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Chamber Office
Photo courtesy of Fenelon Falls Chamber of Commerce

Colborne Steet looking north
Photo courtesy of Fenelon Falls Chamber of Commerce

Garden facing Stugeon Lake at the Locks
Photo courtesy of Fenelon Falls Chamber of Commerce

Welcome Rock at the entrance of the locks on Cameron Lake
Photo courtesy of Fenelon Falls Chamber of Commerce

Kawartha Lakes Snowmobile Club, Family Fun Run
Photo courtesy of Fenelon Falls Chamber of Commerce

Mayboro Lodge - Fenelon Falls Museum
Photo courtesy of Fenelon Falls Chamber of Commerce

The Falls in Fenelon Falls Ontario
Jardine Funeral Home, Cremation & Tribute Centre serving Fenelon Falls, Bobcaygeon, Lindsay, Minden Ontario. Photo courtesy of Fenelon Falls Chamber of Commerce

Two People on steps with Collie
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday. Jim's estate had many pictures from the Potts family who resided north of Fenelon Falls. * Rob Jardine's relatives.

Man by window reading book
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Rob Jardine's Great-Grandparents - Jane (nee Johnston) and Adam Potts
Adam Potts was born in Dumfriesshire, Scotland . Died May 6, 1900 at age 69 on the same day as his wife Jane Johnston born in Cobourg, Ontario. She was 63.

Exert from Local Victoria County Ontario History Book “Roses and Thorns” by Gladys Suggitt

 Mr. and Mrs. Potts came from Scotland and after residing at Port Hope for a time, they moved to a farm in the northern part of Verulam.  Like most of the early settlers who settled on an established farm, Adam Potts moved to the new location during the winter season.  As sleighs would travel over frozen lakes and swamps where passage was impossible in the summer months, the move was usually made during the month of March.  
 The trip from Port Hope, over the snowy trails of lake and forest, was made in wintry weather in an open sleigh surrounded by their few worldly goods.  On its last lap the sleigh, drawn by a team of oxen, was overtaken by darkness long before its destination was reached.
 The family became lost in the network of trails and lumber roads which criss-crossed the country.  After wandering aimlessly through the forest for a time they glimpsed a light showing through the trees.  Mr. Potts tied his team to a tree and plodded wearily through the snow to the shanty to enquire his way.  
 Mrs. Potts remained in the sleigh, guarding their few possessions, chilled to the bone, and worrying as to whether the little girls lying in the bottom of the sled, covered with blankets were asleep and all right or were freezing in the bitter cold.  All the while fear grippe her heart as the weird howling of the wolves close by sent shivers up her spine.  But there was no thought of deserting her post, or of flinching in her devotion to her husband and family.
 In the spring of 1884, the Potts family moved to Baddow, with their family of seven daughters.
 In later years one daughter married James Halliday and Mr. and Mrs. Potts retired south of Rosedale (Sunnybrae).  On the thirtieth of April, 1900, Mr. and Mrs. Potts attended church, as was their custom. During the service Adam became ill, a sickness which developed into pleural pneumonia. During the following week Mrs. Potts was stricken with a heart condition and when Adam was told that her recovery was doubtful, he replied that it was useless to give him any more medicine, as he did not wish to recover if it meant going on without the dedicated wife who had supported him through all the hardships of pioneer life.  On Sunday, May 6th 1900 Adam Potts and his wife departed this life, within a few hours of each other.  
 The respect and esteem in which they were held by all who knew them, was indicated by the large funeral procession, One hundred and sixteen horse drawn vehicles were counted as they turned from Colborne into Bond Street on their way to the Fenelon Falls cemetery.  And this was in spite of the fact that it was a rainy day.
 


Fenced Farm
"Sunnybrae's" also known as Potts Farm. North of Fenelon Falls. Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Family at the beach
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Lawn Bowling Group on a Summer Afternoon
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday. Back Row from left to right: fifth fady is Ms. Amy Halliday and seventh man is Joe Millar.  Centre from left to right: first man is Jack Halliday and second lady is Madge Halliday. Front row from left to right: first lady is Mona Halliday and second lay is Mae Potts. *Relatives of Robert Jardine

Isabella (nee Potts) and James Halliday with their family.
From back: Isabella (nee Potts) and her husband James Halliday.
Mona Halliday on right.
Front left: Adam Halliday, Jack Halliday holding cat and Madge Halliday.

Exert from local history book “ Roses and Thorns” by Gladys Suggitt
Page 21.
 James Halliday, on his arrival from Scotland, went first to visit his sister (Mary) at Burnt River.  On Sunday he attended church with his sister, dressed in a swallow-tailed coat, silk hat, large watch fob and all the proper attire of a Scottish Gentleman.  His feeling of satisfaction at being properly clothed was short lived, for all the other men in the church were clothed in overalls and work clothes.
 The feeling of being conspicuously dressed was one which Mr. Halliday never forgot.  Like may early immigrants, he had come from a world of class distinction and was astonished to find that social rank was so soon forgotten in the New World.  He quickly accepted the pioneer’s philosophy “That clothes do not make the man, and the wearing of a workman’s attire is not a disgrace.”  Many folk either went to church in work clothes, or they could not go; for they had no other. In 1889, James Halliday moved onto the farm which had originally been purchased from Richard Eades and which now forms part of the Halliday farm.  Three years later James purchased the future home of the family from William Dundas, Lot 4, in the Front Range.  James married Isabella Potts, and to them were born two sons and three daughters.  


Plowing with horses

Young Man on Hilltop with Lake in Background
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Amy, Madge and Mona Halliday
Photo courtesy of the Estate of James Halliday. * Relatives of Rob Jardine

Mae Potts at Sunnybrae's
Sunnybrae's was also know as Potts Farm located north of Fenelon Falls. The old farm house is just before Potts Road on Hwy #35.  Photo courtesy of the Estate of James Halliday. * Relative of Rob Jardine

Mae and Agnes Potts
Photo courtesy of the Estate of James Halliday.

A Boy On the Road with His Two Dogs
Boy unknown. Cameron Lake in the background at Sunnybrae's (Potts Farm) north of Fenelon Falls. Photo courtesy of the Estate of James Halliday.

The Locket
Photo courtesy of the Estate of James Halliday.

Baby on Fur
Photo courtesy of the Estate of James Halliday.

Mother with kids on front door step of house
Gramma Halliday with Mona, Amy, Jack and Adam Halliday. Photo courtesy of the Estate of James Halliday. * Relatives of Rob Jardine

Parliament Building
Photo courtesy of the Estate of James Halliday.

Man posing with long sideburns and crossed arms
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Group Photo
From the Estate of the late James Halliday

Lovely Ladies
From the Estate of the late James Halliday

Five Little Children Posing
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Jack and Jim Watson
These two men are relatives of Ferne Alexander, the late Cecil Watson, Joesephine Northey and Norval Watson. The Watson farm was located north of the Halliday farm before Baddow. Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Family with Fawn

Man with Staff
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Three Men Posing

Three Soldiers
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Four white haired ladies in the garden
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Baby on big wooden chair
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Man and two women at wood pile
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Man cutting hair with onlookers
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday

Two people in horse and buggy

Woman in black dress with broach

Two guys with fish

Barn raising
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Older Women/Unknown
From the Estate of the late James Halliday

Three ladies on a hillside

People posing on a garden step

Women gardening

Four soildiers in winter

Two women near a dam

Soldier posing by chair

Woman with two white cats

Two women picnicking by river

Tall Pines
From the Estate of the late James Halliday

Man posing in uniform

Two couples in canoe
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Woman posing with chair

Baby in blanket
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Three women out on the ice
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Two boys playing around

Women with butter churn

Two men standing in pasture
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Young people posing together

Young militant Scotsman

Friends together

Boy on step of front porch

Man lawn bowling

Family in their car

People posing in front of hammock

Soldiers in field

Soldier in wooden chair
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Baby with stuffed puppy

Woman posing in front of vines
Photo from the Estate of James Halliday.

Man at beach

Closeup of man at beach

Horse and buggy
From the Estate of James Halliday

Chatting in the cold

Couple posing with chair

Friends Forever
From the Estate of James Halliday.

May Potts
From the Estate of James Halliday. *Relative of Rob Jardine.

Formal Photo
From the Estate of James Halliday.

Family posing with baby

Lady with fur scarf and hat

Man on a horse
From the Estate of James Halliday.

Margaret Millar 1945
Margaret Millar married Harold I. Swanton.  Margaret is Rob Jardine aunt.



Rustic Bay Resort and Kennedy Bay Marina.
Rob's grandfather, William "Bill"Jardine developed Rustic Bay Cottages and Kennedy Marina on Sturgeon Lake. Photo courtesy of Donald Jardine.

Rustic Bay Resort Cottage
Photo courtesy of Donald Jardine.

Bill and Gus Jardine at Rustic Bay Resort
William "Bill" Jardine and his wife Augusta "Gus" Jardine. Owners of Rustic Bay Resort and Kennedy Bay Marina. Photo courtesy of Donald Jardine.

Cottages on Cameron Lake
Photo from Rob and Monica Jardine

Train Station
Train Station was moved to its current location on Hwy 121 several years ago.It us currently used as an artists gallery in the summer months. Photo by Rob and Monica Jardine.


Adam Potts and Jane potts and their 7 girls
Adam Potts was born in Dumfriesshire, Scotland . Died May 6, 1900 at age 69 on the same day as his wife Jane Johnston born in Cobourg, Ontario. She was 63.
Margaret A. Potts (Harrington) died at Govenlock, Sask. Jan 23, 1917
Fanny Potts(Johnston) died March 15, 1917.
Agnes Potts died May 3, 1937.
Lucy Jessie Potts died March 13, 1950
Isabella Potts married James Halliday
Jenny Potts married John Cunningham. Their only child was William Bruce Cunningtom.Bill married Frances Clatworthy and they had children; Grace Jean and Hazel Willa. Grace passed away at 13 years of age in 1940. Hazel Cunningham married Allan  Suggitt Graham.  Al Graham’s sister was Gladys Graham who married Clayton Shea .  Their son is Jack Shea.


Jack and Mary Halliday and Family
From left: James "Jack"Halliday and  his wife Mary Edith (nee Lewis) Halliday. Stiiting  is Mona Halliday. Also in the photo is Curly Isbister, James Halliday and Isabella Potts. Photo 1928.

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