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Name Newstead Sr., John
Occupation 1894 St. David's Ward Alderman
1895 St. David's Ward Alderman
1896 St. David's Ward Alderman
1897 St. David's Ward Alderman
1898 St. David's Ward Alderman
1900 St. James Ward Alderman
1902 St. Patrick's Ward Alderman
1903 St. David's Ward Alderman
1904 St. David's Ward Alderman
1905 St. Patrick's Ward Alderman
1906 St. George's Ward Alderman
1907 Mayor
1908 Mayor
1909 St. patrick's ward Alderman - took over after resignation of James Johnston
1913 St. David's Ward Alderman
1914 St. David's Ward Alderman
1915 St. Andrew's Ward Alderman
1917 Mayor
1919-1920 elected for three year term as Alderman but died May 1920

Associated Records

Image of 2003.97.6 - Magazine

2003.97.6 - Magazine

St. George's Church Parochial Magazine for November 1907. Paper magazine, full sheets of paper folded once and stapled to produce booklet. Cover and first few pages are a little thicker than the inside pages. Cover has title, date and black and white photo of St. George's Church with dirt road in foreground. Back cover is covered in advertisements for local Guelph businesses. Both pages inside front cover and inside back cover are also full of advertisements. The magazine has stories, religious advice columns, announcements and agendas for upcoming events. All inside pages are black print on white paper with red also. Last page has one quarter of the page cut out. Edition Date: 1907 NOV 01

Image of 1997.23.1 - Directory

1997.23.1 - Directory

Directory; Paper cover, stapled; Blue and white cover with printing and photograph of Agricultural College. Inside has photographs and drawings and advertisements for each of the above cities. Businesses are highlighted as well as a brief history about the city. Illustrations: Advertisements/Sketches, Pencil/Photographs, B/W/Sketches, B/W/Drawings/Illustrations "Guelph, Berlin, Waterloo, Galt, Preston and Hespeler Industrial Edition 1903". Pages 1 through 8 are devoted to Guelph. No of Pages: 24

2001.24.3 - Newspaper

Cream coloured newspaper with black print. The Guelph Weekly Mercury, January 1, 1914. There is no huge headline but some of the front page stories are :"Eight will hav to be left at home" "Hood and Benallick Moving Today" "Christmas At The Children's Shelter Was A Great Event - Friends Had Given Freely". The paper has a photo of a ploughing scene in late December in Alberta. The paper is six pages (three double sided).

Image of 1972.42.1 - Booklet

1972.42.1 - Booklet

Booklet: Official Programme of the "Made in Canada Fair and Poster Show "- under auspices of the Ladies' Committee of the Guelph General Hospital held at the Winter Fair Building the week of June 17, 1907 No. of pages: 28 - glossy off-white paper with black print and b/w photographs. Front cover: printed in black and red type with red highlights. Has B/W photograph of the Guelph General Hospital in lower right corner. Binding of booklet done by Frank Nunan's Up-to-date Bindery, Upper Wyndham St. Booklet has many advertisements for many different Guelph businesses in 1907.

Image of 1974.15.7 - Booklet

1974.15.7 - Booklet

Booklet , entitled "The Royal City of Canada, Guelph and Her Industries" - Special Industrial Souvenir Number of the Guelph Daily Mercury, Guelph, Canada" published by Authority of the City Council and Guelph's Old Home Week Committee. Printed in 1908 for Guelph Home Week and booklet has a programme for the festivities occurring from Sunday to Thursday on pages 6 to 8. On page 54 is an index of the contents of the booklet. Paperback cover, white with organ pillar design with b/w photograph of Guelph in the center. Black printed lettering. No. of pages; 54 glossy paper typeset in black printed 1908 "Containing a comprehensive review of the natural advantages and resources of Guelph, togeth

Image of 1976.40.27 - Program

1976.40.27 - Program

Program, "Guelph Old Home Week, August 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 - 1908." Paper Cover - front cover is blue and white with blue and white printed lettering, with photo of the "Priory" with "For auld Lang Syne" printed at top of photographs. 44 pages, white paper with black print and b/w photograph. Advertisements, articles and pictures promote Guelph as a City. Has a schedule of events for Old Home Week. No. of pages:44 NB. To view the entire program and its pages, please see 1979X.00.632 which is a duplicate of this program. Inside front cover - ad for Dominion Garment Co. Page 1 - Old Home Week Executive Page 2 - Silvercreek Brewery ad and George Sleeman Light and Power Commissioner Page 3 - Imag

Image of 1980.114.81 - Booklet

1980.114.81 - Booklet

"Guelph Ontario - The Royal City 1907" "A City of Great Enterprises - Wholesale and Manufacturing Agricultural Resources Unsurpassed" Booklet of trade information on the City of Guelph from 1907 Covers missing 31-0 cm W X 23-0 cm H pages missing 16 pages total left

Image of 2006.2.1 - Booklet

2006.2.1 - Booklet

Booklet: Prize list of the 41st Provincial Exhibition held in Guelph, Sept. 20-25, 1886. Cover is pale grey with light and dark printed text and illustrations. The front cover has an illustration of some reeds and flowers and an inset of St. George's Church on the Speed River. On the back is an illustration of some flowers and butterflies with an inset of Guelph City Hall with carriages in front. The book lists all of the prize categories and purses, the rules and regulations, and lists all those involved with organizing the exhibition. As well, page 4 outlines the Programme for the Exhibition. Page 68 advertises the Christmas Fat Stock Show at Guelph held December 8th to 10th, 1886. No. o

Image of 1973.23.26 - Program

1973.23.26 - Program

Program and Souvenir Booklet for Old Home Week, Guelph, August 2-6 1908. White glossy paper cover with purple printed lettering and border. Pages are glossy white paper with printed black lettering and b/w photographs of city officials and public buildings and tourist sites. Booklet is stapled bound. On back cover in lower right corner, in small purple print is name of printing/publishing company: "MILN-BINGHAM, TORONTO". Illustrations: Printed B/W No. of pages: 28

Image of 1976.40.28 - Program

1976.40.28 - Program

Program, "Official Programme and Souvenir Booklet of Old Home Week, Guelph, August 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 1908". White glossy paper cover with purple printed lettering and border. Pages are glossy white paper with printed black lettering and b/w photographs of city officials, Old Home Week executive, and public buildings and tourist sites in Guelph. Booklet is stapled bound. On back cover, printed in purple in the lower right corner is name of printer: "MILN-BINGHAM, TORONTO". Illustrations: Printed B/W. No. of pages: 28 N.B. To view the complete images of this record, please see 1973.23.26.

Image of 1976.40.67 - Invitation

1976.40.67 - Invitation

Invitation to Guelph's Old Home Week, August 2-6, 1908, from The Officers and Members of Guelph's Old Home Week Association. White glossy paper with black printed text on both sides. Is folded eight times to form a two-sided booklet with four pages to each side. Front Cover is an invitation printed within a black lined border of branches and flowers: "The Officers and Members of Guelph's Old Home Week Association Cordially invite you to attend the First Reunion of Guelph and Wellington County Old Boys and Girls to be held in the City of Guelph, Canada, August 2nd to 6th, 1908. / J.M. Duff, Chairman. / J.M. Struthers, Secretary. / Bring Your Friends. All are Welcome." Pages 1 through four

Image of 1979X.00.632 - Program

1979X.00.632 - Program

Program for Old Home Week, 1908. Rectangular booklet with paper cover. Front cover is a faded blue and white with blue and white printed lettering, with a photo of the Priory with "For Auld Lang Syne" printed at the top of the photograph. Inside pages are white with black print and b/w photographs. Contents include: a schedule of events for Old Home Week; photographs, some with biographical information, of prominent men within the community (ie City Officials; executives of Old Home Week Association); b/w photographs of sites and public buildings in Guelph; as well as advertisements of local businesses. Front cover: "GUELPH - OLD HOME WEEK / AUGUST -2, 3, 4, 5, 6 - 1908". Written in ink in l

Image of 1985.82.125 - Program

1985.82.125 - Program

Program and Menu for "Reunion Banquet of the Original Canadian Club" held in Guelph Business College, December 6th, 1907. White paper card folded in half to form a four page program printed in dark blue lettering. Front cover has a double blue lined border within which is printed the City of Guelph's Coat of Arms with its motto - "FIDES, FIDELITAS; PROGRESSIO". Above and below the crest is printed: ""Dum Vivimus Vivamus" / 1888-1907 - Nineteenth Anniversary / Reunion Banquet of the Original Canadian Club - HELD IN - GUELPH BUSINESS COLLEGE, DECEMBER 6th, 1907 // Gu feitheil fearail fialaidh." Handwritten at top: "(Picture - Queen)". Page 2 is the printed Menu. Page 3 is the "After Dinner"

Image of 1969X.00.155 - Magazine

1969X.00.155 - Magazine

Magazine - "The Maple Leaf, The Canadian Club Magazine," Vol.1 No.X, January 1923, S.K. Smith, Editor. Published monthly by the Maple Leaf Publishing Co., Sussex, New Brunswick. Paperback cover; Front cover has picture of Edward Johnson in costume; white background with red and black printed lettering. Under picture of Johnson is printed: "The Canadian Who Wears Caruso's Costumes." Edward Johnson has handwritten a dedication near the bottom of his picture: "To my dear friends, Mr and Mrs Powell Hamilton, with all good wishes, from Edward Johnson." On back cover is an advertisement for Bell Piano. Magazine contains articles about Guelph and Galt, as well as advertisements of various Guelph

Image of 1976.40.66 - Program

1976.40.66 - Program

Program for Old Home Week, August 2 - 6,1908. Rectangular pale green paper cover, stapled. Pages inside are off-white with dark brown printed text and sepia toned photographs of sites and buildings within the City of Guelph. Each page has a double gold lined border. The program lists a schedule of events for each day of Old Home Week. On page one, is a welcome from the Guelph Herald. Page 16 lists the Officers and Chairmen of Committees of the Old Home Week Association. Front cover has a three lined green and gold coloured line border. In the middle is a gold coloured City of Guelph Coat of Arms. The text is printed in red: "Welcome / Guelph, Canada / August 2,3,4, 5, 6, 1908". Back Cove

1968.111.1 - Book

Blue soft cover book "Historical Highlights of Wellington County" by Hazel Mack. The book has black type on the cover along with an illustration of a man chopping a log. On the inside front cover, in ink is an inscription "Donated to the Guelph Civic Museum by Mrs. Hazel Mack from Fergus, Ont. Dec. 1968" The book was published in 1956. The book tells a brief history of some of the towns in Wellington County. Guelph's history is from page 5 to 12.The book is 32 pages in length and covers the history of Rockwood, Arkell, Ennottville, and Eden Mills.

1979.61.1 - Book

Red hard cover book "A Picture History of Guelph 1827-1978 Volume Two" by Robert Stewart. The book contains a series of clippings an historic photos telling the history of Guelph. On the inside front cover the book has been autographed by the author with the note "February 21st 1979 To the Guelph Civic Museum with my compliments Robert A M Stewart". Pages 2-18 Stewart Family history Pages 19-27 Stewart Lumber history Page 28 Robert Stewart history Pages 29-38 Guelph's 150th birthday Pages 39-44 Guelph Hotels Pages 45-56 Guelph Churches Pages 57-66 Guelph Industries Pages 67-71 Guelph Mayors Pages 72-99 Education Page 100 Library Page 100-107 Hospitals Page 108-122 Sports Page 1

Image of 1978.139.13.8 - Newspaper

1978.139.13.8 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury Centennial Edition, July 20, 1927. The paper is in 8 sections and the total number of pages is 132. .1 Section 1 - pages 1-16. On the front cover is a picture of Guelph circa 1832 and a picture of John Galt. The front story is about Guelph's founding. The front page is in very poor condition. The first section looks mainly at the early settlement of Guelph. .2 Section 2 - pages 17-32. On the cover is a story about men from Eramosa and their ordeal during the 1837 rebellion. The rest of the section looks at the Canada Company, the Priory, the Justice system in Guelph, Settlement in Guelph, and the Railway in Guelph. .3 Section 3 - pages 33-48. The cover story looks at t

Image of 1978.139.13.8 - Newspaper

1978.139.13.8 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury Centennial Edition, July 20, 1927. The paper is in 8 sections and the total number of pages is 132. .1 Section 1 - pages 1-16. On the front cover is a picture of Guelph circa 1832 and a picture of John Galt. The front story is about Guelph's founding. The front page is in very poor condition. The first section looks mainly at the early settlement of Guelph. .2 Section 2 - pages 17-32. On the cover is a story about men from Eramosa and their ordeal during the 1837 rebellion. The rest of the section looks at the Canada Company, the Priory, the Justice system in Guelph, Settlement in Guelph, and the Railway in Guelph. .3 Section 3 - pages 33-48. The cover story looks at t

1971.47.6.8 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury Centennial Edition, July 20, 1927. The paper is in 8 sections and the total number of pages is 132. .1 Section 1 - pages 1-16. On the front cover is a picture of Guelph circa 1832 and a picture of John Galt. The front story is about Guelph's founding. The front page is in very poor condition. The first section looks mainly at the early settlement of Guelph. .2 Section 2 - pages 17-32. On the cover is a story about men from Eramosa and their ordeal during the 1837 rebellion. The rest of the section looks at the Canada Company, the Priory, the Justice system in Guelph, Settlement in Guelph, and the Railway in Guelph. .3 Section 3 - pages 33-48. The cover story looks at t