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Name Raymond, Charles
Born Jan. 6, 1826
Birthplace Ashbrunham, MA, USA
Places of residence 'Lornewood', 125 Noforlk St, Guelph
Occupation Founder and owner of Raymond Sewing Machine Factory
1874 1st Deputy Reeve
1875 1st Deputy Reeve
1886 St. John's Ward Alderman - took over after death of John Hall in March

Associated Records

Image of 2004.27.17 - Card, Advertising

2004.27.17 - Card, Advertising

Advertising Card for the "New Raymond Sewing Machine; rectangular paper advertising card in colour. The front has a picture of a bird on a branch with red flowers and green leaves. There is black printing on the front as well. The back is printed in black. Front: "SEE THE NEW RAYMOND Sewing Machine, Manufactured by CHARLES RAYMOND, GUELPH, CANADA". "Buy the Best: The Heintzman & Co. Piano./ The W. Bell & Col Organ. Domestic and New Raymond Sewing Machines, At the Star Music Store, W. H. Eckhardt" Printed on the reverse side: "ESTABLISHED 1870/ THE STAR MUSIC STORE, The Largest and Most Popular Music House in the Niagara District. Pianos, Organs and Sewing Machines, In Great Variety /

Image of 1986.18.139 - Postcard

1986.18.139 - Postcard

Divided back, unused, tinted postcard of three views in cartouches which include: St. Joseph's Hospital, Guelph General Hospital and Homewood Sanitarium. front "GUELPH, CANADA. GENERAL HOSPITAL, ST. JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL, HOMEWOOD SANITARIUM" "HAND COLOURED" "CHAS. L. NELLES"

Image of 1995X.25.10 - Card, Advertising

1995X.25.10 - Card, Advertising

Advertising Card for the "New Raymond" Sewing Machine; rectangular cardboard advertising card with a thin white border. The background is green with dragon flies and pollywogs superimposed over the background is a round picture framed with a gold and white border. The picture is of a couple skating on a river by a big mill. Along the upper edge, in the background is black print. Illustrations: Printed Upper edge: "THE NEW RAYMOND SEWING MACHINE IS THE BEST" Lower edge: "WITH COMPLIMENTS OF CHARLES RAYMOND, GUELPH, ONTARIO" In the lower proper left corner: "305"

Image of 1986.18.112 - Postcard

1986.18.112 - Postcard

Divided back, black and white postcard with correspondence and a one-cent Canada postage stamp on the back. There is a 1.8 cm gold border around the image. It is a view of Knox Presbyterian Church showing front and west side, also skating rink at rear of church on Baker Street. front "KNOX CHURCH, GUELPH, ONT." Date Made Notes: postmarked 1910.

Image of 1986.18.47 - Postcard

1986.18.47 - Postcard

Tinted, divided back unused postcard. It is a view of Central School, Guelph taken from Norfolk St. There is an unpaved road in foreground and Alexandra School at right. School on hill with stairs. front "CENTRAL SCHOOL GUELPH" back "THE PUGH MFG. CO. TORONTO" "PRINTED IN ENGLAND" Date Made Notes: postmarked 1909.

Image of 1995X.25.3 - Card, Advertising

1995X.25.3 - Card, Advertising

Advertising Card; rectangular cardboard advertising card with a thin white border. The picture is of two children sailing a boat on the beach. One of the children is a girl crouching wearing a brown dress and a blue hat, her back is shown. The boy is standing over the girl and is wearing a blue sailor suit and straw hat. In the foreground is a long shovel on the sand. In the background there are two sailboats out on the water. Along the upper edge is black print. Illustrations: Printed Along upper edge "WITH COMPLIMENTS OF CHARLES RAYMOND, MANUFACTURER OF THE "NEW RAYMOND" SEWING MACHINE, GUELPH, CANADA" In the lower proper left corner: "BUFFORD"

Image of 1991.20.1 - Postcard

1991.20.1 - Postcard

Coloured postcard of Guelph General Hospital. The centre unit and two wings are visible. Their is a horse drawn vehicle in the driveway. on front "GENERAL HOSPITAL, GUELPH CANADA" on back "ILLUSTRATED POST CARD CO. MONTREAL." "POST CARD. THIS SPACE FOR WRITING. THIS SIDE FOR ADDRESS. PLACE STAMP HERE." Date Made Notes: From the building features and the horse and buggy.

Image of 1986.18.131 - Postcard

1986.18.131 - Postcard

Tinted, divided back postcard with correspondence and a 1-cent Canada postage stamp on the back. It is a view of Guelph General Hospital, Delhi St. The second empire style building has a mansard roof, bay windows, decorative cresting etc. The hospital is partially hidden by trees. Has tennis nets on lawn in front of building. Date Made Notes: postmarked 1908. front "GENERAL HOSPITAL, GUELPH" in white on negative back "W.G. MACFARLANE PUBLISHER, TORONTO, BUFFALO"

Image of 1995X.25.1 - Card, Trade

1995X.25.1 - Card, Trade

Advertising Card; rectangular, cardboard advertising card. The card has a thin white border. The border surrounds a picture of two girls, on standing wearing a brown dress and the other seated in a big chair. Both girls are feeding two adult chickens and four chicks. There is a tall fence and foliage in the background and the corner of a brick wall in the proper right. There is black printing along the upper edge. Illustrations: Printed "WITH COMPLIMENTS OF CHARLES RAYMOND, MANUFACTURER OF THE "NEW RAYMOND" SEWING MACHINE COMPANY, GUELPH, CANADA" In the proper left corner: "BUFFORD".

Image of 1986.18.44 - Postcard

1986.18.44 - Postcard

Tinted, divided back postcard with correspondence and a one cent Canada postage stamp on back. It is a view of Central School, Guelph looking from Norfolk Street. Alexandria School is at the right. Central School is an eclectic style limestone building with low hip roof, pronounced gables and a circular central tower. Iron cresting on roof. front "CENTRAL SCHOOL GUELPH, CAN" back "WARWICK BROS & RUTTER"

Image of 1986.18.45 - Postcard

1986.18.45 - Postcard

Tinted, divided back postcard with correspondence and a one cent Canada postage stamp on back. It is a close up view of Central School, Guelph, east face of the building. The school is situated on top of a hill with staircase leading up to it. Central school is an eclectic style limestone building with low hip roof, pronounced gables and a circular central tower. Iron cresting on roof. front "CENTRAL SCHOOL GUELPH, CANADA" back "PUBLISHED BY WATER BROS, GUELPH, ONT." Date Made Notes: postmarked 1913.

Image of 1986.18.48 - Postcard

1986.18.48 - Postcard

Sepia toned, divided back, unused postcard. It is a view of Central School, Guelph taken from Norfolk St. The building is on a hill with a double stair case leading up to it. Students are standing on stairs. Structure is eclectic is style. front "CENTRAL SCHOOL GUELPH, CANADA" back "THE INTERNATIONAL STATIONERY CO. PICTON CANADA"

Image of 1986.18.111 - Postcard

1986.18.111 - Postcard

Divided back tinted postcard with correspondence from Guelph regarding weather in 1911 and the watering of lawns. There is a one cent Canada postage stamp on the back. It is a view of Knox Presbyterian Church, Guelph showing west side and front. It is a stone building with arched windows, tall bell tower. front "KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, GUELPH, ONT. CANADA" back "VALENTINE & SONS PUBLISHING COMP LTD TORONTO AND MONTREAL"

Image of 2002.54.1 - Card, Advertising

2002.54.1 - Card, Advertising

Raymond advertising card in the shape of a drum with a girl's face in the centre. The drum is yellow with red trim. The girl is wearing a green bonnet with a pink feather. On the back of the card, in black type, "with the compliments of Charles Raymond manufacturer of the "New Raymond" sewing machine Guelph, Canada" Illustrations: Illustrations, Colour

Image of 1986.18.49 - Postcard

1986.18.49 - Postcard

Black and white, undivided back postcard with correspondence on front and a one cent Canada postage stamp on back. Central School Guelph taken from Norfolk Street. Image mounted on left side of card with black trim. front "PUBLIC SCHOOL, GUELPH, ONTARIO" Date Made Notes: postmarked 1904.

Image of 2001.24.1 - Newspaper

2001.24.1 - Newspaper

Cream coloured newspaper with black print. The Guelph Herald, May 22, 1878 Industrial supplement. This supplement highlights many of Guelph and Wellington County's prosperous industries of the time including Raymond Sewing Machine, Bell Organ, and Crowe Iron Works. The supplement is four pages in length (two back and front). No of Pages: 4

Image of 1995X.25.4 - Card, Advertising

1995X.25.4 - Card, Advertising

Advertising Card; rectangular cardboard advertising card with a thin white border. The background of the picture is a light blue-dotted with a picture of two branches, the horizontal branch holding 8 brown birds. Above the birds, is black print. Illustrations: Printed On front "WITH COMPLIMENTS OF CHARLES RAYMOND, MANUFACTURER OF THE "NEW RAYMOND" SEWING MACHINE, GUELPH, CANADA" In the lower proper left corner: "244"

Image of 1986.18.132 - Postcard

1986.18.132 - Postcard

Tinted, undivided back, unused postcard. View of Guelph General Hospital, Delhi St. The second empire style building has a mansard roof, bay windows, decorative cresting etc. The hospital is partially hidden by trees. Has tennis nets on lawn in front of building. There is a white border at bottom with inscription. front "GENERAL HOSPITAL, GUELPH" in white on negative back "MADE IN GERMANY" "A.L. MERRILL, TORONTO"

Image of 1995X.25.6 - Card, Advertising

1995X.25.6 - Card, Advertising

Advertising Card for the "New Raymond" Sewing Machine; rectangular cardboard with a thin green and thin white border. The picture is of a brown and blue bird perched on a branch. Surrounding the bird are daisies and ferns and in the background there is a big tree. In the upper proper left corner is black print. Illustrations: Printed On front "SEE THE "NEW RAYMOND" SEWING MACHINE, MANUFACTURED BY CHARLES RAYMOND, GUELPH, CANADA" In the proper lower left corner: "545". In the proper lower right corner is an initial "B".

Image of 2002X.58.2 - Card, Advertising

2002X.58.2 - Card, Advertising

Advertising Card; rectangular cardboard advertising card with a thin white border. The card is pink with two kittens peeking out of the grass chasing a fly. At the top of the card is "See the New Raymond Sewing Machine" in black type. Along the bottom, also in black type "Manufactured by Chas. Raymond, Guelph, Canada".. Illustrations: Printed Along upper edge "See the New Raymond Sewing Machine" Along lower edge "Manufactured by Chas. Raymond, GUELPH, CANADA"