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Name Reid, Clara
Othernames nee Milson
Places of residence Euphrasia Township, Grey County
Father William Milson
Mother Elizabeth Milson (nee Dixon)
Nationality Canadian
Notes Clara Milson grew up on a farm in the Goring District of Euphrasia Township, Grey County.

Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. William and Elizabeth Milson of the 11th Line. The Milsons were prosperous farmers in the Goring area.

Clara Milson and George Inglis Reid were married on ______, at ________.

George and Clara's son William G. Reid (d. Sept. 8, 1991, age 92), served as a policeman in Owen Sound from 1930-1960. William G. Reid was married three times (Jean Givens, Lillian Sutherland and Dora Locking Randall).

George and Clara also had a daughter, Elsie Hall.
Occupation Housewife / Folk Artist
Role Artist
Spouse George Inglis Reid, m. 18__
Children -William G. "Bud" Reid (lived in Owen Sound, Grey County)
-Elsie Reid (Mrs. Hall)

Associated Records

Image of 1959.002.047 - Chair

1959.002.047 - Chair

Upholstered, hand-carved fancy, balloon-backed side chair. There seems to be an Eastlake influence, as there are rectilinear lines and incised markings. The curved cresting rail is carved. Centrally there is a triangular crest with a pattern on the front. The edges of the cresting rail are partially bevelled. Scallops are present above the rounded corner of the cresting rail, and on the tops of the posts. The one straight splat has a long incised line and dotted pattern on its front side. The seat is made of black horsehair (woven haircloth) upholstery, with light-brown trim around the edges. The back legs are sabre-style. The front legs are kneed sabre in their styling. The chair has a varn

Image of 1959.002.048 - Chair

1959.002.048 - Chair

Upholstered, hand-carved fancy, balloon-backed side chair. There seems to be an Eastlake influence, as there are rectilinear lines and incised markings. The curved cresting rail is carved. Centrally there is a triangular crest with a pattern on the front. The edges of the cresting rail are partially bevelled. Scallops are present above the rounded corner of the cresting rail, and on the tops of the posts. The one straight splat has a long incised line and dotted pattern on its front side. The seat is made of black horsehair (woven haircloth) upholstery, with light-brown trim around the edges. The back legs are sabre-style. The front legs are kneed sabre in their styling. The chair has a varn

Image of 1959.002.049abc - Knife, Dinner

1959.002.049abc - Knife, Dinner

Three table knives, late 19th-c. Round wood handle or bone handles and steel blades (dull-style ones, no serrations). Maker's info stamped in at least one blade (b) This knife has "Reid" (the donor) on its wooden handle. The handle is made of two pieces of wood (appear to be different types). The handle tip is bluntly conical in shape. The rest is rounded, tapering towards the blade. The blade is non-serrated, with a blunt tip. One side only is stamped with a small male figure, semi-reclined on a curved item. "JOHN ASKHAM SHEFFIELD GROGGAN" [Sheffield, England].

Image of 1959.002.050abcdefghijklm - Set, Flatware

1959.002.050abcdefghijklm - Set, Flatware

A set of fifteen antler and wood-handled steel-tined, 19th century forks (a-o). Unknown maker(s). A. Fork has a blunt conical-shaped handle end and three steel tines (tines are very long). B. Fork C. Fork has a blunt conical-shaped handle end and three steel tines (tines are very long C. Fork D. Fork E. Fork - This dinner fork has a dark wooden handle, possibly walnut? The handle tip has a circular, brass-coloured nail. The word "STEEL" is impressed on the reverse side of the shank. The three tines are very narrow and sharp. F. Fork G. Fork - This dinner fork has a wooden handle, possibly walnut? There is a metal shank. The handle becomes wider at its end, where it is tipped by

Image of 1959.002.052 - Plate, Dinner

1959.002.052 - Plate, Dinner

A glazed white ironstone dinner plate, 19th-c (made after 1837). It has a scalloped, moulded design around the centre area. The rim is moulded with delicate corn / wheat motifs. It is one of a group of 5 plates and a platter (see RELATED items). The plate has a coat of arms mark from the W. & E. Corn pottery transfer-printed on its base. Do the others as well?

Image of 1959.002.053 - Painting

1959.002.053 - Painting

Painting of pansies and dogwood (?) on a school slate. The school slate piece is still in its wooden frame. The pansies are purple, yellow, blue and white. The dogwood is at the top. the background is purple, pink, orange at the bottom and blue at the top.

Image of 1959.002.066 - Tin

1959.002.066 - Tin

Christie's Biscuits tin. It is almost a perfect metal cube, with a thin hinged lid. It appears that most of the sides were covered with paper labels originally, but they have all but fallen off. The front label is roughly half-present, and "Christie's Biscuits" is legible, along with the image of a seal saying " "CHRISTIE, BROWN AND COMPANY LIMITED - TORONTO / NET WEIGHT." small block of text saying "-ACH FINGER / -ESIGN REGD AND PATENTED 1916". The right side has two fragments left, with the letters C and B. On the back, the entire label is still there, and it says "Christie's Biscuits" in large letters, illustrations of the medals won by the company, and "Made in Canada". The left side has