Arkwright WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 1
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Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON), [1965]-[1972]
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Arkwright Women's Institute, Creator
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Arkwright WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 1

- Map of the community, with property owners' names, 1980
- Map of the community, with property owners' names, early 1970

Arkwright School - S.S. No. 6 Arran
- History of the local schoolhouse from 1856 to 1965
- List of teachers at the school from 1906 to 1965
- History of the local school board
- Photo of George McLelland who taught in 1907
- List of improvements made to the school
- List of students who have attended S.S. No. 6
- Invitation to Arkwright School Centennial, 1965
- List of items in the program for the Centennial celebration
- List of attendees to the Centennial Reunion, 1965

Purple Hill Lodge - L.O.L 612
- History of the Orange Lodge from 1852 onwards
- History of the Glorious Twelfth celebration
- List of worshipful masters from 1855 to 1965
- Centennial celebrations, 1955
- History of the sale of the Lodge Hall and amalgamation with Tara L.O.L

Arkwright United Church
- History of early services in the area from 1853
- Formation of the New Connection Methodist church and Wesleyan church on the site of the present Orange Hall, later to unite
- Construction of the present brick church beginning in 1875
- Sale of Wesleyan Church to the Purple Hill L.O.L
- Various improvements to the church up to 1967
- List of ministers from 1854 to 1972
- Updates on new owners of the church and renovations in 2002 and 2004
- Arkwright Church Auction Sale, May 19th, 1973 after congregation ceased worship services there in 1972
- The Arkwright United Church Women, beginning in 1902
- Various fundraising initiatives by the UCW
- Various community service initiatives by the UCW
- "Ladies Aid" and change to "Women's Association" and later to "United Church Women"
- Golden anniversary, celebrated in 1952
- Arkwright UCW disbands in 1990s and amalgamates with Esther and Priscilla groups

Farm Histories
- Half Lot 15 and Half Lot 16, Concession 8
- East Half - Lot 20, Concession 6
- Arranstone House, including a chronology of owners from 1863 to 2001

Arkwright General Store
- History from 1874 to 1988
- Owners of the store and the property

Biography of Henry Joseph Woodside, 1858-1929
- Northwest Rebellion, 1885
- Special correspondent for newspapers
- Marries and settles in Ottawa, becomes manager of an insurance company
- List of Henry's siblings and birthdates

The Andrew Underwood Family
- his children with Elizabeth Harron and their spouses

Arkwright Institute (WI)
- History of the branch from 1908 onward
- Account of the first meeting of the Arkwright WI
- Disbandment of the branch in 2002

- Arkwright Women's Institute marks 75th anniversary, 1983
- List of Presidents and Secretaries of Arkwright WI, 1908-2002
Arkwright Post Office
Coronation Lodge L.T.B.
Lot 12, Plan 204, Arkwright
Arkwright Women's Institute Program 1933-34
Biography - Margaret Simpson
- June Strong
- Elda Smith
- Esplen's
- Myrtle Wark
- Marion Linseman Richards


Deed - Lot 17, Concession 6, Arran Township
Obituaries - Fred Smith
- Margaret Myrtle Wark
- Alice Isabel Hilts Richards
Farm Histories - Lot 16, Concession 9, Arran Township
- Lot 17, Concession 9, Arran Township
- Lots 17 & 18, Concession 8, Arran Township
- Lot 23, Concession 6, Arran Township
- Lot 23, Concession 6, Arran Township
- Lot 26, Concession 9, Arran Township
Marriages - Effie May Simpson & William Rae McKeen, Sept. 16,1925
- Margaret Alice Pepper & Harold George Simpson, July 1, 1939
- Alice Hilts & Ross Richards, Sept. 25, 1937
- Stuart Byers & Marion Knox, November 11, 1933
- Myrtle A. Millman & Garnet Wark, September 29,1920
- Clara Jane Crawford & William Alexander Barclay, October 14, 1931
- Mabel Augusta Simpson & David John McKeen, October 31, 1931
- Betty Noreen Strong & Maxwell Elvin Lind, May 12, 1951
- Eva June Rourke & Earl Coleman Strong, April 20,1946
- Gladys Helena Brown & Ammie Edison Galbraith, September 2,1940
- Elizabeth Irene Lydia Steinhoff & Laverne Garnet Wark, May 15, 1948
- Betty Ann Cornish & Joseph Allan Gammie, August 14,1954
- Wallace Esplen & Catherine Bell, September 23, 1909
Biography - Marion Knox Byers
- Edith Coleman
Publisher:
Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario (FWIO)
Dates:
[1965]-[1972]
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Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.46679 Longitude: -81.23304
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Arkwright WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 1


Arkwright WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 1

- Map of the community, with property owners' names, 1980
- Map of the community, with property owners' names, early 1970

Arkwright School - S.S. No. 6 Arran
- History of the local schoolhouse from 1856 to 1965
- List of teachers at the school from 1906 to 1965
- History of the local school board
- Photo of George McLelland who taught in 1907
- List of improvements made to the school
- List of students who have attended S.S. No. 6
- Invitation to Arkwright School Centennial, 1965
- List of items in the program for the Centennial celebration
- List of attendees to the Centennial Reunion, 1965

Purple Hill Lodge - L.O.L 612
- History of the Orange Lodge from 1852 onwards
- History of the Glorious Twelfth celebration
- List of worshipful masters from 1855 to 1965
- Centennial celebrations, 1955
- History of the sale of the Lodge Hall and amalgamation with Tara L.O.L

Arkwright United Church
- History of early services in the area from 1853
- Formation of the New Connection Methodist church and Wesleyan church on the site of the present Orange Hall, later to unite
- Construction of the present brick church beginning in 1875
- Sale of Wesleyan Church to the Purple Hill L.O.L
- Various improvements to the church up to 1967
- List of ministers from 1854 to 1972
- Updates on new owners of the church and renovations in 2002 and 2004
- Arkwright Church Auction Sale, May 19th, 1973 after congregation ceased worship services there in 1972
- The Arkwright United Church Women, beginning in 1902
- Various fundraising initiatives by the UCW
- Various community service initiatives by the UCW
- "Ladies Aid" and change to "Women's Association" and later to "United Church Women"
- Golden anniversary, celebrated in 1952
- Arkwright UCW disbands in 1990s and amalgamates with Esther and Priscilla groups

Farm Histories
- Half Lot 15 and Half Lot 16, Concession 8
- East Half - Lot 20, Concession 6
- Arranstone House, including a chronology of owners from 1863 to 2001

Arkwright General Store
- History from 1874 to 1988
- Owners of the store and the property

Biography of Henry Joseph Woodside, 1858-1929
- Northwest Rebellion, 1885
- Special correspondent for newspapers
- Marries and settles in Ottawa, becomes manager of an insurance company
- List of Henry's siblings and birthdates

The Andrew Underwood Family
- his children with Elizabeth Harron and their spouses

Arkwright Institute (WI)
- History of the branch from 1908 onward
- Account of the first meeting of the Arkwright WI
- Disbandment of the branch in 2002

- Arkwright Women's Institute marks 75th anniversary, 1983
- List of Presidents and Secretaries of Arkwright WI, 1908-2002
Arkwright Post Office
Coronation Lodge L.T.B.
Lot 12, Plan 204, Arkwright
Arkwright Women's Institute Program 1933-34
Biography - Margaret Simpson
- June Strong
- Elda Smith
- Esplen's
- Myrtle Wark
- Marion Linseman Richards


Deed - Lot 17, Concession 6, Arran Township
Obituaries - Fred Smith
- Margaret Myrtle Wark
- Alice Isabel Hilts Richards
Farm Histories - Lot 16, Concession 9, Arran Township
- Lot 17, Concession 9, Arran Township
- Lots 17 & 18, Concession 8, Arran Township
- Lot 23, Concession 6, Arran Township
- Lot 23, Concession 6, Arran Township
- Lot 26, Concession 9, Arran Township
Marriages - Effie May Simpson & William Rae McKeen, Sept. 16,1925
- Margaret Alice Pepper & Harold George Simpson, July 1, 1939
- Alice Hilts & Ross Richards, Sept. 25, 1937
- Stuart Byers & Marion Knox, November 11, 1933
- Myrtle A. Millman & Garnet Wark, September 29,1920
- Clara Jane Crawford & William Alexander Barclay, October 14, 1931
- Mabel Augusta Simpson & David John McKeen, October 31, 1931
- Betty Noreen Strong & Maxwell Elvin Lind, May 12, 1951
- Eva June Rourke & Earl Coleman Strong, April 20,1946
- Gladys Helena Brown & Ammie Edison Galbraith, September 2,1940
- Elizabeth Irene Lydia Steinhoff & Laverne Garnet Wark, May 15, 1948
- Betty Ann Cornish & Joseph Allan Gammie, August 14,1954
- Wallace Esplen & Catherine Bell, September 23, 1909
Biography - Marion Knox Byers
- Edith Coleman