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Lakefield Heritage Research collection. Additions

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Accession Number: 17-007

Lakefield Heritage Research


Lakefield Heritage Research collection. Additions. -- ca. 1998-2002. -- 32 cm of textual records. -- ca. 10 photographs.


Lakefield Heritage became Lakefield Heritage Research in 1990. The research organization is based out of Lakefield, Ontario. Gordon Young, the editor at Lakefield Heritage Research, has contributed a great deal to this collection. Other researchers in this organization include Steve McCracken and Kevin McCarthy.


Collection includes correspondence, email printouts, notes, photographs, research materials, and newspaper clippings. Much of this material pertains to research on the Traill family of Lakefield, Ontario.


Custodial History: Collection was in the custody of Lakefield Heritage Research before being donated to Trent University Archives in 2017 via Gordon Young.

Immediate Source: Collection acquired from Lakefield Heritage Research via Gordon Young in 2017.

Fonds Arrangement: Folder titles have been maintained as received. Some materials were received loose and categories have been assigned in these instances.

Restrictions: N

Accruals: This collection is an addition to 12-004.



Loose in Box

Map of York, Canada West, 1860 (reproduction)


1. J.D. and Geraldine Moodie
2. Strickland/Traill, Kalispell, MT
3. D’Arcy Strickland family
4. Other Strickland and Traill materials
5. Traills of Taylorton [Saskatchewan]
6. Atwoods
7. Meskanaw [Saskatchewan]
8. Morrow Family
9. D’Arcy Strickland, Fort Saskatchewan and other
10. Lakefield, Michigan
11. Wilkie, Saskatchewan
12. William E. Traill photographs and files
13. William E. McKay and Evadne Traill
14. Brown-Chamberlin
15. Other Lakefield and Peterborough County family, N.D.
16. Other Lakefield and Peterborough – Western Canada
17. Royal Tour 1919
18. Selneses [Selnes]
19. Traill Family Tree
20. Blomfields, Northcotes, etc.
21. Blomfield clan
22. Traill house etc., Meskanaw
23. Joe McKay
24. Imperial Bank, North Battleford, Saskatchewan
25. Hardisty, Alberta
26a. Robert M. Traill
26b. CPR accident
27. Samuel Strickland – Chicago and North Western Railway Company
28. The Nelsons
29. CNR
30. Lakefield, Quebec
31. Miscellaneous Railway – Canadian and American
32. 928 Goodrich, Saint Paul, Minnesota
33. Elevators – Various locations
34. RMC – Commander Kitson
35. Grand Forks, North Dakota
36. Lakefield, Ontario
37. Cairns
38. Miscellaneous Traill materials
39. Correspondence and newspaper clippings pertaining to Gordon Young’s books
40. Writings by Gordon Young
41. Municipal politics, 1990-2001
42. “Motes in a Mad Moonbeam” by Bruce Knapp, [1991]
43. The Eclipse, 1st Edition, July 1997, Havelock, Ontario (railway focus)
44. “Descendants of Catharine Parr Traill (nee Strickland)”, book compiled by Jacqueline McCloy Pell, 2002
45. Genealogical research materials pertaining to the Gordon Young family
46. Miscellaneous historical research:

  • Dumbells (entertainment troupe), Lindsay, Ontario
  • Grand Opera House, Peterborough
  • Leroy Grieve, Penticton, British Columbia
  • New Zealand
  • The Grieves, B.C.
  • HMS Manilla
  • Rev. W.L. Palframan
  • McLeans of North Dakota
  • John Sinclair Rodger
  • Gideons
  • Sam McGee
  • Kirriemuir, Scotland
  • Martinsyde aircraft
  • South Africa, 18th Company 6th Battalion
  • Peterborough Folk Festival programme 1998
  • Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II 1963 programme