Post Office, Hamilton Ont.
Description
Media Type
Image
Text
Item Type
Postcards
Description
A postcard showing the post office in Hamilton, Ontario, sent to Mabel Bridgman by "W.H.B" in 1907.

Mabel (Bridgman) Smith was born and raised in Zimmerman, Nelson Township, Halton County. Zimmerman was at Appleby and 2nd Lines. She was a collector of postcards of Hamilton, sometimes swapping them with friends, as per notes on some of them.
Notes
This post office is now part of the John Sopinka Court House. The marvellous old marble hall with the postal wickets and large tables still exists on the ground floor running north from Main Street and the (now gone) clock tower.
Inscriptions
Front of postcard: Post Office, Hamilton Ont.
Verso: Private Post Card. ; I. 308. Canadian Souvenir Cards. A.C. Turnbull, Stationer, Hamilton. ; This space may be used for correspondence ; This space is for address only.

The stamp is a Canada Postage 1 cent with King Edward VII and was franked: Hamilton Canada 1907 Jan 21 1 - PM.

The card is addressed to: Miss Mabel Bridgman, Zimmerman, PO Co Halton Ont.

The message reads: Hamilton Jan 21 07 I am in Hamilton at present will go this afternoon to Grimsby will return tomorrow wind storm here yesterdy (sic) done a lot of damage well at present W.H.B.
Date Of Event
January 21, 1907
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Mabel Lizella (Bridgman) Smith, b.July 2, 1884 in Zimmerman,Nelson Township, m. Arthur Albert Smith on March 20, 1920 in Lowville, d.1962 in Palermo, Trafalgar Township
Local identifier
TTLVP000247
Collection
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.41681 Longitude: -79.83293
Copyright Statement
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Recommended Citation
Post Office, Hamilton Ont.
Contact
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Email:michelle@tths.ca
Website:

Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton
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Post Office, Hamilton Ont.


A postcard showing the post office in Hamilton, Ontario, sent to Mabel Bridgman by "W.H.B" in 1907.

Mabel (Bridgman) Smith was born and raised in Zimmerman, Nelson Township, Halton County. Zimmerman was at Appleby and 2nd Lines. She was a collector of postcards of Hamilton, sometimes swapping them with friends, as per notes on some of them.