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A Wartime Log.

A log book published by the War Prisoners Aid of the Young Men's Christian Association in Geneva, Switzerland and given to Cameron Hill while he was a prisoner of war during the Second World War. Includes the original letter sent with the book to Cameron Hill by the Young Men's Christian Association.

Cameron filled the log book with poetry, diary entries, lists of rations, excerpts from correspondence, contact information for fellow prisoners of war that he met, and artwork completed by himself or other prisoners of war. In addition, Cameron pasted greeting cards, a photograph as well as Italian and German prisoner of war camp vouchers into the book.

Inside a pocket adhered to the back cover of the log book, Cameron stored additional items he accumulated before and after he was captured as a prisoner of war. This includes a Royal Canadian Air Force leave or pass form issued to Cameron in Halifax, Nova Scotia as well as cinema and opera house tickets for shows in England and a ticket from Iceland for an unknown event or activity. In addition, the pocket contains a Christmas card from the Vatican dated to 1942, an additional memorandum book filled with diary entries, Italian stamps, loose notes, a postal censorship slip, 1 Deutsche Mark, and a 10 Belgian franc banknote.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Ahrens and Schneider families at Lake Huron.

Two copies of an informal group portrait taken at Grand Bend or Southampton, with cottage visible in background.
Back row, left to right: Lotte (Ahrens) Shupe, Emma (Hirshey) Ahrens, J.M. Schneider, Charles A. Ahrens, Norman C. Schneider.
front row, left to right: Stella Daniels, Emma Schneider, Ella Daniels, Floss Ahrens.

Schneider, J.M. family

Berthing card and meal card.

A berthing card and meal card issued to Cameron Hill during the Second World War likely when he traveled on a troopship sailing from Halifax Harbour in Halifax, Nova Scotia to Liverpool, England between August and September 1941.

The berthing card indicates that Cameron was assigned to cabin S22, in section 3 of the Sports deck. The meal card indicates that Cameron was assigned to eat first meal (breakfast) during the second sitting at table number 28. The name of the ship that Cameron traveled on is unknown.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Canterbury.

Silver penny from Canterbury (England) showing on the obverse the head of John and on the reverse a short cross with four pellets in the angles.

Pyke, Edgar William

Canterbury.

Silver halfgroat from Canterbury (England) showing on the obverse the head of Henry VIII and on the reverse a cross fourche over quartered coat of arms. The coin was minted under the authority of the Church.

Pyke, Edgar William

Canterbury.

Silver penny from Canterbury (England) showing on the obverse the head of Edward I and on the reverse a long cross with three pellets in the angles.

Pyke, Edgar William

Card and photographs.

File consists of a card addressed to Hynes from Joan [Venn] and two photographs taken at Hirnant (Wales), research stations 5 and 6.

Hynes, H.B.N.

Electrohome Europe.

File consists of five photographs by Jon Baker of the staff and office building of Electrohome Europe in Reading, UK. File also includes a memorandum.

Electrohome

Embarkation card.

An embarkation card issued to Cameron Hill on May 11, 1945 for travel from a holding camp in Germany to England. Also includes a supplementary document titled, Appendix B, certifying that Cameron underwent a medical examination on May 13, 1945 in Bournemouth and is fit to proceed on leave and be repatriated to Canada.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Embarkation cards.

Two embarkation cards issued to Cameron Hill for travel by ship from Douglas, the capital town of the Isle of Man to Fleetwood, a coastal town in Lancashire, England in May 1945.

Hill, Cameron Clare

England.

Silver sixpence from England showing on the obverse the head of Elizabeth I with a rose and on the reverse a square topped shield with the date 1561.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver penny from England showing on the obverse the words EADGAR REX around a small cross and on the reverse the words GRID MONE, indicating the moneyer.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver double florin England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse crowned shields with sceptres in the angles.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Bronze farthing from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse Britannia seated. This is a bun farthing, so called because of the young head of Queen Victoria with a bun, with a beaded border.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver florin from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse crowned cruciform shields; thistle, rose, & shamrock in each quarter between trefoil arches.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver two pence from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse a 2. Also a brass commemorative token issued upon the marriage of Prince Albert to Queen Victoria. The obverse shows the head of Prince Albert and the reverse the words �BORN AUG 26 1819 MARRIED FEB 10 1840� across the field.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of King George IV and on the reverse an image of St. King George slaying the dragon.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Gold half guinea showing on the obverse the head of King George III and on the reverse a spade shaped shield.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver coins from England showing on the obverse the head of King George II and on the reverse four crowned shields surrounding a garter star. These appear to be one shilling and two sixpence.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver farthing from England showing on the obverse the head of Charles II and on the reverse Britannia seated.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Bronze coin weight for the god Unite coin, valued at twenty shillings, or one pound. The obverse shows the head of Charles I and the reverse a crown and XX.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of King George V and on the reverse St. George slaying the dragon. This is a jubilee issue.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse St. George slaying the dragon. This is a jubilee issue.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver shilling from England showing on the obverse the head of King George IV and on the reverse a lion over a crown and a rose.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver coins from England showing on the obverse the head of King George III (penny with 1 on the reverse) and King George IV (groat with 4 on the reverse). Both of these are maundy coins.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver coins from England showing on the obverse the head of King George II and the reverse a 3 (threepence), a 4 (fourpence), four shields surrounding a garter star with crowns in the angles (Shilling and sixpence).

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver shilling from England showing on the obverse the head of King George I and on the reverse four crowned shields surrounding a garter star with C and SS in the angles. This is a South Sea Company issue that was minted from silver found by the South Sea Company in Indonesia in 1722.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver halfcrown from England showing on the obverse the heads of William and Mary and on the reverse a crowned quartered shield of arms.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver farthing from England showing on the obverse the head of Mary and on the reverse the head of William. This pattern farthing was struck as an experimental coin and was never entered into circulation.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver two pence from England showing on the obverse the head of Charles II and on the reverse a square topped shield quartered with the arms of England and France combined in 1st and 4th quarters, Scotland and Ireland, on a cross fleury.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver fine shilling from England showing on the obverse the head of Edward VI and on the reverse a cross fourch�e over quartered coat of arms.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse St. George slaying the dragon. This is a diamond jubilee issue.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver coins from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse the numbers 1, 2, 3, & 4. This is an 1885 maundy set.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse crowned, cruciform shields around Garter Star; rose, thistle, & shamrock in quarters; all within Gothic frame.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse a crowned shield of arms within olive wreath; thistle, rose, & shamrock below.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver groat from England showing on the obverse the head of William IV and on the reverse Britannia seated.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver sixpence from England showing on the obverse the head of Anne and on the reverse four crowned shields surrounding a garter star. This is a Vigo issue, coins stamped from silver or gold captured from the Spanish in Vigo Bay during the War of Spanish Succession.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver shilling from England showing on the obverse the head of James I and on the reverse the shield of arms.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver threr half pence from England showing on the obverse the head of Elizabeth I and on the reverse a cross fourch�e over quartered coat of arms with the date.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver alloy coin from eastern England minted by the Brittonic Iceni people. The image on the obverse is obscured and the reverse seems to show a stylized horse.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver sixpence from England showing on the obverse the head of Victoria and on the reverse the same in reverse. This coin is a brockage error during the minting process.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver dollar from England showing on the obverse the head of King George III and on the reverse Britannia seated surrounded by FIVE SHILLINGS DOLLAR and then again by BANK OF ENGLAND. This coin has been struck over a Spanish dollar.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver shilling from England showing on the obverse the head of King George II and on the reverse four crowned shields surrounding a garter star. This is a Lima issue, coins stamped from silver captured from the Spanish that had been mined in Peru, near Lima.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver groat from England showing on the obverse the overlapping heads of William and Mary and on the reverse a crown over 4. This groat was issued in 1689 as Maundy money.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of Charles II and on the reverse four crowned shields with crossed C's between.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver jubilee sixpence from England showing on the obverse the head of Victoria and on the reverse a shield. This reverse design was withdrawn after this year as coins were being gilded and passed off as half sovereigns.

Pyke, Edgar William

European journal.

File consists of one journal maintained by Anne Innis Dagg during the course of a European trip in 1956. The journal outlines a walking trip through the UK taken by Anne and two friends.

Dagg, Anne Innis

Hunt, Alice Riggs.

File consists of one upper body portrait photograph of Alice Riggs Hunt taken while she was overseas taken by G&R Lavis, Eastbourne.

Hunt, Alice Riggs

Hunt, Alice Riggs.

File consists of one upper body portrait photograph of Alice Riggs Hunt taken while she was overseas in 1900 by Madame Pestel, Eastbourne.

Hunt, Alice Riggs

Identification card.

An identification card issued to Cameron Hill by the Royal Air Force on May 28, 1945 while he was temporarily stationed on the Isle of Man with leave to Bournemouth, England between May 11, 1945 and May 31, 1945. The identification card includes a brief description of Cameron's height, build, eye colour, hair colour, and date of birth. In addition, a small portrait of Cameron was pasted onto the identification card.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Identification tags.

Two identification tags issued to Cameron Hill during the Second World War when he was held in custody as a prisoner of war at Stalag XVIIIC (317), a German prisoner of war camp located in Markt Pongau, Austria from September 27, 1943 to November 25, 1943.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Ireland.

Silver penny from Ireland showing on the obverse the head of Henry III in a triangle and on the reverse a long cross with three pellets in the angles.

Pyke, Edgar William

Ireland.

Copper halfcrown from Ireland showing on the obverse the head of James II and on the reverse a crown over crossed sceptres with the date 1689 Aug. This so-called gunmoney (called such because of the belief that it was made from melted down guns) was issued during the Williamite War in Ireland and was intended to be traded in for silver coinage after James II won the war (which he did not). The fiscal year was changed in March of 1689 and the August date on the coin indicates the date for redemption.

Pyke, Edgar William

King, Gladys Lilian retirement.

File consists of one photograph of King with others upon her retirement as a female probation officer with the County Borough of Reading. The photograph shows King receiving a radio from H.V. Kersley (mayor of Reading), H.E.C. McIlroy (Chairman, Probation Committee), and John Gore Micklethwaite (Recorder of Reading).

King, Gladys Lilian

Lincoln.

Silver penny from Lincoln (England) showing on the obverse the head of Cnut and on the reverse a short cross.

Pyke, Edgar William

Lincoln.

Silver penny from Lincoln (England) showing on the obverse the head of Edward the Confessor and on the reverse an expanding cross.

Pyke, Edgar William

London, England local government scrapbook

  • SCA18-GA10
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1892

Scrapbook of manuscript notes, clippings, leaflets, handbills and other ephemera concerning the local government in London, England, from 1886 to 1892. Some of the clippings are accompanied by handwritten annotations. The scrapbook has a front pocket that holds several loose-leaf notes, clippings, and pamphlets.

Clippings cover a wide range of topics concerning the London County Council and Kensington Parliament such as meetings, motions, tax reforms, public addresses, as well as news about the law and parliamentary committees.

London.

Silver light groat from London (England) showing on the obverse the head of Edward IV and on the reverse a long cross with three pellets in the angles.

Pyke, Edgar William

London.

Silver halfgroat from London (England) showing on the obverse the head of Henry V and the reverse a long cross with three pellets in the angles.

Pyke, Edgar William

London.

Silver penny from London (England) showing on the obverse the head of Aethelred II and on the reverse the hand of God.

Pyke, Edgar William

London.

Bronze coin from London (England) showing on the obverse the head of Carausius and on the reverse Pax walking holding branch and sceptre.

Pyke, Edgar William

London.

Silver shilling from London (England) showing on the obverse the bust of Charles I, the king of England, Scotland and Ireland. The reverse shows the British coat of arms.

Pyke, Edgar William

London.

SIlver groat from London (England) showing on the obverse the head of Mary and on the reverse cross fourch�e over quartered coat of arms,

Pyke, Edgar William

London.

Silver groat from London (England) showing on the obverse the head of Henry VII in profile and on the reverse a cross fourch�e over the arms of England/France. This is the first English coin to show a king's life like portrait.

Pyke, Edgar William

London.

Silver groat from London (England) showing on the obverse the head of Edward III and on the reverse a long cross with three pellets in the angles.

Pyke, Edgar William

London.

Bronze follis from London (England) showing on the obverse the bust of Constantine II and on the reverse an altar with the letters VOP IS XX.

Pyke, Edgar William

London.

Silver halfpenny from London (England) showing on the obverse the head of Richard II and on the reverse a long cross with three pellets in the angles.

Pyke, Edgar William

London.

Bronze follis from London (England) showing on the obverse the bust of Crispus and on the reverse a wreath surrounding the letters VOT X.

Pyke, Edgar William

London.

Bronze coin from London (England) showing on the obverse the head of Constantine I and on the reverse Sol holding a robe and raising right hand.

Pyke, Edgar William

London.

Silver halfcrown from London (England) showing on the obverse the head of Oliver Cromwell and on the reverse a quartered shield showing the arms of England Scotland and Ireland, surmounted by a large crown.

Pyke, Edgar William

Map : 4th Canadian Armoured Division.

Map showing the movements (with dates) of the 4th Canadian Armoured Division from the UK, the crossing to Normandy, and the advance into Holland and then across northern Germany. John Gartshore Martin's regiment (Lincoln and Welland) was part of this division. The border of the map includes the crests of all regiments in the division.

Martin, John Gartshore

Newark.

Silver shilling from Newark (England) showing on the obverse a crown with C-R across the field and XII below and on the reverse OBS NEWARKE 1645 in three lines. This coin was minted as siege money during the English Civil War.

Pyke, Edgar William

Northampton.

Silver penny from England showing on the obverse the head of Henry II and on the reverse a short cross with four pellets in the angles.

Pyke, Edgar William

Norwich.

Silver penny from Norwich (England) showing on the obverse the head of Stephen of Blois and on the reverse a cross moline. The coin is considered a Watord type due to the large hoard of this style of coin found in Watford.

Pyke, Edgar William

Norwich.

Silver penny from Norwich (England) showing on the obverse the head of Aethelred II and on the reverse a small cross.

Pyke, Edgar William

Norwich.

Silver penny from Norwich (England) showing on the obverse the head of Cnut and on the reverse a short cross with a broken annulet surrounding a pellet in each angle.

Pyke, Edgar William

Norwich.

Silver halfcrown from Norwich (England) showing on the obverse the head of William III and on the reverse four crowned shields.

Pyke, Edgar William

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