Fonds 52

Fonds Number: 52

Title: Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment

Creator: David Pryde

Dates of Material: c. 1970s

Physical Description: 2 files

Scope and Contents:
The xeroxed typescript history of the 57th Regiment and the Peterborough Rangers and a continuation of the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment. There are xerox copies of many photos, throughout.

Access Conditions:
Open to researchers.

Finding Aids:
None Available on site.

None expected.

Custodial History:
We believe that David Pryde created the original typescript, possibly working from documents such as the Dobbin military history, found in fonds 351. He also used the Peterborough Examiner, 1858 to 1948, and cites several. Donated to the Trent Valley Archives by Keith Dinsdale, 2002.

Biographical Sketch/ Administrative History
The files were copied from a computer disk maintained evidently by David Pryde.

Access Points:
Peterborough Rifle Company
57th Battalion
57th Regiment
Prince of Wales Rangers, 1920-1945
Peterborough military history

Other collections
See Digital version of the Dobbin history, attached to Fonds 351
Fonds 147 Dobbin Historical Index
Fonds 142 Canadians on the Western Front
Fonds 351 Peterborough Military

File listing:
1. Hastings Prince Edward military history
Peterborough Rifle Company, mustered 1866
7th Provisional Battalion of Peterborough 1837 [seven battalions in Colborne District]
1st Batalion Peterborough 1861
contains list of officers at different times across nineteenth century for District of Colborne, counties of Peterborough and Victoria
2nd Rifle Company of Peterborough 1861
Captain, Hon Sidney Smith
Volunteer Militia Rifle Company of Lakefield
1862 Local armoury was in the Hopkins Block
Peterborough Infantry Company #1, #2
Lakefield Infantry Company
Ashburnham Infantry Company
Independent Company of Peterborough (Home Guards)
57th Peterborough Bn of Infantry (2 Infantry Brigade)
57th Regiment
Peterborough Rangers

Xerox copies of 8 x 10 photos
Continuation of chronology past 1900

2. Hastings Prince Edward Military History
mostly xerox copies of photographs; need to be identified

List of Commanding Officers (usually Lt. Col.) of the Senior Peterborough Units
E. Poole 1867
J. Z. Rogers 1879
R. W. Bell 1895
E. B. Edwards 1900
J. W. Miller 1902
A. Stevenson 1907
E. B. Clegg VD 1911
Duncan Walker 1914
A. W. MacPherson 1921
F. L. Bradburn MC 1923
W. G. Hall, VD 1923
M. H. Park VD 1929
G. G. Winterbottom MC DCM 1932

Amalgamation of Peterborough Rangers, 3rd Prince of Wales, Canadian Dragoons, ā€œCā€ Coy, 4th Canadian Machine Gun Battalion

J. A. Dewart MC 1936
R. T. E. Hicks-Lyne MC 1938
Col J. A. Dewart MC 1939
V. Eastwood 1946
M. E. Clarke CD 1948
H. R. Hammel CD 1954
L. O. Grose CD 1957
T. W. Stanley CD 1962
O. F. C. Cook CD 1964
I. P. F. McLeod 1968