CANADA: Ontario Post Office Officials

Location, Date of Appointment; Date of Vacancy, Cause of Vacancy

Fort William, Northern Ontario

Duncan Gillespie, appointed 1913, May 1. and Resigned 1921, Jan 26. This Post Office was established 1895 and closed 1938.


Timmons, Northern Ontario

Tisdale:  David Gillespie Kerr, appointed 1910, Dec 1. Resigned 1921, Feb 28. This Post Office in Aura Lake, was established in 1910. Changed 1912, but no details.


Carleton County

William Gillespie, 1st Postmaster at Fitzroy Harbour, Left  May 1838 at birth of child, and moved during next two days to Perth, Lanark County for its christening. Not found after that.

Edward Gillespie, Military Status O.A.S, Date of Birth 1889, May 17. Appointed 1946, Jan 21 to 1946, July 5. Resignation. This Post Office in Ottawa Sub #49 was established 1946, Jan 21 and closed 1960, April 21.


Hastings County

Henry George Gillespie, appointed 1851, Sept 6 and ended 1861, Sept re “Change to site”  followed by 1862, Jan 1 appointed.  Post Office established 1851 at Plainfield. Changed 1862 Jan 1. No closing date given.

Juniper Island, Hasting County/Frontenac

Joseph Francis Gillespie, birth 1888, Jan 2. Appointed 1941, July 2. Acting. Reappointed 1941, July 2, Resigned 1944 May 15. This post office  established 1891, with two locations: Juniper Island and Stony Lake. Summer office 1891 Store, Con 4, Island 18, Stoney Lake- Dummer.

Hastings South – Latta’s Mills

Henry G Gillespie, appointed 1862, Jan 1. Resigned 1866, July 27.   John Gillespie appointed 1882, Nov 1. Death 1887.  Mrs Christine Gillespie, appointed 1888, Jan 1, Resigned 1893, Dec 27. This Post Office established 1851. Changed 1862.


Durham County

Dunbarton:  George A Gillespie appointed 1909, July 1, Resigned 1920, Aug 17.


Victoria County

Glenarm, Eldon   George Milles Gillespie, 1870, Oct 1 to 1872, May 7th. Resignation. Post Office established 1865 and closed 1968.

At Butler re  John Gillespie, 1900, April 16 to 1909, April 4. No reason given for leaving.  Post Office established 1900 and closed 1929.


Ontario County

George A Gillespie, 1909, July 1 to 1920, Aug 17, Resignation. Post Office established 1852. Closed 1966.


City of Toronto

Harry George Gillespie  date of birth 1885, Oct 16. Appointed 1945, July 6. Vacancy “acting”. Followed by Appointment 1946, Feb 18 to 1948, March 30, Resignation. This Post Office was established 1924 and closed 1957.


Milton East, Shefford, 1861  (? Quebec, or Halton Region – unclear

Charles Gillespie

Simcoe County North

Strongville: Alex Gillespie, Appointed 1841, July 6. Vacated 1877 re ‘change of site’.  This Post Office Sunnidale was established 1841, July 6th and closed 1879, Oct 1, then reopened 1880 to 1917. Listed on 2nd  record as Postmaster in 1861.

Alexander Gillespie, appointed 1870, June 1. Vacated by death 1898, March 9. His wife, Mrs Sarah Gillespie was appointed 1898 May 1, and vacated upon her death 1936, March 28.  Miss Euphemia Gilllespie appointed 1936. “Acting” Replaced about 1938 but no reason given. This Post Office was established in Creemore Mills 1851 and no information that it has closed.


Grey/Bruce Counties

Sullivan: Donald Gillespie, appointed 1884, Sept 1. Resigned 1887 Nov 15. Resignation. Post Office established 1884 and closed 1913.

 


Wentworth County

Ancaster Postal Station, Dundas:  Norm Gillespie, Manager appointed 1975, Feb 1.


London, Ontario

Earl Wollard Gillespie, born 1896, appointed 1947, July 7 “acting”. Reappointed 1927, Oct 16. Resigned 1948, Oct 25. This Post Office was established in St James Park Sub 1872, and closed 1974.


 

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