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Name Langstaff, George

Associated Records

Image of A2006.022.025 - Membership and minute book

A2006.022.025 - Membership and minute book

Royal Scarlet Chapter of Arran, in the District of Arran, County of Bruce North Membership and Minute Book, 1900-1935. The location of meetings includes Allenford, Arkwright, Dobbinton, and Tara. Enclosures include annual report of the Royal Scarlet Chapter of Arran to the Provincial Grand Orange Lodge of Ontario West.

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A2006.211.007-.017 - Minute books and financial records

These are administrative and financial records of the Purple Hill Loyal Orange Lodge #612 which met in the Arkwright area of Bruce County. Item List: .006 Treasurers’ book, 1897-1965 .007 Minute book, with headings "By-laws", "Cash Account", "Attendance and Payments", "Degrees", "Propositions"1856-1863 .008 Minute book, includes "attendance and payments" information, 1864-1868 .009 Minute book, 1868-1883 .010 Roll book, 1884-1900 .011 Minute book, cover and pages missing, 1886-1897 .012 Membership and minute book, 1897-1907, 1916 .013 Financial secretary's roll book, 1903-1911 .014 Membership and minute book, 1908-1916 .015 Financial secr

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A2007.045.002 - History of Allenford Lodge manuscript and newspaper article

These items consist of: a) a handwritten page of historical information concerning the Allenford Loyal Orange Lodge up to 1971 including names of members who served in the first world war, parades and prizes won, attire and regalia, hydro installed in the hall and membership drive / Christmas party. b) newspaper clipping entitled "History of Lodge, as compiled for gathering to celebrate 65th Anniversary, proves interesting document, describing in considerable detail growth of Orange Order in Allenford District".

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AX2011.200.007 - General store ledger

Ledger, 1903-1914, likely from an Arkwright General Store, possibly A.G. Esplen's store.

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AX2011.200.009 - Ledger

Ledger, 1907? - 1908? for Arkwright General Store. "A.G. Esplen, Arkwright, Ont." inscribed on inside cover, with "Bought at "The Leader" Book and Stationary Store, Tara." Spine and corners are covered in leather, with spine title "Ledger." Each page bears the name of a customer and list of amounts owed and paid.

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AX2011.200.014 - Bills, Invoices and Accounts

Collection of invoices, bills and accounts, housed in envelopes bearing customer's name, from the A.G. Esplen Arkwright General Store around 1910 - 1918. The envelopes have a list of all the purchases, the total of the account, a record of money paid on the account and inside the folder are copies of the receipts for each purchase. Folders are for the following individuals - Stanley Porter - Abe Lyness - Mac Lang - Mike Lowe - Henry Lowe - Geo Langstaff - W.J. Langstaff - William Lambert - William Lind - Jacob Lowe - David Lind - Ladies Aid - Chas Kearns - James King - A.C. King - A.M. King - Francy King - William Kerr - Wilson Knows? - Frank King - Albert Kearns - Rev Far - James F

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A2012.098.006 - Sunshine and shadow

"Sunshine and Shadow" is Book 4 of the fictional Langstaff Saga. The book is set in Eblana, later known as Tara, Ontario in Bruce County. The author has tried to depict the historical background as accurately as possible. Title page is signed by author.

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A2017.082.001 - Home at last!

"Home at Last?" is Book 1 of the fictional Langstaff Saga. From the back cover: "... a poor but genteel English family that eventually finds its way to the Queen's Bush of Bruce and Grey Cuonties in Upper Canada." Summary from page 163: "This is the story of a young boy, an old lady, and an ancient house, each of which is trying to achieve fulfillment against formidable odds. Life in the early 19th Century in County Durham in England is brought to life in this beautiful narrative of this beautiful family."

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AX2004.0813 - The Millers' tale : a history of the ancestors of Ruth Victoria Miller, Bruce Alan Miller, Margaret Beatrice Miller, Mary Elizabeth Miller, including family trees of the ancestors but concentrating on their folklore

Narrative family histories, memories and stories; family trees; photographs/portraits of the families: Aiken-Moffat; Brown-Johnson; Greig-Calder; Langstaff-Morran; McLean-Follis; Miller-Langstaff; Tighe-Tighe. Genealogical tables, map, ports.