16 June 2017

NEWS!

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17 July 2016

Winsor's Sawmill

From the Clifford Andrews Collection, BNM&G
Clifford's notes on the back of the photograph:

R. G. Winsor's Sawmill
Wesleyville

located - South of Mason's house & Winsor's store
Winsor's Point
Approx 1930

03 July 2016

Wesley Hall

From the Clifford Andrews Collection, BNM&G
Clifford's notes on the back of the photograph:

The Wesley Hall
Wesleyville
(1) Built 1905-1908 (c)
(2) Used as a church (top
(3) For many years the cenral 2-room school & Community "Hall"
(4) Sold to Sainsbury family for warehouse
(5) Demolished in 2003?

Wesley Hall was not demolished in 2003, but purchased by the Bonavista North Museum & Gallery.
With some help from the community, Wesley Hall will be reopened to the public in the near future.  

http://www.historictrust.ca/media/784/pp_buildings_at_risk_2012.pdf


01 July 2016

Beamont Hamel

Private George Winsor (1897-1916)
Son of David and Annie Louisa (Wornell) Winsor of Wesleyville.
George was a member of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Signalling Corp.
He was killed July 1,1916 at Beaumont Hamel.

Signalling Corp.: George is in the back row at the far left.

2nd Lt Frederick John Wornell (1896-1987)
Son of John Wornell and Catherine Brenton of Greenspond. He was the officer in the Signalling Corp.
Thanks to Anne Gosse for sharing these timely photos courtesy of the Carbonear Heritage Society.


19 June 2016

Aunt Jemimah & Uncle Dick


From the Clifford Andrews Collection, BNM&G
Clifford's notes on the back of the photograph:

Uncle Richard (Dick) & Aunt
Jemimah (Winsor) Sturge
76

12 June 2016

My 1st Teacher

From the Clifford Andrews Collection, BNM&G
Clifford's notes from the back of the photograph:

(My 1st teacher)
Mrs. Harding
Maggie Roberts
Bertha Andrews
(c) 1926

05 June 2016

Wesleyville School Children

From the Clifford Andrews Collection, BNM&G
Clifford's notes from the back of the photograph:
Wesleyville school children
Steps of the old church (destroyed by fire)

22 May 2016

Jesse & Phyllis Bishop

From the Clifford Andrews Collection, BNM&G
Clifford's notes on the back of the original photograph:
Jesse & Phyllis Bishop
at Raleigh 1919
--Jesse fishing 
 

NEWS!

WE HAVE INTRODUCED A NEW WEBSITE! This blog will be retired (but don't worry, the information won't be lost!), and we'd like t...