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Old Posted May 13, 2016, 4:11 PM
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FARM BY PENNEYWELL ROAD/ NEPTUNE ROAD IN THE 50s-70s

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Does anyone have any information about the farm that was off Old Penneywell Road? Came across a title issue with the sale of the house in the area and shooting for the stars hoping to find someone who knows!
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Old Posted May 13, 2016, 5:43 PM
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Hi!

Does anyone have any information about the farm that was off Old Penneywell Road? Came across a title issue with the sale of the house in the area and shooting for the stars hoping to find someone who knows!
I'll link SignalHillHiker here, he might know something
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Old Posted May 13, 2016, 5:45 PM
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Hi!

Does anyone have any information about the farm that was off Old Penneywell Road? Came across a title issue with the sale of the house in the area and shooting for the stars hoping to find someone who knows!
If you don't get any answers here, the City archives located in the Railway Coastal Museum may be some help.
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I grew up on Old Pennywell Road not far from that farm. Went to school with some of them.The farm in question was owned by a family named McDonald. Flemings and Rices lived directly next door to the farm. The Rices are the family that owns "The Big R" restaurant and were also related to the McDonalds through marriage as did the Flemings. Recently one of the sons of the original owner passed away. Here is a link to the obituary. There are many other names mentioned in it. Not sure if it is helpful or not.
http://www.inmemoriam.ca/view-announ...-mcdonald.html


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Does anyone have any information about the farm that was off Old Penneywell Road? Came across a title issue with the sale of the house in the area and shooting for the stars hoping to find someone who knows!
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I grew up on Old Pennywell Road not far from that farm. Went to school with some of them.The farm in question was owned by a family named McDonald. Flemings and Rices lived directly next door to the farm. The Rices are the family that owns "The Big R" restaurant and were also related to the McDonalds through marriage as did the Flemings. Recently one of the sons of the original owner passed away. Here is a link to the obituary. There are many other names mentioned in it. Not sure if it is helpful or not.
http://www.inmemoriam.ca/view-announ...-mcdonald.html
So Old McDonald had a farm after all. Interesting post, thanks. I did not know that the R in The Big R comes from the family name.
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