• Daguerrotype - Mrs. Henry Nelles and Young Girl

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      A daguerrotype of Mrs. Henry Nelles and a young girl.
    • Document of release of land from Abraham Nelles to Henry William Nelles of parcels of land in the Township of Caistor, in the County of Lincoln, in the District of Niagara

      1834-06-26
      Document of release of land from Abraham Nelles to Henry William Nelles of parcels of land in the Township of Caistor, in the County of Lincoln, in the District of Niagara. June 26, 1834.
    • The Freemason The Masonic Illustrated, 1925

      1925
      A portion of The Freemason of 1925. There is an article titled "Ireland: M.W. Bro. W.J. Drope Honored at the Bi-Centenary Banquet". There is another article titled "Grand Lodge of Canada in Ontario: Seventieth Annual Communication Election of Officers".
    • The Freemason The Masonic Illustrated, August 1923

      1923-08
      A portion of the August 1923 Freemason, No. 2842, vol. LXIII.. In the issue there is an article titled "Grand Lodge of Canada in Ontario: Enthusiastic Welcome to English Deputation". Also in this issue: "A New York Undertaking", "An Irish Masonic Service", "Freemasonry Incomplete", "The Great Masonic Ideal", "Masonic Foundation-Stone".
    • The Grimsby Preparatory School for Young Boys: Lake Lodge, Grimsby, Ont.

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      A booklet about Lake Lodge School titled "The Grimsby Preparatory School for Young Boys". It mentions "the object of this school is to prepare young boys for admission to the High Schools and the larger boarding Schools. In addition to this they are trained to habits of morality, manliness and integrity, and are furnished a comfortable home free from evil influences." There are also sections describing the following: course of study, religious instruction, record, prizes, athletics, cricket, fees, hours of study, sessions, vacation, and list of boys past and present.
    • History of Union Lodge No. 7 A.F. & A. M. Grimsby, Canada

      Drope, J. W. (1899)
      A history of Union Lodge No.7, Grimsby, Ontario, Canada. It was compiled by J. W. Drope and "delivered on the occasion of the Centennial Celebration oat Grimsby Park, on August 17th, 1899."
    • Honorary Life Membership Certificate Acacia Lodge, London, Ontario - William J. Drope

      1924
      A cardboard document from the Acacia Lodge, London, Ontario proclaiming William J. Drope, M.A. as an Honorary Life Member. This is signed by W. J. Drope, 1924.
    • Indenture between Robert Thompson and his wife Ann of the town of Grimsby in the County of Lincoln, in the District of Niagara to Abraham Nelles

      1832-02-29
      Indenture between Robert Thompson and his wife Ann of the town of Grimsby in the County of Lincoln, in the District of Niagara to Abraham Nelles. Thompson was formerly a private in the 99th Regiment. Thompson signed a deed of bargain and sale to Abraham Nelles for 100 acres in the Township of Zorra, in the County of Oxford in the District of London in Upper Canada, Feb. 29, 1832
    • Indenture between the Six Nations of Indians residing on the Grand River in Upper Canada to William Nelles

      1801-10-01
      An Indenture between the Six Nations of Indians residing on the Grand River in Upper Canada represented by Joseph Brant, principal chief and agent for the Six Nations Indians to William Nelles. This document is a lease for land beginning on the south eastern bank of the Grand River. The document is signed by Joseph Brant. The wax seal is cracked, but still intact, Oct. 1, 1801. A transcription is included.
    • Indenture written on paper between Abraham Nelles of Grimsby, Ontario and Elijah Nelles of Blandford and London District and Henry William Nelles of Grimsby

      1835-11-04
      Indenture written on paper between Abraham Nelles of Grimsby, Ontario and Elijah Nelles of Blandford and London District and Henry William Nelles of Grimsby. Elijah and Henry are granted 100 acres in Zorra County of the Oxford District of London. [There are slight holes along the creases and the lower right hand section is missing. This affects text as the signature from the lower right-hand side is missing], Nov. 4, 1835.
    • Lake Lodge Eighteenth Annual Sports, 1914

      1914
      A program for the Eighteenth Annual Sports event, 20 June 1914. There are events listed with names of individuals who placed first and second. There are also some special prizes listed for "Cup for Best Sportsman", "Mr. T.E. Hewitt's Cup", "Mr. C.E. Goad's Cup" and more.
    • The Lake Lodge Record (Vol. 14, no. 2) 1929

      1929
      This book contains photographs of the 3 cricket teams for 1928-1929. The 3 rugby teams for 1929 are pictured as well as a group of cadets.
    • The Lake Lodge Record (Vol. 2, no.1) 1917

      1917
      The Lake Lodge Record 1917 contains a photograph of Flight Commander (Capt.) J.H.N. Drope of the Royal Flying Corps. Sports champions include: T. Shurly, J. Phin and A.O. Shurly. Photographs of men involved in the war were included: Pte. J.D. Watt of the 86th Battalion was wounded at Vimy Ridge. Pte. T.A.C. Jones was transferred to the 1st Battalion. Gunner F. Pinhey was in the 72nd Battery. The cricket team of 1917 is pictured as are the cricket teams of 1911 and 1905. There is a photograph of the 1915 hockey team.
    • Lake Lodge School Entrance Report - Gladys Drope

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      The entrance report of Gladys Drope for Lake Lodge School (all boys school).
    • Lake Lodge School First Annual Football Supper Program

      1913-11-14
      A program for the First Annual Football Supper at Lake Lodge School. The program includes game results, a menu, and a list of players: J.D. Watt (Capt.), F. Pinhey, J. Hill, J. Chisholm, C.L. Bailey, H. Carmichael, H. Pentlow, F. Pearson, F. Veale, E. Lindsay, K. Veale, E. Jamieson, H. Poag, D. McClive, (spares) R. Walker, B. Ross, S. Conolly.
    • Letter - Grand Secretary J. Claude Keiper to Mr. William McGregor Logan

      Keiper, J. Claude (1924-07-18)
      A letter from Grand Secretary J. Claude Keiper to William McGregor Logan regarding the appointment of "M.W. Brother William John Drope, of Grimsby, Ontario, as Representative of this Grand Lodge near the Grand Lodge of Canada".
    • Letter from Ed Hull to Gladys Drope

      Hull, E.H. (1925-01-12)
      The letter is brief from Ed to Gladys, but he mentions a trip in to Hamilton and there is a cartoon included. The letter is written on Lake Lodge School stationary. The cartoon is from College Humor (Winter) and the phrase reads "After all, it's just a matter of time" - Grinnell Malteaser.
    • Letter from Harold L. Grout to Gladys Drope

      Grout, Harold L. (1916-05-11)
      A letter from a soldier, Harold L. Grout to Gladys Drope. In the letter, Grout discusses the "76th" and their location at Shorncliffe. He mentions Lake Lodge, "You seem to be losing all your boys from 'Lake Lodge'. I hope this war doesn't last till they all have to go. Some say the first 7 years of it will be the worst. Hoping you are all well and remember me to all my friends at L.L. Yours sincerely, Driver Harold L. Grout 302189".
    • Letter from Theo. A. Clifton Jones to Gladys Drope

      Jones, Theo. A. Clifton (1916-12-28)
      A letter from Theo. A. Clifton Jones to Gladys Drope. Jones is stationed at Sandling Camp, Hyde, Kent. He mentions in his letter that one evening they heard machine guns shooting and a mine was blown up. They are working on railroad construction and he mentions the process. He also mention two other officers that he has met and may have met Gladys Drope. The two officers are called, Griffin and H.R. Nicholson.
    • Letter from William John Drope to Julia Lillian Henrietta Hudson Nelles, 14 March 1893

      Drope, William John (1893-03-14)
      A letter from William John Drope to Julia Lillian Henrietta Hudson Nelles. In the letter, Drope discusses his day, running into folks around town, and plans to travel to Port Hope.