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  • Thirsty Farmer, Wilbert Biggar
        Wilbert Henry Biggar was a hard working farmer with a renowned mixed farm. He was also Halton County Council Reeve, representing Trafalgar Township. His grandfather, Michael L. Bigger had been the Deputy Reeve - Oakville on the Halton County Council earlier in 1890-1891, and his father, Albert, had also held ...
      Wilbert Henry Biggar was a hard working farmer with a renowned mixed ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Fox House, July 2015
        2457 Dundas Street West, Oakville is on Lot 30 Concession 1, NDS Trafalgar Township. The Crown Patent for all 200 acres of Lot 30 was issued to John Shaw in 1808. In 1876, three quarters of an acre in the southeast corner were sold by William Henry Hagar for a ...
      2457 Dundas Street West, Oakville is on Lot 30 Concession 1, NDS ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Sisters Hettie & Jennie Munn
        Hettie and her older sister Jennie, married in a double wedding ceremony at the church in Munn's Corners in 1883. Jennie went out west to live in Manitoba with her husband W.H. Reid. The family says they went "west with William Henry Spearin". In 1898, Hettie and her husband, Albert ...
      Hettie and her older sister Jennie, married in a double wedding ceremony ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • 1958 Canadian Co-Operative Wool Growers Grading and Purchase of Wool
        A copy of the farmer's, Mr. J. C. Cunningham of Hornby in Halton County, Ontario, sale of wool to the Canadian Co-Operativve Wool Growers Limited company. The company representative was Mr. A.N. Stark and the grader signed his name, "Fraser".
      A copy of the farmer's, Mr. J. C. Cunningham of Hornby in ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Belinda (Cronkrite) Bigger
        Belinda Cronkrite Bigger
      Belinda Cronkrite Bigger
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Oscar Pridmore and Ron Powell, Haying, 1920s
        Ron and Oscar were neighbours and through marriage, related. Ron and Ruth (Cullingworth) Powell farmed the "old Caverhill" farm on 4th Line and Upper Middle Road. Haying in the 1920s.
      Ron and Oscar were neighbours and through marriage, related. Ron and Ruth ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Lois, Martha, Kathryn Biggar at Glenclare Farm
        The girls are feeding the turkeys at Glenclare Farm, their home. The picture was taken circa 1934.
      The girls are feeding the turkeys at Glenclare Farm, their home. The ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Glenclare Farm Truck
        Truck Door: W.H. Biggar. Truck Side Panel: Glenclare Farm Oakville.
      Truck Door: W.H. Biggar. Truck Side Panel: Glenclare Farm Oakville.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Team Levelling Field At Glenclare Farm
        Preparing the field for planting. The wooden scraper is just for levelling the field. It can't deal with rocks because it is just a wooden board and has no metal edge to protect it. Glenclare Farm was Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar. This land had been settled by Michael ...
      Preparing the field for planting. The wooden scraper is just for levelling ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Binding Hay At Glenclare Farm
        Wilbert Biggar is driving the tractor and grandson Harold Biggar can be seen on the hay binder, Hettie Biggar is to our right behind the tractor. The hay binder takes the hay, bundles it into a sheaf and ties binder twine around it. Harold has put his hat on a ...
      Wilbert Biggar is driving the tractor and grandson Harold Biggar can be ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Albert, Wilbert and Clara Biggar At Glenclare Farm
        Two photographs taken at different times, with different people and different horses but in the same spot with the same wagon at Glenclare Farm, on work days. The primary photograph shows brother and sister, Wilbert and Clara Biggar. The secondary photograph is of father Albert and son Wilbert.
      Two photographs taken at different times, with different people and different horses ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Ethel and Lois Biggar, 1919
        The main picture is of baby Lois with her mother, Ethel Biggar, likely on the day of her christening. Ethel and husband, Wilbert Biggar, had a two year old son, Harold, at this time. They lived near Munn's Corners, and the christening was likely at Munn's Methodist Church. The second ...
      The main picture is of baby Lois with her mother, Ethel Biggar, ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Glenclare Farm Flock of Geese
        A wonderful picture showing the diversity of the Biggar family farm, Glenclare Farm. Albert Biggar's grandfather, Michael, had first owned the property, Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar Township, running north from Burnhamthorpe Road on the east side of 6th Line. Acreage was added to expand this property as the ...
      A wonderful picture showing the diversity of the Biggar family farm, Glenclare ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Eva Biggar with Lamb
        Mary Eva Biggar was born on September 25, 1880 in Trafalgar. She married Maurice Bruce McCausland on July 21, 1908 at St. Judes Church in Oakville. They went west to live in Trehern, Manitoba. She died on June 23, 1976 in Oakville, Ontario and is buried in St. Judes Cemetery. ...
      Mary Eva Biggar was born on September 25, 1880 in Trafalgar. She ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Elmer Downs' Threshing Machine
        Elmer Downs was a thresher as well as owner of a portable saw mill. He and his brother took the machinery to the farmers and set up shop where required. The photograph sowns the threshing machine steam engine and water tank - the power that operated the threshing machine. (The ...
      Elmer Downs was a thresher as well as owner of a portable ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Oakhurst- William Cyrus Inglehart's Barn
        W. C. Inglehart is standing behind the cows. Note the milk maids, farm hands and family members. "Oakhurst" was built by William Cyrus Inglehart in the late 1800’s. William Cyrus and his wife Eleanor (McLaren) can be seen sitting on the porch in this photograph. Their son, Herbert also farmed ...
      W. C. Inglehart is standing behind the cows. Note the milk maids, ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Cliffview Farm
        Sheep at Cliffview Farm
      Sheep at Cliffview Farm
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Cliffview Farm
        Haystacks at Cliffview farm.
      Haystacks at Cliffview farm.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Post Card: "Canadian Indians Picking Raspberries at the Walker House Farm, Oakville & Toronto, Ont."
        Front of Card: Canadian Indians picking raspberries at the Walker House Farm, Oakville & Toronto, Ont. Back of Post Card: Post Card ; This Space for Correspondence only ; This Space for Address only ; Postage Canada - 1c. U.S. - - 1c. Foreign - 2c.
      Front of Card: Canadian Indians picking raspberries at the Walker House Farm, ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Microfilm Collection Index - Hornby Women's Institute, Halton District Women's Institute
        This binder references the materials in the Tweedsmuir History microfilm collection. It is part of the Access to Oakville History Project - an index for the Oakville Public Library's nine microfilm collections. The index is extensive, both outlining the contents of each microfilm reel and providing researchers with a direct ...
      This binder references the materials in the Tweedsmuir History microfilm collection. It ...
    Oakville Public Library
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