Remembering Port Hope
Anyone with memories of Port Hope may contribute
 
O T  1870
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Eleven letters signed 'O T' appeared in the Guide from August to November in 1877.
They were reprinted from letters written to the paper in 1870.
'O T' is taken to mean 'Old Timer', the old timer is presumed to be William Furby (1799-1881) who came to Port Hope in 1826.
 
Henry 'Harry' Skitch  1924    read
from the Evening Guide
On the occasion of Mr Skitch's 75th birthday.
 
Editor of the Evening Guide  1928     read
from the Evening Guide
After fifty years as a daily newspaper, the editor looks back to 1878.

John Syme 'Jack' Laurie  1931     read 
The Diving Helmet
As recalled February 4, 1991

R W Johnson  1955    read
from the Evening Guide  January 4, 1955
A native of Port Hope, Mr Johnson was then living in St Thomas, Ontario.
 
R W Johnson  1956    read
from the Evening Guide  January 10, 1956
 
R W Johnson  1959     read
from the Evening Guide April 7, 1959
 
Melville Rae  1960     read
from the Evening Guide 1960
 
Gordon Charles Garbutt  1971     read 
from the Evening Guide  Tuesday December 14, 1971
  
Glen Cotter  2005
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Glen came to live in Port Hope in 1930
 
David Duchesne  2005
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David was born and raised in Port Hope.
 
John Hall  2005
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John was raised on Cavan Street. He is related to the great orator, Dave Hall.
 
Barbara Gwendolyn (Hyne) Magee  2005    read
Gwen was born in Port Hope, where her father, Bruce Hyne, also born in Port Hope, owned Hyne's Pharmacy.

 

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