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A Newsletter is published 2 to 4 times a year and mailed to all active members. It includes information on upcoming events and stories about Gloucester history. Now you can read past newsletters on-line. There is a delay before the most recent newsletters are published here.

Newsletter Index

Compiled by Robert Serré

Abbreviations: vol. = volume / GHS = Gloucester Historical Society

ALLEN, Harry, BRIDGE, vol.13-3 fall 2012
ALTA VISTA DRIVE, How it began, vol.16-4 winter 2015, vol.18-1 spring 2017
ALTA VISTA STREET NAMES, vol.15-2 summer 2014
BARRETT, Fred G., ARENA HALL, vol.6-1 winter 2005
BESSERER’S GROVE, vol.9-1 winter 2008
BETHANY UNITED CHURCH, vol.13-1 spring 2012
BILLINGS, Braddish, photo of second home, vol.13-3 fall 2012
BILLINGS, Braddish PLAQUE, vol.13-2 2012, vol.13-3 2012, vol.14-2 2013, vol. 14.3 2013
BILLINGS BRIDGE, vol.4-2 spring 2003, vol.4-3 fall 2003, vol.12-4 winter 2011
BILLINGS BRIDGE - 1948, vol.17-4 winter 2016, vol.18-1 spring 2017
BILLINGS BRIDGE STREET CAR PROPOSED BUT NEVER MATERIALIZED, vol.16-4 winter 2015
BILLINGS BRIDGE TRAIN CRASH, vol.9-1 winter 2008
BLACK RAPIDS, See VICTORY HILL MEMORIES, vol.17-1 winter 2016
BLAIR ROAD, MEMORIES OF by Edith Woodburn, vol. 15-4 winter 2014
BLOSSOM PARK, vol.5-3 fall 2004
BOGTOWN SCHOOL, vol.4-1 winter 2003
BOWESVILLE, vol. 10-3 fall 2009
BRENNAN, William Frederic, vol.15-3 fall 2014
CANADIAN HORSE, vol.3-1 winter 2002
CANDLE MAKING OF LONG AGO, vol.8-1 winter 2007
CARLSBAD SPRINGS, vol.5-2 spring 2004, vol.5-3 fall 2004
CARLSBAD SPRINGS SPA, vol.6-1 winter 2005
CEMETERIES OF GLOUCESTER, vol. 3-3 fall 2002
CENTENNIAL YEAR IN GLOUCESTER, VANIER AND ROCKCLIFFE, vol.18-1 spring 2017
CHAIN MIGRANTS, LILLICO FAMILY, vol.10-1 spring 2009
CHAIN OF OFFICE, vol. 1-3 Dec.2000
CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS AND LEGENDS, vol.10-4 winter 2009
CITY OF OTTAWA ARCHIVES, partnership agreement with GHS, vol.14-1 spring 2013
CLAPP, JOHNSTON, MODEL T TRUCK & MAIL ROUTE, vol.12-3 fall 2011
CUMMINGS BRIDGE, vol.4-3 fall 2003, vol.12-1 spring 2011
DUNLOP HOUSE on River Road, vol. 1-2 Sept.2000
EASTVIEW, vol.5-1 winter 2004, vol.14-1 spring 2013
ELLWOOD, village, vol.14-4 winter 2013, vol.15-1 spring 2014, vol.15-3 fall 2014 (map)
EXPLOSIVES RESEARCH LABORATORY, UPLANDS, vol. 11-4 winter 2010
FARMER’S CORNERS, vol.4-1 winter 2003
FIRES, 1887, vol.16-2 summer 2015
FLOODING see EASTVIEW under water
GERVIN, PRIVATE WALTER 1896-1916, vol. 16-3 fall 2015
GLOUCESTER, correct pronunciation, vol.14-1 spring 2013, vol.17-1 spring 2016
GLOUCESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM, history, vol.13-4 winter 2012, vol.15-3 fall 2014
GLOUCESTER LIONS CLUB, vol.6-1 winter 2005
GOVERNOR GENERALS OF CANADA, vol.17-4 winter 2016
GREENBELT, vol.9 winter 2008
GREEN’S CREEK, vol.13-4 winter 2012
GREEN’S CREEK CONSERVATION AREA, vol.8-2 summer 2007
HAMILTON POWDER COMPANY CONTROVERSY, vol.12-2 summer 2011
HAWTHORNE, BRIEF HISTORY, vol.11-1 spring 2010
HISTORICAL STREET NAMES, vol. 1-3 Dec.2000
HMCS GLOUCESTER, vol.6-2 fall 2005
HOG’S BACK, vol.14-2 summer 2013, vol. 14-3 fall 2013
HURDMAN’S BRIDGE, vol.4-3 fall 2003
INNES, John, MEMORIAL CAIRN, vol.14-3 fall 2013, vol.14-4 winter 2013
JACOB’S WELL, vol.4-1 winter 2003
JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY (OTTAWA), vol.4-1 winter 2003
JOHNSTONE, Neal, creator of photo data base, vol.2-1 spring 2001
JOHN STREET SCHOOL, vol.10-1 spring 2009
KEMP, LOIS OBITUARY, vol.16-3 fall 2015
KIRK, Edward F., A TRIBUTE, vol.10-4 winter 2009
KITCHEN, Lillian, vol.14-1 spring 2013
OUR KLONDIKE RELATIVES (Woodburn and Ogilvie families), vol.17-2 summer 2016
LEDUC, Patricia NÉE SÉGUIN, vol.5-3 fall 2004
LEITRIM COMMUNITY DESIGN PLAN, vol.6-2 fall 2005
LIBRARY SERVICES IN GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, vol.12-2 summer 2011
LILLICO FAMILY, vol.10-1 spring 2009
LIMEBANK SCHOOL, vol. 1-1 June 2000, vol. 1-2 Sept.2000
LITTLE HORSE OF IRON, vol.3-1 winter 2002
LOGO OF GHS, vol.5-2 spring 2004
MacDONALD-CARTIER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, OTTAWA, vol.13-2 summer 2012
MANOR PARK EAST, MARTIN AVENUE FARMHOUSE, vol. 10-3 fall 2009
MARTIN AVENUE FARMHOUSE, vol. 10-3 fall 2009
MER BLEUE CONSERVATION AREA, vol.9 fall 2008
MONTREAL ROAD, BRIEF HISTORY, vol.12-3 fall 2011
MONTREAL ROAD, WHY STREETCAR WAS NEVER BUILT?, vol.16-1 spring 2015
MOONEY’S BAY, vol.14-2 summer 2013, vol.14-3 fall 2013, vol.17-4 winter 2016
MURPHY/KENNY HOUSE (on Blair Road North formerly Skead Road) by Joan Scot, vol.15-4 winter 2014, vol.16-1 spring 2015
NEW EDINBURGH, JOHN STREET SCHOOL, vol.10-1 spring 2009
OGILVIE, William, ORIGINAL HOME, vol.8-1 winter 2007
OUR KLONDIKE RELATIVES (Woodburn and Ogilvie families), vol.17-2 summer 2016
OLD DUTCH MILL, vol.4-1 winter 2003
ORANGE LODGE MONUMENT, vol.3-2 spring 2002
ORLÉANS BRANCH, OTTAWA PUBLIC LIBRARY, vol.12-2 summer 2011
ORLÉANS HISTORY, vol.15-2 summer 2014
OTTAWA JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY, vol.4-1 winter 2003
OTTAWA ROTARY HOME, Bank Street South, vol. 10-3 fall 2009
OUR LADY OF THE VISITATION CHURCH, vol.2-2 fall 2001
OVERBROOK, vol.4-3 fall 2003
PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT with City of Ottawa Archives, vol.14-1 spring 2013
PATTERSON, Mary, obituary, vol.14-2 summer 2013
PHOTO COLLECTION, vol.2-1 spring 2001, vol.14-2 summer 2013, vol.14-3 fall 2013
PIONEER HOME BUILDING, vol.13-4 winter 2012
PIONEER SHELTERS, vol.11-3 fall 2010
PLAQUES, see BRADDISH BILLINGS PLAQUE, JOHN INNES MEMORIAL CAIRN
PUBLIC SCHOOLS, GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, EARLY HISTORY, vol.11-4 winter 2010
QUARRIES, ROBILLARD FAMILY, vol.5-2 spring 2004
QUARRIES SCHOOL SS#9, vol. 3-2 spring 2002, vol.11-4 winter 2010
RADAR DEVELOPMENT DURING WORLD WAR II, vol.13-2 summer 2012
RAF BLENHEIM CREW, A TRIBUTE TO OUR, vol.17-3 fall 2016
RAILWAYS IN GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, vol.11-2 summer 2010, vol.16-2 summer 2015
RCMP MUSICAL RIDE, vol.14-1 spring 2013, vol.14-2 summer 2013
RENAUD ROAD, vol.11-2 summer 2010
RIDEAU CANAL WORLD HERITAGE SITE, vol.8-2 summer 2007
RIDEAU HALL, A BRIEF HISTORY, vol.17-3 fall 2016, vol.17-4 winter 2016
RIDEAU PARK - 1948, vol.16-3 fall 2015, vol 16-4 winter 2015
RIDEAU RIVER FLOOD OF 1947, vol.13-1 spring 2013
ROBILLARD, Honoré and Alexandre, vol.9 fall 2008
ROCKCLIFFE AIR STATION, vol.11-3 fall 2010
ROWATS OF LONG ISLAND, vol. 10-2 summer 2009
SAWMILL CREEK, vol.4-1 winter 2003
SCHOOLS of Gloucester, vol. 14-3 fall 2013
SPACE SHUTTLE ENTERPRISE, vol.13-2 summer 2012
SPEAKERS, see STEWART, TRÉPANIER
SPRATT, THOMAS ANDREW & ANNIE, vol.16-1 spring 2015
STEWART, William (Bill), Sergeant Major, speaker, vol.14-1 spring 2013, vol.14-2 summer 2013
ST. GEORGE’S CEMETERY, HAWTHORNE, vol.11-1 spring 2010
ST. JAMES’ LEITRIM DEDICATION DAY, vol.7-1 fall 2006
ST. MARGARET’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, vol. 10-2 summer 2009
ST. MARY THE VIRGIN ANGLICAN CHURCH, vol.9 summer 2008
TALLEST TREE IN GLOUCEWSTER, vol.4-1 winter 2003
TOLLHOUSE, CORNER OF MONTREAL AND RUSSELL ROADS, vol.11-3 fall 2010
TOMLINSON’S GENERAL STORE, vol.4-1 winter 2003
TRÉPANIER, Claire, speaker, vol.14-3 fall 2013, vol.14-4 winter 2013
UPLANDS BUS LINES, vol.16-3 fall 2015
VANIER DOCUMENTATION PLAN, vol.4-2 spring 2003
VICTORIA SULPHUR SPRINGS HOTEL, vol.8-1 winter 2007
VICTORY HILL MEMORIES, vol.17-1 spring 2016
WEBSITE LAUNCHED BY GHS, vol.8-1 winter 2007
WOMEN’S INSTITUTES OF GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, vol.12-1 spring 2011
WOODBURN, EDITH REMEMBERS vol.15-4 winter 2014, vol.16-1 spring 2015
WOODBURN, JAMES (A TRIBUTE TO OUR RAF BLENHEIM CREW), vol. 17-3 fall 2016
WOODBURN LECTURE by Loral Dean, vol.12-4 winter 2011
OUR KLONDIKE RELATIVES (Woodburn and Ogilvie families), vol.17-2 summer 2016
WOODEN BICYCLE, vol.7-1 fall 2006
WRITING A PERSONAL HISTORY, vol.17-2 summer 2016

Early Newsletters

1981 November - Newsletter No.2
1993 September - November
1993 December - 1994 February
1994 May - June
1994 October - November
1995 February - March
1995 June - August
1995 September - November
1996 Spring
1996 Autumn
1997 Spring

Historic Gloucester

2000 Volume 1 No. 1 June
2000 Volume 1 No. 2 September
2000 Volume 1 No. 3 December
2001 Volume 2 No. 1 Spring
2001 Volume 2 No. 2 Fall
2002 Volume 3 No. 1 Winter
2002 Volume 3 No. 2 Spring
2002 Volume 3 No. 3 Fall
2003 Volume 4 No. 1 Winter
2003 Volume 4 No. 2 Spring
2003 Volume 4 No. 3 Fall
2004 Volume 5 No. 1 Winter
2004 Volume 5 No. 2 Spring
2004 Volume 5 No. 3 Fall
2005 Volume 6 No. 1 Winter
2005 Volume 6 No. 2 Fall
2006 Volume 7 No. 1 Fall
2007 Volume 8 No. 1 Winter
2007 Volume 8 No. 2 Summer
2008 Volume 9 No. 1 Winter
2008 Volume 9 No. 2 Spring
2008 Volume 9 No. 2 Summer
2008 Volume 9 No. 3 Fall
2008 Volume 9 No. 4 Winter
2009 Volume 10 No. 1 Spring
2009 Volume 10 No. 2 Summer
2009 Volume 10 No. 3 Fall
2009 Volume 10 No. 4 Winter
2010 Volume 11 No. 1 Spring
2010 Volume 11 No. 2 Summer
2010 Volume 11 No. 3 Fall
2010 Volume 11 No. 4 Winter
2011 Volume 12 No. 1 Spring
2011 Volume 12 No. 2 Summer
2011 Volume 12 No. 3 Fall
2011 Volume 12 No. 4 Winter
2012 Volume 13 No. 1 Spring
2012 Volume 13 No. 2 Summer
2012 Volume 13 No. 3 Fall
2012 Volume 13 No. 4 Winter
2013 Volume 14 No. 1 Spring
2013 Volume 14 No. 2 Summer
2013 Volume 14 No. 3 Fall
2013 Volume 14 No. 4 Winter
2014 Volume 15 No. 1 Spring
2014 Volume 15 No. 2 Summer
2014 Volume 15 No. 3 Fall
2014 Volume 15 No. 4 Winter
2015 Volume 16 No. 1 Spring
2015 Volume 16 No. 2 Summer
2015 Volume 16 No. 3 Fall
2015 Volume 16 No. 4 Winter
2016 Volume 17 No. 1 Spring (available for public view March 2017)
2016 Volume 17 No. 2 Summer (mailed to members June 2016)
2016 Volume 17 No. 3 Fall (mailed to members October 2016)
2016 Volume 17 No. 4 Winter (mailed to members December 2016)
2017 Volume 18 No. 1 Spring (mailed to members March 2017)

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