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Bigger World

Surviving the Titanic, the Boer War, turn of the century India, WW1 and homesteading in Northern Ontario; the author's great grandfather, William Edwy "Ed" Ryerson led quite an exciting life, as told in this book. Ed's story is one of survival and determination to make a difference. This semi-fictional novel is based on facts with the author's interpretations. It is a life and an adventure worth reading about ... and worth remembering! (Paperback 192 pgs - 22.9 x 15.3 cm)

Author: Thomas A. Ryerson

Price $20.00


A guide to the Latter Day Saints Family History Library designed to assist the genealogical community in using the library's major collections and its branches. (764 pages - 28.5 x 21 cm).

Edited by Johni Cerny & Wendy Elliott

Price $45.00

1 - Youth

A membership specially priced for individual youths up to age 18.
Basic Benefits
Excludes voting privileges at General Meeting.

Price $5.00

2 - Individual

A membership for individuals.
Basic Benefits

Note: Charitable receipts will be issued for "Individual" payments over and above the $40 membership.

Price $40.00

3 - Family

A membership for families - includes spouse and children under 14.
Basic Benefits

Note: Charitable receipts will be issued for "Family" payments over and above the $60 membership.

Price $60.00

4 - Non-Profit

A membership for non-profit organizations or companies who wish to support the Norfolk Historical Society.
Basic Benefits
Plus: Two membership cards.

Price $50.00

5 - Commercial

A membership for small or large businesses who wish to support the Norfolk Historical Society
Basic Benefits
Commercial Benefits: Two Membership cards, Private Guided Tour, Two hour free Meeting Room use (daytime) per quarter, Business Card advertisment in the Quarterly "Norfolklore" newsletter.

Price $200.00

A Dream Accomplished

A soft-cover book on the Founding of the Belleville General Hospital. A clean, unopened copy of an interesting information on the origin of the hospital with many old black and white photographs (76 pages - 22 x 15.5 cm)

Author: Mika Publishing (out of print)

Price $15.00

Abigail Becker: Angel of Long Point

In 1854, Abigail Becker rescued eight sailors from certain death after their ship was wrecked off Long Point. Until the late 1800's she was actually more famous then Laura Secord. This book presents a carefully, documented version of the famous rescue and Abigail's later life. (100 pages - 23 x 15.5 cm)

Author: Cheryl MacDonald

Price $15.00

Across the Rift

The story concerns the lives of members of a family living in three locations during World War Two: Britain, Nazi-occupied Austria and Southern Rhodesia in Africa. It follows the British members through to the euphoria of VE Day, the Austrian members through to the Allied bombing of Vienna, and African members caught between the winner's euphoria and the loser's humiliation. Despite the dark times, humour, love and redemption feature in equal measure. (Softcover - 475 pages - 21 x 14 cm)

Written in cut prose.

Author: H. Ann Ackroyd

Price $20.00

Alligators of the North

The Story of the famous West & Peachey Steam Warping Tugs from Simcoe, Ontario. (230 pages - 23 x 23 cm)

Authors: Harry B. Barrett and Clarence F. Coons

Price $35.00

Andrew Nelles: A New Canadian 1798

Story of the life, ancestry and some descendants of Andrew Nelles who came to Upper Canada from New York in 1798. Includes the J. B. Jackson and McKiee families, prominant Simcoe families. Also includes the Wagoner, Fox, Dockstater, Hardy, Eakin, Ellis, Sturgis, Biggar, Racey, Mott families. (Hard Cover - 338 pages - 28 x 22 cm).

Author: R. Robert Mutrie

Price $45.00

Annals of Niagara

Originally published in 1896 by the Lundy's Lane Historical Society, this chronicle of old Niagara has become one of the "classics" of Niagara peninsula local history. (270 pages - 23 x 15.5 cm)

Author: William Kirby

Price $85.00

Aspects of Love

The book comprises three novellas that explore the relationships that can involve, entrap, consume, frustrate and preserve the human spirit. (166 pages - 22.5 x 15 cm)

Author: David Beasley (Fiction)

Price $14.95

Belleville - Centenary Flashback

Dedicated to the Bellville City Council 1978, in celebration of the city's 100th Birthday. (80 pages- 23 x 15 cm )

Compiled by Nick and Helma Mika

(Out of Print - Limited Quantity)

Price $11.00

Belleville - Portrait of a City

Traces some of the highlights of the city of Belleville for 50 years, starting in 1930. (444 pages - 23.5 x 29 cm)

Author: Nick and Helma Mika

(Out of Print - Limited Quantity)

Price $35.00

Belleville - The Seat of Hastings County

History of Belleville written in 1986 to celebrate 150 years. (98 pages - 25 x 17 cm)

Author: Nick and Helma Mika

Price $15.00

Boston Marriages from 1700-1809

Records of Boston marriages from 1700-1809 in two volumes and selling as a set. Compiled by Edward W. McGlenen. (1180 pages combined - each 22 x 14.5 cm)

Condition: Very Good

Price $150.00

Brant County - The Story of It's People

Vol.#1, a history of Brant County to celebrate Ontario's Bicentennial (143 pages - 25 x 17.5 cm)

By Jean Waldie

Condition- Very Good

Price $35.00

Brant County Illustrated Atlas 1875

1875 Historical Atlas for the County of Brant, Ontario - 1972 edition. Contains a wealth of information, maps and drawings of 19th century Brant County towns and countryside. Note that the book is oversize and requires extra postage. (59 pages - 51 x 37 cm)

Author: Originally published by Page and Smith

Publisher: (1972) Mika Silk Screening Ltd. (out of print)

Price $50.00

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