Claybelt Chronicles ~ Volume 1

Claybelt Chronicles Volume One

In 2006, we started interviewing our Temiskaming seniors to capture their stories and help keep the history of the area alive with as many first-hand accounts as possible.

Volume ONE was very successfully launched Nov 26th, 2009.

If you would like to order one, download this PDF form and mail it in with payment, or call a Museum director at 647-7200 or 647-5424 to get your copy. They are available at the Museum's Gift Shop, open in the summer while the Museum is open, other times by appointment.


Go here for the INDEX to this volume.

Volume One includes the interviews from the following seniors:

Armstrong, Allen

Bisson, Ruby Madeline (née Simmons)

Caldwell, Alvin Manley

Calvert, John

Carson, Russell Garnett

Chamberlin, Frances Lillian (née Melitzer)

Desjardins, Raymonde Donalda (née Paiement)

Field, Dora (née Foley)

Fielder, Elsie (née Barker)

Foley, Gwendolyn Mary (née Walker)

Gilboe, Margaret Sylvia (née Sumbler)

Giles, Melville David

Hobbs, Walter Thornloe

Houston, John Hartley

Jarvis, William Hager

Jarvis, Mary Elizabeth (née Wright)

Jenkinson, Henry John

Josefowich, Tom Phillip

Kemp, Frank Edward

Kenty, Harold Arthur

Leslie, Bogart Norman

Maddock, Elsie Ashmore (née Arnold)

Malick, Florence (née Pirie)

Mason, Mabel Edith (née Overton)

McLaren, Peter Bertrum Dalton

McLaren, William David Ivan

Messenger, Donald Morgan

Peters, Roy Albert

Pipe, Robert Findlater

Pollard, Douglas Charles

Pringle, Edra Beatrice

Reid, Charles Douglas

Scully, Maurice Joseph (Father)

Seymour, Annie Farish Caruthers Shankland

Shortt, Ann May (née McKee)

Smith, Gwendolyn (née Bonney)

Spangler, Hazel (née Pringle)

Taylor, Wadie Bernadetta Theresa (née Kulakoski)

Wadge, Bessie Gertrude (née Jibb)

Walton, Harley Gillette