life is reminiscing
 
 
Take a walk down memory lane
 
Images of people, communities and events of bygone years are few and far between, making them all the more precious today as we strive to instill a sense of history in our youth and the generations to come. Many of our loyal readers have recognized this need and have submitted old photographs to Downhome magazine from their personal collections. Scroll through to see these images for yourself and take a walk down memory lane.

 
 
Click to comment or view a larger image   Sunday School Picnic

I think this is a picture of our Sunday school picnic at Freshwater, Bell Island. I don't reconize all of the people in the picture. Back row (r-l): William Parsons, Jacob Rideout. Front row (r-l): David Parsons, Art Parsons, Cecil Parsons. Middle row (r-l): Lucy Parsons, Helen Whalen, Margaret Parsons. Far left: May Parsons.
Anyone that can name anyone else can write the Downhomer or
email me at: dnparsons@hotmail.com.
David N. Parsons
Cannington, On



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Click to comment or view a larger image   Salvation Army Band

Taken in front of the old Salvation Army school I went to. Can't remember the name of the street.

Heber (Herb) Noseworthy
Herb Noseworthy
Christina Lake, BC



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Click to comment or view a larger image   Who Guards the Guard's Band?

My dad, Percy Noseworthy, played in the Guards Band. He is in the middle of the third row down and the third from the left. My grandfather is in the front row third from the right.

Heber (Herb) Noseworthy
Herb Noseworthy
Christina Lake, BC



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Click to comment or view a larger image   When Cod Was KIng

This is the trap skiff belonging to my father, the late Richard Kirby, Sr. and Robert Walsh (now deceased). In the trap dory towing behind was Richard Kirby, Jr. The dory was also loaded with fish, but unfortunately, is not shown. This
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Thomas Kirby
Lamaline, NL



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Click to comment or view a larger image   Bub's Your Uncle

A picture of my aunt and uncle (my mother's brother and sister), Florence Hardiman-Thornhill and William Phillip Hardiman, taken in Bay L'Argent, Fortune Bay. There was an article in the Downhomer about the boy (Bub), written after his death and published in
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Charlene Peverill
Margaree Valley, NS



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Click to comment or view a larger image   Fortune Bay Church

A picture of the old Anglican Church in Bay L'Argent, Fortune Bay. The church was torn down and a new one was built in a different location. A playground now sits where the church used to be. The oil drums (that you can see a bit behind the church) have also been torn down, but the Govt. Wharf and Store (under the cliff to the left) still remains.


Charlene Peverill
Margaree Valley, NS



(2.33 rating, 3 votes)
 
 
 
Click to comment or view a larger image   Mystery Girl

Last year we totally renovated the downstairs of our old home on Grenfell Crescent in St. Anthony. An old negative fell to the floor during demolition. I scanned the negative and produced this picture. The house belonged to the late Mr. Claude
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Daryl Torraville
St Anthony



(3 rating, 2 votes)
 
 
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