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Year:  1848  Contributors: Cobourg Public Library   Sort by:  Relevance
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Diocesan Theological Institute in Cobourg 
ImageComments:  c. 1848  In 1842, Bishop John Strachan founded the Diocesan Theological Institute in Cobourg, an Anglican seminary that became integrated into the University of Trinity College in Toronto in 1852. It fell under the direction of his friend and former pupil, the Reverend Alexander Neil Bethune. The Trinity...
Sheriff Ruttan's inventions 
Text  1848  ...-conditioning. This curiously modern note is entirely typical of Ruttan. He became convinced that everything people in those days thought about heating and their health was wrong. So certain was he, that in late 1848 he gave a talk on it, to the Cobourg Mechanics Institute. In his speech, he explained, in philosophically...
Shameful and Disgraceful Conduct 
Text  Oct 1848  ... from the Cobourg Star October 11, 1848 SHAMEFUL AND DISGRACEFUL CONDUCT We learn with suprise and deep regret, that the Cobourg and Port Hope Road Company have placed a tollgate an their road, although only just gravelled. This is one of the most outrageous pieces of imposition ever...
Information compiled from Pioneer Inns and Taverns by: Edwin Guillet 
Text  1848  ... Tollgates (Information compiled from Pioneer: Inns and Taverns by Edwin Guillet) 1848 - A tollgate was placed on the Port Hope - Cobourg Road, by the Cobourg Road Company, much to the indignation of the public in both towns. A few days later the toll house and gate was burned. Guillet...
Article from the Toronto World, October 1848 regarding the Town of Cobourg 
ImageNewspapersComments:    ...Article from the Toronto World, October 1848 regarding the Town of Cobourg Source: Toronto World, October 1848 Acquired: May 29, 1993 ...
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