Norwich and District 


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Newsletters

Back Issues:

  • Aug. 2002 - Delong Family ; Lynes Hotel
  • Nov. 2002 - Thomas Barnes, Henry Austin, David Barton and James Beach; Norwich Gore Church
  • Mar. 2003 - Daniel Cohoe and Timothy Corbin ; Newark Cheese Factories
  • June 2003 - Thomas Cornell and Richardus Cornwell; Dr. Ephriam Cook
  • Sept. 2003 - Jonathon Dennis and Samuel Doxsie; Dennis Canning Factory
  • Dec. 2003 - David Dunkin and the Emigh Family; The Dunkin House
  • Mar. 2004 - Joshua Gillam and Reuben Haight; Norwich newspapers
  • June 2004 - Hilliker Family and Hosea Francis; Norwich Photographers
  • Sept. 2004 - John Holmes and Henry Hulet; Pleasant Valley School
  • Dec. 2004 - James and Cyrus Hunt and James Lake; Solomon Allen
  • Mar. 2005 - Jacob Birdsall, Moses Bevans, William Curtis and John Cromwell; Norwich Funeral Directors
  • June 2005 - James Barker and Ralph Earle; Land Documents for Norwich Township
  • Sept. 2005 - Thomas Davis, Jacob Esmond, Samuel Kenny; Interesting Tombstones
  • Dec. 2005 - Josiah Gilbert and John Gould; Lossing map ; Barbara Williams Fonds
  • Mar. 2006 - Ebenezer Haley and Amos Hunter; Chambers Collection ; Millers Corners
  • June 2006 - Joseph Lancaster, John Jones and John Harned; Stella Mott Collection ; Farrington Cheese Factory
  • Sept. 2006 - John G Losee and Lawson; Oxford Centre School ; Snell’s Crossing
  • Dec. 2006 - John McCauley; Chautauqua ; Stella Mott Collection
  • Mar. 2007 - Peter McLees; Early Roads in Norwich Township ; Curries Community Hall
  • June 2007 - Samuel and Joseph Moore; Norwich Township Roads # 1 ; Trimbles Corners
  • Sept. 2007 - Sears Mott; Lizzie Mott’s Diary ; Norwich Township Roads #2
  • Dec. 2007 - Shubel and David Nichols; Norwich Township Roads #3
  • Mar. 2008 - Christopher Geer Otis; Norwich Township Roads #4 ; Alma Dale, Quaker Minister
  • June 2008 - John and Amos Palmer; Norwich Township Roads #5; Toll Gate on Quaker Street
  • Sept. 2008 - Israel and Willett Post; Norwich Township Roads #6
  • Dec. 2008 - Phillip Peasley and John Pine; Sodom and Gomorrah ; Norwich Township Roads #7
  • March 2009 - Solomon Sackrider and John Phillips; Norwich Township Roads #8 ; Road Maintenance and Overseers
  • June 2009 - William Sherwood and John Ross; Norwich Township Roads #9
  • Sept 2009 - Andrew Searls and Aaron Simmons; Norwich Township Roads #10 ; Riach House history
  • Dec. 2009 - John Siple; History of Newark
  • Spring 2010 - Asa, Benjamin, and  John Smith; Frederick Stover: Three early efforts at Black colonization in Southwestern Ontario; Quaker minister, William Allan ; Friends Meetinghouse history - Milldale; Built heritage in the Township of Norwich.
  • Summer 2010 - Amos and Enos Scott: Robert Hamilton 1753-1809; Agricultural Fairs in Norwich; Old Brick Meeting House
  • Fall 2010 - Southwick of Hawtrey; Diary of John Treffry Sr., 1834-36; Religious Heritage of Norwich Township (part 1); Hicksite Separation
  • Winter 2010 - Stovers; Beekman, Dutchess County, N.Y.; Comfort Sage tombstone; Religious Heritage of Norwich Township (part 2); Pine Street meeting house
  • Spring 2011 - Founding Families: Stover Part 2 ; Ephriam Stover ~ Tillsonburg Observer ; Quakers and Slavery ; Memories of Historic Church at Norwich Gore ~ Marion Talbot ; Church History ~ Part 3 ; Friends Meeting House History ~ The Beginning
  • Summer 2011 - Founding Families: Stover Part 3 Frederick and Adam Stover ; Gurneyites and Wilburites ; Ezilpha Moon Stover ; Local Loyal Orange Lodges ; Friends Meeting House History ~ Beaconsfield
  • Fall 2011 - John Taylor, Richard Taylor, Robert Sweet ; John Rock, miller ; Paulina Southwick letter ; new curator Rebekah Crocker
  • Spring 2012 - Black Cemetery in Burgessville ; Fred Smith ; Rev. Thomas Green, Stewart Travelling missionary ; Maple syrup, Harvey Farrington, patents; Tompkins part one ; Oxford Centre's place in Ontario's Bostwick region; Sam Croker and the Titanic ; Education for Black History month ; 2011 annual general meeting
  • Summer 2012 - Jane Stringham ; Tompkins part two ; Oxford Centre and the Bostwick Region part two ; Rev. Thomas Green, Stewart Travelling missionary visits Brant County ; Andes Smith and cheese in Oxford County ;  Civil war soldier Private William Lamour ; Coronation day June 1953 in Norwich ; Duchess of Cornwall's connection to Norwich
  • Winter 2012 - Stevenson/Stephenson and Holbrook ; Clyamond Vanderburgh genealogy ; Vanderburgh-Mitchell marriage 1812 ; Mourning practices in the Victorian Era ;  Volunteers at the Historical Society ; "Tories, Rebels and Reformers" discussion panel ; Peter McIntosh and his Melodeon ; Oxford Centre and the Bostwick Region part three.
  • Spring 2013 - Weeks family - James McDormand ; "Jane Light" on panel discussion ; Sweaburg School plants trees at Curries for WW2 soldiers ;Quaker schools in Norwich Township ; New Road church, mill, cemetery
  • Fall 2013 - Otterville election 1862 with Hon. John A. Macdonald in attendance ; Cody family of West Oxford ; Webster family ; Roaring 20s display
  • Winter 2013-14: Weston family history- Westons, Bedfords and the Rebellion of 1837 ; Mastodon bones in West Oxford ; Silk postcards from World War 1; Norwich street names
  • Spring 2014: Justus Wilson family : Duncan Wilson in the Rebellion of 1837 ; Leila Carroll on family letters from William Lyon Mackenzie ; Farrington cheese anniversary ; Florence Poole wins London Free Press trip to Europe after WW1 ; war bride in Norwich Township ; online genealogy ; new curator
  • Summer 2014: Barber shop ; Surveying and the first store in Norwich ; Woodrow family ; photo S.S. #1; Nostalgia Days revisited ; upcoming events to remember WW1 ; mystery item photo.
  • Winter 2014-15: Wright family ; Rev. Alfred James Preston ; E. H. Thomas and successor broom factories in Norwich ; Rehoboth student research: Tractors, Ameila Poldon's death, Bordon's Condensor
  • Spring -2015: William Young family; George Treffry 1876 letter home; WW1: Bruce Poole, Fred Croxford, Aubrey Holdsworth, Joseph Dickson, Archie Farrell, Henry Wilson letter home; Amelia Poldon, rural mail delivery, death of Dr. Meldrum in 1952 ; museum news and events
  • Summer -2015: Lunch and Learn program, Old Brick from Alice Treffry interview, John Tidey survey book excerpts, Rural Diaries project and diarists Alice Corless Treffry and Charles John Treffry, Tip O'Neill and early baseball, William Carman and early cycling competitions, Dr. Meldrum and Dillon Mc, Norwich Gazette history, Electric street lighting in Norwich, Norfolk County OGS collection, museum news and events
  • Fall 2015: Emily Stowe: Letter 1912 "In the good old days": Rural Diaries Project diarists : William Francis Barnes, Edith Manson, Pheobe Mott ; History of Muir; Christmas peace of 1914 ; upcoming events
  • Spring 2016: Woodstock Lake Erie Railway and Harbour Company scandal ; Esther Pollard ; Williams family of Milldale ; Grade 10 research reports -Elias Snyder and Rebellion 1837, flood 1937, mastodon bones ; Dr. Andrea Gal and article Everyday Life in Agrarian Ontario 1900-45; Volunteer service awards 2016 ; archives' ramp ; Lunch and Learn program; coming events
  • Summer 2016: Williams family Milldale -work ledger contents; Grade 10 research reports -Utility Cub, Tornado ; Trousseau teas; Nostalgia Days ; Ramp opening ; Lunch and Learn program; coming events
  • Fall/Winter 2016: Norwich Bank of Montreal 100th, robbery 1947 ; Port Dover Lake Huron Railway ; Coca-Cola ; Researchers on Robert Collard, Annie Carroll Scott and the Catton family ; Vandecar Cemetery Mystery ; Lunch and Learn ; Steampunk Family Festival ; 2017 Museum events
  • Spring 2017: Burkholder stump puller ; Horseshoe chair ; Brantford, Norwich and Port Burwell Railway ; Slavery in British North America ; Deller Brick and Tile ; Gr 10 research reports-Borden's Condenser and Zenda Garden party
  • Summer 2017: Genealogy updates ; Mary Sweazey Sackrider ; Ross Bulter paintings ; Steampunk ; Cenotaph statue ; Lunch and Learn for the year.

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