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BOOK - A Journey Through Glamorgan's Past
By Elva V. Bates
Published by Bates and Charters, Gooderham, 2007

Softcover... 29.95 (C$)
....Limited quantity available....


A Journey Through Glamorgan's Past is the culmination of intensive research to determine who the early settlers were, where they lived, the industries, organizations and businesses that developed to support them and the changes that have occurred in the Township through to recent times.

Contents include:
  • In the Beginning
    • Chonology
    • Introduction to Settlement
  • Early Settlement
    • Orientation
    • The Monk Road
    • The Concession Line
    • The Original Road to the Galway/Cavendish Boundary, The White Lake and Irondale Road
    • Bark Lake Road
    • McColl's Road
    • Glamorgan/Monmouth Boundary Road
    • The Buckhorn Road
    • The Third Concession Road (and its branches)
    • The 10th Concession Road
    • Glamorgan/Dysart Boundary Road
  • The Village
    • Introduction to Googerham
    • Sam Whittaker and his tavern
    • Gooderham post office
    • Solomon Orser Hadley: his family and his enterprises to D & L Service Center
    • Livery stables and black smith shops
    • The Queen's Hotel and the Pickens family
    • Mathew Johnston's store to Mountain Lodge
    • The Barr family and Barr's General Store
    • The I. B. & O. in Gooderham
    • The Stave Mill and the Creamery
    • Walker's store to Gooderham Lucky Dollar
    • Huff's Boading House to Stoughton Electric
    • The Shoemaker's Shop
    • Burrow's Jewellery Store
    • Cliff Stoughtons Barber Shop
  • The Timber Industry & Mining Activities
    • Overview of the timber industry
    • The Mossom Boyd Lumber Company
    • From Hunter's Sawmill to M.W. Hunter Lumber Ltd.
    • The Green and Ellis Lumber Co.
    • The Horey Lumber Company
    • Francis King's Sawmill
    • Other sawmills and logging operations
    • Mining Activities
  • Municipal Affairs
    • Statutory Officers
    • Meeting places / Municipal offices
    • Early issues
    • Municipal services
  • Organizations & Institutions
    • Schools
    • Churches
    • Glamorgan agricultural society
    • Service organizatons
    • Gooderham Waterworks Company
    • Gooderham telephone Company and Glamorgan Telephone System
    • The Orphanage
  • Evolution of the Community
    • Where the home fires burned
    • Moving on
    • "Lest We Forget"
    • And they played!
    • Ontario Forestry branch to Ministry of Natural resources
    • Ontario camp leadership Centre Bark Lake
    • "The New Pioneers"
    • Glamorgan Today
  • Appendix One
    • Early Settler's families
  • Appendix Two
    • 'James Dewey' - Four Generations
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • References
  • Index

326 Pages plus front matter
6 X 9"
Softcover, perfectbound
Autographed by author on half-title page
Photos and illustrations (B & W)
Index
Photos and illustrations
Published by Bates and Charters, Gooderham, 2007
ISBN 978-1-77240-008-3





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