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Accession Number: 83-1015


Peterborough photographic collection.-- 1880-1937. -- 5 photographs.

Biography / History

The land which is now Peterborough Countywas originally part of Newcastle District before 1841, and theColbourne District until 1850, the year when districts were replacedby counties in Upper Canada. At this time the United Countiesof Peterborough and Victoria was created. In 1861, Victoria Countywas given independence from Peterborough. Peterbourgh County ismade up of the following townships: Galway, Cavendish, Anstruther,Chandos, Harvey, Burleigh, Methuen, Ennismore, Smith, Douro, Dummer,Belmont, North Monaghan, Otonabee, and Asphodel. (taken from "IllustratedHistorical Atlas of Peterborough County 1825-1875." Peterborough:The Peterborough Historical Atlas Foundation Inc., 1975.)

Custodial History


Scope and Content

This collection of photographs consists ofthe Peterborough County Council for 1925 and 1937, Margaret AnneElizabeth Rubidge which includes family information written onthe back, interior of a Peterborough church and Canton #10 inPeterborough.


Title based on content of the collection.

This collection donated by an unknown source.

Restrictions: N

Associated materials located at the PeterboroughCentennial Museum and Archives.

For related records see: Rubidge Family fonds.