Fonds F431

Title: Pegg Family Fonds

Creator: Lloyd Pegg

Dates of Material: c. 1911-1917

Physical Description:
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.

Access Conditions:
Open to researchers.

Finding Aids:
Available on site.

None expected.

Custodial History:
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 and 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).

File listing:
001BYoung Edgarton Pegg and his mother, Essie AMay 1911 Mother with new bread@
002B boy and girl on fence in front of barnB probably Mildred and Edgarton
003B Pegg group standing in front of house AAug – 6 – 1916″
004B three womenB probably Essie (Hill) Pegg, her sister Lydia and their mother
005B Pegg group with four small children (top of plate says AJuly 1916″; bottom of plate reads AJune 1916″)
006B Niagara Falls
007B Woman with two young girls in carriage, AMay 28, 1916″
008B Woman with pump organ and guitar
009B ALloyd, May 28, 1916″
010B Pegg homestead farmhouse with gable
011B swimmers jumping off a bridge, AJuly 1916 A Cool Spot@
012B fenced fields on Pegg homestead AJune 1917″
013B Stanley Dry Plates box lid