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Edith "Gertrude" Brown Hood Diary, 1912-1929

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{This entry begins in the middle of a sentence:} was buried at our church it turned very cold + windy and froze very hard. That night.

April 20th The boy’s took down the old hen house

April 21st Douglas, Gertie, Laura + myself motored down to the city and each of us got new hats.

May the 4th The boys started to work one {on} the land Douglas + Gertie were here for tea. Jack + Marguerite came after tea Marguerite stayed here till Thurs.

June 20th Jack + Marguerite Douglas + Gertie Dorothy & myself motored to Jackson Pt {Point} we left in the afternoon.

July 4th John. Della, Dorothy, Daddy and myself motored to Woodbridge & Brampton in the afternoon

June 20 Della had the measles, we did not have any rain till July 9 when we had a shower.

Dec 11th Mr James Gallaway was buried


Jan 13 The Orangemen had a dinner in the Hall at Unionville Isobel came over in the afternoon and stayed till Mon, night.

Jan 19th Daddy & John motored to the city.

Feby, 14 Mr Leaf took the old Orange Hall down at Brown’s Corner’s. It had been up for 50 years.

Feby 15 The young people of Brown’s Corner’s United church had a skating party at Markham Rink after the skating party they went up to Mrs N. L. Stiver’s and had lunch.


March 7th Jack + Marguerite motored up to Sharon to there {their} new home. On Friday March 11th Douglas + Gertie John + Mother motored up to see them.

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