Tag Archives: Hales Cottage

Researching the Family

Doing research on the family- the truth is more tragic than I thought.  I am having some challenge finding Great Gran Gamsby’s age.  Her parents were married in 1844, and on her marriage announcement she is entitled the eldest daughter … Continue reading

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At a Crossroads

My love for Hales Cottage is like a passionate love affair:  one week I want to say “enough is enough, I can’t take this anymore- I must let you go.” Then other weeks I think I can’t bear to break … Continue reading

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The Boo Files

The first of many ghost stories about Hales Cottage revolves around Lord Sydenham and his untimely death, supposedly due to Hales Cottage. Lord Sydenham was the governor of Upper Canada from 1839-1841.  As governor general, he was responsible for bringing … Continue reading

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