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Accession Number: 75-1025


Sheila Boyd fonds. -- 1875-1894. -- 3 items.

Biography / History

Annie Sheila Boyd (1894-1982) was the daughter of Mossom Martin Boyd and Ida Lillian de Grassi, and the granddaughter of Mossom Boyd. She never married.

Custodial History

The fonds was collected by and in the custody of Annie Sheila Boyd until it was donated to the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

The fonds consists of photocopies of the following memoirs of settlement in the Bobcaygeon Area. a) Reminiscence of Mossom Boyd, written down by M.M. Boyd, 1875-1877, typescript copy, 5 pages. b) Manuscript copy of J.W. Bicks "Reminiscences and Memorandum on Coming to Canada in 1837 and Dunsford family in 1838;" gathered 1891 (January 9) 5 pages. c) George Dunsford Reminiscences, taken down by H.J. Wickham, 1894 in Miss Boyd's hand.


Title based on the creator of the fonds.

The photocopies of the fonds was donated by Miss Sheila Boyd through Reverend E.L. Straker, Christ Church, Bobcaygeon, Ontario.

Restrictions: Not for publication outside of undergraduate essays.

Finding aids: Y

Associated material located in the National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, the Archives of Ontario, Toronto and the Peterborough Centennial Museum and Archives.

For related records see: 75-1024 and 88-011.