Collection MS 2


Nurse from Renfrew in WW1 spouse of Dempsey MLA for Renfrew

file 1 Certifcate of Honour from Town of Renfrew 2nd October 1919
Address from the Town of Renfrew 2nd October 1919
P1 Photograph, 1915 Percy House School, Brantford, Middlesex, England.
Red Cross Nursing Sisters (named)
P2 Photograph, 1917 Taplow, Buckinghamshire, England.
Canadian Hospital on Lord Astor Estate, nursing sisters, many named on reverse
Ninth Annual Commencement Booklet Renfrew Collegiate Institute 1915
P3 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)
P4 B&W mounted Circa 1915, photographer unknown
Renfrew – CPR Station – Departure of soldiers from 240 Regiment
Officers Jack Airth and Thos. Barnet Sr. are in forefront
Some names are recorded on back
P5 B&W, mounted, Circoa 1914, photographer unknown
Some names are recorded on back.
The above three photos are believed to be taken by A.L. Handford, Renfrew
file 2 P6 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 Edinburgh
Programme – Special Service St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Renfrew, Sunday, November 17 1918
Programme – Memorial Service, LOW SQUARE, Renfrew, Sunday, November 11th, circa 1930
P7 Renfrew Board of Education, circa 1947, Nat Lindsay, Chairman
P8 Possibly University of Toronto Hockey Team called ‘The Dents’, circa 1915-20, one team Member – Gordon Dempsey
P9 0verseas Detachment, 42nd Regiment, Aug. 1914
P10 James Dempsey, MLA circa 1950
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 (see photograph box for photo)
booklet – a Flagpole Sitter in the Town of Renfrew, 1933 P.J. Villemaire
Reference see MS 31 – Renfrew Tennis Club
Postcard from Nelson Dempsey to H.W. Bryan dated March 14 (c1915) Field Post Office