This is a new Lanark County Genealogical Society acquisition from Chris Allen –This was shot in Cairo Egypt in March of 1929- Major General Alexander Clyde Caldwell and his wife Ina Caldwell– and as he wrote with the “Sons of Big Guns” Sons– Billy on the left and Sandy on the right.
The Major General Alexander Clyde Caldwell family lived at 14 Range Road in Ottawa, Ontario and was an assistant director of Intelligence. His father was William Caldwell of Lanark, prominent businessman and politician, and as well A. C. had a famous uncle- the notorious Boyd Caldwell. A.C. Caldwell also had a brother Boyd who was in the woollen business– along with one other brother, and three sisters. After A.C died his wife Ina sold the family home on Range Road to the Soviet Socialist Republic for $20,000 in 1943. His two sons known as “Billy and Sandy” both died at Niagara on the Lake in 1965.
The family at Dalhousie Lake- Photo-LCGS acquisition from Chris Allen
Dalhousie Lake –Photo-LCGS acquisition from Chris Allen-“First Camp” 1890
Attendees: (in no particular order) Mrs. Wallace, AC Caldwell. Miss Robertson, Miss M. Wallace, N. Young, Ed Cooper, Miss N. Robertson, R. Robertson, Miss L. Drysdale, Lloyd Robertson, Miss Barrie, Mrs. R. Drysdale, Dr. Lyle
More to come!!!!
July 5 1939
June 2, 1939
2018 Google Earth
Billy or Sandy’s bedroom–Photo-LCGS acquisition from Chris Allen
Sons–Sandy and Billy Caldwell
William Caldwell (Billy) July 29 1965
Alexander Caldwell (Sandy) February 19 1965
Father Wm. C. Caldwell
William C. Caldwell, Member for N. Lanark, Ontario Legislative Assembly.
Source: Library and Archives Canada/MIKAN 3213567
January 9 1905
CALDWELL, WILLIAM CLYDE (originally William Caldwell), businessman and politician; b. 14 May 1843 in Lanark, Upper Canada, son of Alexander Caldwell and Mary Ann Maxwell; m. first 1868 Ida Virginia Cauldwell, his second cousin (d. 1869); m. secondly 1871 Katherine Smith Falconer, and they had three sons and four daughters; d. 7 Jan. 1905 in Lanark. Read more here..
Willam Caldwell, father of A.C. Caldwell also set up a $500 Scholarship in his name at Queen’s University
Judith Salley—I met Bill Caldwell at he home of my aunt and uncle (Ewan Caldwell) in 1957. He was an intersting character.