Shillum Brothers With Pepper, Early 1950's
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- Oldest brother, Bob Shillum, holds the reins while middle son, Wayne, sits on Pepper. They are by the house on the Back Concession (now 3133 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West), Palermo. Rose and Robert Shillum bought the 100 acre dairy farm from Fred Edwards and moved their family from Toronto in 1950.
Wayne is dressed as Roy Rogers, a television hero of the 1950's.
When the family bought the farm, several riding horses were being boarded and this continued. Pepper was a boarding horse that the boys were allowed to ride, to keep him exercised.
The family also kept a horse for the boys to ride as well as two work horses as for the first few years of farm ownership, they had no mechanized tractor.
- Shillum, Wayne E. The Farmboy in 1950's Palermo Ontario. Publisher: WES Marketing, cJanuary 2018. ISBN 1987978064, 9781987978063 (Available from Amazon.ca)
- Personal Name(s):
- Robert Henry Shillum, called Bob, April 19, 1915-March 1999 ; Rose Violet Shillum, called Rose, March 14, 1914-April 1998 ; Sons: Robert Lloyd Shillum, called Bob, August 29, 1938-October 3, 1993 ; Wayne Edward Shillum, b. March 12, 1944 ; Brian David Shillum, b.October 6, 1947.
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- Trafalgar Township Historical Society
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- Shillum Brothers With Pepper, Early 1950's
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton