Use the "Surname Index" to find details for a person.


The History Guy's main web site is There is a link to on the main site or you can go to it directly as always. Also note that the History items that used to be on have been moved to the main site. What's New items before 2017 have been consolidated and are available in the Genealogy section of the main site.

Brighton History Week 2020

Brighton History Week 2020 will consist of two events: First, "Every Picture Tells a Story" will be on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2 to 4 pm, featuring The History Guy telling fascinating stories of local history based on pictures and videos, mostly from the Brighton Digital Archives web site. Then, "Brighton History Open House" will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, from 10 am to 4 pm, featuring lots of vendors providing fun and interesting historical displays and discussions. The BDA will have their theatre again this year - and they have NEW videos! These events will all be at the King Edward Park Auditorium in Brighton. Add these to your calendars!

Books by The History Guy

"Murder in the Family: The Dr. King Story", published July 25, 2015 by Dundurn Press

"38 Hours To Montreal: William Weller and The Governor General's Race of 1840", released June 30, 2018, self-published and produced by Friesenpress, Vancouver.

Check my main web site for details re the books and related activities.

Guest Speaker

The History Guy is available to be a guest speaker at your event any time and any place. Check out the main web site for more info.

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