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Society Publications Online

To view a complete issue of the Historian, click on the volume number, to read an individual article in any issue, click on the title to open the pdf file.

A. Articles

Many of the articles listed below were written by members of the LMHS and are from the Historian, Simcoe's Choice, or the Annual Transactions of the Society. These articles are all available in .pdf format and can be accessed through the given links. 

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B. Historian

Vol. 22 (2013)

Simner, Marvin L. “The Unfolding Story of One Old South Neighbourhood,” 2-8

McEwen, Catherine B. “Our Big Toboggan Slides,” 9-17

Curnoe, Glen “Grave Concerns: An Examination of Brick Street Cemetery,” 18-29

Simner, Marvin L. “A Revised Account of Simcoe’s Exploration of the Forks,” 30-34


Vol. 23 (2014)

Brock, Dan   "The Pioneer Phase of Automobiles in London and Area"    6-21

Ruppe, Helga "The Sulphur Springs Bathhouse: the Early Days and the Charles Dunnett Years " 22-36
Simner, Marvin L. “A Brief History of the Temperance Movement in London and the Surrounding Area” 37-61
Aitken, John "Postcard Series: Views of the Thames" 62-83


Vol. 24 (2015)

Wittmann, Tara "The Servant Question: Exploring the two Worlds of Eldon House" 10-20

Simner, Marvin L. "The London Waterworks Controversy; The Great Debate of 1875-1877" 21-38

Lisowski, John "The Ku Klux Klan in London, Ontario" 39-51

Vol. 25 (2016)

Simner, Marvin L. "London's First Summer Resort" 5-24

Brock, Dan "Women Drivers in Pre-World War I London" 26-38

McEwen, Catherine B. "When Springbank Park Had a Zoo" 39-61

Rice, Mike "London's Subways" 62-77

Vol. 26 (2017)

Simner, Marvin L. "How London, Ontario Celebrated the Birth of Confederation from 1867 through 1907" 6-21

Grainger, Jennifer "Canada's Golden Jubilee Celebrating July 1, 1917 in London, Ontario" 22-26

Brock, Dan. "London Celebrates Canada's Diamond Jubilee" 27-36

McClelland, Arthur  "Celebrating Canada's Centennial - 1967" 37-48

"The Story of Confederation" 49-70

Vol. 27 (2019)

Lutz, Roxanne. "Editorial" 4

Curnoe, W. Glen, McEwen, Catherine B. "Carved in Stone" 6-23

Noon, Alan "The Disappearance of Harry Hines" 24-43

Ronalds, Beverley F.  "Before Eldon House: Lucy Ronalds Harris' background and upbringing" 44-55

Vol. 28 (2020)

Contributing Authors. "Editorial" 3

Brock, Dan  "The Crew and Passengers on the Fatal Trip of the Victoria" 5-68

Simner, Marvin L. "A Turbulent Chapter in the Early 20th Century History
of London, Ontario
" 69-101

Rice, Mike  "The Growing and Harvesting of Sugar Beets in
Middlesex County in Times Gone By
" 102-107

Vol. 29 (2021)

Overview 3

Bates Neary, Hilary "Tangled Beginnings: the Arva Flour Mill Site" 5-17

Brock, Dan "Joshua Applegarth: An Example of Failure on Upper Canada's Western Frontier" 18-35

Simner, Marvin L. "The Gradual Emergence of the Ontario Health Insurance Plan and Its Unfolding Impact on the Health Care System in London, Ontario" 36-65

Vol. 30 (2022)

Simner, Marvin L. "The Settling of Middlesex County in the 1830s through the 1850s" 1-34

Brock, Dan "A Chronological Account of My Role in the 2001 Saga of the Talbot Tot" 35-60

McClelland, Arthur "Victoria Home for the Incurable" 61-82

Vol. 31 (2023)

Brock, Dan & Nichols, Gerry "The Arrival of the First Passenger Train in London" 5-26

Goodden, Herman "London’s Monument to Madness – Dr. Richard Maurice Bucke (1837-1902)" 27-34

McClelland, Arthur "Sir Adam Beck And His London Connections" 61-82

Tangredi, Noelle "The St. Joseph's Hospital and Nursing School Artifact Collection" 35-49

Prieur, Michael "The Archives of St. Peter's Seminary" 67-81

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