Collection MS 2

SARAH (PAYNE) DEMSEY COLLECTION of MEMORABILIA
nurse from Renfrew in WW1 spouse of Dempsey MLA for Renfrew

1 Certifcate of Honour fron Town of Renfrew 2nd October 1919
.  Address from the Town of Renfrew 2nd 0ctober 1919

. Photo 1, 19I5 Percy House School, Brantford,
.               Middlesex, England. Red Cross Nursing Sisters (named)
. Photo 2, 1917 Taplow, Buckinghamshire, England
.             Canadian Hospital on Lord Astor Estate, nursing
.            sisters, many named on reverse

. Ninth Annual Commencement Booklet Renfrew Colleglate Institute I915

. Photo 3 – B&W 9 cm x 29 cm Circa. 1915 mounted, photographer unknown
.                  Renfrew – CPR Station – soldiers departure
.                 Right hand corner – car belongs to Jim Barnet (Les Fraser)
. Photo 4, B&W mounted Circa 1915, photographer unknown
.                Renfrew – CPR Station – Departure of soldiers from 240 Regiment
.                Officers Jack AirLh and Thos. Barnet Sr. are in forefront
.                Some names are recorded on back
. Photo 5, B&W, mounted, Ciroa 1914, photographer unknown
.                Some names are recorded on back.

The above three photos are believed to be taken by A.L. Handfornd, Renfrew

2 Photo 9, 0verseas Detachment, 42nd Reglment, Aug. 19I4
.   Programme – Special Service St. Paul’s Anglican Church,
.          Renfrew, Sunday, November 17 1918
.    Programme – Memorial Service, LOW SQUARE,
.          Renfrew, Sunday, November llth, Circa 1930
.  Photo 6, Graduating Class 1914, Rockwood Hospital, Kingston
.  Christmas Card Sarah Payne 1918
.  Newsphoto, Prince of Wales and Nurses, Post War 1914-18
.       St. Andrew’s Hospital, Toronto
.  Lt. Governor Invitation to Mr. and Mrs. James Dempsey for
.      Saturday, 0ct 6th 1951, to meet Their Royal Highnesses
.      Princess Elizabeth and Duke of Edlnburgh
. Photo 7, Renfrew Board of Education, Circa 1947,
.                 Nat Lindsay, Chairman
. Photo 8, Possibly University of Toronto Hockey Team called
‘                 ‘The Dents’, circa 1915-20, one team Member – Gordon Dempsey
.  Engraved invitation from Renfrew Board of Trade to attend a
.    banquet in honor of citizens of Renfrew who have been in
.    business in Renfrew for over 40 years, 1911
. booklet – a Flagpole Sitter in the Town of Renfrew, 1933
.    P.J. Villemaire