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Capt. Charles Barrington
CA BI 77-622-756 · Item · ca. 1800

Item is a photograph of Captain Charles Barrington, a resident of Barrington Park, Sydney Mines.

Mrs. John Barrington
77-622-756b · Item · ca. 1800

Item is a photograph of Mrs. John Barrington o f Sydney Mines.

Thomas J. Brown fonds
MG 21.48 · Fonds · 1820 - 1939

Fonds consists of Brown’s collection of mining documents, the manuscript for his book, Place Names of Nova Scotia as well as an undated mining manuscript. Also included is a copy of the poem The Mayflower, the book Gaelic Lessons for Beginners, a scroll addressed to E.G. McKay, a leather nameplate, newspaper clippings and correspondence.

Brown, Thomas James
General Mining Association
CA BI MG 14.19 · Fonds · 1827-1900

The General Mining Association, a Branch of the London
firm of Rundell, Bridge and Rundell, was granted a monopoly on
the Nova Scotian coal reserves by the Duke of York in 1827. The
monopoly was rescinded in 1857, but operations continued until

  1. The mines on the southern side of the Sydney Coalfield
    were taken over between 1893 and 1900 by the Dominion Coal
    Company. Operations on the northern side of the Sydney
    Coalfield were purchased by the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal
    Company in 1900. This documentation includes an extensive
    collection: workmen
Rev. Matthew Wilson
CA BI 77-828-962 · Item · ca. 1850

Item is a photograph of the first Presbyterian Minister in Sydney Mines from 1842-1883, Rev. Matthew Wilson.

Presbyterian Church
CA BI 77-107-241 · Item · ca. 1860

Item is a photograph of the Presbyterian Church at Indian Cove. The church was the landing location for the Prince of Wales on July 28, 1860. It was the first Presbyterian Church in Sydney Mines. The Archibald property is visible on both sides of the road.

CA BI 77-503-637 · Item · ca. 1860

Item is a photograph of the officers of Sydney Mines volunteers. Pictured in front: Major York A.W. Barrington, Lieut.-Col. Richard Brown, Major Robert Bridge. Pictured in back: Captain David Brown, Lieut. R. Partridge, Lieut.-Col. W. MacQueen, Captain John Barrington, Lieut.-Col. Harry W. Archibald, Douglas Rigby, Captain R.H. Brown.

Indian Cove
CA BI 78-107-1857 · Item · 1860

Item is a sketch of Indian Cove, before Greener's Wharf in Sydney Mines.

Sydney Mines Militia
CA BI 78-981-2831 · Item · 1861

Item is a photograph of the Sydney Mines Militia, 1861.

Elizabeth (Lizzy) Brown
CA BI 77-288-422 · Item · 1867-1870

Item is a photograph of Elizabeth Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Brown, Sydney Mines.

Elizabeth (Lizzy) Brown
CA BI 77-289-423 · Item · October 2, 1868

Item is a photograph of Elizabeth Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Brown, Sydney Mines.

CA BI 78-1157-2908 · Item · ca. 1870

Item is a photograph of the General Mining Association operation in the area of Pitt and Cottage Streets, Sydney Mines.

Margaret and Elizabeth Brown
CA BI 77-284-418 · Item · 1870-1900

Item is a photograph of Margaret and Elizabeth Brown, the twin daughters of R.H. Brown, sitting in the conservatory at Beech Hill, Sydney Mines.

Margaret and Elizabeth Brown
CA BI 77-286-420 · Item · 1870-1900

Item is a photograph of Margaret and Elizabeth Brown, the twin daughters of R.H. Brown, Sydney Mines.

Sydney Mines Harbour
CA BI 78-108-1858 · Item · ca. 1870

Item is a tinted print of of a view of Sydney Mines harbour.

LeBreton
Margaret and Elizabeth Brown
CA BI 77-285-419 · Item · 1870-1900

Item is a photograph of Margaret and Elizabeth Brown, the twin daughters of R.H. Brown, Sydney Mines.

Margaret Sybella Brown
CA BI 77-275-409 · Item · 1871-1900

Item is a photograph of Margaret Sybella Brown, daughter of R.H. Brown, who became a Red Cross nurse.

Margaret Sybella Brown
CA BI 77-276-410 · Item · 1871-1873

Item is a photograph of Margaret Sybella Brown, daughter of R.H. Brown, pictured leaning on a chair.

Anne Ethel (Brown) Johnstone
CA BI 77-282-416 · Item · August 1871

Item is a photograph of Anne Ethel (Brown) Johnstone, daughter of R.H. Brown, at the age of 2 years and 4 months.

Anne Ethel (Brown) Johnstone
CA BI 77-279-413 · Item · 1873-1880

Item is a photograph of Anne Ethel (Brown) Johnstone, daughter of R.H. Brown, sitting in a chair.

Margaret Sybella Brown
CA BI 77-271-405 · Item · 1880-1900

Item is a photograph of Margaret Sybella Brown, daughter of R.H. Brown pictured with flowers and books.

Lillian Seward Brown
CA BI 77-299-433 · Item · Aug-1884

Item is a photograph of Lillian Seward Brown at age 6, seated on an armchair next to her dog.

Stubbert
C. and S. Swann Locomotive
CA BI 77-11-139 · Item · 1886

Item is a photograph of the C. and S. Swann Locomotive which was built at Sydney Mines for the General Mining Association. It was built under the direction of engineer John Elliot.

Elizabeth (Lizzy) Brown
CA BI 77-287-421 · Item · 1887-1910

Item is a photograph of Elizabeth Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Brown, Sydney Mines.

Richard Henry Brown
76-90 · Item · ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of Richard Henry Brown, General Manager for the General Mining Association from 1867 to 1900. He was also the first Mayor of Sydney Mines.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-976-1110 · Item · ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of the property at Beech Hill, Sydney Mines. The names of the people featured in the photograph are listed on the reverse of the photograph.

CA BI 77-1450-1584 · Item · ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of St. Matthew's Church in Sydney Mines. The church was built next to the Archibald Home in Sydney Mines and was dedicated on December 3, 1876. By 1898, the church was inadequate for the needs of the congregation, so a second church was built. This church was destroyed by fire on September 20, 1899. The present church on Main Street was dedicated on June 9, 1901.

CA BI 77-1449-1583 · Item · ca. 1898

Item is a photograph of St. Matthew's Church in Sydney Mines. The church was built next to the Archibald Home in Sydney Mines and was dedicated on December 3, 1876. By 1898, the church was inadequate for the needs of the congregation, so a second church was built. This church was destroyed by fire on September 20, 1899. The present church on Main Street was dedicated on June 9, 1901.

Burrill Johnson Engine No. 2
CA BI 76-11 · Item · 190?

Item is a photograph of a steam fire engine, built around 1900 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. This particular engine, the Burrill Johnson Engine No. 2, was purchased by the Sydney Mines Fire Department in 1908. The engine was operated by Paddy Keigan.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-539-673 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Beech Hill, the residence of R.H. Brown, G.M.A. manager, that was built in 1828.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-540-674 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Beech Hill, the residence of R.H. Brown, G.M.A. manager, that was built in 1828.

Rigby House, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-547-681 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Rigby House on Shore Road, Sydney Mines. It was used as a post office and Western Union telegraph station, built around 1825.

Rev. Angus Cameron
CA BI 77-667-801 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Rev. Angus Cameron, a parish priest in Sydney Mines.

Rev. Dan MacIsaac
CA BI 77-742-876 · Item · 20th century

Item is a photograph of Rev. Dan MacIsaac, parish priest in Sydney Mines who was born in Sydney.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-232-366 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the gardens at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829. There is a dog and two small buildings on the right side of the garden path.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-241-375 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of one of the rooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829. There are bookshelves on the left and a table to the right.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-243-377 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829. The photograph is a view of the yard, as taken through a first floor window.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-244-378 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the interior of one of the rooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-252-386 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the interior of one of the bedrooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-253-387 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the interior of one of the bedrooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Beech Hill
CA BI 76-92 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Beech Hills, the home built for mine manager Richard Brown in 1828.

Sydney Mines
CA BI 79-1047-4027 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the coke ovens and Princess Pit.

Sydney Mines Hotel
CA BI 82-1151-7851 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of women and men seated or standing in front of the Sydney Mines Hotel.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-233-367 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the gardens at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829. There are two buildings to the left and two on the right.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-237-371 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the interior at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.The photograph was taken looking out of a first floor window of a view of the yard.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-239-373 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of one of the rooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines
CA BI 77-537-671 · Item · ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Beech Hill, the residence of R.H. Brown, G.M.A. manager, that was built in 1828.