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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:5119
Year
1930
Title
Tent City Hotel
Description
Photo of the Tent City Hotel building on Concession 6 in Innisfil, close to Lake Simcoe. The photo shows the exterior of the two-storey L-shaped building after it had fallen into disrepair. Some of the window panes are missing and there is a rubbish pile in front of an entrance., IHS3818
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:5768
Year
1928
Title
Innisfil Township Horticultural Society Membership
Description
Copy of a "Certificate of Membership" in Innisfil Township Horticultural Society for the year 1928 given to Mrs. Edward Guest and authorized by the Society's director, Mrs. George Young. Beside the membership is an attached coupon redeemable for $1.00 worth of seeds, bulbs, plants, or flowers from Messrs. Brown & Company or Messrs. Powell & Hook to be repaid by the Society., IHS4143
ID
ourstories:2300
Year
Title
Mr. & Mrs. Henry Davis
Description
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Davis- Bond Street Mr. and Mrs. Henry Davis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday Jan. 25th, 1961. Mrs. Davis was the former Annie Hamilton of Innisfil Township. Mr. and Mrs. Davis's family of five daughters and four sons were all present at the celebration except one daughter who is living in the Yukon.,
ID
ourstories:2259
Year
1967
Title
Roy and Clara Goodfellow
Description
Photograph of Clara and Roy Goodfellow wearing period costume of the nineteenth century at Innisfil Centennial Park for Canada's Centennial celebrations, 1967. Clara is wearing a long patterned dress and bonnet, and Roy is wearing a dark suit and boater hat. A number of people are visible in the background milling in and out of the park's pavilion., IHS23 s
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:2648523
Year
Title
Cold Fighting
Description
Not only do the firefighters in Innisfil fight fires, but sometimes they fight cold, like this brave soul who was on hand to make sure Innisfil's Polar Bear Dippers were safe as they jumped through the ice in Lake Simcoe. Dressed in full gear, the firefighter sits on the ice in anticipation of the participants arriving to "dip.",
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:4990
Year
1982
Title
Innisfil Historical Society 10th Anniversary
Description
Group photo taken of members of the Innisfil Historical Society on the occasion of the Society's tenth anniversary in 1982. Pictured from left to right are: Bruce Somers, Roy Goodfellow, Don Beatty, Gordon Cowan, and Frank Cowan. The men are standing in a row and the photo appears to have been taken inside someone's house., IHS3541D
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:2576
Year
1939
Title
Members of Innisfil Council
Description
Outdoor group photo of the Innisfil Town Council of 1939. Pictured from left to right, posed in front of a car and all dressed in suits and fedoras are: Councillor Clifford Lockhart, Councillor Dalton Banting, Road Superintendent Robert Stewart, Reeve Orville Todd, Deputy Reeve Harry Reynolds, and Councillor Thomas Cook., IHS2113
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:2432
Year
1950
Title
Innisfil Council, 1950
Description
Group photo of the Innisfil Council in business attire during the Centennial year, 1950. Pictured from left to right - standing: John Cowan, Rd. Supervisor; C.D. Sproule, Councillor; Bruce Cowan, Councillor; Thomas Cook, Councillor; Oswald Black, Park Superintendent; Wilfred Stewart, Assessor. Seated: Mary Sloan, Asst. Clerk; W.C. Lockhart, Reeve; Blythe McConkey, Dep. Reeve; G.C. Allan, Clerk and Treasurer.,
ID
ourstories:2138
Title
Charles Cross
Description
Photo of Charles Cross, who was a farmer from Dalhousie. He moved to Innisfil in approximately 1836. He married his first wife, Margaret A. Cunningham on 1 January 1860. After her death he later married his second wife, Martha Ann Cluff, in 1873. He had five children from his first marriage and eleven from his second., IHS1563