I have assembled and written this story for the benefit of my children and grandchildren…More
The story of Polly was written by my very accomplished aunt, Irene Macrae many years ago in an attempt to document all that she had been told about the Bulmer family and especially about her maternal grandmother Polly Bulmer, another incredible woman.
My aunt Irene (1918-2000) was an incredibly talented lady. Not only could she write, but she was a lady farmer who raised llamas and cashmere bunnies and an accomplished crafts person who could spin and knit the most amazing artisan clothing. She was deeply interested in the family history and was instrumental in inspiring me in my own love of genealogy.
The North Atlantic at its best is unpredictable, but in December it is like a…More
In 1906, Toronto had a population of approximately 350,000. East Toronto, Toronto Junction and North…More
The glory days of the British Empire were in full swing. The English presence was…More
Just as the veterans were returning home, thousands were thrown out of work as the…More
Toronto still loved a military parade. Groups supporting peace, abolishment of weapons and disbanding of…More