The Lemp Studio Collection is a preservation of the glass negatives of Tavistock’s early cameramen, rescued for posterity in 1977.
We are now asking the community for their financial help in fulfilling the wish of the community to have these gates restored.
Dr. Paul Bartlett was the keynote speaker on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Grace United Church where about 30 people gathered to hear his authoritative talk on tracing our ancestry using human genetics.
The Tavistock Produce had its beginning in April 1946, with Roy Knights, his brother Leslie Knights and nephew Fred Ghent in partnership. It occupied some of the ground floor of the Opera Hall a building on Woodstock Street North.
(Photo - Norma Knights and Doreen Wagner grading eggs)
If you are 70 years of age or older you probably remember having your milk and cream delivered to your door each day by the local dairy. Mom or dad would place the right amount of change into the empty reusable bottles each night or early morning and place them on the porch for the milkman to exchange for full bottles.
It’s been 10 years since the Year of the Veteran was observed in Canada. At that time, Susan Pellow decided to lead a Tavistock history project to identify and gather information on all those who served their country in the two World Wars and other conflicts.
Photo: McCrae descendant Don Campbell with Guelph Museum Curator Bev Dietrich; In Flanders Fields Commemoration Coordinator Jessica Gibson; and Historical Society member Sherrill Calder.
Jason Lichti (right) speaks with East Zorra-Tavistock Fire Chief Scott Alexander following the Remembrance Service at the Legion on Sunday afternoon, November 9, 2014. Both men’s ancestors were members of the 168th Battalion, 22nd Oxford Rifles.