|Object ID #||1971.100.012|
|Object Name||Cartridge, Center-fire|
|Lexicon category||5: T&E For Science & Technology|
|Place of Origin||London, United Kingdom|
|Description||A 57 Snider Enfield cartridge that has an early brass wrap around casing. Centre fire. Lead bullet. Was introduced in 1866.|
Provenance unknown. Last belonged to J. Wilson Buzza of RR#1, Owen Sound (Sydenham Township, Grey County) and later moved to Owen Sound, Ontario.
Mr. Buzza was related to the McKeen and Ross families of the Leith area. The Leith Rifles had an active militia group in the 1860s.
The 1901 census has two households headed by Buzzas in Sydenham Township.
|Dimensions||L-6.2 Dia-1.9 cm|
|Found||Sydenham Township (formerly), Municipality of Meaford, Grey County|