Society Publications in Print

Compiled by Dan Brock

 

Unless otherwise noted, all this material is available at the London Room at the Central Branch of the London Public Library, London, Ontario.

 

A. Heritage 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. 

 

 

B. Serials

Transactions

Part I (1908)

Campbell, Cl. T. “The Founding of London,” 12-28

Carling, Sir John “The Pioneers of Middlesex,” 29-35

 

Part II (1909)

Priddis, Harriett “The Naming of London Streets,” 7-30

Gilkinson, Augusta J.G. “The Great Western Railway,” 31-44

Morrison, Rev. John “The Caradoc Academy,” 45-52

 

Part III (1911)

Campbell, Cl. T. “The Settlement of London,” 9-51

Cronyn, Verschoyle “The First Bishop of Huron,” 53-62

 

Part IV (1913)

Poole, J.I. “The Fight at Battle Hill,” 7-61

Priddis, Harriett “Reminiscences of Mrs. Gilbert Porte,” 62-69

Evans, Mrs. “The Mackenzies of Hyde Park,” 70-75

 

Part V (1914)

Campbell, Cl. T. “Robert Wilson, The Pioneer Teacher,” 6-13

Edwards, C.B. “London Public Schools, 1848-1871,” 14-29

McCutcheon, F.W.C. “The London Grammar School and the Collegiate Institute,” 30-40

James, N.C. “The Western University,” 41-47

 

Part VI (1915)

Priddis, Harriet (ed.) “The Proudfoot Papers – Part I,” 5-89

 

Part VII (1916)

Talbot, Freeman “The Fathers of London Township,” 5-14

Hughes, Hon. D.J. “Bench and Bar in the Early Days,” 17-32

Cameron, D.M. “Gleanings from the Sheriff’s Records,” 35-46

Campbell, Cl. T. “Pioneer Politicians,” 49-62

“The Wreck of the Victoria,” 63-64

 

Part VIII (1917)

“Governor Simcoe’s Tour Through Southern Ontario,” 5-18

Priddis, Harriet (ed.) “The Proudfoot Papers – Part II,” 20-33

Campbell, D.J. “The Settlers of Lobo Township,” 36-44

Zavitz, Edgar M. “The Society of Friends of Lobo Township,” 47-52

 

Part IX (1918)

Campbell, Cl. T. “The Village of London,” 5-25

Elliot, Judge William “Reminiscences,” 26-29

Landon, Fred “The History of the Wilberforce Refugee Colony in Middlesex County,” 30-44

“London’s Honor Roll in the Great War,” 45-47

 

Part X (1919)

Gorman, Major Henry “The 100th Prince of Wales Royal Canadian Regiment,” 5-15

Cameron, D.M. “The Fourth Middlesex Militia Regiment,” 16-24

Landon, Fred “Fugitive Slaves in London before 1860,” 25-37

Glass, S. Frank “Biographical Sketch of the Life and Ties of Hon. David Glass,” 39-44

Cox, Rev. G.M. “Recollections of a London Military School,” 45-49

 

Part XI (1922)

Priddis, Harriet and Fred Landon “The Proudfoot Papers – Part III,” 5-96

 

Part XII (1927)

Landon, Fred “The Exiles of 1838 from Canada to Van Diemen’s Land,” 5-20

Talman, James J. “The Reverend Richard Flood—Indian Missionary and Rector of Delaware 1834-65,” 21-25

Landon, Fred “Some Early Newspapers and Newspaper Men of London,” 26-34

Cuddy, Sutherland “Strathroy, 1832-1925,” 35-48

 

Part XIII (1929)

Garland, Rev. M.A. “Some Frontier and American Influences in Upper Canada prior to 1837,” 5-33

Maine, S. F. “The Early Methodist Episcopal Church in Ontario,” 34-47

Talman, James J. “Early Immigration to Adelaide Township in Middlesex County,” 48-54

 

Part XIV (1930)

Parker, Harry E. “Early Presbyterianism in Western Ontario, 10-79

Parker, Harry E. (ed.) “Diary of William Fraser, August, 1834-July, 1835, 80-156

 

Part XV (1937)

Seaborn, Dr. Edwin “Dr. Elam Stimson,” 5-9

Stimson, Dr. Elam “The Cholera Beacon,” 10-36

 

Part XVI Centennial Review 1967

Campbell, C.T. “The Founding of London,” 4-19

Carling, Sir John “The Pioneers of Middlesex,” 21-27

Priddis, Harriett, “Naming of London Streets,” 29-53

Bartram, G.W.H. “Charles Hunt 1820-1871,” 55-84

Illustrations, 20, 28, 54, 85

Miller, W.C. “Mahlon Burwell – Deputy Surveyor,” 86-108

Higgins, John C. “The Story of Richard Shenick and the Rebellion of 1837,” 109-119

“Publications of the London & Middlesex Historical Society 1902-1937,” 120-121

“Officers and Members [1901-1908],” 122-124

“Meetings [1901-1966 with Officers 1942-1966],” 125-152

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Historian (formerly the London and Middlesex Historical Society Transactions)

Vol. 17 (1990)

Gibb, Alice “The Labatt Snatch,” 3-13

Brock, Daniel J. “The Shaping of Middlesex,” 14-26

Armstrong, Frederick H. (ed.) “Thomas Kent’s Recollections of Early London,” 27-33

“People from London’s Past,” 34-37

“The Adelaide /Metcalfe Birthplace of Edward Blake,” 38-39

“Peter Butler: A Pioneer of Biddulph,” 40

 

Vol. 18 (1991)

Mombourquette, John “The ‘Battle’ of Carling’s Farm: Politics and the London, Ontario Infantry School,” 5-17

Cameron, Wendy “Petworth Emigrants in Adelaide Township: The Cost of Assisted Emigration in 1832,” 18-31

Gibb, Alice “Peter McArthur: The Sage of Ekfrid,” 32-41

Hitchins, William E. “In Search of the Ghost of Eldon House,” 49-53

“The Oxbow in Gibbons Park,” 49-53

“Ilderton’s 1903 Conflagration,” 54-57

“The Komoka Train Fire of 1874,” 58-60

 

Vol. 19 (1992)

Sheik, Joe “A Return to Battle Hill: Re-Interpreting the Battle of the Longwoods,” 5-22

Spencer, David R. “London’s Forgotten Visionary: The Life and Times of Joseph T. Marks, 23-33

Armstrong, Frederick H. “The Goodhue Estate Controversy,” 34-42

Pope, Agnes/Rosemary Norris (ed.) “The Old War Horse: Simon McLeod of Parkhill,” 43-47

“Glencoe’s Calithumpian Parade of 1908,” 48-53

“The C.N.R. Maintenance of Way Picnic, 1925,” 54-55

“Our New Heraldic Shield,” 56

 

Vol. 20 (1993)

Parmenter, Jon W. “Treason in the London District During the War of 1812,” 5-26

Tovey, Mark “The First Stage: The Officers of the London Garrison and the Theatre Royal,” 27-44

Mombourquette, John “The Fenians are Coming! London and the Invasion Scares of 1865-1866,” 45-65

Sydere, Arthur H./Frederick H. Armstrong (ed.) “Recollections of London, 1854-1867,” 66-74

“Profiles from the Past,” 75-78

“The Oldest Londoner,” 79-81

“The Royal Visit of 1939,” 82-87

 

Vol. 21 Canada Remembers 1945 – 1995 (1995)

McNorgan, Michael “Carnage in Normandy: London’s First Hussars at Le Mesnil-Patry, 9-21

Morden, Pat “Winning the War, But Losing the Battle: London Women in World War Two,” 22-28

Gibb, Alice “Humour Under Fire: Merle Tingley,” 29-39

Baker, Michael “Put Victory First: London and Sixth Victory Loan Campaign,” 40-45

Maltman, Grant M. “’Sir Frederick, It Is Your Duty To Do So’,” 46-49

“’On With The Show’: The London Life Troupers,” 50-52

Baker, Michael and John Mombourquette “Teaching the Homefront: A Joint LRAHM – LMHS Education Project” 53. This relates to Discovery Envelope Number One (1995) The Homefront London, Ontario and World War II. See below.

Baker, Michael and John Mombourquette “The Canada Remembers LRAHM Exhibit London At War: 1939-1945,” 54-65

 

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


 

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Historical Calendars

1998 – 100 Years Ago Today! London 1898 in a 1998 Calendar

1999 – 100 Years Ago Today London 1899

2000 – 100 Years Ago Today London 1900

2001 – 100 Years Ago Today London & Area 1901

2002 – Events of 100 Years Ago [1902]

2003 – Events of 100 Years Ago [1903]

2004 – Events of 100 Years Ago [1904]

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C. Monographs

 

St. Denis, Guy (ed.) Simcoe’s Choice: Celebrating London’s Bicentennial 1793 – 1993 (1992) The London & Middlesex Historical Society provided the editor, contributors and New Horizons volunteers for the book which was published by Dundurn Press. 280 pp. The following are the articles therein:

 

  Mombourquette, John “London Postponed: John Graves Simcoe and His Capital in the          Wilderness,” 1-30

  Whebell, C.F.J. “The London Strategem: From Concept to Consummation, 1791-1855,” 31-66

  Read, Colin “Rebellion Days in and about London,” 67-92

  De Pencier, Honor “Early Views of London: Dartnell and His Contemporaries,” 93-115

  Brock, Daniel J. “’Half of London in Ruin!’: London’s Great Fires of 1844 and 1845,” 116-136

  Tausky, Nancy Zwart “Memorials in Paper and Stone: Records of the Robert Flint Family,” 137-166

  Reaney, James “’Whiskey in a Tin Cup!’” 167-174

  Armstrong, Frederick H. “Obscenity in Victorian London: The Lotto Davene Poster Trial,” 175-192

  Spencer, David R. “Broken Dreams: Adam Beck, Hydro, and the Radial Railway Controversy 1910- 1922,” 193-214

  Gibb, Alice “Death or Glory: The 1927 London-to-London Flight,” 215-231

  Cook, Kevin J. “London’s Inadvertent Triumph: The Margison Report, 1958-1972,” 232-248

  Pleva, Edward G. “Planning in the London Area: An Overview,” 249-255

  Desbarats, Peter “The Future of London’s Past,” 256-267

 

Farrell, Wilfred The History of the London & Middlesex Historical Society (1992), 174 pp.

 

Discovery Envelope Number One (1995) The Homefront London, Ontario and World War II (21 reproductions of original documents) (A joint publication with the London Regional Art and Historical Museums)

 

McEwen, Catherine B. (ed.) The Carty Chronicles of LANDMARKS and LONDONERS (2005), 128 pp.

 

Brock, Daniel J. (Catherine B. McEwen, ed.) Fragments from the Forks: London Ontario’s Legacy (2011), 488 pp. + foldout map

 

Simner, Marvin L. The Heart of Wortley Village: From Crown Land to Urban Community (2012) 32 pp.

 

Brown, Vanessa. The Grand Old Lady: A History of Hotel London (2015) 383 pp. 

Simner, Marvin L. End of the Great War in 1918 and its Impact on London, Ontario: Prelude, Celebrations and Aftermath (2018) 56 pp.

 

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D. Newsletter Articles

 

January 2012         “Blackfriars” by Dan Brock

 

March 2012           London’s Tobogganing Craze, by Catherine McEwen

 

May 2012               Trapped Men Rescued From Cave-In, by Dan Brock

 

August 2012          “Diamond Jim” Baxter: Another Tenuous London Connection with the Titanic, by Arthur                                  McClelland

                                 Copp’s Buildall Deeply Rooted in Present-Day London, by Dan Brock

 

Fall 2012                 Antique shop closes, yet memories remain, by Roxanne Lutz

                                 An Urban Myth? The Pool at Lord Roberts Public School, by Dan Brock

 

Winter 2013           I Had A Dream: The Collecting and Microfilming of London’s Early Newspapers, by Dan                                    Brock                                        

                                 Lest We Forget Bostwick Cemetery, by Catherine McEwen

 

Spring 2013            Fording and Footbridges: Crossing the Thames in the Vicinity of St. Julien Park in the                                        First Decades of the Twentieth Century, by Dan Brock & Stephen Harding

 

Summer 2013        Dating a Photo, Identifying the Location, and Fleshing Out the Story on the Southeast                                      Corner of Adelaide Street and Hamilton Road, by Dan Brock

 

Fall 2013                  Attempts to Link London to Metropolitan Centres by Water in the 1830s, by Dan Brock

 

 

Winter 2014            Peter Johnson’s Last Days in Ireland, by Catherine McEwen

                                  Gunsmiths of Nineteenth-Century London, by Dan Brock

 

Spring 2014             A Tobogganing Post Script, by Catherine McEwen

                                  The “Horseless Carriage” Arrives in London, by Dan Brock

 

Summer 2014         London’s First Suburb: George Jervis Goodhue’s Addition to the Town Plot of London,                                     by Dan Brock

                                              

                                  The Legend of Hell’s Gates, by Joe O’Neil

                                  An Interview with Robert Thomas, 1942

 

Autumn 2014          Follow-up to “An Interview with Robert Thomas, 1942”                                            

                                   Western Archives Spotlight, by Theresa Regnier                                         

                                   The Great Bear Hunt, by Dan Brock

 

Winter 2015             Francis G. Westlake, Photographer, by Dan Brock                                      

                                  The African choir, articles contributed by Douglas Flood

 

Spring 2015             Alan Freed's The Big Beat Comes to London, by Dan Brock

 

Summer 2015        An Amazing Feat: John Smyth's Story, by Dan Brock

                                 London & Middlesex Historical Society Buys Lucan Landmark for $1, by Alice Gibb

 

Autumn 2015         From Footsteps to the 401: A History of London Transportation in Quotations, Part I,                                        articles contributed by Jennifer Grainger

 

Winter 2016           From Footsteps to the 401: A History of London Transportation in Quotations, Part II,                                      articles contributed by Jennifer Grainger

Spring 2016           New Light Shed on “The Victoria Day Disaster”, by Dan Brock, Ken McTaggart and Alan                                     Noon

                                Darch & Hunter Seeds, by Colin Duck and Cindy Hartman

Summer 2016       In Search of Annie: The Forgotten Saunders, by Dan Brock

Autumn 2016        Hidden History of Hamilton Road: Graham Hotel, by Cindy Hartman

                                New Bells for St. Peter's Seminary, by Colin Duck

                                Letter, 143 Years Old, Found in the Wall of a House on Van Street in London, by Dan                                         Brock and Colin Duck

                                A Trip Around our Neighbourhood Paper Route, by Glen Curnoe

Winter 2017          Fate of Simcoe Street War Memorial Undecided, by Alice Gibb

                                Ku Klux Clan Gathered At Dorchester Fairgrounds, by Alice Gibb

                                Preserving Heritage through Conservation of Paper Artifacts, by Jennifer Robertson

                                A Trip Around our Neighbourhood Paper Route Part II, by Glen Curnoe 

                                Dundas Street, East of Talbot, In 1867, by Dan Brock 

Spring 2017          Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame Updates, by Stephen Harding

                               Historic Gore Cemetery is Chained & Locked, by Stephen Harding

                               London Mayor Strong Proponent of Diversity, by Alice Gibb

                               SoHo History Column featuring Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee, by Alice Gibb

                               London on the Eve of Confederation, by Dan Brock 

                               Rectory Street School, by Cindy Hartman

Summer 2017     Canadian Baseball History Symposium, by Stephen Harding

                              Gleanings From The Gore, by Stephen Harding

                              Industrial Archaeology in OEV, by Stephen Harding

                              London Majors Alumni Reunion, by Stephen Harding

                              McGillivray Township History Book in High Demand, by Ron Walker

                              Nissouri Nudger Published From Crossroads Country Store, by Alice Gibb

                              No Centennial Celebrations at Woodfield in 1967, by Catherine McEwen

                              Vintage London Coal Yards, by Cindy Hartman

                              The Notebook: a tantalizing tale from St. Joseph's earliest days, by Noelle Tangredi

                              Rev. Thomas Boyd's Boyhood Memories, 60 Years Later, of London at the Time of                                             Confederation, by Dan Brock

Autumn 2017     Marshall Bros. Tea Co. Resurrected, by Dorothy Palmer

                              Vintage London East. 1887: The Western Fair Moves to Queen's Park, by Cindy Hartman

                              The Custom House: An iconic building in London, by Colin Duck

                              The Dam Dam, by Glen Curnoe

                              Practical Jokes in the Nineteenth Century Inspired by Goodspeeds' History of the County                                of Middlesex, by Dan Brock

There was no Winter 2018 newsletter.

Spring 2018         Ty Cobb Makes History at Tecumseh Park, by Stephen Harding

                               Intercounty Baseball League Celebrates 100th Anniversary, by Stephen Harding

                               Milestones for Middlesex Centre Archives, by Carolynn Bart-­Riedstra, Archivist

                               First London-­‐to-­‐London Transatlantic Telephone Call, by Cindy Hartman
                               Belmont aerial photo, by Mike Rice

                               East London Manufacturing District, by Cindy Hartman

                               BIG CROWDS SEE CIRCUS AT THE GRAND APRIL 1918, by Colin Duck

                               FATAL EXPLOSION AT WOLSELEY BARRACKS, by Colin Duck

                               AN ANOMALY IN LONDON? by Jane Hughes and Marvin Recker

                               “Woman-­Power” Debuts in London Munitions Factory, by Alice Gibb

                               Universalism in Middlesex County, by Dan Brock

Summer 2018    THE LONDON AND MIDDLESEX HISTORICAL SOCIETY CELEBRATES CANADA’S CENTENNIAL
                             by Arthur McClelland

                             Early Female Western Graduate Awarded Honorary Degree, by Alice Gibb

                             Elevated GTR Line West of Wharncliffe Road, by Cindy Hartman

                             Who Painted the Royal Coat of Arms in the Middlesex County Council Chamber? by
                             Dan Brock

Fall 2018              The Spanish Flu in London Ontario during October 1918, by Cindy Hartman

                              ICONIC LONGWOODS HOME, “GRAPE SHADE”, DEMOLISHED, by Jane Hughes 

                              The beginnings of Zellers Department Stores in London, 1928, by Colin Duck

                              “All in the Family”: An Account of Some of the Members of the Odell Family, by Dan
                               Brock

Winter 2019        The Fugitive Slave Chapel Preservation Project is back on track, by Genet Hodder

                              Thorndale Spy Arrived and Departed in Record Time, by Alice Gibb 

                              A Visual History of 1120 Dundas Street, London, by Cindy Hartman

                              Maltese Canadian Associations/Clubs in the London Area: A Brief Sketch, by Dan Brock

Spring 2019          Lucan Native Dies Mysteriously on Remote Devil’s Hole Island, by Alice Gibb

                                Has this Unidentified Building been Identified? by Cindy Hartman

                                St. Angela’s Academy/College & School of Music for Girls, by Colin Duck

                                THE LOCATION OF LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR SIMCOE’S PROPOSED CAPITAL FOR
                                UPPER CANADA, by Dan Brock

                                Bishop Crinnon Photograph Album Seeking Identifications, by Dominy Williams,
                                Director of Library & Archives, Bishop Farrell Library & Archives

Summer 2019     Canoeing Down the Thames in 1947, by Alice Gibb

                              LONDON'S FORGOTTEN RAILWAY STATION, by Mike Rice

                              Major Thomas Beattie, by Cindy Hartman

                              Out Migration from London and Middlesex in the Nineteenth Century: How Does One
                              Begin to Research This? by Dan Brock

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A. Heritage Articles

B. Serials

Transactions

Historian

Historical Calendars

 

C. Monographs

 

D. Newsletter Articles

 
 
 
 
 

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