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  • R. Ford and His Son Hank (Featherstone) Ford.
    Image       The Ford farm was on the 5th Line at Lower Base Road, Trafalgar Township. The house had been built by great-grandfather James Ford. His son, J.A. Ford and family lived there. In turn, R.R. Ford raised his family there.
    Image     The Ford farm was on the 5th Line at Lower Base Road, Trafalgar Township. The house had been built by great-grandfather James Ford. His son, J.A. Ford and family lived ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Gordon Booth, Elmer Downs and son, Albert, Floyd Downs at Steam Era, Milton in 1971
    Imagecomment       Left to right: Albert Downs, Gordon Booth, Elmer Downs, Floyd Downs. The Downs owned and operated a portable saw mill and threshing machines in the area for many years. Elmer was one of the founders of the Steam-Era.
    Imagecomment     Left to right: Albert Downs, Gordon Booth, Elmer Downs, Floyd Downs. The Downs owned and operated a portable saw mill and threshing machines in the area for many years. Elmer ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Parents of R.R. Ford
    Image       John A Ford and Maggie (Newell). They are standing at their home, on 5th Line at Lower Base Road, Trafalgar Township.
    Image     John A Ford and Maggie (Newell). They are standing at their home, on 5th Line at Lower Base Road, Trafalgar Township.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Three Generations of Fords
    Image       Robert Robinson Ford, holding his son Hank. Seated is wife Maggie Ford (neé Newell) with her mother Mary Jane Newell. The Ford farm was on 5th Line at Lower Base Road, Trafalgar Township. The house was built by great grandfather James Ford. Grandfather J.A. Ford and family lived here, also ...
    Image     Robert Robinson Ford, holding his son Hank. Seated is wife Maggie Ford (neé Newell) with her mother Mary Jane Newell. The Ford farm was on 5th Line at Lower Base ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Ford Family
    Image       Grandmother (Maggie) and Grandfather (John Albert) Ford holding R.F. Ford (Hank). Grandmother Newell, and unknown lady, Mary Ford, and Grandfather Newell.
    Image     Grandmother (Maggie) and Grandfather (John Albert) Ford holding R.F. Ford (Hank). Grandmother Newell, and unknown lady, Mary Ford, and Grandfather Newell.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Trafalgar Fire Department
    Image       Further Information: An October 1960 "Trafalgar Day Special" insert in the local newspaper, Trafalgar Journal - The Home Newspaper of Oakville and Trafalgar" has an item "Volunteer Firefighters Mark 21st Anniversary of Acton(sic) Action". The Trafalgar Township Historical Association has this print newspaper section in their archives. Information from this ...
    Image     Further Information: An October 1960 "Trafalgar Day Special" insert in the local newspaper, Trafalgar Journal - The Home Newspaper of Oakville and Trafalgar" has an item "Volunteer Firefighters Mark 21st ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • The Ford Children With New Family Car
    Image       The Ford children, pictured with the car their father, Robert (R.R. Ford) won in 1936 for selling the most subscriptions to the Oakville Record Star. They are all hoping to take a ride in it. Note the running board along the side. From l-r, children are; Featherstone who was called ...
    Image     The Ford children, pictured with the car their father, Robert (R.R. Ford) won in 1936 for selling the most subscriptions to the Oakville Record Star. They are all hoping to ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Bill Dent's Store
    Imagecomment       Store belonging to Bill Dent, on the north-west corner of Trafalgar Road and Dundas Street. The house next door belonged to a Mrs. Fisher. The photograph was taken in the spring of 1952. The Dents lived at Glenorchy.
    Imagecomment     Store belonging to Bill Dent, on the north-west corner of Trafalgar Road and Dundas Street. The house next door belonged to a Mrs. Fisher. The photograph was taken in the ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Basketball Game at Snider's School
    Image       Snider's school was first built on land owned by Ephraim Post Concession 1, Lot 6, NDS. We know S.S. #4 was in use by 1877 and the 1878 Atlas shows it right on the corner on the southwest side of Ninth Line and Burnhamthorpe Road. The 200 acre Lot 6 ...
    Image     Snider's school was first built on land owned by Ephraim Post Concession 1, Lot 6, NDS. We know S.S. #4 was in use by 1877 and the 1878 Atlas shows ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Dr. John A Johnstone (Veterinarian) Postville
    Image       Dr. Johnstone and his family lived at 3048 Trafalgar Road, Lot 13, Con 1 NDS. According to his obituary, he worked as the veterinary inspector for Halton County. He also served as deputy reeve of Trafalgar Township. The family attended Munn's Methodist, later United, Church and are buried in Munn's ...
    Image     Dr. Johnstone and his family lived at 3048 Trafalgar Road, Lot 13, Con 1 NDS. According to his obituary, he worked as the veterinary inspector for Halton County. He also ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Wedding At Ford Farm On 5th Line
    Image       The bride is Irene Ford, and the groom is Elton McLean. Maggie & John A. Ford are sitting on the grass to the right of the bride, their daughter. The Ford farm was on 5th Line at Lower Base Road, Trafalgar Township.
    Image     The bride is Irene Ford, and the groom is Elton McLean. Maggie & John A. Ford are sitting on the grass to the right of the bride, their daughter. The ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Mary Jane Newell With Ford Children
    Image       Grandmother Mary Jane Newell with Featherstone (Hank) Ford and Isabel Ford on knee.
    Image     Grandmother Mary Jane Newell with Featherstone (Hank) Ford and Isabel Ford on knee.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Hank, Jim, Marion, and Isobel Ford on a Homemade Sleigh.
    Image       The Ford farm was on 5th Line at Lower Base Road, Trafalgar Township. “Growing up on a farm we always had things to do – we learned to skate on a pond or creek, rode horses, had hills to go sleigh riding. In the summer we swam in the creek ...
    Image     The Ford farm was on 5th Line at Lower Base Road, Trafalgar Township. “Growing up on a farm we always had things to do – we learned to skate on ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Dent and Bradley Homes
    Image       The Dent and Bradley stores, looking west from the corner of Dundas (Hwy 5) and Trafalgar (7th Line), spring 1952.
    Image     The Dent and Bradley stores, looking west from the corner of Dundas (Hwy 5) and Trafalgar (7th Line), spring 1952.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Snider's School Girls Basketball Team, 1956-57.
    Image       Snider's school was first built on land owned by Ephraim Post Concession 1, Lot 6, NDS. We know S.S. #4 was in use by 1877 and the 1878 Atlas shows it right on the corner on the southwest side of Ninth Line and Burnhamthorpe Road. The 200 acre Lot 6 ...
    Image     Snider's school was first built on land owned by Ephraim Post Concession 1, Lot 6, NDS. We know S.S. #4 was in use by 1877 and the 1878 Atlas shows ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Basketball Game at Snider's School, 1956-57.
    Image       Snider's school was first built on land owned by Ephraim Post Concession 1, Lot 6, NDS. We know S.S. #4 was in use by 1877 and the 1878 Atlas shows it right on the corner on the southwest side of Ninth Line and Burnhamthorpe Road. The 200 acre Lot 6 ...
    Image     Snider's school was first built on land owned by Ephraim Post Concession 1, Lot 6, NDS. We know S.S. #4 was in use by 1877 and the 1878 Atlas shows ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Isobel & Hank Ford With Two Collies
    Image       Isobel Davison says, "One of these dogs was a pet named Gyp. The other was a working herd dog, simply called “Collie”. The dogs brought in the cows each night at 5 pm. All you had to say was “Go and get the cows, Collie”, and the dog would run ...
    Image     Isobel Davison says, "One of these dogs was a pet named Gyp. The other was a working herd dog, simply called “Collie”. The dogs brought in the cows each night ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Hank Ford On A Horse
    Image       Hank and Isobel sometimes rode this horse to and from their one-room school, S.S.#9 Coyne, which was over 2 miles away. Hank's father had also attended the same school. The Ford farm was on 5th Line at Lower Base Road, Trafalgar Township. Their house had been built by their Great-Grandfather ...
    Image     Hank and Isobel sometimes rode this horse to and from their one-room school, S.S.#9 Coyne, which was over 2 miles away. Hank's father had also attended the same school. The ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Jim, Isobel, and Hank Ford on a Sled.
    Image       Jim, Isobel, and Hank Ford on a sled at their house on 5th line. “Growing up on a farm we always had things to do – we learned to skate on a pond or creek, rode horses, had hills to go sleigh riding. In the summer we swam in the ...
    Image     Jim, Isobel, and Hank Ford on a sled at their house on 5th line. “Growing up on a farm we always had things to do – we learned to skate ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Hank and Isobel Ford, 1927 or 1928.
    Image       Isobel’s dress was likely knit by her father, who had learned to knit as a pastime when he was confined to bed for a year following a back injury. Robert Ford was in a cast and unable to move, so he was placed in a “hospital bed” which could be ...
    Image     Isobel’s dress was likely knit by her father, who had learned to knit as a pastime when he was confined to bed for a year following a back injury. Robert ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
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