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Elgin County Court House, St. Thomas

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Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1975
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 192
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 192
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1975
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Two copies of a black and white photograph showing the main entrance and front elevation of the Elgin County Court House, St. Thomas, February 24, 1975. View is looking south from the intersection of Wellington and Queen Streets.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Elgin County Courthouse
Subject Access
Elgin County Courthouse
Court Houses
Images

Newspaper articles relating to the Elgin County Court House

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Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1967-2008
Accession Number
2008-01
2017-39
Storage Location
Box 171, File 7
(R10 S3 Sh6 B3)
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2008-01
2017-39
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 171, File 7
(R10 S3 Sh6 B3)
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1967-2008
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
St. Thomas Times-Journal articles relating to the Elgin County Court House, 1967-1984.
"Ghost story: Several unexplained at the old courthouse in St. Thomas have sent chills through many", London Free Press, April 30, 2004.
-"Lawyers demand action: End studies and start work on improving Elgin court facilities, they say", The London Free Press, July 16, 2005.
-"Courthouse rescue urged: Shmuel Farhi wants Premier McGuinty to help save the St. Thomas landmark he bought", The London Free Press, August 10, 2007.
"Elgin courthouse may get reprieve: The St. Thomas landmark is still among site being considered for the amalgamated courts", The London Free Press, October 26, 2007.
"Courthouse fight gains steam", The London Free Press, January 6, 2008.
-"Historic land office vacated for strip mall spot: Owner Shmuel Farhi is worried about building's fate", The London Free Press, June 28, 2008.
"Revamping courthouse may boost spirits: Ontario opposition leader John Tory and Mayor Cliff Barwick met to discuss plands to help offset the city's job losses", The London Free Press, October 25, 2008.
Name Access
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Elgin County Courthouse
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Elgin County Courthouse
Newspapers
Politics

Elgin County Court House Property

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Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1974
Storage Location
Box 250, File 1
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 250, File 1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1974
Physical Description
2 p. of textual records
Scope and Content
Two page letter dated October 2, 1974 from Hennessey, Kempster & Gunn, Barristers & Solicitors, St. Thomas to Harley L. Johnson, Elgin County Clerk, containing a legal opinion regarding the rightful ownership of the Elgin County Court House grounds in St. Thomas, Ontario, concluding that "the lands properly belong to the County of Elgin." This record also provides access to digitized copies of the two documents referenced in the letter: deed dated October 25, 1848 (ECVFB100F42a) and deed dated May 22, 1852 (ECVFB100F42b).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Elgin (Ont. : County)
Elgin County Courthouse
Subject Access
Elgin County Courthouse
Documents