Browse Collections (4 total)

Una Presenza Storica: Italian Immigration and St. Patrick's Ward

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Introduction: The First Immigrants

One could say that Guelph is suited to an Italian presence as even the name "Guelph" has ties to Italy. The city…

James Walter Lyon: The Birth of St. Patrick's Ward


James Walter Lyon: From Birth to His Arrival in Guelph

In 1885, Prime Minister Sir John A. MacDonald sold a tract of land which he held in Guelph.…

St. Patrick's Ward: Riding the Rails of Industry

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Rail in Guelph: An Introduction

Rail has often been described as one of the driving forces in the development of Canada as a nation in economic and…

Introductory Maps and Images


A series of maps and images related to St. Patrick's Ward to start your exploring with.