Fonds Number: F451
Title: Pegg Family Fonds
Creator: Lloyd Pegg
Dates of Material: c. 1911-1917
Digital scans of 12 glass plate negatives and 1 box lid, 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches; scanned as TIFF files totalling 442 MB
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains a total of 12 scans, scanned in TIFF format, of glass negatives that relate to Greenwood,
Ontario, and the family of J. Lloyd Pegg. Some plates include written descriptions on their surface. The lid of the
original box has also been scanned for a total of 13 scans.
Open to researchers.
Available on site.
Jesse Lloyd Pegg took many of these photographs while others were taken by his siblings. It is likely that Lloyd
developed them himself. The plates are currently owned by his daughter, Laurette Brookham of Havelock, Ontario.
They were scanned by staff at Trent Valley Archives in September 2014, and the scans were donated by Mrs. Brookham.
Biographical Sketch/ Administrative History
Jesse Loyd (preferred to be called Lloyd) Pegg was born on January 13, 1898, in North Dakota, the son of Andrew an
Essie (Hill) Pegg. He moved with his family to Manitoba about 1900, where they lived until they acquired a
homestead in Pickering Township in 1910, which was eventually purchased by the Claremont Conservation Society and
opened to the public. Lloyd attended the Ontario Agricultural College in Guelph. He married Alma Theresa Jackson
on June 15, 1922. They had five children: Doreen, Laurette, Jean, Audrey and Alan. Lloyd Pegg died on May 18,
1994 and is buried in Ajax. He had 8 brothers and sisters: Milton, Gladys (b. 18 Jan 1896), William, George, Essie,
Alice, Mildred, and Edgarton (d. 31 Aug 2003).
001–Young Edgarton Pegg and his mother, Essie “May 1911 Mother with new bread”
002– boy and girl on fence in front of barn– probably Mildred and Edgarton
003– Pegg group standing in front of house “Aug – 6 – 1916″
004– three women– probably Essie (Hill) Pegg, her sister Lydia and their mother
005– Pegg group with four small children (top of plate says “July 1916″; bottom of plate reads “June 1916″)
006– Niagara Falls
007– Woman with two young girls in carriage, “May 28, 1916″
008– Woman with pump organ and guitar
009– “Lloyd, May 28, 1916″
010– Pegg homestead farmhouse with gable
011– swimmers jumping off a bridge, “July 1916 A Cool Spot”
012– fenced fields on Pegg homestead “June 1917″
013– Stanley Dry Plates box lid