives151126
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1951-1978
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
R8 S4 Sh4 B2 202
  5 images     8 documents  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R8 S4 Sh4 B2 202
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1951-1978
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Profile Photographs, General Interest file
Physical Description
5 photographs : b&w, colour
8 p. textual records
Scope and Content
Black and white profile photograph showing Wayne Paddon published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal on October 31, 1959. (R8 S4 Sh4 B2 202a)
Colour profile photograph showing Wayne Paddon published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal ca. 1971. (R8 S4 Sh4 B2 202b)
Black and white profile photograph showing Wayne Paddon published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal on December 13, 1975. (R8 S4 Sh4 B2 202c)
Black and white profile photograph showing Wayne Paddon published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal on December 2, 1977. (R8 S4 Sh4 B2 202d)
Black and white profile photograph showing Wayne Paddon published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal on May 19, 1978. (R8 S4 Sh4 B2 202e)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, August 2, 1951, describing Paddon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Paddon of St. Thomas, leaving the city to become assistant principal on the Ridgeway school teaching staff. (R8_S4_Sh4_B2_202a.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, April 19, 1956, describing Paddon, a teacher at Balaclava Street Public School, being elected president of the Commercial League at the St. Thomas Public Golf Course for the 1956 season, succeeding Les Clibborn. (R8_S4_Sh4_B2_202b.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, June 30, 1969, describing Paddon, head of the history department at Arthur Voaden Secondary School, being offered a graduate assistantship by the University of Toronto, allowing him to pursue an M.A. in history and educational theory. (R8_S4_Sh4_B2_202c.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, January 10, 1970, describing Paddon offering further interpretation and analysis of the events surrounding Louis Riel and the Red River Rebellion of 1869. (R8_S4_Sh4_B2_202d.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, ca. 1971, describing Paddon receiving his M.A. in Education from the University of Toronto. (R8_S4_Sh4_B2_202e.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, December 13, 1975, describing Paddon publishing a book entitled "The Story of The Talbot Settlement 1803-1840: A Frontier History of Southwestern Ontario", considered the most definitive work on the subject at that time. (R8_S4_Sh4_B2_202f.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, December 2, 1977, describing Paddon publishing a book entitled "Steam and Petticoats: The Early Railway Era in Southwestern Ontario 1840-1890", a sequel to his 1975 work. (R8_S4_Sh4_B2_202g.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, May 19, 1978, describing Paddon being "roasted" at a farewell event at Arthur Voaden Secondary School. Paddon was to leave A.V.S.S. after 19 years to become vice-principal at Central Elgin Collegiate Institute. (R8_S4_Sh4_B2_202h.pdf)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Subject Access
Newspapers
Schools
Education
Graduation
Teachers
Historic Sites
Elgin County
Land Settlement
Railways
Images
Documents

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Map Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
March 23, 1831
Storage Location
M8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Map Collection
Creator
Deputy Surveyor Mahlon Burwell
Description Level
Item
Item Number
MAP 172
Standard Number
"No. 36"
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
M8
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
March 23, 1831
Physical Description
1 map
Material Details
Photocopy of the original
Scope and Content
Lists names of settlers on some tracts of land.
Name Access
Southwold (Ont. : Township)
Subject Access
Land Settlement

“The Birth of St. Thomas”, an early history of St. Thomas.

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives126584
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1900
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh5 B1 F5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh5 B1 F5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1900
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Historical Records Series
Scope and Content
Discusses the settlement of the land in and around St. Thomas
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Pioneers
Land Settlement
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Map Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
December 10, 1819
Storage Location
M8
Other Title Info
"Map of that Part of the School Township of Yarmouth which is Situated North of Talbot Road"
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Map Collection
Creator
Mahlon Burwell, Deputy Surveyor
Description Level
Item
Item Number
MAP 174
Standard Number
"B 14"
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
M8
GMD
cartographic material
Responsibility
Deputy Surveyor's Office, Port Talbot
Date Range
December 10, 1819
Physical Description
1 map
Material Details
Photocopy of the original
Scope and Content
Shows the St. Thomas town plot.
Settlers not listed- only Mahlon Burwell is identified.
Name Access
Yarmouth (Ont.: Township)
Subject Access
Land Settlement

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