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ID
ourstories:4606
Year
1914
Title
Stroud 10th line
Description
10th Line of Innisfil, looking east from in front of Presbyterian Church 2 residences and "M-Hall" marked from page 5 of Tweedsmuir History - Vol 1 (Stroud) Photo by S.H. Douse of Lefroy, who was killed in W.W. 1, Further information is avbailable at the Knock Heritage site , IHS3381 - 5A
ID
ourstories:5066
Year
Title
Benjamin F. Quantz Family
Description
Benjamin Franklin Quantz (front left), born August 16, 1854, died May 19, 1935. Mr. Quantz arrived in Innisfil in 1868, N 1/2 Lot 12, Con. 10. His wife Adeline Elizabeth Marsh, (front right), daughter of Judge and Mrs. Robert Marsh of Richmond Hill, born November 24, 1977, died December 21, 1928. Standing are their daughter Adelene and son Cuthbert (Bert). , IHS3940
ID
ourstories:1530
Title
Cherry Creek Reunion
Description
Group photo of Cherry Creek School reunion. Photo taken at Innisfil Park. People in the picture include: Walter Allan, Howard Allan, Frank, Wes, Harry, Ed Hughes, Ed Kneeshaw, Gilmore Reive, Georgie Reive, Harvey Sawyer, Louella Sawyer, Martha Neilly, Clara Kneeshaw, Harry Averill, Ethel and Ida Kell, William and Lavina Kell, Sam Todd, Lois and Agnes Todd.,
ID
ourstories:3009
Year
1942
Title
Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. King 2
Description
Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. King at Chula Vista, their home -north of Holly Mr. King was in the bee business all his life (1879-1946)--born at Erindale Beekeeper in Innisfil for 30 years - first at Churchill and for 26 years at Holly Mrs. King, a community worker and active in the Women's Institute OHS # 1969,
ID
ourstories:3255
Year
1921
Title
Steamship Collingwood
Description
The steamship "Collingwood" was built in 1907 at Collingwood, it was scrapped circa 1970. The master was Captain F.A. Bassett, the first mate was Captain W. Inkster, both of Collingwood. The engine crew in 1921, some of whom resided in Innisfil, were H. Jack, C.E.W. Jack, A. Jack, H. Reid, W. Millar, A. Brown and J. Thompson. NAVIGATION , IHS160
ID
ourstories:5031
Year
1869
Title
Barrie Examiner and Northern Advance
Description
5 Pages:- Photocopied pages from The Barrie Examiner and Northern Advance. Re: Murder of Hugh Donnelly. Don Beatty made a presentation to a meeting of the Innisfil Historical Society on this topic on Feb. 8, 1992. There is a microfilm copy of the papers at Barrie Public Library. Further information is available at the Knock Heritage Site , IHS4024
ID
ourstories:3556
Year
1930
Title
Hand Raised Barn at Mr. Corrigan's Farm
Description
This barn was raised by hand, one of the last in the area, at the farm of Mr. Willis Corrigan in Innisfil Township in 1930. The bricks for the basement foundation were brought from the old Coulter Hotel in Cookstown. Wooden pegs were used instead of nails for the framework. See writeup for complete details of this feat!,
ID
ourstories:5734
Year
2010
Title
Official Re-opening of Police O ffice
Description
Ribbon cutting ceremony at Official Re-opening of Police Office in Innisfil. L to R: Sgt Craig Johnson, Deputy Chief Allan Cheeseman, Constable Jason Vander Sar, Chief Bruce Davis, Patti Vanderdonk (Chair of Police Board), Mayor Brian Jackson, MP Peter Van Loan, Deputy Mayor Gordon Wauchope, Constable Leslie Grace. , IHS4305
ID
ourstories:1747
Title
John Barclay Family
Description
John Barclay (1845-1920) and Louise (née Nixon) Barclay (1860-1943) with their children David "Dee" John Carlyle (standing) (1886-1931), Georgia (seated) (1884-1910), and Fred (baby). John was born in Dumfries, Scotland, but later moved to his farm in Innisfil at Hwy. 11 and the 8th Line. He married Louise on 8 March 1882. , IHS370
ID
ourstories:5886
Year
1984
Title
Social Events - Retirement Police Chief William Brown
Description
Retiring Police Chief William Brown receives a gold watch for his years of service from Jack Young, Police Commission Chair, Robert Gilroy, Police Commissioner, Reeve Grant Andrade. Mildred Brown was presented with a bouquet of red roses. Other information stored in local history rooom of Stroud Library Innisfil Police Chief - Wm. Brown Brown, Wm., Jack Young, Robert Gilroy, Reeve Grant Andrade, Mildred Brown , IHS4190
ID
ourstories:7674
Year
1855
Title
Crown Sale Grant to William Dutcher
Description
Sixteen pages "Handwritten" mortgage. Crown Sale Grant to William Dutcher for 100 acres, Township of Innisfil, County of Simcoe, recorded July 7, 1855, 1857, 1858, 1859. Deputy Resistrar Leo Arnot. Elizabeth Dutcher. (Farm is now 130 acres) Between Thomas McCrachen (wagonmaker) and John Strathey Lawyer. Note: These are written before Confederation in 1867. Paid in English Pounds. , IHS1261
ID
ourstories:5118
Year
1943
Title
Schools - Thornton 1943
Description
Thornton School #9 Innisfil and Union 16, Essa Back row: (l to r): Jack Crawford, Wilbert Pearson, Billy Hunter, George Caldwell, Gladys (Spring) Fralick (teacher - married Feb. 1943), Jim Lynn, Jack Caldwell, Yvonne Hunter, Marion Ferrier Front row: Alec Caldwell, ---Morrow, Ray Crane, Betty Hopkins, Leila Hopkins, Eleanor Morrow, ---Doan, Ronnie Marrow, ---Doan Costumes and clothing , IHS3938
ID
ourstories:2676
Year
1873
Title
Account Book Pages
Description
Pages from an account book, possibly kept by a travelling salesman-- --Painswick, June 7, 1873 --Victoria (Stroud), June 10, 1873 --Churchill, June 14, 1873 --Croxins Corners (Fennels Corners), June 17, 1873 Painswick page is entered for viewing. Arrangements may be made to view the other pages, by contacting the Innisfil Historical Society , IHS2861
ID
ourstories:1752
Title
Ephraim Holland Belfry
Description
Portrait of Ephraim Holland Belfry (1 August 1847-29 August 1905) of Innisfil, 5th Line. He married Elizabeth Ann Wray on 3 May 1880 in Toronto. They were homesteaders and left Bell Ewart for Melita, Manitoba. They built their own sod house. They had a son and a daughter: Holland Warren Belfry (1 December 1886-unknown), and Cora Belfry (25 February 1889-unknown)., IHS564
ID
ourstories:5441
Year
1930
Title
S. S. #9 Innisfil - Thornton
Description
School - S. S. #9 - Innisfil - Thornton: Back Row: Teacher Miss N.C. Speers, Aileen Grey, Ruth Coulter, Clara Halbert, Francis Black, Alice Hopkins, Gertrude Coulter, Dorothey Lucas, Marjorie Moore, Alice Beaumont Second row: Bessie Black, Orma Birch, Roberta Black, Ruby Morrison, Norma Halbert, Winnifred Coulter, Laura Lucas Third row: Edwin Halbert, Roy Coulter, Bill Black, Newman Moore, Harold Halbert, Ross Hopkins. , IHS3581
ID
ourstories:5081
Year
1987
Title
1987 Annual General Meeting - Innisfil Credit Union Ltd.
Description
This photograph was taken at the 1987 Annual General Meeting. At this meeting a change of name was ratified by the members and the word "Farmers" was officially deleted. Don Beatty ws the chairperson of the "Name Change" Committee. Standing, left, Mervin B. Wice, right, Lloyd Cumming, seated Edna Cumming. Past and present Treasurers of the Innisfil (Farmers') Credit Union Ltd. , IHS3945
ID
ourstories:3459
Year
1900
Title
Mr. & Mrs. John Quantz
Description
Mr. and Mrs. John Quantz, nee Mary Pratt. Mrs. Quantz was born in "salt box" in London, England. She was eleven years old when she came to Innisfil about 1835 to NH Lot 16, Concession 11. They were married aboout 1842 and are buried in St. Paul's cemetery. Through error names not on tombstone of Beverley Quantz. COSTUMES AND CLOTHING , IHS1410
ID
ourstories:4217
Year
1915
Title
Hilliard Rainey
Description
Hilliard Rainy,son of Johnathan and Emma Rainy - born and raised at SH lot 4, con 3, Innisfil -educated at Bethesda School. -joined the Canadian Army to serve in the First Great War(1914-1918) -was killed at the Battle of Somme, France - October 3,1916 -30 years -first cousin to Fred Rainy , IHS2502
ID
ourstories:1537
Title
Barn Raising at James Leonard's
Description
The following description is taken from a tape recorded discussion between Don Beatty (R.R.1 Lefroy) and John Cowan (Knock) at the Innisfil Historical Society. This shows a picture of the barn raising of James Leonard and Annie Leonard's farm, Lot 23, Concession 10, in 1935. They had a barn dance after it was finished., IHS133
ID
ourstories:5099
Year
1928
Title
Indenture for Lloyd George Park
Description
(C) Indenture dated April 12, 1928 indicating an agreement between Albert Kirkpatrick and a group of men(Parks Board) re the land to be used as a park or playground in the village of Lefroy - part of Lot 22, conc. 4, Innisfil, Ont. Further information is available at the Knock Heritage Site , IHS3905 C