Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | March 18, 2016

Artifact of the Week. Cast Iron Lion Bank, ca. 1914.


This gold painted cast iron two piece Lion Bank is said to have been made by Willie Denesha at one of Cornwall’s foundries around 1914.

The bank was donated by Mrs. D. Liboiron of Cornwall in 2011.

James Begg Justice of the Peace

log book – Michael Duly of the Township of Roxborough harnessmaker maketh oath and saith that on Saturday the 18th day of November instant at Moose Creek in the Township of Roxborough Michael McRae of the Township of Roxborough tavern keeper did violently assault and beat this opponent by striking him with his fists several blows on the body and threatened to kill him without any just or legal provocaction.

Sworn before me at Roxborough this 18th day of Nov., 1865, James Begg JP

a summons was issued on behalf of the above complainant but never served.




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