Forgotten Letters – William Findlay- Almonte Memories –The Buchanan Scrapbook

Forgotten Letters – William Findlay- Almonte Memories –The Buchanan Scrapbook

With files from The Keeper of the Scrapbooks — Christina ‘tina’  Camelon Buchanan — Thanks to Diane Juby— click here..

For Young’s Foundry read- Mr. Young and Mr. Bond- Almonte History 1870s

For Rosamond Memorial Hospital read-Becoming a Nurse — Rosamond Memorial Hospital

For the coverd rink read- The Almonte Skating Rink on “The Island”

For Doc Metcalfe read- The Doctors of Almonte … In the First Half of the Century – Archibald Albert Metcalfe

For the dignitary dropped in the drink–What Happened When Agustin Barrios Gomez Came to Town?

This Findlay Family photograph 1916 depicts William Findlay (Bill’s grandfather and son of the Findlay Foundry founder, David Findlay) along with his wife and four children.
Seated in the front is Mr. William Findlay, his wife, Mrs Annie Shaw Cram Findlay, and their youngest daughter, Rosamund. Standing behind them are their three oldest children, William Fraser (Bill’s father), David Douglas, and Dorothy.
This photograph was taken in 1916, the day before David Douglas left for the war. Photo-Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum
From Stuart McIntosh–During the Great Depression mother worked for the Findlay family of Carleton Place.

About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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