Arnprior WI Tweedsmuir Community History - Volume 1
Publication:
Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON), [ca.1932]-[ca.1970]
:


Description
Creator:
Arnprior Women's Institute, Creator
Media Type:
Text
Image
Item Type:
Scrapbooks
Description:
The first of 7 volumes. Some items mentioned are:
- Some families mentioned are Bell. Buchanon, Campbell, Craig, Cranston, Harrington, Havey, McGonigal, and Murphy
- Lists of members & deceased members up to 1965
- Lady Tweedsmuir visits Arnprior WI – full meeting described, including debate whether men should be taught domestic affairs (p.9)
- 1947 FWIO 50th anniv, with 12,000 members, with photos of attendees taking train (p.17)
- Letter from Harlton WI, England (exchange letters) (p.21)
- Photos of Mrs. S.G. Wilson & Mrs. A Bennett (p.26)
- Arnprior’s name and early history, including pioneer title deeds (p.30)
- Denis Macnamara day book (1874-1876) of his general store – provides list of names (p.32)
- Reminiscences of early days by W.J.Styles, former editor of Chronicle (p.35)
- 1949 Chronicle ‘Our Town’ describing early Arnprior and naming a number of people (p.41)
- 1950 ‘Ottawa Journal’ article talking about June 1869 ‘Neilson’s Weekly’ (p.45)
- Early Arnprior history from papers of Charles Macnamara, including McLachlin paying off Mrs. Arch. McNab, plus 1848 McLachlin and Vancourtland owing money in Bytown (p.47)
- Pioneer tour of Ottawa steamers and stages and Horse Car Railway (p.49)
- 1909 Old Home Week description, including photos of attendees, banner (p.51)
- Old town hall – 3 stories (p.54)
- Extensive centennial activities in 1962, including wedding on a ferris wheel (p.55)
- C.1905 Loyal Orange Lodge (p.67)
- Photo of Frank Boese
- “MacLachlin Era”1967 Arnprior Guide article (p.71)
- Early Arnprior & McNab (p.74)
- 1889 County Council with R.G. Moles as warden from Arnprior (p.76)
- 1957 introduction of water meters (p.78)
- “Old Tank Hill” – where water tank was in 1901 (p.79)
- Unique housing project – 1968 (p.80)
- Visit Arnprior Scotland in Aug. 1967 (p.81)
- Details of Frances Murphy – life & death (p.83)
Notes:
See Volume 6, page 323 for a Table of Contents for Volumes 1 to 5.
Publisher:
Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario (FWIO)
Dates:
[ca.1932]-[ca.1970]
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 45.43341
    Latitude: 45.43341 Longitude: -76.34939
Creative Commons licence:
by-nc-nd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Holder:
Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario (FWIO)
Location of Original:
Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives
Terms of Use:
For commercial use, please contact copyright holder for permission and details
Reproduction Notes:
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Contact
Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
 
 
 

552 Ridge Road
Stoney Creek, ON L8J 2Y6
905-662-2691

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Arnprior WI Tweedsmuir Community History - Volume 1


The first of 7 volumes. Some items mentioned are:
- Some families mentioned are Bell. Buchanon, Campbell, Craig, Cranston, Harrington, Havey, McGonigal, and Murphy
- Lists of members & deceased members up to 1965
- Lady Tweedsmuir visits Arnprior WI – full meeting described, including debate whether men should be taught domestic affairs (p.9)
- 1947 FWIO 50th anniv, with 12,000 members, with photos of attendees taking train (p.17)
- Letter from Harlton WI, England (exchange letters) (p.21)
- Photos of Mrs. S.G. Wilson & Mrs. A Bennett (p.26)
- Arnprior’s name and early history, including pioneer title deeds (p.30)
- Denis Macnamara day book (1874-1876) of his general store – provides list of names (p.32)
- Reminiscences of early days by W.J.Styles, former editor of Chronicle (p.35)
- 1949 Chronicle ‘Our Town’ describing early Arnprior and naming a number of people (p.41)
- 1950 ‘Ottawa Journal’ article talking about June 1869 ‘Neilson’s Weekly’ (p.45)
- Early Arnprior history from papers of Charles Macnamara, including McLachlin paying off Mrs. Arch. McNab, plus 1848 McLachlin and Vancourtland owing money in Bytown (p.47)
- Pioneer tour of Ottawa steamers and stages and Horse Car Railway (p.49)
- 1909 Old Home Week description, including photos of attendees, banner (p.51)
- Old town hall – 3 stories (p.54)
- Extensive centennial activities in 1962, including wedding on a ferris wheel (p.55)
- C.1905 Loyal Orange Lodge (p.67)
- Photo of Frank Boese
- “MacLachlin Era”1967 Arnprior Guide article (p.71)
- Early Arnprior & McNab (p.74)
- 1889 County Council with R.G. Moles as warden from Arnprior (p.76)
- 1957 introduction of water meters (p.78)
- “Old Tank Hill” – where water tank was in 1901 (p.79)
- Unique housing project – 1968 (p.80)
- Visit Arnprior Scotland in Aug. 1967 (p.81)
- Details of Frances Murphy – life & death (p.83)