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On 29 October 1901, my great-great-grandfather, John David Taylor, was admitted to the Barrow Workhouse…More

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This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Polly

If the story of early Canada was written by fur traders, the railways and politicians,…More

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This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Polly

Toronto still loved a military parade. Groups supporting peace, abolishment of weapons and disbanding of…More

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This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Polly

Just as the veterans were returning home, thousands were thrown out of work as the…More

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This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Polly

The glory days of the British Empire were in full swing. The English presence was…More

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This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Polly

In 1906, Toronto had a population of approximately 350,000. East Toronto, Toronto Junction and North…More

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This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Polly

The North Atlantic at its best is unpredictable, but in December it is like a…More

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This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Polly

I have assembled and written this story for the benefit of my children and grandchildren…More

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I came home to a cool surprise today.  Marg had left me a package with…More