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​Welcome to the Simcoe County Archives blog.

We'll be posting records from our collections that celebrate anniversaries and events as well as items that catch our interest. We hope they catch yours, too!

Blog posts appear in the list below. Happy reading!

 

 

Preserving Family Treasureshttps://www.simcoe.ca/Archives/Pages/Preserving_Family_Treasures.aspx4/24/2020 2:04:54 PMPreserving Family Treasures<p>​​Blog originally posted April 29, 2020​ <br></p><h2>​​​​​​​​​​​​​<a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/2009-36_W_Hopkins_B5_1080.jpg" title="W. Hopkins family photograph, ca. 1917">​</a>Have you recently found yourself sorting through the old family records?​​​​​​​​<br></h2><p>​​<a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/2009-36_W_Hopkins_B5_1080.jpg" title="W. Hopkins Family photo"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/2009-36_W_Hopkins_B5_480.jpg" class="ms-rtePosition-4" alt="W. Hopkins Family photo" style="font-size:1.156em;margin:0px 85px;width:386px;height:274px;" /></a><br><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">​​2009-36, W. Hopkins family ​​​ph​otograph​, ca. 19​17.  </span><span style="font-size:0.714em;">​​C​​​opyright:  Pub</span><span style="font-size:0.714em;">lic Domain</span><br></span></p><p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Are an​y showing signs of age and neglect?<br></span></p><p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">​​It's likely time for some Archival T.L.C.!  ​​​​​​​​​<br></span></p><p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">​Here are 3 things you can do at home to take ​better ​​care of them.​</span><br></p><h2>1. Tenderly examine the records<br></h2><p>Have a look at the items and note the physical characteristics for each one.</p><p> <strong style="font-size:1em;">What exactly​ do you have?</strong><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/997-105_Blueprint_20000_US_Gal_tank_on_100_foot_%20steel_tower_1923_M2_F13_1080.jpg" title="Blue print of water tower in Springwater Park, 1923" style="font-size:1em;color:#000000;">​</a><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/2012-35_Remembrance_Certificate_1889-1902_F11-I-2_1080.jpg" title="Remembrance Certificate"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/2012-35_Remembrance_Certificate_1889-1902_F11_I-2_480.jpg" alt="Remembrance Certificate" class="ms-rtePosition-2" style="margin:5px;width:335px;height:620px;" /></a><br><br></p><ul><li> <span style="font-size:1em;">​​Audio tapes</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:1em;">Blueprints</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:1em;">Books</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:1em;">Certificates</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:1em;">Computer disks</span></li><li>Diaries<br></li><li> <span style="font-size:1em;">External hard drives</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:1em;">Glass negatives</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:1em;">Land records</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:1em;">Letters and envelopes</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:1em;">Maps</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:1em;">Photographs</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:1em;">Photographic negatives or slides</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:1em;">Posters</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:1em;">Scrapbooks</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:1em;">USBs</span></li><li>Vinyl recordings<br></li></ul><p></p> <p> <strong>What is it made of?</strong></p><ul><li>Glass</li><li>Paper</li><li>Parchment​</li><li>Plastic<br></li></ul><div style="text-align:right;"> <span style="font-size:11.424px;text-align:center;">2012-35</span><span style="font-size:11.424px;text-align:center;"> Front ​of </span><span style="font-size:11.424px;text-align:center;">Remembrance Certifica</span><span style="font-size:11.424px;text-align:center;">t</span><span style="font-size:11.424px;text-align:center;">e</span><span style="font-size:11.424px;text-align:center;"> </span><span style="font-size:11.424px;text-align:center;">ca. 1902.  Copyright:  Simcoe County Archives</span>​</div><p> <strong>Is there a mix of materials?</strong></p><ul><li>Photographs have three layers:</li><ul><li>a base layer, i.e. paper or cardboard </li><li>a top layer, i.e. the image you see </li><li>a layer of glue holding the two together</li></ul><li>Vinyl albums may include three or four things:</li><ul><li>vinyl record</li><li>paper sleeve</li><li>album notes on paper</li><li>album cover</li></ul></ul><p>Some items, including the Remembrance Certificate shown above, may​ be acidic because of wooden framing materials. A view of the back clearly shows the the knot from the wood shingles used as backing.  The straight line where two shingles joined is visible on the front (look at the tail and wings of the dove).<br></p><p> <a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/2012-35_Remembrance_certificate-back_F11_I-2_1080.jpg" title="Image of acid transfer from wood frame to certificate"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/2012-35_Remembrance_certificate-back_F11_I-2_480.jpg" alt="Image of acid transfer from wood frame to certificate" style="margin:5px 175px;width:239px;height:299px;" /></a><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"> <span style="font-size:1em;">​</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">2012-35 Back of Remembrance Certificate ca. 1902.  Copyright:  Simcoe County Archives</span><br></p><p>Information about preserving archival materials is available <a href="/Archives/Documents/On-line_resources_for_preservation_conservation-2020-04.pdf">on-line</a>. Of particular note are the Canadian Conservation Institute's <a href="https://www.canada.ca/en/conservation-institute/services/preventive-conservation/guidelines-collections.html" title="Link to Canadian Conservation Institute" target="_blank"><em>Care Guides</em></a> for objects​ and collections.  </p><h2>2. Lovingly balance needs and budget<br></h2><p>You can care for many of your records without spending a lot of money. Items generally last longer in spaces where the temperature and Relative Humidity stay constant year-round.</p><p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> <strong>Remember:</strong>  Do not do anything to the records that you can not undo.  </span></p><p>Click <a href="/Archives/Documents/Preservation_to_do_and_to_do_not-2020-04.pdf">here</a>​ for some “Do and Do Not" guidelines.</p><p> <strong>Location</strong></p><ul><li>Move them out of the attic, basement, garage, or shed</li><li>Store them away from direct sunlight, air vents/radiators, and outside walls</li><li>Keep them in little-used closets, cupboards, or drawers </li></ul><p> <strong>Containers</strong><strong style="font-size:1em;"> </strong></p><p> <strong> <a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/SCA_Images_SC_Clerks_Office_fonds_940.jpg" title="Simcoe County Clerk's Office records"> <img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/SCA_Images_SC_Clerks_Office_fonds_480.jpg" alt="Simcoe County Clerk's Office records" class="ms-rtePosition-2" style="margin:30px 5px;width:310px;height:246px;" /></a></strong> <span style="font-size:1em;">​There are many storage solutions </span><a href="/Archives/Documents/Sources_of_storage_supplies-2020-04.pdf" style="font-size:1em;">available</a><span style="font-size:1em;">. </span><span style="font-size:1em;">We recomm</span><span style="font-size:1em;">end you use:</span></p><ul><li>Clean, sturdy boxes with handles, such as bankers' boxes</li><li>Plain manilla file folders – dyes will bleed into your items</li><li>New plastic page / photo / slide protectors – old ones may contain PVC, which is bad for archival materials​<br></li><li>Acid-free folders, envelopes and boxes whenever possible<br></li></ul><blockquote style="margin:0px 0px 0px 40px;border:medium none;padding:0px;text-align:right;"> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">​​​​​<span style="text-align:right;">Simcoe County Clerk's Office records, ca. 2009. C</span><span style="text-align:right;">opyright:  Simcoe County Archives</span></span></blockquote><p>NOTE:  Avoid using items made of recycled fibres, as they may contain bleach residue.</p><p> <strong>Professional Services</strong></p><p>You may find that your DIY skills are not quite up to the work required. <a href="https://capc-acrp.ca/en/">Professional conservators</a> have training and skills they can use to extend the life of the item.</p><h2>3. Care enough to share with others</h2><p>Always remember that you are only the current caretaker of the family's treasures. Other family members may, or will be, interested in them, too.<br></p><p> <strong>Digitize and share</strong></p><p> <a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/984-16_Thomas_Jebb_B3_R4A_S9_Sh4_1080.jpg" title="Thomas Jebb and dog, ca. 1920"> <img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/984-16_Thomas_Jebb_B3_R4A_S9_Sh4_480.jpg" alt="Thomas Jebb and dog, ca. 1920" class="ms-rtePosition-2" style="margin:5px;width:325px;height:423px;" /></a> <span style="font-size:1em;">Digitize the items, but remember:</span><br></p><ul><li>Scan once, copy many</li><li>Save high-resolution scans in a “Master Copies– Do Not Touch" folder</li><li>For photographs*, include:​​<br></li><ul><li>Names (including the dog's)</li><li>Location</li><li>Date</li><li>Why it is important to your family </li></ul><li>Backup, backup, backup – on internal and external hard drives, USBs, cloud storage, etc.<br></li><li>Store originals and copies in different households in case disaster strikes<br></li></ul><p style="text-align:right;"> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-1" style="text-align:right;">984-16, Thomas Jebb and dog, ca. 1920</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">​.  Copyright:  Public Domain</span><br></p><p></p><p> <span style="font-size:1em;">* Click </span><a href="/Archives/Pages/Identifying-Family-Photos.aspx" style="font-size:1em;">here</a><span style="font-size:1em;"> for </span><span style="font-size:1em;">m</span><span style="font-size:1em;">ore information on identifying photographs</span></p><p>Let loose your imagination when sharing copies of your treasures.  C<span style="font-size:1em;">reate slide shows, calendars, jigsaw puzzles, playing cards, trivia games</span><span style="font-size:1em;">​, etc.</span><span style="font-size:1em;"><br></span></p><p> <span style="font-size:1em;"></span> <strong style="font-size:1em;">Make time for “The Talk"</strong></p><p>Estate planning is essential if you want to keep the family's treasures safe for future generations.</p><ul><li>Ask yourself, “Who in the family is interested in the materials?"</li><li>Talk to them about taking over preservation duties</li><li>If there are no obvious candidates, consider donating the materials to an archives. <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=a41fbfa1-82ca-4939-9932-d97b8d6ad3e9&TermSetId=fb933945-005d-43ad-bb62-b84ef1fa9284&TermId=1312299f-95b2-4723-a41b-ac7d6fb66601">Click here to access the Simcoe County Archives Donor Portal</a> and<a href="https://www.archeion.ca/repository/browse">here for a list of archives in Ontario</a></li><li>Tell other members of the family what you are planning to do​<br></li><li>Include specific wishes in your Will<br></li></ul><p>​Do you have questions about how to look after one of your family treasures?  Contact us <a href="mailto:archives@simcoe.ca">archives@simcoe.ca</a>​ </p><p> <a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/2007-146_Eastview_Secondary_School_Choir_at_Ontario_Place_Back_B2_R6B_S8_Sh5-1080.jpg" title="Album cover reverse">​</a>​<a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/dpt/arc/999-21_Macdonald_Gowan_1867_02_13_front_1080.jpg" title="Letter from Sir John A Macdonald"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/dpt/arc/999-21_Macdonald_Gowan_1867_02_13_front_480.jpg" alt="Letter from Sir John A Macdonald" style="margin:5px 15px;width:250px;height:198px;" /></a><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/dpt/arc/Vimy_Exhibit/981-21_1024_1917%20Diary_GB%20Strathy_p54-55.JPG" title="G B Strathy Diary"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/dpt/arc/Vimy_Exhibit/981-21_480_1917%20Diary_GB%20Strathy_p54-55.JPG" alt="G B Strathy Diary" style="margin:5px 45px;width:260px;height:197px;" /></a></p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">​999-21 Letter from Sir John A Macdonald                                         981-21 GB Strathy Diary, April 1917 pp54-55</span><br class="ms-rteFontSize-1"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">to Sir James R. Gowan, February 1867                                                      Copyright:  Simcoe County Archives ​</span><br class="ms-rteFontSize-1"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">Copyright:​​ Simcoe County Archives</span>​ <div> <br> <p>Blog amended May 14, 2020.  The broken link to the CCI website was repaired.<br></p></div>
Guide to Municipal Dates of Incorporationhttps://www.simcoe.ca/Archives/Pages/Dates-of-Incorporation.aspx9/23/2022 7:07:40 PMGuide to Municipal Dates of Incorporation<div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW171257895 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW171257895 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"> <span data-contrast="auto" class="TextRun SCXW23198854 BCX0" lang="EN-US" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW23198854 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">​​​​​​​This guide provides a general timeline for the dates of incorporation of municipalities within the County of Simcoe.​</span></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW171257895 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"> <span data-contrast="auto" class="TextRun SCXW23198854 BCX0" lang="EN-US" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW23198854 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><br></span></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW171257895 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"> <span data-contrast="auto" class="TextRun SCXW23198854 BCX0" lang="EN-US" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW23198854 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Please note, that this guide is intended for general-information </span> <span class="NormalTextRun SCXW23198854 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">purposes</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW23198854 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> only and does not include</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW23198854 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> detail</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW23198854 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">s </span> <span class="NormalTextRun SCXW23198854 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">pertaining to boundary adjustments resulting from </span> <span class="NormalTextRun SCXW23198854 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">all historical </span> <span class="NormalTextRun SCXW23198854 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">annexations.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW23198854 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":0,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW171257895 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"> <span class="EOP SCXW23198854 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":0,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><br></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW171257895 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"> <span class="EOP SCXW23198854 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":0,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">The guide is also available as a PDF: <a href="/Archives/Documents/Timeline_of_Municipal_Incorporations_in_SC.pdf" title="Guide to Municipal Dates of Incorporation PDF" target="_blank">SCA Guide to Municipal Dates of Incorporation</a>​</span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW171257895 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"> <br> </p><table class="ms-rteTable-3" width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableHeaderRow-3"><th class="ms-rteTableHeaderEvenCol-3" rowspan="1" colspan="1" style="width:25%;"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span data-contrast="auto" class="TextRun SCXW213966363 BCX0 ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" lang="EN-US" 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ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" lang="EN-US" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:11pt;line-height:16px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW33130616 BCX0 ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Adjala</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW33130616 BCX0 ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Township</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW33130616 BCX0 ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559738":20,"335559739":20,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:11pt;line-height:16px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span data-contrast="auto" class="TextRun SCXW68671047 BCX0 ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" lang="EN-US" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:11pt;line-height:16px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">1850-01-01</span><span class="EOP SCXW68671047 BCX0 ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559738":20,"335559739":20,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:11pt;line-height:16px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span><span>​​</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><font face="arial, sans-serif" style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;">N/A</span></font><span>​</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span data-contrast="auto" class="TextRun SCXW58363544 BCX0 ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" lang="EN-US" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:11pt;line-height:16px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SpellingErrorV2Themed SCXW58363544 BCX0 ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Adjala-Tosorontio</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW58363544 BCX0 ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Township</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW58363544 BCX0 ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559738":20,"335559739":20,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:11pt;line-height:16px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span><span>​</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Adjala-Tosorontio Township </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"><p> <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1994-01-01 </span></p> <br> </td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3"><p> <span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Adjala Township Tosorontio Township Everett Police Village</span><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"><p> <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">--</span>​<br class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"></p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Allandale Village</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1891-06-17</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Innisfil Township</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Barrie (annexation)</span><span>​</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="FR-CA" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Alliston</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"> Town</span><span>​</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="FR-CA" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1874-06-18</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">N/A</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">New Tecumseth Town</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Angus Police Village</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1920-01-29</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Essa Township</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Essa Township</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Barrie City</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1854-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Vespra Township</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><font face="arial, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;">N/A</span></font><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="FR-CA" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Beeton Village</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="FR-CA" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1884-06-18</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Tecumseth Township</span><span>​​</span></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">New Tecumseth Town</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Bradford Town</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1858-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">West Gwillimbury Township</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Bradford West Gwillimbury </span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Bradford West Gwillimbury Town</span><span>​</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1991-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Tecumseth Township<br></span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">West Gwillimbury Township<br></span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Bradford Town</span><span>​​</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><font face="arial, sans-serif" style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;">N/A</span></font><span>​</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Brechin Police Village</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1909-02-17</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Mara Township</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Ramara Township</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Clearview Township</span><br><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1994-01-01<br></span></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"><p> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Nottawasaga Township</span><br style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Sunnidale Township</span><br style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Stayner Town</span><br style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Creemore Village</span><br style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Nottawa Police Village</span><br></span></p> <br class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"> </td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"></span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><font face="arial, sans-serif" style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;">N/A</span></font><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Coldwater Village</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1908-01-29 </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Medonte Township</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Severn Township</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Collingwood Town</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1858-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Nottawasaga Township</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">N/A</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Cookstown Village</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1905-03-31</span></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Essa Township</span><br style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Innisfil Township <br></span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">T</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">ecumseth Township West Gwillimbury Township</span></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Innisfil Tow​n​</span></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Creemore Village</span><br><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1889-1</span></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1-20 </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Nott</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">awasaga Township </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Clearview Township</span>​</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Elmvale Village</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1940-05</span></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Flos Township </span></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Springwater Township</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Essa and Tosorontio United Townships</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1850-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">N/A</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Essa</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"> Township <br><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Tosorontio Township</span></span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Essa Township <br>(pre-1991)</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">1850-01</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">N/A</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Essa</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"> Township<br></span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Thornton Police Vill</span></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">age</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Essa Township <br>(post-1990)</span><br><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1991-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Essa</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"> Township<br></span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Thornton Police Village</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">N/A</span><span>​</span></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Everett Police Village</span><br><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1909-01-29</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">T</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">osorontio Townsh</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">ip </span> <br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"> <span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Adjala-</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"></span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">T</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">osorontio Townsh</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">ip</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Flos Township</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1854-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1854-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Springwater Township Was</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">aga Beach</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Hawkestone Police Village</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1922-12-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Oro Township</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Oro-Medonte Township</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Hillsdale Police Village</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1905-12-15</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Medonte</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"> Township</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Springwater Township</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Innisfil Town </span><br><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1991-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Cookstown Village</span><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​<br></span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Innisfil Township </span><br><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:11pt;">Gwillimbury Township </span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><br></span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">N/A</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Innisfil Township </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1850-01-01</span></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">N/A</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Barrie Town (annexation)</span><br style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Innisfil Town</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Mara and Rama United Townships</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1850-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">N/A</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Mara Township<br></span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Rama <span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Township</span></span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">M</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">ara </span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Township</span><br><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1974-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Separated from Ontario County (incorporated 1850-01-01)</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Ramara Township</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Matchedash Township</span><br><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1887-06-14</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">N/A</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Severn Township</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Medonte Township</span><span>​</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1850-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">N/A</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Oro-Medonte Township</span><br><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Severn Township<br></span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Springwater Township</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Midland Town</span><br><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1878-10-24</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Tiny Township</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">N/A</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">New Tecumseth Town </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1991-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Tecumseth Township Alliston Town <br>Beeton Village Tottenham Village Nottawa Police Village</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">N/A</span><span>​</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Nottawa </span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Police Village </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">1920-06-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Nottawasaga Township</span></span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Clearview Township</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Nottawasaga Township </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">1851-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"> </span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">-- </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Clearview Township Collingwood Town <br>Wasaga Beach Town</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Orillia City</span><br><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">1866-11-22</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Orillia Township</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"> </span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">-- </span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Orillia Township </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">1852-01-01 <span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span></span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"> </span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">-- </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Oro-Medonte Township <br>Severn Township</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Oro-Medonte Township</span><br><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">1994-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Oro-Medonte Township Oro Township<br></span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Hawkstone Police Village </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"><p> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​<span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"> </span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">-- </span></span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">​</span></span></p> <br class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"> <br class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"> </td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Penetanguishene Town</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1875-06-29</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Tiny Township</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5">-- </span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">​</span> <div> <br class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"> </div></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Port McNicoll Village</span><br><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1917-04-12</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Tay Township</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Tay Township</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Rama Township</span><br><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1974-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">from Ontario County (incorporated 1869-01-01)</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Ramara Township</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Ramara Township</span><br><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1994-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Rama Township <br>Mara Township <br>Brechin Police Village</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">-- </span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Severn Township </span><br><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1994-01-01 </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Matchedash Township Medonte Township Orillia Township</span><br style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Tay Township Coldwater Village</span><span>​</span><br><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">-- </span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Simcoe County</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">1850-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Simcoe District</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">-- </span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Simcoe District </span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"><br></span></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">1843-01-11</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Home District</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Simcoe County</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Springwater Township </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">1994-01-01</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Flos Township</span><br style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Vespra Township Elmvale Village Hillsdale Police Village</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">-- </span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Stayner Town </span><br><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">1872-06-26 </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Nottawasaga Township</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Clearview Township Sunnidale Township</span><span>​</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Sunnidale Township</span><br><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1858-06-23</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Vespra, Flos and Sunnidale</span></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Clearview Township <br>Wasaga Beach Town</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Tay Township (pre-1994)</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1869-01-04</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Tiny and Tay United Townships </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Tay Township <br>Severn Township</span><span>​</span><br></span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Tay Township (post-1993)</span><span>​</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1994-01-01​</span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5"><span>​</span><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Tay Township</span><br style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Port McNicholl Village Victoria Harbour Village </span><br></span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5">​</span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-5" style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">-- </span><br></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Tecumseth Township</span><br><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1850-01-01 <br></span> <br></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span style="color:#181818;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">-- <br></span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Bradford West Gwillimbury Town Innisfil Town</span><br style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">New Tecumseth Town</span><br></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Thornton Police Village</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1912-11-22</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Essa Township</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Essa Towns</span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">hip</span><br></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Tiny and Tay United Townships</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1851-01-01</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span style="color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;color:#181818;">-- <br></span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span style="color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span lang="EN-US" style="color:#000000;font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Tiny Townships<br></span><span lang="EN-US" style="color:#000000;font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Tay Townships</span><br></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Tosorontio Township</span><br><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1855-01-01</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Essa and Tosorontio United Townships </span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">New Tecumseth</span><br style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Town of Adjala-Tosorontio</span><br></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="FR-CA" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Tottenham Village</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="FR-CA" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1884-06-18</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Tecumseth Township</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">New Tecumseth</span><br style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Town</span><br></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Vespra Township</span><br><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1850-01-01 </span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span style="color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;color:#181818;">-- </span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;color:#181818;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Barrie Town (annexation) Springwater Township</span></span><br></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Vespra, Flos and Sunnidale United Townships</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1837-01-01</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span style="color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;color:#181818;">-- </span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span style="color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;color:#181818;">-- </span><br></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Victoria Harbour Village</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1910-12-31</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Tay Township</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Tay Township</span><br></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Wasaga Beach Town</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1945-12-31 </span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Flos Township Nottawasaga </span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">To</span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">wnship</span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"> <br></span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">Sunnidale </span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"></span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">To</span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;">wnship</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span style="color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">​</span><span style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;color:#181818;">-- </span><br></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-3"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">West Gwillimbury Township</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">1850-01-01</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-3" rowspan="1">​<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">--</span><br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-3" rowspan="1"> <span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;"> Innisfil Town<br>Bradford W. Gwillimbury Town​</span><br></td></tr></tbody></table><p class="Paragraph SCXW171257895 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"> <br> </p><p class="Paragraph SCXW171257895 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"> <br> </p><p class="Paragraph SCXW171257895 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"> <br> </p><p class="Paragraph SCXW171257895 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"> <br> </p><p class="Paragraph SCXW171257895 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"> <br> </p><p class="Paragraph SCXW171257895 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"> <br> <br> <br> <br> </p></div>
Memorializing Simcoe County's Heroeshttps://www.simcoe.ca/Archives/Pages/Memorializing-Simcoe-County-Heroes.aspx5/7/2018 7:08:05 PMMemorializing Simcoe County's Heroes<p>​Blog originally posted May 8, 2018​​​<br></p><h4>Victory in Europe<br></h4><p>​May 8, 1945 brought victory in Europe, inciting celebration throughout Canada. Although this was a period of excitement and relief, it was overshadowed by the reality of staggering casualties. As we commemorate the 73<sup>rd</sup> anniversary of Victory in Europe Day during our celebration of the County of Simcoe's 175 years of incorporation, we highlight the county's efforts to monitor and memorialize residents who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the service of their country. </p><p><strong>Simcoe County War Records Committee</strong></p><p>As the war raged on, the county sought to stay informed about residents who enlisted into active service. The Simcoe County War Records Committee was created by <a title="About Committees and Council" href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=a41fbfa1-82ca-4939-9932-d97b8d6ad3e9&TermSetId=fb933945-005d-43ad-bb62-b84ef1fa9284&TermId=1b94985b-ce61-4029-bd89-5b96d8ad74f6">council</a> to monitor military personnel, paying special attention to those who perished while in service. The committee sent out letters requesting that the clerks of the County's <a title="Municipal partners" href="/Clerks/Pages/municipalpartners.aspx">townships, towns, and villages </a>create an ongoing report on the status of military members in their communities. They continually updated their lists and maintained correspondence with the War Records Committee so that it could compile accurate and up-to-date data.</p><p style="text-align:center;"> <a title="Letter of thanks from the Simcoe County War Records Committee" href="/Archives/PublishingImages/Pages/Blog/972-27_War%20Records%20Committee_October%2024%201941-1080.jpg"><img class="ms-rteImage-0" alt="Letter of thanks from the Simcoe County War Records Committee" src="/Archives/PublishingImages/Pages/Blog/972-27_War%20Records%20Committee_October%2024%201941-480.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /></a></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>972-27 Letter of thanks from the Simcoe County War Records Committee<br></em><em>Copyright: Corporation of the County of Simcoe</em></p><p>Newspapers became a valuable resource, since publicity made residents eager to report corrections and updates on the status of family members. As <em>The Alliston Herald</em> explained, keeping up with constant changes was difficult because: “almost every day we get a change or a new name to add to the list" making the project “…quite an expense". Even so, they assured “continued cooperation" with the War Records Committee.</p><p style="text-align:center;"><a title="Letter from the Alliston Herald ensuring “continued cooperation"" href="/Archives/PublishingImages/Pages/Blog/972-27_The%20Alliston%20Herald_November%2018%201941-1080.jpg"><img class="ms-rteImage-0" alt="Letter from the Alliston Herald ensuring “continued cooperation"" src="/Archives/PublishingImages/Pages/Blog/972-27_The%20Alliston%20Herald_November%2018%201941-480.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /></a> </p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>972-27 Letter from the Alliston Herald ensuring “continued cooperation"<br><em><em>Copyright: Unknown</em></em></em></p><p>The collaboration of the various municipal and newspaper offices enabled the War Records Committee to compile a seemingly complete list of those on active service, and it became an invaluable resource at the end of the war.</p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><a title="Working list of Simcoe County residents in active service" href="/Archives/PublishingImages/Pages/Blog/972-27_SC%20Active%20Service%20List-1080.jpg"><img alt="Working list of Simcoe County residents in active service" src="/Archives/PublishingImages/Pages/Blog/972-27_SC%20Active%20Service%20List-480.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /></a></em> </p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>972-27 Working list of Simcoe County residents in active service<br><em><em>Copyright: <em>Corporation of the County of Simcoe</em></em></em></em></p><p><strong>Simcoe County War Memorial Plaque Committee</strong></p><p>With the declaration of victory in 1945, residents sought ways to remember the friends and family who had been lost to them. The County of Simcoe promptly established the War Memorial Plaque Committee, which was tasked to commemorate the County's heroes. With the previous work the War Records Committee had completed, the War Memorial Plaque Committee had only to validate and finalize the list of names that would appear on the county's memorial.</p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><a title="Notices were placed in Newspapers across the county" href="/Archives/PublishingImages/Pages/Blog/972-27_Newspaper%20Notice-1080.jpg"><img alt="Notices were placed in Newspapers across the county" src="/Archives/PublishingImages/Pages/Blog/972-27_Newspaper%20Notice-480.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /></a></em> </p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>972-27 Notices were placed in Newspapers across the county<br><em><em>Copyright: <em>Corporation of the County of Simcoe</em></em></em></em></p><p>Newspapers were asked to publish a notice requesting family members to confirm the county's war dead. Only individuals who had specified their residence as being within Simcoe County at the time of their enlistment have been remembered on the plaque. The municipal clerks collected the information and then forwarded the details to the committee.</p><p style="text-align:center;"><a title="Letter from Midland's Clerk confirming local casualties" href="/Archives/PublishingImages/Pages/Blog/972-27_Town%20of%20Midland_April%2025%201946-1080.jpg"><img alt="Letter from Midland's Clerk confirming local casualties" src="/Archives/PublishingImages/Pages/Blog/972-27_Town%20of%20Midland_April%2025%201946-480.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /></a> </p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>972-27 Letter from Midland's Clerk confirming local casualties<br><em><em>Copyright: Unknown</em></em></em></p><p>With the collection of names underway, the committee focused on making plans for the physical plaque. It was decided that the county memorial would be placed in the rotunda of the courthouse and that a leather-bound remembrance book would accompany it. </p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><a title="Sketch of the Simcoe County Court House WWII Memorial 1947" href="/Archives/PublishingImages/Pages/Blog/972-27_War%20Memorial%20Plaque_1947-1080.jpg"><img alt="Sketch of the Simcoe County Court House WWII Memorial 1947" src="/Archives/PublishingImages/Pages/Blog/972-27_War%20Memorial%20Plaque_1947-480.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /></a></em> </p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>972-27 Sketch of the Simcoe County Court House WWII Memorial 1947<br><em><em>Copyright: Unknown</em></em></em></p><p>Even as the plaque was being constructed, new names were acquired and changes submitted. The Committee which had originally calculated 275 names, had a total of 346 by the end of the process. The Committee subsequently received word several names had been missed. After looking into the claims, the names were added to the plaque bringing the total number to 349. The Simcoe County Archives has no evidence that the official Book of Remembrance was ever created, but SCA staff have compiled a list of the names which is available <a title="Simcoe County Honour Roll, 1935-1945" href="/Archives/Documents/SC_Memorial_Roll_WWII.pdf">here</a>. </p><p>The plaque remained at the Court House until it was moved to the new Simcoe County Administration Centre when it opened in 1972. In preparation for the expansion of the Centre, completed in 2012, the plaque was removed to the <a title="Simcoe County Museum" href="https://museum.simcoe.ca/">Simcoe County Museum </a>for safekeeping. It is currently on display in the Museum's Partner Hall.</p><p>The importance of the Simcoe County War Records Committee, and the Simcoe County War Memorial Plaque Committee cannot be underestimated, since their ambition to keep track of the county's servicemen and servicewomen made it possible to commemorate our World War II casualties.  Their creation, in fact, was likely a result of the realization that the absence of similar committees during the First World War meant no records existed for those with ties to Simcoe County who served and/or died during the conflict.  As a result, while <a title="Remembering Vimy" href="/Archives/Pages/Remembering-Vimy.aspx">cenotaphs</a> were erected in communities throughout Simcoe County, there is not a county-wide commemorative memorial.</p><p>As we remember Victory in Europe day, we pause to remember the many men and women of Simcoe County who participated on the home front and overseas.</p><p>Visit the Simcoe County Archives to access more information about the county's involvement in the <a title="About the Archives" href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=a41fbfa1-82ca-4939-9932-d97b8d6ad3e9&TermSetId=fb933945-005d-43ad-bb62-b84ef1fa9284&TermId=29b72580-d0a2-4486-8de8-5fa6678e2631">Second World War</a>. You can also learn more about county war memorials using the Simcoe County memorial<a title="Simcoe County War memorial map" href="http://maps.simcoe.ca/StoryMaps/WarMemorial/#"> map</a>. For further inquiries, please contact the Archives at <a href="mailto:archives@simcoe.ca">archives@simcoe.ca</a>.</p><p> </p><p> By Veronika Mikolajewski, Student Archives Assistant</p><p>Posted: May 8, 2018<br></p><p>Updated: November 16, 2022 with the new location of the plaques within the Simcoe County Museum.<br></p>
Margaret "Madge" Roberston Watthttps://www.simcoe.ca/Archives/Pages/Madge-Watt.aspx2/24/2022 7:28:14 PMMargaret "Madge" Roberston Watt<p>​​​​​​​March 8, 2022 marks  International Women's Day! <br></p><p><span style="font-size:1em;">​O</span><span style="font-size:1em;">f the many remarkable women who have called Simcoe County home, there is perhaps none more appropriate to recognize for International Women’s Day than Margaret “Madge” (Robert​son) Watt. Born and raised in Collingwood, Ontario, Madge went on to lead an extraordinary life – one that was motivated by a determination to educate and empower women both in Canada and abroad. ​</span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/SC_Archives-Margaret_Robertson_Watt.jpg" title="Margaret Robertson Madge Watt in 1918" target="_blank" style="color:#000000;"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/SC_Archives-Margaret_Robertson_Watt_480.jpg" alt="Margaret Robertson Madge Watt in 1918" class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:5px;" /></a><br><span data-contrast="auto" class="ms-rteStyle-References" lang="EN-US" style="font-size:1em;"><strong>Margaret Robertson “Madge” Watt, ca. 1918</strong></span><span class="ms-rteStyle-References" style="font-size:1em;">  </span><span data-contrast="auto" class="ms-rteStyle-References" lang="EN-US" style="font-size:1em;"><strong>Source: Public Domain</strong></span><span class="ms-rteStyle-References" style="font-size:1em;"> </span><span style="font-size:1em;">​</span></p><p> Margaret Rose Robertson was born on June 4, 1868 to Henry Robertson Q.C. (1840-1923) and Bethia Rose Robertson (1844-1893). She was the eldest of two daughters, and both of her parents were actively engaged in community work. This ethos of community service would be one that Madge adopted in her own life. </p><p>Madge was a talented student, and began her studies at the University of Toronto in 1887. She graduated with a Master of Arts degree in 1891. With strong communication skills and a dynamic personality, Madge found early success as a writer and editor. Following the completion of her studies, she moved to New York City and served as editor of the popular magazine Ladies Weekly. Her time in New York was cut short, however, when her mother took ill. Madge returned to Collingwood in 1893 and, after the death of her mother, she married Dr. Alfred Tennyson Watt (1868-1913).  ​<br></p><p>The Watts relocated to just outside of Victoria, British Columbia, where Dr. Watt served as the Medical Health Officer and Superintendent of William Head Quarantine Station. It was at this point, as she adapted to a more rural lifestyle, that Madge’s involvement with the <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women%27s_Institute" title="The Women's Institute" target="_blank">Women’s Institute​</a> (WI) began in earnest. She was an early adopter of the movement and was a founding member of the <a href="https://www.bcwi.ca/blog/madge-watt-and-metchosin" title="Madge Watt and Metchosin" target="_blank">Metchosin Women's Institute​</a>. She also served as secretary of the Women's Institute Advisory Board for British Columbia.  <br><span style="font-size:1em;">​<br>Following the death of her husband in 1913, Madge and her two sons left British Columbia for England. With the onset of the First World War in 1914, Madge recognized the benefits organized, rural women could bring to the war effort. She successfully established a Women’s Institute presence in the United Kingdom (UK). She imparted many of the tenets and practices established in Canadian Women’s Institute branches to these new members. Under Madge’s direction, the WI’s played a key role in wartime agricultural production. Through their efforts food production and distribution was optimized to such a degree that it surpassed England’s supply requirements.  In 1919 Madge was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for her role in establishing the WI in the UK. </span><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/ACWW%20(1).jpg" alt="Associated Country Women of the World logo" class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:1em;margin:5px;" /><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong style="font-size:1em;">The Associated County Women of the World logo</strong><span style="font-size:1em;"><br></span></p><p><span style="font-size:1em;">Throughout the 1920s Madge continued to advocate for the Women’s Institute and, more generally, for the sustained empowerment and organization of rural women within their communities. Through her work with the International Council of Women, she became one of the founding members of the <a href="http://www.acww.org.uk/" title="ssociated Country Women of the World" target="_blank">Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW)</a>. Established in 1933, the ACWW is an international, non-governmental organization, which works to coordinate and represent the interests of women-led member institutions. In a speech given at an international conference of rural women held in 1930, Madge Watt was quoted as giving the following statement: </span><br></p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:1em;"> “Country women have begun to realize that their best contribution to the welfare of their families and their countries is not to stagger on under burdens too great for their strength, which result in invalidism and premature death; but, through co-operation with one another, to secure that due care for their health as mothers which is their right, and those reasonable opportunities for education and recreation, and development of their talents, which every human being should be able to claim.​”</span><div><p style="text-align:right;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA">Madge Watt, 1930</span> <br><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:1em;">Source: ​<a href="https://www.acww.org.uk/our_history.html" title="History of the ACWW​ " target="_blank">History of the ACWW​</a></span><span style="font-size:1em;"> </span></p><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA"></span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335551550":3,"335551620":3,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:1em;">Madge Watt served as the President of the ACWW until 1947, when t</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US" style="font-size:1em;">he ACWW was granted </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:1em;">Consultative Status with the United Nations. Through its work with the United Nations, the </span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:1em;">Food & Agriculture Organization, and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:1em;"> the ACWW continues to empower women and support women-led initiatives throughout the world today. </span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}" style="font-size:1em;">​ ​</span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}" style="font-size:1em;"><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/971-15_SimcoeArea_TWD_Vol1_1925-71_Page_157_1080.jpg" title="Simcoe Area WI Officers including Madge Watt, 1944" target="_blank" style="color:#000000;"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/971-15_SimcoeArea_TWD_Vol1_1925-71_Page_157_800.jpg" alt="Simcoe Area WI Officers including Madge Watt, 1944" class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:5px;" /></a><span style="font-size:1em;"> ​971-15   Simcoe Area WI Officers, 1944​<br></span></span><span style="font-size:1em;">Simcoe Area Tweedsmuir WI Vol. 1, 1925-7</span><span style="font-size:1em;">1, pg. 157​</span></p></div><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Throughout her life, Madge Watt maintained a connection to Simcoe County Women’s Institutes, speaking at a number of Area Conferences. The Mrs. Alfred Watt Memorial Women’s Institute was founded in 1953 near Collingwood, and was named in her honour.</span></p><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">Madge Watt died on November 29, 1948, in Montreal, Quebec. She was 80 years old. In 2007 she was designated a <a href="https://www.pc.gc.ca/apps/dfhd/page_nhs_eng.aspx?id=11470" title="Madge Watt Person of Historical Significance designation " target="_blank">Person of Historical Significance​</a> by the Canadian Government. A plaque commemorating the designation was installed in </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA">Colwood​​, British Columbia in 2015. </span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span><br></p><p><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"><br></span></p><div><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US">To learn more about the <a href="https://fwio.on.ca/" title="Frederated Women’s Institutes of Ontario" target="_blank">Women’s Institute ​</a>in Simcoe County, check out our post </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US"><a href="/Archives/Pages/Simcoe-County-Women-Institutes.aspx" title="Exploring Women’s Institute Records at the Simcoe County Archives" target="_blank">For Home and Country: Exploring Women’s Institute Records at the Simcoe County Archives​</a></span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US"> on the Archives blog. </span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> ​</span></p><p><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"><br></span></p><p><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"><strong>Works Consulted​​</strong></span></p><ul><li> "What we do," <span style="font-size:1em;">Associated County Women of the World.</span><span style="font-size:1em;"> 2021. </span><a href="https://acww.org.uk/home" target="_blank" style="font-size:1em;">https://www.acww.org.uk/what_we_do.html </a></li><li> "The History of the ACWW," <span style="font-size:1em;">Associa</span><span style="font-size:1em;">ted County Women of the World.​ 2021. </span><span style="font-size:1em;"> </span><a href="https://acww.org.uk/home" target="_blank" style="font-size:1em;">https://www.acww.org.uk/our_history.html</a></li><li>Ambrose, L. M., Hall, Kristin. “A new woman in print and practice: The Canadian literary career of Madge Robertson Watt, 1890-1907." <em>History of Intellectual Culture, 2007, Vol 7, No 1</em>.  Archived 2015-01-12 at the Wayback Machine. <a href="https://journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/index.php/hic/article/view/68945/53387" target="_blank">https://journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/index.php/hic/article/view/68945/53387​</a><br></li><li>Ambrose, L.M. <em>A great rural sisterhood Madge Robertson Watt and the ACWW</em>. University of Toronto Press, 2015. <br></li><li>Fenner, Ruth. "A Canadian Woman of the 20th Century Who Has Made a Difference." <em>South Vancouver Island Women's Institutes blog</em>, 1999. <a href="http://www.svanciswomensinstitute.bc.ca/awatt.html" target="_blank" style="font-size:1em;">http://www.svanciswomensinstitute.bc.ca/awatt.html</a></li><li>Fenner, Ruth. "Madge Robertson - before she became Madge Watt." <em>British Columbia Women's Institute blog</em>, April 19, 2018. <a href="https://www.bcwi.ca/blog/madge-robertson-before-she-became-madge-watt" target="_blank">https://www.bcwi.ca/blog/madge-robertson-before-she-became-madge-watt</a>.<br></li><li>Simcoe County Area Women's Institute. <em>Simcoe Area WI Tweedsmuir Vol. 1, 1925-71</em>. Simcoe County Area Women's Institute fonds. Simcoe County Archives, Minesing, Ontario.<br></li><li>West Simcoe District Women's Institute. <em>West Simcoe District WI Tweedsmuir, Volume 2, 1958-78</em>. West Simcoe District Women's Institute fonds. Simcoe County Archives, Minesing, Ontario.</li></ul></div><div><br></div>
The First World War Scrapbooks of Annie Boyeshttps://www.simcoe.ca/Archives/Pages/Annie-Boyes.aspx10/13/2022 5:10:34 PMThe First World War Scrapbooks of Annie Boyes<div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​</span></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><br></span></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Few </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">records</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> at the Simcoe County Archives have had as </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">far </span><span class="NormalTextRun ContextualSpellingAndGrammarErrorV2Themed SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">a</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> reach </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">as </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">those in the </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Annie Boyes collection. A number ​</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">of years ago a</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">n unknown individual</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">uploaded</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">copies of </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">clippings from her First World War scrapbooks</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteStyle-Normal" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">​</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> to the </span></span><a class="Hyperlink SCXW204494866 BCX9" href="https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener" title="Canadian Virtual War Memorial" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;text-decoration-line:none;color:inherit;"><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun Underlined SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#0563c1;font-size:12pt;text-decoration-line:underline;line-height:18px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" data-ccp-charstyle="Hyperlink" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Canadian Virtual War Memorial</span></span></a><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">.</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Since then, Archives</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> staff members</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> ha</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">ve</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> been asked</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">by </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">countless people;</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> “Who was Annie Boyes</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">?” This blog </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">was written in response to that </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">questi</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">on and </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">provides a </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">brief </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">history of a </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">remarkable set of records and the woman who created them.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;"> </span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><br></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;text-align:center;"><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">​<a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/Annie-Boyes_1926.jpg" title="Annie Boyes, ca. 1930"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/Annie-Boyes_1926_480.jpg" alt="Annie Boyes circa 1930" style="margin:5px;" /></a><br></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;text-align:center;"><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteStyle-References" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteStyle-References" style="font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;"><strong>Annie Cornelia </strong></span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteStyle-References" style="font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;"><strong>(</strong></span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteStyle-References" style="font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;"><strong>Rothwell</strong></span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteStyle-References" style="font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;"><strong>) Boyes</strong></span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteStyle-References" style="font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteStyle-References" style="font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;"><strong>(1872-1960)</strong></span><strong>​, ca. 1930 From the Simcoe County Archives </strong></span></p><h3><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}"><br></span></h3></div><div><h3><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-CA">Who was Annie Boyes?</span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":false,"134233118":false,"134245418":true,"201341983":0,"335551550":1,"335551620":1,"335559685":0,"335559737":0,"335559738":240,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}"> </span></h3></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Annie Cornelia </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">(</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Rothwell</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">) Boyes</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">(1872-1960) </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">was born </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">near Gilford, Ontario</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">the daughter of </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">William and Susannah (Todd) Rothwell.  </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">After completing </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">elementary </span><span class="NormalTextRun 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</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">After her </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">marriage</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> to Robert Boyes o</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">n December 31, 1903, Annie </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">lived on </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">farm</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">s</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> near</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Churchill</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> (Ontario) and Gilford</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">.</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Annie was active in church affairs; volunteering with Sunday Schools, Women’s Missionary Societies.  She also played the organ at the Gilford church for several years.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">  <span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="color:#000000;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;">Annie Boyes died at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston, on November 4, 1960. She was buried in the Sixth Line Cemetery in Innisfil.</span><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="color:#000000;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;"> ​</span>​</span></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><br></span></p></div><div><h3><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-CA"><span data-ccp-parastyle="heading 2">Women’s Institute</span><span data-ccp-parastyle="heading 2"> </span><span data-ccp-parastyle="heading 2">& Simcoe County Museum</span></span><span data-ccp-props="{"134245418":true,"201341983":0,"335559738":240,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}"> </span></h3></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Throughout her life Annie was very active in her community. In July 1904 she </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">was elected President of the Churchill</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Women’s Institute, the first of numerous executive positions she held at branch and district levels of the organization.</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">  </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">She</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">was </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">the </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Secre</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">tary</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">-Treasurer </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">of the South Simcoe District W.I. </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">from 1910 </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">until</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> 1938</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, when she became President.</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">In 1939 Annie attended the meeting of the Associated Country Women of the World.</span></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;text-align:center;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/984-103%20Simcoe%20County%20Womens%20Institute%20Museum_1080.jpg" title="Simcoe County Women's Institute Museum in 1934"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/984-103%20Simcoe%20County%20Womens%20Institute%20Museum_800.jpg" alt="Simcoe County Women's Institute Museum in 1934" style="margin:5px;width:633px;" /></a><span class="ms-rteStyle-References" style="text-align:center;"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteStyle-References"><strong> ​984-103    Simcoe County Women's Institute Museum, ca. 1934</strong></span></span><br></span></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><br></span></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><br></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">During </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">the 1920s, </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Annie</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> served on the committee which organized what became the Simcoe County </span><span class="NormalTextRun ContextualSpellingAndGrammarErrorV2Themed SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Museum, and</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> was still a member of the Museum Committee at the time of her death.</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">  She regularly contributed articles to the </span></span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;font-style:italic;line-height:18px;">Barrie Examiner</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> newspaper that detailed the latest donations to the Museum; copies of the published </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">“Museum Notes”</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> were then c</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">arefully pasted into scrapbooks.</span></span></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"></span></span><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></p></div><div><h3><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-CA">First World War Scrapbooks</span><span data-ccp-props="{"134245418":true,"201341983":0,"335559738":240,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}"> </span></h3></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Annie Boyes created</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> two scrapbooks dedicated to the First World War.  </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Together, they contain nearly 70 pages</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> of</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> images of men and women who died while serving in the military or support services</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, as well as of poems and articles</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">.  The</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> items were</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">clipped </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">from </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">newspapers and magazines published both inside and</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> outside Simcoe County.  </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">The “Our Fallen Heroes”</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> items, for example,</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> primarily pertain to </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">former</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> residents of Montreal, the province of Quebec, and the Atlantic provinces.</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span></span><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><br></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="color:windowtext;font-size:12px;margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">It should be noted that the scrapbooks have few annotaions. Annie let the content of the images and cap</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">tions speak for themselves.  For several of</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> those remembered in </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">local newspapers, however, she </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">wrote their date of death next to the clipping.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;"> </span></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="color:windowtext;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><br></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="color:windowtext;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><br></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="color:windowtext;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;text-align:center;"><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/967-129_BOYES%20WWI%20Soldiers%20Scrapbook%202_p24.JPG" title="First World War Scrapbook Number 2 page 24 from the Annie Boyes collection"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/967-129_BOYES%20WWI%20Soldiers%20Scrapbook%202_p24_480.jpg" alt="First World War Scrapbook Number 2 page 24 from the Annie Boyes collection" style="margin:5px;" /></a><br></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;text-align:center;"><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteStyle-References" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><strong>967-129 WWI Scrapbook No. 2, page 24 from the Annie Boyes collection</strong></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="color:windowtext;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;text-align:center;"><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><br></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="color:windowtext;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;text-align:center;"><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">​<br></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="color:windowtext;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;text-align:center;"><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/967-129_BOYES%20WWI%20Soldiers%20Scrapbook%201_p20_480.jpg" title="First World War Scrapbook Number 1 page 20 from the Annie Boyes collection"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/967-129_BOYES%20WWI%20Soldiers%20Scrapbook%201_p20_480.jpg" alt="First World War Scrapbook Number 1 page 20 from the Annie Boyes collection" style="margin:5px;" /></a><br></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="color:windowtext;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;text-align:center;"><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="ms-rteStyle-References" style="font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;text-align:center;white-space:pre-wrap;"><strong>967-129 WWI Scrapbook No. 1, page 20 from the Annie Boyes collection</strong></span><br></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;text-align:left;"><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-5" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="ms-rteStyle-References" style="font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;text-align:center;white-space:pre-wrap;"><strong class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-5"><br></strong></span></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="color:windowtext;font-size:12px;margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;text-align:left;"><span class="EOP SCXW204494866 BCX9 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":120,"335559740":240}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;"><span class="ms-rteStyle-References" style="text-align:center;white-space:pre-wrap;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-3-4 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-5 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1">Clippings from Annie's scrapbooks can be found attached to many memorial profiles on the</span> <a href="https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial" title="Canadian Virtual War Memorial" target="_blank">Canadian Virtual War Memorial​</a>. <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-5 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1">For many researchers and family members these clippings provide a face to the names of fallen servicemen and servicewomen. </span></span></span></span></p><p> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-5" style="">Through her work with the Women's Institute, it is clear that Annie saw the importance of preserving history for future generations. Though it is impossible to say for certain, staff at the Archives suspect that she would be pleased with the legacy she left with these scrapbooks.</span><br></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW204494866 BCX9" style="font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;text-align:left;"><br class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-5"></p><h2><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-1-5">​Related material</span><br></h2></div><h4>First World War history<br></h4><ul><li><a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=a41fbfa1-82ca-4939-9932-d97b8d6ad3e9&TermSetId=fb933945-005d-43ad-bb62-b84ef1fa9284&TermId=8039b373-5bb4-45f8-b028-724f31461832" title="Introduction to Simcoe County Remembers"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1">Introduction to <em>Simcoe County Remembers​</em><em style="font-size:1em;"><br></em></span></a></li><li><a href="/Archives/Pages/Simcoe_County_Remembers_Search.aspx" title="Simcoe County Remembers database​"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1"><em style="font-size:1em;">Simcoe County Remembers</em><span style="font-size:1em;"> database​​</span>​</span></a></li></ul><h4>Women's Institute history<br></h4><p></p><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW156236344 BCX9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><ul><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-4 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW156236344 BCX9 ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-4 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW156236344 BCX9 ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-4 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><a href="/Archives/Pages/Simcoe-County-Women-Institutes.aspx" title="For Home and Country: Exploring Women’s Institute records at the Simcoe County Archives ">For Home and Country: Exploring Women’s Institute records at the Simcoe County Archives</a></span></span><br></span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW156236344 BCX9 ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-4 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;"><a href="https://museum.simcoe.ca/" title="Simcoe County Museum">Simcoe County Museum</a></span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW156236344 BCX9 ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-4 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:18px;"></span><a title="Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario " style="font-size:12pt;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-4 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1">Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario </span></a><br class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"></li></ul></div><p><br></p><p><br></p>
Accessing Fire Insurance Plans at the Simcoe County Archiveshttps://www.simcoe.ca/Archives/Pages/FIPS.aspx5/25/2021 7:08:57 PMAccessing Fire Insurance Plans at the Simcoe County Archives<p>​<span style="font-size:1em;">​​​​​​​​​T</span><span style="font-size:1em;">he Simcoe County Archives hold a number of Fire Insurance Plans (FIPs) for municipalities located in the County. FIPs are large format urban maps originally commissioned by insurance companies. They were used to assess different sites and buildings for risk of fire and to establish insurance rates.  The plans include information such as what a structure is made of (brick or wood) and also identify different types of residential dwellings and commercial buildings. For researchers, FIPs offer a snapshot of what a commercial district looked like at the time of the plans creation.</span></p><p>This page includes a list of FIPs for different municipalities located within Simcoe County. They are listed alphabetically and organized chronologically. Some FIPs are available for review online.  <br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/Elmvale_1900rev1904_crop.jpg" title="978-21 Fire Insurance Plan of Elmvale, 1904 "><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/Elmvale_1900rev1904_crop_480.jpg" alt="978-21 Fire Insurance Plan of Elmvale, 1904 " style="margin:5px;" /></a><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>978-21 Fire Insurance Plan of Elmvale, 1904</em> </p><p><strong> Note: </strong>The digital copies linked to this resource are available as part of the Charles E. Goad Company fonds held by the Library and Archives of Canada. <br></p><p><strong>Copyright notice:</strong> FIPs held by the Simcoe County Archives are made available for research purposes only. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission from the copyright holder for all other uses. </p><h2>​<br>Fire Insurance Plans <br></h2><p>A PDF version of this resource is also available: <a href="/Archives/Documents/SCA-Guide-FIPs.pdf" title="Simcoe County Archives Guide to Fire Insurance Plans PDF" target="_blank"><em>SCA Guide ​to FIPs</em></a><br></p><p></p><table cellspacing="0" class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:90%;height:1500px;"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableHeaderRow-default"><th class="ms-rteTableHeaderEvenCol-default" rowspan="1" colspan="1" style="width:25%;text-align:left;">Municipality <br></th><th class="ms-rteTableHeaderOddCol-default" rowspan="1" colspan="1" style="width:146px;">Plans </th><th class="ms-rteTableHeaderEvenCol-default" rowspan="1" colspan="1" style="width:25%;">SCA Access </th><th class="ms-rteTableHeaderOddCol-default" rowspan="1" colspan="1" style="width:25%;">Other Access </th></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>ALLISTON <br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1926  </p><p>4 sheets </p><p> Underwriters Survey Bureau  </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>BARRIE </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1888 (revised to 1900)  </p><p> 9 sheets </p><p> Charles E. Goad </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p> </p><p><br><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>BARRIE </p><p>& ALLANDALE </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1888 (revised to 1904)  </p><p> 9 sheets </p><p> Charles E. Goad </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p> </p><p><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>BARRIE </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1907 (revised to 1910)  </p><p>29 sheets </p><p>Charles E. Goad   </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p><br></p><p><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p><a href="https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/CollectionSearch/Pages/record.aspx?app=fonandcol&IdNumber=3810409&new=-8585908686930868586" title="Barrie, 1907, Fire Insurance Plan" target="_blank">BARRIE</a>  </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1907 (revised to 1917)  </p><p>29 sheets </p><p>Charles E. Goad  </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p> Digital copy available</p><p><br></p><p> </p><p><br><br></p><p> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p>Available online </p><p> LAC Reference: </p><p> R6990-199-0-E </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>BARRIE </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1923 (revised to 1931)  </p><p> 14 sheets </p><p> Underwriters Survey Bureau  </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p> </p><p><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>BARRIE </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1923 (revised to 1946)  </p><p> 14 sheets </p><p> Underwriters Survey Bureau </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p> </p><p><br><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>BARRIE </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1971 </p><p>COPY NO. 15  </p><p>57 sheets </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p><br><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default" style="height:152px;"><p>BEETON </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="height:152px;width:146px;"><p>1926 </p><p> 3 sheets ​​</p><p> Underwriters Survey Bureau  </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default" style="height:152px;"><p>Available at Archives </p><p><br></p><p><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="height:152px;"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>BELLE EWART </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1936 </p><p> 2 sheets </p><p> Underwriters Survey Bureau  </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p><br><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>​BRADFORD <br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1924  </p><p> 3 sheets </p><p> Underwriters Survey Bureau  </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p><br></p><p><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>COLDWATER </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1926  </p><p> 2 sheets </p><p> Underwriters Survey Bureau  </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p>Digital copy available</p><p> </p><p><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>COLLINGWOOD </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1955 </p><p> 22 sheets </p><p>Underwriters Survey Bureau  </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p><br></p><p><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p><a href="https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/CollectionSearch/Pages/record.aspx?app=fonandcol&IdNumber=3815735&new=-8585796493501678360" title="Cookstown, 1885, Fire Insurance Plan" target="_blank">COOKSTOWN</a> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1885 (revised to 1904) </p><p>1 sheet </p><p>Charles E. Goad </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Digital copy available </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p>Available online </p><p> LAC Reference: </p><p> R6990-272-6-E </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p><a href="https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/CollectionSearch/Pages/record.aspx?app=fonandcol&IdNumber=3815857&new=-8585796448841548317" title="Creemore, 1904, Fire Insurance Plan" target="_blank">CREEMORE</a> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1904 </p><p>1 sheet </p><p>Charles E. Goad </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Digital copy available </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p>Digitized </p><p>Available online </p><p>LAC Reference: </p><p>R6990-284-2-E </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>CREEMORE </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1929  </p><p> 2 sheets </p><p> 3 copies </p><p> Underwriters Survey Bureau  </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p><br><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p><a href="https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/CollectionSearch/Pages/record.aspx?app=fonandcol&IdNumber=3821339&new=-8585801601756789650" title="Elmvale, 1900, Fire Insurance Plan" target="_blank">ELMVALE</a> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1900 (revised to 1904)  </p><p> 2 sheets </p><p> Charles E. Goad  </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p>Digital copy available</p><p><br> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p>Available online </p><p>LAC Reference: </p><p>R6990-339-1-E </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>ELMVALE </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1939  </p><p> 2 sheets </p><p> Underwriters Survey Bureau  </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p><br></p><p><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p><a href="https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/CollectionSearch/Pages/record.aspx?app=fonandcol&IdNumber=3827172&new=-8585796478543336042" title="Midland, 1904, Fire Insurance Plan" target="_blank">MIDLAND</a>  <br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1904 (revised to 1911) </p><p> 18 sheets </p><p> Charles E. Goad </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Digital copy available</p><p> <br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p>Available online </p><p>LAC Reference: </p><p> R6990-470-X-E </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>MIDLAND </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1946  </p><p> 15 sheets </p><p> Underwriters Survey Bureau </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p><br></p><p><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>ORILLIA </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1928 (revised to 1941)  </p><p> 18 sheets </p><p> Underwriters Survey Bureau </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p><br></p><p><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>PENETANGUISHENE </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1895  </p><p> 4 slides  </p><p>Unknown </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p> </p><p><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p><a href="https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/CollectionSearch/Pages/record.aspx?app=fonandcol&IdNumber=3830371&new=-8585801603037852786" title="Penetanguishene. 1912, Fire Insurance Plan" target="_blank">PENETANGUISHENE</a> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1912 </p><p>7 sheets </p><p>Charles E. Goad </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Digital copy available</p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p>Available online </p><p> LAC Reference: </p><p> R6990-582-X-E </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>PENETANGUISHENE </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1946  </p><p> 13 sheets </p><p> Underwriters Survey Bureau  </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>STAYNER <br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1924  </p><p> 3 sheets </p><p>2 x copies </p><p> Underwriters Survey Bureau </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p><p><br><br></p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p><a href="https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/CollectionSearch/Pages/record.aspx?app=fonandcol&IdNumber=3841437&new=-8585796488965831274" title="Tottenham, 1890, Fire Insurance Plan" target="_blank">TOTTENHAM</a> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1890 </p><p>2 sheets </p><p>Charles E. Goad  </p><p> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p>Available online </p><p>LAC Reference: </p><p> R6990-688-4-E </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>TOTTENHAM </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1928 </p><p> 3 sheets </p><p> Underwriters Survey Bureau </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p><a href="https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/CollectionSearch/Pages/record.aspx?app=fonandcol&IdNumber=3841483&new=-8585801603948242503" title="Victoria Harbour, 1890, Fire Insurance Plan" target="_blank">VICTORIA HARBOUR</a>  </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1890  </p><p> 2 sheets </p><p> Charles E. Goad  </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p>Available online </p><p> LAC Reference: </p><p>R6990-696-3-E </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>WASAGA BEACH </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1936  </p><p> 3 sheets </p><p> Underwriters Survey Bureau  </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p> </p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default" style="text-align:left;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p><a href="https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/CollectionSearch/Pages/record.aspx?app=fonandcol&IdNumber=3841926&new=-8585796486562776878" title="Waubashene, 1890, Fire Insurance Plan" target="_blank">WAUBAUSHENE</a> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:146px;"><p>1890  </p><p> 1 sheets ​<br></p><p>2 x copies </p><p> Charles E. Goad  </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default"><p>Available at Archives </p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default"><p>Available online </p><p>LAC Reference: </p><p> R6990-715-3-E <br></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><br></p><p>​<br></p><p>​​<br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p>​​<br></p><p><br><br><br><br><br></p>
Kate Aitkenhttps://www.simcoe.ca/Archives/Pages/Blog/Kate-Aitken.aspx3/6/2017 5:49:45 PMKate Aitken<p><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:107%;font-size:12pt;"><span style="font-family:arial;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">​​Blog originally posted ​March 6, 2017</span><br></span></span></p><p style="text-align:left;">Kate (Scott) Aitken also known as “Mrs. A” was a celebrated Canadian broadcaster, lecturer and author. Her career was so diverse, that it is a challenge to list all of her accomplishments.<br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/SimcoeArea_TWD_Vol1_1925-71_Page_050_crop_1080jpg.jpg" title="Kate Aitken"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/SimcoeArea_TWD_Vol1_1925-71_Page_050_crop_480jpg.jpg" alt="Kate Aitken" style="font-size:1em;margin:5px;" /></a><br><span style="font-size:1em;font-weight:bold;">A promotional headshot of Kate Aitken, ca. 1940<br></span><span data-scheme-color="@44546A,3," data-usefontface="false" data-contrast="none" lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:1em;font-weight:bold;">From the </span><span data-scheme-color="@44546A,3," data-usefontface="false" data-contrast="none" lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:1em;font-weight:bold;">Simcoe Area Tweedsmuir History, Vol. 1, </span><span data-scheme-color="@44546A,3," data-usefontface="false" data-contrast="none" lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:1em;font-weight:bold;">1925-1975, pg. 50 </span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-family:arial;">Kate May Scott was born on April 6, 1891, to Anne and Robert Scott, in the small rural village of Beeton Ontario.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:arial;font-size:12pt;">​At the early age of twelve, Kate became a self-styled entrepreneur. During the summer holidays, she rented a bicycle and sold cosmetics by order form, to the ladies of Beeton and outlying farms. That same year she entered High School and used her earnings, $27.85, to pay for her books.</span>         </p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-family:arial;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-size:12pt;">Kate’s writing career also had an early start. Robert Scott owned and operated one of three general stores in Beeton. His least favorite task was composing the store’s weekly ad for the local newspaper. Kate received high marks for composition in school, which landed her the “job”.</span></span></span></span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-family:arial;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-size:12pt;">                     </span></span></span></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="text-align:center;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-family:arial;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-size:12pt;"><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/Pages/Blog/2016-17_1081_Centre%20Street,%20Beeton,%20Ontario,%20Canada.JPG" style="color:#000000;font-family:arial;"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/Pages/Blog/2016-17_480_Centre%20Street,%20Beeton,%20Ontario,%20Canada.JPG" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></a>          <br>Postcard featuring a view of  Centre Street in Beeton, Ontario<br>                         ​​Copyright: Public Domain       ​                           <a href="/Archives/Pages/974-05_1081_AITKEN,%20K_Making%20your%20living_cover_front.JPG"></a></span></span></span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial;font-size:12pt;">Later in life she went on to be the author six books.“Kate Aitken’s Canadian Cook Book” published in 1945 became a best seller. In “Never A Day So Bright” published 1956 and in “Making Your Living is Fun” published 1959, Kate writes about life growing up in Beeton and her subsequent careers. Both are a delightful read. They are available at the Archives reading room. She also wrote for newspapers and magazines.</span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-family:arial;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-size:12pt;"></span><span style="font-family:arial;">Kate's teaching career started as a substitute teacher when she was 14. She became certified at 16 with only three months training. Receiving higher certification at 18 she then moved to Saskatchewan. "I learned that every Western teacher should come equipped not only with text-books but also with a saddle" (Aitken, 13).</span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">Her stay out west was short lived. She received news that her father was very ill. This prompted her to return home. Robert Scott passed away in September of that year. (1910)</span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">After her father’s death Kate continued to teach and help her mother run the store. </span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">I</span></span><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">n 1912 Kate’s mother sold the store and family home. They relocated in Toronto. This was where she married Henry Mundell Aitken on October 7, 1914. They moved to Minnesota where Henry had an established real estate business. Kate continued to teach. </span></span></span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">After the death of Henry’s brother, the couple moved back to Beeton so that Henry could run his family’s flour mill. They also bought a small farm. <span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">Kate ran a very successful poultry business. Two of her hens held world egg-laying records. Having branched out to include garden, orchard and dairy produce, she became an expert in canning and preserving. The family had expanded to include two lovely daughters. Anne and Mary. </span></span></span></span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">In 1920 she was instrumental in forming the Beeton chapter of the Women’s Institute. Kate was the branch’s first president. </span></span></span></span></span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">As a result of her farming expertise and voracious appetite for reading, Kate was quite knowledgeable. She was hired as a lecturer by the Federal and Provincial Departments of Agriculture. The lecture courses were directed at rural areas across Canada. She also became a part time newspaper correspondent.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12pt;">Kate’s first official overseas trip was to London England, where she was in charge of the Canadian exhibit for the Empire Craft Exhibition. Kate was asked to present a handmade bedspread from Quebec, to the Duchess of York. Through the Women’s Institute of Canada, she was invited to have tea with the future King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and their baby daughter Queen Elizabeth II. </span><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">During hard times in the depression, Kate’s family was no exception. To compound matters the farm was vandalized by fire and robbery. It was a devastating experience and financial setback. Lady luck stepped in and Kate was asked by an advertising company to host a series of short cooking schools in Montreal. The main theme was management and economy in the kitchen. The courses were expanded to include other parts of Canada. This gave rise to several new opportunities. An American railway executive approached Kate about starting canning centers State side, to help struggling farmers. “Out of that casual conversation, I got me another job.” (Aitken, 121).<sup> </sup>What started out as three canning centers producing jams, jellies and pickles for sale to the railway for use in dining cars, blossomed into canning co-operative plants. Another invitation was extended to host the cooking school at the Chicago Women’s World’s Fair. It was billed as “The Farm Kitchen”, but according to Kate it was quite posh.  “After a few days, I too became accustomed to this Alice in Wonderland atmosphere and earnestly talked economy from a $5000  farm kitchen" (Aitken, 123).</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">The Cooking schools were also held at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto. Kate went on to become Director of Women’s Activities. “My weakness has always been that the success of the job meant far more to me than the financial returns. Money isn’t everything. To be part of a project that started with a twelve-foot booth and worked up to a five building enterprise, is to be caught up in the magic of growth, than which there is nothing more exhilarating" (Aitken, 139).</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">Kate’s start to a very long broadcasting career, came while doing a cooking show live from Prince Edward Island. It was a hit. Kate hosted and wrote the shows. “I was allowed to follow my own format of news, household hints, fashions, and human-interest stories" (Aitken, 142). Her programmes were heard three times a day throughout the year. She was heard locally, nationally and internationally. Kate’s broadcasting career led her to travel the world covering important events as well as meetings and interviews with famous personalities at home and abroad. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">When television became popular, she also found herself doing food commercials for a weekly variety show.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"></span><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">In 1945 she was “retained by the British Ministry of Food to do a survey of food conditions in newly liberated or conquered countries" (Aitken, 177).<sup> </sup>This gave her firsthand experience of the aftermath of war.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">On a lighter side, another venture was “The Spa” just outside of Toronto.  Kate started a weekend getaway for women, in a country setting. The experience came complete with theme decorated private rooms, dining and lounge area, beauty rooms, health care, masseuses, walks in the woods and a full staff. The retreat offered relaxation and plenty of pampering. She had acquired a great deal of know-how from writing beauty columns and covering fashion shows for newspapers and magazines.  Not to forget her co-ordination of the “thirty seven fashion shows” daily at the National Exhibition (Aitken, 132).  Her expertise was invaluable.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">Kate was appointed to the Canadian Radio and Television Board of Broadcast Governors in 1958.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">After a long and fruitful life, Kate Aitken passed away on December 11, 1971. Her final resting place is the Beeton United Church  Cemetery.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span>              </p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">A memorial plaque was placed in her honour on June 3, 1973 in Beeton Community Park.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;">As we celebrate International Women’s Day, “Mrs. A.” was, and still is, a true inspiration for women in all walks of life. Her place in the long line of influential women is well deserved.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0">Citations</span></p><p style="text-align:left;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0">Aitken, K.S. (1959). <em>Making your living is fun. </em>Toronto, NY: Longmans, Green. </span></p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span aria-hidden="true"></span>Images</span>: </p><p>Images on this page marked as public domain are free to re-use. If you do re-use public domain images, please credit the Simcoe County Archives as the source and link back to this page.<span aria-hidden="true" style="display:none;"></span></p>
Lady Sarah Maitland and Tiny, Tay, and Floshttps://www.simcoe.ca/Archives/Pages/Dog-Days.aspx6/24/2022 7:58:41 PMLady Sarah Maitland and Tiny, Tay, and Flos<p><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;">​​As we enter the dog days of summer, staff at the Archives are exploring the surprising canine connection to the name origins of the Township of Tiny, the Township of Tay, and the historic T​ownship of Flos (now Springwater).</span></p><p><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;">​​​Lady Sarah Maitland</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;">, née Lennox</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;"> (1792-1873)</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;">,</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;"> was the second wife of Sir Peregrine Maitland, the</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;">Lieutenant-Governor</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;"> of Upper Canada.</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;">She met Sir Maitland at a ball, and though the two wanted to marry, </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;">her father, </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;">the Duke of Richmond</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;">,</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;"> refused to consent due to Sir Maitland’s lower status. With this refusal, Lady Maitland waited for her father to leave town and then immediately married Sir Maitland. Upon his arrival home, the </span><span class="NormalTextRun ContextualSpellingAndGrammarErrorV2Themed SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;background-repeat:repeat-x;background-position:left bottom;">Duke</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;"> could only accept the marriage</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;">.</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;">Though most records focus on her husband, it is said Lady Maitland was referred to as “the lovely Lennox.” However, in Simcoe County, Lady Maitland is perhaps best known for her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dogs.</span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;"><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/1Maitland.jpg" title="A portrait of Lady Sarah Maitland by Mrs. Ince"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/1Maitland_480.jpg" alt="A portrait of Lady Sarah Maitland by Mrs. Ince" style="margin:5px;" /></a> </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW174834607 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Lady Sarah Maitland, by Mrs. Ince.</span><span class="EOP SCXW174834607 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"335551550":2,"335551620":2}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">  </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW174834607 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW174834607 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Source</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW174834607 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">: Henry James Morgan, ed., </span></span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW174834607 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;font-style:italic;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Types of Canadian Women and of women who are or have been connected to Canada</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW174834607 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> (Toronto: William Briggs, 1903), 228.</span><span class="EOP SCXW174834607 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"335551550":2,"335551620":2}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></p><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW25433349 BCX0" style="font-size:12pt;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW25433349 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are known for their gentle and loving nature. Their namesake, King Charles I and his son Charles II, were said to be particularly fond of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels to the point where diarist Samuel Pepys claimed Charles II</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW25433349 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> seemed more interested in breeding the dogs than ruling Britain. </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW25433349 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">With silky, wavy fur and only weighing between 13-18 pounds, these spaniels ma</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW25433349 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">de perfect lapdogs, and their pretty looks made them popular in aristocratic society. Hence, it is no surprise that Lady Maitland had three Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: Tiny, Tay, and </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW25433349 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Flos</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW25433349 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW25433349 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="font-size:12pt;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;"> </span><br></p><p><span class="EOP SCXW25433349 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="font-size:12pt;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;"><br></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span class="EOP SCXW25433349 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="font-size:12pt;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;"><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/1-Maitland1973.87.1LadyMaitland.jpg" title="Lady Sarah Maitland, painted by Elizabeth A. Birnie pre-1914"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/1-Maitland1973.87.1LadyMaitland_480.jpg" alt="Lady Sarah Maitland, painted by Elizabeth A. Birnie pre-1914" style="margin:5px;" /></a> </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW248322339 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW248322339 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Lady Sarah Maitland, painted by Elizabeth A. </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW248322339 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Birnie</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW248322339 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, pre-1914</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW248322339 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"335551550":2,"335551620":2}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">  </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW248322339 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW248322339 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Source</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW248322339 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">: Courtesy of Simcoe County Museum</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW248322339 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"335551550":2,"335551620":2}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></p><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW93727585 BCX0" style="font-size:12pt;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW93727585 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">These names may seem familiar, as each have been a township in Simcoe County (</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW93727585 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Flos</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW93727585 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> now amalgamated into Springwater Township). </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW93727585 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Because of her husband’s title of Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW93727585 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, Lady Maitland was given the opportunity to name three townships as Simcoe County began to develop, all of which she named after her spaniels. To this day, no one is sure why she decided to do this, if she was being endearing or foolish. Over the years, it has been said that changing the names of these townships would not be unjustified, but the names remained.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW93727585 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="font-size:12pt;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;"> </span><br></p><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW112404869 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW112404869 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;text-align:center;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW112404869 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/Belden_Atlas-pg-75-Hoggs-Map-Tiny-Tay-Flos.jpg" title="Hogg’s Map of Tiny, Tay, and Flos from 1871 " target="_blank"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/Belden_Atlas-pg-75-Hoggs-Map-Tiny-Tay-Flos_480.jpg" alt="Hogg’s Map of Tiny, Tay, and Flos from 1871 " style="margin:5px;" /></a><br></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW112404869 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;text-align:center;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW112404869 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">967-143 </span><span class="TabRun IPSelectionBlob BlobObject DragDrop SCXW112404869 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;margin:0px;padding:0px;display:inline-block;white-space:nowrap;font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;text-align:left;width:0px;"><span class="TabChar SCXW112404869 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;display:inline-block;white-space:pre !important;"> </span><span class="TabLeaderChars SCXW112404869 BCX0" aria-hidden="true" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;display:inline-block;top:0px;left:0px;white-space:pre !important;"></span></span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW112404869 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW112404869 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Hogg’s </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW112404869 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Map of Tiny, Tay, and </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW112404869 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Flos</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW112404869 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, 1871</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW112404869 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"335551550":2,"335551620":2}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span><br></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW112404869 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW112404869 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;text-align:center;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW112404869 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Simcoe County Archives Atlas Collection</span><span class="EOP SCXW112404869 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"335551550":2,"335551620":2}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></p></div><p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW84170704 BCX0" style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW84170704 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Strange as this may be, Tiny, Tay and </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW84170704 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Flos</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW84170704 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> are not the only places in Simcoe County named after animals. While many places were named after family or hometowns back in Europe, </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW84170704 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Beeton</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW84170704 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> was named after D</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW84170704 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">avid Allanson</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW84170704 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Jones’ </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW84170704 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">apiary</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW84170704 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">. </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW84170704 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">The village was originally named Clarksville, but after Jones became widely popular for being the first commercial beekeeper in Canada, the village opted to change its name to honour Jones and his bees.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW84170704 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;"> </span><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span class="EOP SCXW84170704 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;"><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/2004-04_Canadian-Bee-Journal-Vol-IV-No-44-Cover-Full-Edit_E22-B4-R1A-S9-Sh4063.jpg" title="Cover of The Canadian Bee Journal from 1889 " target="_blank"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/2004-04_Canadian-Bee-Journal-Vol-IV-No-44-Cover-Full-Edit_480.jpg" alt="Cover of The Canadian Bee Journal from 1889 " style="margin:5px;" /></a> <span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW41642285 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">2004-04 </span><span class="TabRun IPSelectionBlob BlobObject DragDrop SCXW41642285 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;display:inline-block;white-space:nowrap;font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;width:0px;"><span class="TabChar SCXW41642285 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;display:inline-block;white-space:pre !important;"> </span><span class="TabLeaderChars SCXW41642285 BCX0" aria-hidden="true" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;display:inline-block;top:0px;left:0px;white-space:pre !important;"></span></span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW41642285 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW41642285 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Cover of The Canadian Bee Journal, Vol. IV No. 44, </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW41642285 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">1889</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW41642285 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"335551550":2,"335551620":2}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span><br></span></p><p><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:1em;"><span class="EOP SCXW84170704 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"></span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW94255724 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW94255724 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">In more current times, Tiny, Tay and </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW94255724 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Flos</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW94255724 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Townships have been known for their historic sites, </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW94255724 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">events</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW94255724 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, and picturesque scenery. </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW94255724 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">These dog-named townships are the perfect place for you and your furry friend to explore as summer winds to an end.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW94255724 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:1em;">​<a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/2015-08%20%20%20Aerial%20photo%20of%20Ross%20Usher%20Property%20%20%20B3%20R0B%20S3%20Sh3.jpg" title="Aerial photo of Ross Usher’s property, Flos, Concession 7 north half Lot 11" target="_blank"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/2015-08%20%20%20Aerial%20photo%20of%20Ross%20Usher%20Property_480.jpg" alt="Aerial photo of Ross Usher’s property, Flos, Concession 7 north half Lot 11" style="margin:5px;" /></a> </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW265341447 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">2015-08 </span><span class="TabRun IPSelectionBlob BlobObject DragDrop SCXW265341447 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;margin:0px;padding:0px;display:inline-block;white-space:nowrap;font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;text-align:left;width:0px;"><span class="TabChar SCXW265341447 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;display:inline-block;white-space:pre !important;"> </span><span class="TabLeaderChars SCXW265341447 BCX0" aria-hidden="true" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;display:inline-block;top:0px;left:0px;white-space:pre !important;"></span></span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW265341447 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW265341447 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Aerial photo of Ross Usher’s property, </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW265341447 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Flos</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW265341447 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">,</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW265341447 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Con 7 N ½ Lot 11, after 1920</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW265341447 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"335551550":2,"335551620":2}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></p><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW265341447 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW265341447 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW265341447 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW265341447 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"></span></span><span class="EOP SCXW265341447 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;text-align:center;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/2005-40%20Martyr%27s%20Shrine%20Midland%20ca.%201926%20%20(front)%20B1%20R5B%20S7%20Sh2.jpg" title="The Martyr's Shrine in Midland, Tay Township, 192"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/2005-40%20Martyr%27s%20Shrine%20Midland%20ca.%201926%20%20(front)%20B1%20R5B%20S7%20Sh2.jpg" alt="The Martyr's Shrine in Midland, Tay Township, 1926" style="margin:5px;" /></a>​</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">2005-40</span><span class="TabRun IPSelectionBlob BlobObject DragDrop SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;margin:0px;padding:0px;display:inline-block;white-space:nowrap;font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;text-align:left;width:0px;"><span class="TabChar SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;display:inline-block;white-space:pre !important;"> </span><span class="TabLeaderChars SCXW146309878 BCX0" aria-hidden="true" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;display:inline-block;top:0px;left:0px;white-space:pre !important;"></span></span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> Martyrs’ Shrine</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">,</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Tay Township</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, ca</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">.</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> 1926</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW146309878 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"335551550":2,"335551620":2}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;text-align:center;"><span class="EOP SCXW146309878 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"335551550":2,"335551620":2}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><br></span></p><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;text-align:center;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><br></span></span></p><p class="Paragraph SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;text-align:center;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/989-41_Balm-Beach-Colour-Correction_E13-B4-R6B-S3-Sh3.jpg" title="Balm Beach in Tiny Township around 1977" target="_blank"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/989-41_Balm-Beach-Colour-Correction_480.jpg" alt="Balm Beach in Tiny Township around 1977" style="margin:5px;" /></a> </span></span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">989-41</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span></span><span class="TabRun IPSelectionBlob BlobObject DragDrop SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;margin:0px;padding:0px;display:inline-block;white-space:nowrap;font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;text-align:left;width:0px;"><span class="TabChar SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;display:inline-block;white-space:pre !important;"> </span><span class="TabLeaderChars SCXW182718042 BCX0" aria-hidden="true" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;display:inline-block;top:0px;left:0px;white-space:pre !important;"></span></span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Balm Beach</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, Tiny Township,</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">ca. </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">1977</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW182718042 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"335551550":2,"335551620":2}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;text-align:center;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW182718042 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Huronia Tourist Association collection</span><span class="EOP SCXW182718042 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"335551550":2,"335551620":2}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></p></div><p class="Paragraph SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;text-align:center;"><span class="EOP SCXW146309878 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{"335551550":2,"335551620":2}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><br></span></p></div><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW146309878 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"></span></span><span class="EOP SCXW146309878 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></p></div><p><br></p><div class="SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:"segoe ui", "segoe ui web", arial, verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><div class="OutlineElement Ltr SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:visible;cursor:text;clear:both;direction:ltr;"><p class="Paragraph SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;"><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;font-weight:bold;">Works Consulted</span><span class="EOP SCXW262160271 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></p></div><div class="ListContainerWrapper SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><ul><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">American Kennel Club. “Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog.” </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-style:italic;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">American Kennel Club</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">. 2022. https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/cavalier-king-charles-spaniel/</span><span class="EOP SCXW262160271 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Elizabeth A. </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Birnie</span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">, </span></span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-style:italic;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Lady Maitland, </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">pre-1914, oil painting, 4 x 5’, Simcoe County Museum.</span><span class="EOP SCXW262160271 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Gardiner, Herbert Fairbairn. </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-style:italic;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Nothing but Names: An inquiry into the origin of the names of the counties and townships of Ontario</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">. Toronto: George N. Morang and Company, Limited, 1899, 230-231.</span><span class="EOP SCXW262160271 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Moore, W.F. “Indian Place Names.” In </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-style:italic;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Papers and Records of the Wentworth Historical Society Volume Six, </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">edited by Wentworth Historical Society, 17-24. Hamilton: The Griffin & Richmond Co. Ltd. Printers, 1915.</span><span class="EOP SCXW262160271 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Morgan, Henry James, ed. </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-style:italic;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Types of Canadian Women and of women who are or have been connected to Canada.</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> Toronto: William Briggs, 1903.</span><span class="EOP SCXW262160271 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Read, D.B. </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-style:italic;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">The Lieutenant-Governors of Upper Canada and Ontario 1792-1899. </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Toronto: William Briggs, 1900.</span><span class="EOP SCXW262160271 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> </span></li><li><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Township of Tiny. “About Tiny: Historical Information.” </span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-style:italic;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;">Township of Tiny.</span><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-CA" class="TextRun SCXW262160271 BCX0" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> 2022. https://www.tiny.ca/about-tiny</span><span class="EOP SCXW262160271 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}" style="background-color:transparent;color:windowtext;white-space:pre-wrap;font-size:12pt;margin:0px;padding:0px;line-height:19.425px;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;"> ​</span></li></ul></div></div><p>​<br></p><p><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW171344355 BCX0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:#000000;font-family:arial, arial_embeddedfont, arial_msfontservice, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;"></span>​</p>
National Indigenous History Monthhttps://www.simcoe.ca/Archives/Pages/Blog/National-Indigenous-History-Month.aspx6/2/2017 6:05:43 PMNational Indigenous History Month<p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">​​​Blog originally posted June 2, 2017​​​​​<br>Updated: June 15, 2021</span> </p><p> <span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="line-height:107%;"> <font color="#000000"> <span style="line-height:107%;">​June is National Indigenous History Month! Within the borders of what today is designated Simcoe County, there is a long history of different Indigenous communities coming together at gathering places, trading, farming, fishing, hunting, crafting, and in general participating in community life. The Simcoe County Archives is a repository of information from all across the County and holds some items of interest to students of local Indigenous history. </span> </font></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"> <span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="line-height:107%;"> <font color="#000000"> <a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/975-10%20Bok%20Ka%20Ha%20Ko%20-%201080%20Encl%204%20E18%20B8%20%20R3B%20S7%20Sh3.jpg"> <img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/975-10%20Bok%20Ka%20Ha%20Ko%20-%20480%20Encl%204%20E18%20B8%20%20R3B%20S7%20Sh3.jpg" alt="Bok-Ka-Ha-Ka," style="margin:5px;" /> </a> <br> </font> </span> <span style="font-size:10pt;"> <span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="line-height:107%;font-size:10pt;"> <font color="#000000"> <em>Figure 1: Bok-Ka-Ha-Ka, resident of Simcoe County; photograph part of the<br></em></font></span><em style="color:#000000;">Andrew F. Hunter collection (975-10).</em> <br>Image copyright: Public domain</span></p><p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">"Huronia" is an anecdotal name for much of Simcoe County, particularly the area around Midland and Penetanguishene. The name commemorates the history of the  Huron-Wendat </span><span style="font-size:1em;">people that made this area their home for a long time. This population was a confederacy of five Iroquoian speaking nations: the Attinniaenten ("people of the bear"), Hatingeenoniahak ("makers o</span><span style="font-size:1em;">f cords for nets"), Arendaenronnon ("people of the lying rock"), Atahonaenrat ("two whit</span><span style="font-size:1em;">e ears" i.e., "deer people" and Ataronchronon ("people of the bog"). The Huron-Wendat h</span><span style="font-size:1em;">ad close alliances with the Petun, Neutral, Odawa, Nipissing and the Algonquin nations. Archaeology across the county has revealed several villages, the locations of whic</span><span style="font-size:1em;">h are shown on a map at the Simcoe County Archives that was drawn by E.H Thom</span><span style="font-size:1em;">as of Collingwood called "Missions to the Hurons." The Huron-Wendat​ encountered th</span><span style="font-size:1em;">e French in the seventeenth century and, as the name implies, this map also charts th</span><span style="font-size:1em;">e location of several of the missions the French sent into the area. These missions we</span><span style="font-size:1em;">re middle ground areas between North American and European cultures.</span></p><p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">The Wendat people were decimated by newly introduced diseases in the middle of the seventeenth century and their remaining populations were dispersed by conflict with the Haudenosaunee/Iroquois nations. Archaeology has helped supplement accounts found in the Jesuit Relations, documenting this period of upheaval. At the Archives, researchers can peruse archaeological records in the Ross Channen collection, the Kenneth Kidd collection, the Paul Delaney collection and the Huronia Historic Association collection. The Archives houses archaeological surveys, maps of the region, drawing of archaeological material and archaeological reports published in reputable journals. </span></p><p>  </p><p style="text-align:center;"> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"> <a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/989-21%20John%20Big%20Wind%20-%201080%20B2%20R4A%20S6%20Sh4%20P112.jpg"> <img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/989-21%20John%20Big%20Wind%20-%20480%20B2%20R4A%20S6%20Sh4%20P112.jpg" alt="Chief John Big Wind " style="margin:5px;" /> </a> </span>  </p><p style="text-align:center;"> <span style="font-size:10pt;"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-3-0" style="font-size:10pt;"> <em>Figure 2: Chief John Big Wind was chief in Rama in the late 19th century, into the first half of the twentieth. Photograph is part of the Frost Scrapbooks collection, donated to the Simcoe County Archives by the Orillia Public Library </em></span> <em> (989-21). <br>Image copyright: Public domain. Credit to Simcoe County Archives and Orillia Public Library is required for re-use.<br></em></span> </p><p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Today there are several First Nation communities who reside in Simcoe County. The Beausoleil First Nation is located on Christian, Beckwith and Hope Islands at the south end of Georgian Bay. The Chippewas of Rama First Nation, or Mnjikaning First Nation, are located on the eastern side of Lake Couchiching. Both are communities of mostly Ojibwe peoples, though that is a simplification of the complex political identities of the people who settled in the region in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century after the dispersal of the Wendats. Chief William Yellowhead was one of the "Chiefs of the Lake Simcoe and Huron Chippewa Indians" who lived in the Georgian Bay Islands community, which at one point included Beausoleil Island. After he served with the British in the War of 1812 he settled with his people around Orillia. This group was the foundation of the current community at Rama. John Wallace, visiting the Ojibwe communities during the 1890s and early 1900s, documented some Ojibwe language and customs in his notebooks, kept in the Simcoe County Archives. </span></p><p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">At the Archives you can look at photographs and documents related to Indigenous life in Simcoe County. For instance, the Archives has a copy of an agreement between the "Chiefs of the Lake Simcoe and Huron Chippewa Indians" and the crown, establishing a Grist Mill at Coldwater for native use, dated to 1834. Farms on the west side of Lake Couchiching, before the land was re-claimed by the crown, could use the mill for their agricultural purposes. Because of their extensive local knowledge, Indigenous men and women have long been employed in the tourism industry, often as guides or as craftspeople. The Christian Island newsletter "Smoke Signals" for 1967 is housed at the Simcoe County Archives. The Archives also has copies of <em>Coraid News</em>, including the initial edition of the paper in May 1973 up until December 1974. This newspaper, printed in Orillia, was for Native People of Central Ontario and was edited by Alan Simcoe. Library and Archives Canada, with funding from the Aboriginal Digital Collections Program, has archived the website "Welcome to the Aboriginal Communities and Business of Simcoe Region." This is a great resource for anyone wondering about aboriginal businesses in the county at the start of the digital age. </span></p><p style="text-align:center;"> <a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/978-23%20Two%20native%20guides%20at%20Copperhead%20Dock%20-%201080%20E7%20B3%20R3B%20S3%20Sh2.jpg"> <img class="ms-rteFontSize-2" src="/Archives/PublishingImages/978-23%20Two%20native%20guides%20at%20Copperhead%20Dock%20-%20480%20E7%20B3%20R3B%20S3%20Sh2.jpg" alt="Two Native guides fishing off Copperhead Dock" style="margin:5px;" /> </a>  </p><p style="text-align:center;"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-3-0 ms-rteFontSize-1"> <em>Figure 4: Two Indigenous guides fishing off Copperhead Dock, early twentieth century;<br></em></span><em style="color:#666666;font-size:1em;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">part of the Hanly-Clark photograph collection (978-23).<br>Image copyright: Public domain</span><br></em><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"></span></p><p style="text-align:left;"> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">The Barrie Native Friendship Centre and the Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre are a few of the institutions in Simcoe County that offer resources to Native communities and promote indigenous heritage and culture. In addition, the Georgian Bay Métis Council, in Midland Ontario, represents the largest concentration of self-identified Métis in Ontario. </span></p><p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Native heritage in the county has interesting resonances from the past into today. Christian Island was once the site of a French mission to the Huron-Wendat​ people and the name of the island is derived from this history. The Mnjikaning First Nation help preserve the fishing weirs found at Atherley Narrows, a man-made construction, attributed to the Wendat people that is approximately 5000 years old. The past and the present come together in many different ways all over the county. To find out more information about Simcoe County Archives's holdings concerning the history of local Indigenous peoples and communities, old and new and everything in between, come visit us, Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 4:00.  </span></p><p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Further Reading/Sources:</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;"> <em class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Beausoleil First Nation: Pride Unity Strength Vision</em><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">. Beausoleil First Nation, 2017, </span><br class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><a href="http://www.chimnissing.ca/index.html">http://www.chimnissing.ca/index.html</a>.</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"> Accessed May 31, 2017.</span></p><p> <em class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Chippewas of Rama First Nation</em><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">. Chippewas of Rama First Nation, 2015, </span> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"> <a href="http://www.mnjikaning.ca/Pages/home.aspx" title="Link to Chippewas of Rama First Nation website"> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">http://www.mnjikaning.ca/Pages/default.aspx</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="font-size:16px;">.</span>​</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"> Accessed May 31, 2017. </span></p><p> <em class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Georgian Bay M</em><em class="ms-rteFontSize-2">é</em><em class="ms-rteFontSize-2">tis Council</em><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">. Métis Nation of Ontario, 2014,</span><br class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><a href="http://www.georgianbaymetiscouncil.com/"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">http://www.georgianbaymetiscouncil.com/</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">. Accessed May 31, 2017. </span></p><p> <em></em> <em>Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre</em>. Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre, <br><a href="http://www.gbnfc.com/">http://www.gbnfc.com/</a>. Accessed May 31, 2017.</p><p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Heidenreich, C.E. "Huron-Wendat." </span> <em class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Canadian Encyclopedia</em><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">. Historica Canada, 2015, </span> <a href="http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/huron/"> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/huron/</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">. Accessed May 31, 2017.</span></p><p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"></span> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Hunter, Andrew F. <em>A History of Simcoe County</em>. Barrie: City Council, 1909. Rptd 1998. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;"> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">"Welcome to the Aboriginal Communities and Businesses of Simcoe region." Library and Archives Canada, </span> <a href="http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/eppp-archive/100/205/301/ic/cdc/simcoeregion/index.htm"> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/eppp-archive/100/205/301/ic/cdc/simcoeregion/index.htm</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">. Accessed May 31, 2017. </span></p><p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">White, Richard. <em>The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes </em> <em>Region, 1650-1815</em>. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991. </span></p><p> <span style="text-decoration:underline;"> <span aria-hidden="true"></span>Images</span>: </p><p>Images on this page marked as public domain are free to re-use. If you do re-use public domain images, please credit the Simcoe County Archives as the source and link back to this page.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p><p>Note:</p><p>June 15, 2020. The citation for the Chippewas of Rama First Nation's website is correct for when the site was accessed May 31, 2017.  The URL has changed since then, however, and the broken link to the website has been repaired.  The website can be accessed at <a href="http://www.mnjikaning.ca/Pages/home.aspx">http://www.mnjikaning.ca/Pages/home.aspx</a>​<br></p>
National Indigenous Peoples Dayhttps://www.simcoe.ca/Archives/Pages/National_Indigenous_Peoples_Day_2020.aspx5/21/2020 7:50:29 PMNational Indigenous Peoples Day<p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">​​​​​​​​​Blog originally posted June 17, 2020<br>Updated: 2021-06-09</span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1"></span><span style="font-size:1em;">J</span><span style="font-size:1em;">une is National Indigenous History Month in Canada, and June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples ​Day.  It is "</span><span style="font-size:1em;">... a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples."<sup>1</sup>​​​</span></p><h3>Jacob Gill Gaudaur (1858-1937)<br></h3><p></p><p>Did you know that Jake Gaudaur, five-time World Champion rower, was the great-grandson of Big Shilling, Chief of the Deer Tribe in Rama?</p><p>Jacob “Jake" Gill Gaudaur (1858-1937) was born in Atherley, Ontario, the son of Francis and Janet (Gill) Gaudaur.  His paternal grandfather was Antoine Gaudaur, the first-known non-native permanent settler in Orillia.  Gaudaur's paternal grandmother was Mary (Shilling) Gaudaur, dau​ghter of Chief Big Shilling (Neb-Non-A-Quet “Summer Cloud"), chief of the Deer Tribe in Rama, under Chief Yellowhead.<br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/Archives/PublishingImages/970-63%20Jacob%20Gill%20Gaudaur-1080.jpg" title="Jacob Gill Gaudaur"><img src="/Archives/PublishingImages/970-63%20Jacob%20Gill%20Gaudaur-480.jpg" alt="Jacob Gill Gaudaur" class="ms-rtePosition-5" style="margin:5px 55px;width:515px;height:372px;" /></a><span style="font-size:0.714em;">970-63 ​ ​Jacob Gill </span><span style="font-size:0.714em;">Ga</span><span style="font-size:0.714em;">udaur.  Copyright: Public Domain</span><br></p><p>Jake Gaudaur took up competitive rowing at the age of 17, and was one of the greatest scullers in the history of Canadian rowing.  During the 1890s especially, he was nearly unbeatable.  In 1892, Gaudaur and George Hosmer won the World Double Sculls Championship in a race held on Lake Couchiching.  A year later, in Austin, Texas, Gaudaur set a world record for the single sculls three-miles-with-a-turn race.  He lowered the record the next year in a time of 19 minutes 1.5 seconds, a time that has never been beaten.  Gaudaur became the single sculls world champion in a race held on the Thames River in England, and he held the title from 1896 to 1901.  During the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations held at Orillia on May 24, 1897, Gaudaur had no trouble beating Erastus Rogers of Worcester, Massachusetts, in a two-mile race for the North American championship.</p><p>After 25 years of competitive rowing, Gaudaur retired and returned to his hometown of Orillia.  He operated a fishing and boat livery business until just a few months before his death.  <br></p><h4>Citation:<br></h4><p>1. Government of Canada. Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada. "About National Indigenous Peoples Day." Last modified May 21, 2020.  Accessed May 29, 2020. <span style="font-size:1em;"> </span><a href="https://www.rcaanc-cirnac.gc.ca/eng/1100100013718/1534874583157" style="font-size:1em;">https://www.rcaanc-cirnac.gc.ca/eng/1100100013718/1534874583157</a><span style="font-size:1em;">​</span></p><h4>Sources consulted:</h4><p>Northern Advance (Barrie), 14 Oct 1937, p. 6</p><p><span style="font-size:1em;">Examiner (Barri</span><span style="font-size:1em;">e), 14 Oct 1937, p. 5</span></p><p>Examiner (Barrie), 27 May 1897, p. 1</p><p>“Hall of Famer Jake, Sr. Gaudaur." Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.  <a href="https://www.sportshall.ca/hall-of-famers/hall-of-famers-search.html?proID=190&catID=all&lang=EN">https://www.sportshall.ca/hall-of-famers/hall-of-famers-search.html?proID=190&catID=all&lang=EN</a>  Accessed June 1, 2020</p><p>“Jake" Gaudaur 1858-1937.  <a href="https://www.heritagetrust.on.ca/en/pages/our-stories/exhibits/snapshots-of-ontarios-sport-heritage/sports-personalities-traditions-and-key-events/jake-gaudaur" target="_blank">Ontario Heritage Trust plaque</a>. Accessed June 2, 2020.​<br></p><h4>Further reading:<br></h4><span style="font-size:1em;"><div><span style="font-size:1em;"><br></span></div>​T</span><span style="font-size:1em;">he Chippewas of Rama First Nation Historica</span><span style="font-size:1em;">l Archives has information about the Shilling Family available on its website.​​</span><a href="https://ramafirstnation.pastperfectonline.com/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&search_criteria=Shilling&searchButton=Search" style="font-size:1em;">https://ramafirstnation.pastperfectonline.com/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&search_criteria=Shilling&searchButton=Search</a><br><div><span style="font-size:1em;">​​<br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:1em;">​The S</span><span style="font-size:1em;">imcoe County Archives' blog post commemorating National Indigenous History Month 2017.</span></div><div><a href="/Archives/Pages/Blog/National-Indigenous-History-Month.aspx" style="font-size:1em;">https://www.simcoe.ca/Archives/Pages/Blog/National-Indigenous-History-Month.aspx</a><br></div>