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Name Allan, David (Sr.) (1808-1895)
Born 1808
Deceased 1895
Occupation Miller & Distiller
1860 East Ward Councillor

Associated Records

1970.39.15.2 - Book

Beige soft cover book "St. Andrew's Church Centennial Anniversary 1832-1932" The book is 29 pages in length and has several black and white photos and illustrations. The book chronicles the 100 year history of St. Andrew's Church. The book is string bound with a gold cord.

Image of 1977.118.13 - Invoice

1977.118.13 - Invoice

Invoice issued by Guelph Mills; rectangular cream coloured paper with black print and ink. In the center of the upper part of invoice is a black and white image/logo of a mill. Issued to E. Thomas Esq. and dated "5 July 1866". Printed Letterhead on invoice: "GUELPH MILLS, BOUGHT OF DAVID ALLAN, MILLER, DISTILLER, RECTIFIER, & c. / TERMS - TAKE NOTICE - All Barrels intended to be returned must not be exposed to the weather. Also, that the hole for the tap must be bored at least two inches from the chime otherwise the head will be injured." Lower third of invoice is divided into six columns with vertical printed red lines. Handwritten in ink at the bottom are list of purchases made by Mr. Thom

Image of 1999.26.1 - Map

1999.26.1 - Map

Paper map rolled on textile backing. Two wooden dowels at each end. Illustrated sketches of town hall and county courthouse & jail. "Map of the Town of Guelph in County of Wellington Province of Ontario from Actual Surveys and original Plans by T.W. Cooper, C.E & PLS. Includes wards, street lamps, streets and watermains and properties and landowner names outside the city.

Image of 1974.15.10 - Program

1974.15.10 - Program

Program, Family Reunion, Allan, Blaney, Torrance, Wallace and Higinbotham. Also commemorative of the 56th Wedding anniversary of David and Christina Allan. The program is printed in red, green and gold, . Inside, printed in blue, filled with quotes and verses. Names of family printed on inside. Back page includes black and white photo of the home "Riverview," with quotes. Illustration: Photograph, B/W Printed

Image of 2008.44.1 - Map

2008.44.1 - Map

1877 Map of the Town of Guelph with 1890 markings of sewers and watermains surveyed by T.W. Cooper. The map has three illustrations at the top. One of City Hall, one of the Town of Guelph and one of the Court House and Jail. The map has painted red dots to mark water valves and watermains. On the back of the map is written in black pencil "1877 Cooper Map with waterworks system" The map is attached to a wooden dowel at the top and bottom that is painted black. The map is varnished.

Image of 2013.21.11 - Mortgage

2013.21.11 - Mortgage

Land record discussing a mortgage for lot 934. The short form mortgage is between David Allan, John McCrea, James Anderson, Nathanial Higinbotham and Charles Davidson, the trustees of St. Andrews Church in the City of Guelph, for the mortgage of the first part. The mortgage of the second part is Frederick Marcon of the City of Guelph. The amount in discussion in this document is for $2000. The second and third page are continuations of information relating to the details on the first page. At the bottom of the third page, there are signatures for all of the men as well as red seals. The last page indicates that John Davidson was a witness to the signing and agreement of the terms and conditi

Image of 2016.24.15.2 - Notecard

2016.24.15.2 - Notecard

Notecard with a drawing of the St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church by Dorothy Clark McClure on the front. The card is printed on Manila cardstock paper with the text and image a brown colour. It is a landscape orientation. The card is blank inside and has an unfinished edge on the front. The image on the front shows St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church with a house to the right and a row of bare trees in front. Some small figures are scattered throughout the image. Along the bottom of the image "St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (1857) Norfolk and Suffolk Streets, Guelph, Ontario." There is a brief paragraph on the back describing the history of the building: "In 1978 St. Andrew's celebrates the 150t

Image of 1986.18.7 - Postcard

1986.18.7 - Postcard

Tinted, divided back postcard with correspondence and a one cent Canada postage stamp. It is a view of the Priory being used as the CPR Station. There are railway tracks in front and vines are partially covering the building. There is a ladder resting against the building and a white border at the bottom. There is correspondence from Guelph to Miss Etta McDonald, Acton West. front "C.P.R. DEPOT. FIRST HOUSE IN GUELPH" back "WARWICK BROS. & RUTTER LIMITED, PUBLISHERS, TORONTO"

1972.10.22.2 - Newspaper

Guelph Evening Mercury, April 23rd 1927. The paper's main story is of the founding of Guelph 100 years ago to the day. The title reads "This Is Guelph's red letter day". The paper is in two sections. .1 section 1 pages 1 - 18. .2 section 2 pages 19-28.

Image of 1994.54.3 - Blueprint

1994.54.3 - Blueprint

Rectangular blueprint with white writing and drawings. This plan is reproduction of a plan made July 15, 1861. There are virtually no buildings on this plan. There is a section outlined in red, one in violet and one in green ink. The bottom right corner in yellow pencil underneath scale in pence is "66 FT PER CHAIN"

Image of 1986.18.6 - Postcard

1986.18.6 - Postcard

Tinted, divided back postcard with correspondence and a one cent Canada postage stamp. It is a view of the Priory being used as the CPR Station. There are railway tracks in front and vines are partially covering the building. There is a ladder resting against the building and a white border at the bottom. front "FIRST HOUSE IN GUELPH, ONT. NOW C.P.R. STATION" back "WARWICK BROS. & RUTTER LIMITED, PUBLISHERS, TORONTO"

Image of 1971.40.23 - Booklet

1971.40.23 - Booklet

A 1958 reprint of an 1877 pamphlet by Mr. Robert Thompson, who came to Guelph a few months after Guelph was founded. Titled "An Early View of Guelph," and published in "Western Ontario History Nuggets, No.27," by Lawson Memorial University, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. Reprint is edited by Hugh Douglass. Blue paper covers with three staples left hand side. No. of typed pages - 19.

Image of 2007.37.1 - Book

2007.37.1 - Book

Commemorative History of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Guelph, Ontario written by Dr. W. Stanford Reid and printed in April 1980 by Moyers & Smart Limited, Mississauga, Ontario. Celebrates 150th year anniversary of St. Andrew's. Blue and white paper cover with image of church and fancy border. The book is divided into 5 chapters and an epilogue. The chapters details the history of the church. There are a collection of b/w photographs in the middle of the book which include past ministers and interior and exterior shots of the church and memorial plaques to commemorate those members who were killed in World Wars I and II. Illustrations: Printed B/W. No. of pages: 103

Image of 2005.18.2 - Map

2005.18.2 - Map

Paper map attached to textile backing, glossy finish. Black round pole with decorative ends attached with nails to bottom of map. Inscription in pencil on back reads "P. Ryan" . Black rectangular wooden pole with two metal loops and one fabric tie attached with nails to the top of the map. Three lithographic illustrations along top; first of "TOWN HALL & MARKET HOUSE." (city hall has clock tower), the next of the "TOWN OF GUELPH." (shows mostly small residences with church towers in background), last shows the "COURT HOUSE & JAIL." Writing upper left corner with decorative swirly lines around it: "MAP / OF THE / TOWN OF GUELPH / in the / County of Wellington / PROVINCE OF ONTARIO. / From actu

Image of 1977.51.13 - Receipt

1977.51.13 - Receipt

Statement of account/invoice. Black print on white paper: "Bought of William Allan, Miller and Distiller, Guelph". Statement to A.J. Ferguson for purchases May & June 1847. Marked as "Settled July 9th 1849 for Wm. Allan by David Allan." Printed under letterhead: "N.B. - All Barrels intended to be returned must be kept from exposure to the weather. Take care and bore the holes for the top two inches from the chime."

Image of 1967.1.26 - Invitation

1967.1.26 - Invitation

Invitation to St. Andrew Society's Ball & Supper which will take place on Dec. 31st, 1849 at the Wellington Hotel. Rectangular off-white paper card with printed dark brown text. "ST. ANDREW SOCIETY'S BALL / The honor of your Company is requested at a Ball and Supper, at the Wellington Hotel on the Evening of Monday the 31st Instant. / STEWARDS: David Allan, Esq., Col. Hewat, A.J. Fergusson, Esq., J. Hodgert, Esq., Mr. J. Ross, Mr. A. McDonald, C. Davidson, Secretary / TICKETS TEN SHILLINGS. /An answer is respectfully requested. / GUELPH, Dec. 5, 1849." On reverse side is various numbers written in pen and "Wallace" written in pencil.

Image of 1981X.233.1 - Map

1981X.233.1 - Map

Map of Town of Guelph, 1862. "Map of the Town of Guelph in the County of Wellington Canada west, Compiled from Recent Survey and Original Plans by Thomas W. Cooper, C.E. & P.L.S., W.C. Chewett & Co. Lith. Toronto 1862. 2 sectioned paper map with cotton backing. Map shows divisions, surveys, lot numbers and the names of major landowners; triangular shaped insert showing downtown streets and buildings; 3 black and white photographs along top of map, court house, aerial landscape of the town of Guelph and City hall and 34 black 7 white photographs along bottom - residence of Horseman, store of Horseman Broths and residence of Nathaniel Higinbotham esq.

1969X.00.189 - Book

Book of Common Prayer belonging to David Allan. Black leather, gold edged pages. Printed by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Church of England. Handwritten inscription on back "David Allan Guelph March 1861

Image of 1984.19.1 - Booklet

1984.19.1 - Booklet

Booklet, "Guelph General Hospital, ... Historical Sketch, By-laws and Rules, 1898". Rectangular booklet with pale green cover with title & border in black print. Pages are off-white with black printed text and illustration. Booklet is held together with three staples. Front Cover: "Guelph General Hospital, Guelph, Ont. / Historical Sketch, By-laws and Rules, 1898". Page 1: B/W engraving of "The Guelph General Hospital Buildings." Page 2: "Board of Directors; Medical Staff of Guelph General Hospital". Pages 3 -10 : "Historical Sketch". Pages 11 - 32 : "By-Laws, Rules and Regulations of The Guelph General Hospital". Topics addressed are: Board Meetings; Committees and Duties; Lady Super

Image of 1977.118.14 - Invoice

1977.118.14 - Invoice

Invoice, Off-white paper with black print and ink. Guelph Mills invoice issued to E. Thomas Esq., and dated 5th Aug. 1871. In upper center of invoice is picture/logo of a mill. Letterhead printed in black in top half of invoice: "GUELPH MILLS, BOUGHT OF DAVID ALLAN, MILLER, DISTILLER, RECTIFIER, & c. / TERMS TAKE NOTICE - All Barrels intended to be returned must not be exposed to the weather. Also that the hole for the tap must be bored at least two inches from the chime otherwise the head will be injured." Handwritten in ink on lower half of invoice: " To 10 Gs whisky @ 80 $8.00 Paid D. Allan".