Printed copy of Canadian Expeditionary Force 91st Battalion Nominal Roll of Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men. List of 91st Battalion enlistees who embarked from Halifax, Nova Scotia aboard the S.S. Olympic on June 29, 1916. Printed from digitized copy available at ww1elgin.ca
Digitized copy of St. Thomas Daily Times article published May 25, 1916 concerning the ceremony held at Pinafore Park, St. Thomas, on Victoria Day, May 24, 1916, in which the 91st Battalion, C.E.F. received its regimental colours. The article includes photographs of the presentation ceremony (taken by photographer John Jackson) and the donor of the colours, St. Thomas businessman Robert Marshall Anderson.
Digitized copy of St. Thomas Times-Journal article published July 21, 1916 concerning the Peace Day celebration held in St. Thomas, on Saturday, July 19, 1919, in which veterans of the 91st Battalion, C.E.F. and other servicemen from Elgin-St. Thomas were welcomed home. The article includes photographs taken by photographer John Jackson and the Scott Studio. Article also includes description of injuries suffered during the celebrations by Sergeant-Major Albert H. Powles, M.M. as a result of a fireworks accident, along with a photograph of Powles.
Guidal Directory Map of Elgin County Published by Map and Advertising Co. Limited Toronto Price $1.00
This map has been drawn and compile with great care from the best available data and original surveys but the publishers do not guarantee it to be absolutely free from error-disclaimer written on map
Also included with the map is an index (Name, Number, P.O., Description ( owner or tenant), Concession and Lot). At the end of the index it gives a list of all the post offices that are located in the township in question.
At bottom of map there is a Calendar for 1918
(>100 pages of photocopied pieces of the map-not in order to put back together)
One copy of Leonard A. Curchin, "The Elgins: From Armour to Engineers, 1977-2016" (St. Thomas, Ontario: Aylmer Express Ltd., 2015). Updated history of the Elgin Regiment and its successors, including the 31 Combat Engineer Regiment ("The Elgins"). Publication includes numerous images from Elgin County Archives collections, used with permission and under license.
George E. Thorman Papers. Photocopy of the first page of the St. Thomas Times-Journal, February 10, 1927, listing the men and women of Elgin County and St. Thomas who served in the First World War as known up to that time for the creation of the "Elgin War Records Book" (ultimately called the Elgin County Book of Remembrance).
Included in this file is a photocopy of a photograph of Pte. Tyrrell Page of Tyrconnell.
Item consists of the Canadian Almanac for 1863, inside of which is the "County of Elgin Directory" profiling the following: The County's history (including biographical information on Thomas Talbot); early commercial activity; maintenance of the Port Stanley harbour; assessment values; population figures (including a demographic profile based on ethnicity and religious affiliation); overview of the court system, and a profile of schools and churches.
The following businesses in St. Thomas are profiled:
A. McLachlin, Bookseller and Stationer;
Red Flag Dry Goods;
Robert Carrie Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes;
Lindop Brothers Dry Goods, Liquors & Provisions;
St. Thomas Tannery;
Thomas Moore Stove, Lamp, Coal & Oil depot;
J.J. Clutton / Elgin Woollen Mills;
Henry Brown Lamps, Coal, Oil;
William Love Furniture and Cabinet Ware;
Walter Barr, Tailor;
The Elgin Tannery / William Lipsey;
The Elgin Iron Works / Armstrong & Hay;
W. Jackson Household Furniture;
D.J. Wallace, Photographic Artist;
St. Thomas Carriage and Waggon Manufactory / George Wegg;
J.A. Simpson, Taylor [sic];
Roe Brothers General Merchants.