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History of the PHS

For the Love of Flowers:  The History of the Peterborough Horticultural Society 1861 – 1996

Author:  Suzanne Bailey

CLICK on the book cover to view the entire book!

fortheloveofflowersCover Published by the Peterborough Horticultural Society, P.O. Box 1372, Peterborough, Ontario  K9J 7H6   ISBN:  0-9680920-0-4

Printed by Centennial Printers, 1996.  First printing.

Cover:  Victoria Park, designed and maintained from 1885 by the Peterborough Horticultural Society (Lyon and Roy Archives) 

Cited in Carol Martin, A History of Canadian Gardening. (Toronto: McArthur and Company, 2000): 99.   ISBN:  9781552781678

Presidents of the Peterborough Horticultural Society*

Vincent Clementi (1861-62, 1873-74)
Sheriff James Hall (1863-68, 1870)
A. Kempt (1869)
D.w. Dumble (1871-72, 1903-07)
George Barker (1875-77)
J.H. Roper (1878-92)
Dr. George Burnham (1893-1900)
Adam Hall (1901-02)
Col. H.C. Rogers (1908)
Peter Campbell (1909-12)
Harry L. Beal (1913-14)
Walter Stocker (1915-18, 1928)
Alex Weddell (1919-20)
Dr. J.E. Middleton (1921-22)
T.E. Bradburn (1923-24)
R.W. Cormack (1925)
C.S. Thompson ( 1926-27)
W.H. Young (1929-30)
Dr. A.J. Madill (1931-33)
S.T. Harris (1935)
John A. Smith (1937-1939)
Rev. V.E.R. Zufelt (1940)
E.W. Watson (1941)
Mrs. G.K. Fraser (1944-1958)
Don Emery (1959-60)
Kenneth Long (1961)
Kenneth Johnston (1961-62)
Rev. J. Duncan ( 1963-65)
Travis Mersereau ( 1966, 1970-76)
Robert Prior (1967-69)
Mrs. B.K. Brown (1977-79)
Flora Weatherup (1980-82)
Zoltan Bank (1983)
Lil Edgerton (1984-85)
Phyllis Lake (1986-87)
Gillian McCleary (1988-89)
Ann Greer-Wootten (1991-92)
Inge Buchardt ( 1993-95)
Cathy Underhill (1996-97)
Lynne Cooper (1998-99)
Robert H. Beckett (2000-01)
Ann Greer-Wooten (2002-06)
Gary Westlake (2007-08)
Anne Milne (2009-10)
Pat de Villiers (2011-14)
Mary-Jane Pilgrim (2015-)

 Secretaries of the Peterborough Horticultural Society*

G.H.Hughes (1861)
V .M. Clementi (1862-63)
Richard White (1864-68)
Stephen Balmer ( 1869)
George Barker ( 1873-74)
Robert Brown (1875-78)
W.H. Pendry (1879)
W.J. Nesbitt (1880)
Jas. Saulter (1881)
J. Irvine Davidson (1882-84)
J.D. Collins (1885-87)
Peter Henry (1888-94)
A.H. cobb (1895-96)
Felix Brownscombe ( 1897-1900)
Harry L. Beal (1901-10)
Frank Wise (1911)
C.H. Williamson (1912-18)
E.E. Brumwell (1919)
J.H. Callander (1920)
Leon Frazer (1921-25)
Frank G. Stinson (1926-27)
S.T. Harris (1928, 1932)
John Edgar (1930)
W.G.P. Benton (1935)
W.C. Wilks (1933, 1936-63)
M.B. Duffield (1963-66)
Lily Taylor (1967)
Loretta Meagher ( 1968)
Hilda Whiteman ( 1969-86)
Kathy Pimmett (1987-90)
Lynne Cooper ( 1991-92)
Regina Prokopcyzuk ( 1993)
Suzanne Bailey (1994-95)
Judith Pach (1996-97)
Anne Heffernan (1998-99)
Claire Sullivan (2000-01)
Deb Bottomley (2002-05)
Dawna Rhodenhizer (2006-10)
Cathy Fraser (2011-13)
Pat Freistatter (2014)
Carol Bulmer (2015)
Jen Bird (2016-)

Treasurers of the Peterborough Horticultural Society*

Pauline Duffett (1996-99)
Helen Thompson (2000-01)
Niki Dufresne (2002-06)
Marie Doyle (2007-10)
Claire Sullivan (2011 – )

*Compiled from available records. No Society records exist from 1916-59.

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