Richmond Hill Public Library News Index
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Decade:  1870  Geographic Location:  Richmond Hill   Sort by:  Relevance
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Cabinet photo of a little girl 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1878-1896  ... of photography. Cabinet cards became the standard for photographic portraits in 1870. Cabinet cards experienced their peak in popularity in the 1880′s. Cabinet cards were still being produced in the United States until the early 1900′s and continued to be produced in Europe even longer. The best way to describe...
Exhibition of Agricultural Society 
ImageText  8 May 1876  Old poster with the announcement of the second spring exhibition of Agricultural Society held in Richmond Hill on 24th of May 1876. Richmond Hill and Yonge Street Agricultural Society The Second Exhibition in connection with the above Society will be held on Richmond Hill, on Queen's...
Photograph of a self-satisfied young man 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1878-1896  A photograph of a self-satisfied young man from the photo album belonging to Margaret McCague Wright and her husband William Ashford Wright. Gagen & Fraser is listed as operating from 1878-1896 in Toronto. Gagen & Fraser 79 King St. West Toronto
Photograph of Margaret McCague Wright 
Image  ca. 1878-1896  A photograph of Margaret McCague Wright from the photo album belonging to Margaret McCague Wright and her husband William Ashford Wright. Gagen & Fraser is listed as operating in Toronto in 1878-1896. Gagen & Fraser 79 King St. West Toronto
Photograph of a man 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1878-1896  A photograph of a man from the photo album belonging to Margaret McCague Wright and her husband William Ashford Wright. Gagen & Fraser is listed as operating photography business in Toronto in 1878-1896. Gagen & Fraser 79 King Street West Toronto
Photograph of an unidentified man 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1878-1896  A photograph of an unidentified man from the photo album belonging to Margaret McCague Wright and her husband William Ashford Wright. Gagen & Fraser photography is listed as operating in Toronto in 1878-1896. Gagen & Fraser 79 King Street West Toronto
Photograph of a young woman 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1875-1877  A photograph of a young woman from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill. Photographer John S. Collins is listed as operating in Toronto, on 11 King St. West from 1875-1877. Reverse side: Collins 11 King St West Toronto Pictures enlarged for frames
Cabinet photograph of Amos Wright 
Image  ca. 1870s  A cabinet photograph of Amos Wright, Member of Parliament. A. L. Middlemiss and Thomas Hunter are listed as operating photography business in Toronto in 1876 on 39 King St. West. Amos Wright, M.P. 1st Reeve of Markham Township Cabinet Portrait Middlemiss & Hunter Toronto Ontario
Abraham Law 
Image  1873  A photograph of Abraham Law (1806-1885), 1st Reeve of Richmond Hill. George A Worthington is listed as operating photography business at 1245 Queen St. West in Toronto from 1895-1897. 1245 Queen St. West Worthington Toronto
Notice announcing incorporation of Richmond Hill 
Text  14 Dec 1872  PUBLIC NOTICE. WHEREAS the Municipal Council of the County of York did, on the 19th day of June, 1872, enact a By-1aw (No. 216), erecting Richmond Hill into an incorporated village under the statute in such case made and provided, by which the under, signed was appointed Returning Officer, to bold...
Book borrowing receipt with rules for regulating the library 
Text  ca. 1870  ...RICHMOND HILL MECHANICS'INSTITUTE No. 78 To be Returned in 3 Weeks RICHMOND HILL MECHANICS'INSTITUTE (Incorporated 1870.) Rules for Regulating the Library. The Library is open every Tuesday (Wednesday crossed out) evening from seven to 9 o'clock. 1. 3 weeks allowed for reading this book. 2...
Front page of "The Liberal" newspaper 
Image  11 Nov 1878  The front page of "The Liberal" newspaper, the sole newspaper of Richmond Hill since 1878. Thomas McMahon was the editor. 7 Nov. 1878, Vol. I, issue 18.
Joseph Henry Hall with his wife and his son 
Image  ca. 1875  A photograph of Joseph Henry Hall with his wife Mary Elisabeth and their son. Joseph H. Hall (Dec. 21, 1839 - Feb. 26, 1924), his wife Mary Eliabeth Walker (Dec. 18, 1846 - June 27, 1923). Written by ink pen on the back: Grandad (sic) Joseph Henry Hall 1839-1923, wife Elisabeth -1922, son Fredrick...
York Herald 
PublicationNewspapersText    April 8, 1859 only The York Herald, and Richmond Hill Advertiser 1859 April 15 to 1860 Jan 27 The York Herald, Scarboro, York, Markham, Vaughan, King and Whitchurch Advertiser 1860 Feb 3rd - 1863 The York Herald, Aurora and Richmond Hill Advocate and Advertiser
York Herald, 7 Jan 1870 
Newspapers    ... Blinds Sh , Mouldin’gs, &c_ g, , eekmg‘ ‘PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYORS Seaforth, Ontario. 'Elgin Ms'lls, January 1. 1870 MARGACH, ANDERSON & 00., JOHN N. REED, M.D., ~VOR. 0F YONGE AND COLBORNE Richmond HRH, Oct. 14, 186’). J CINE, Sfirgmy, Obstetrics, &c. RESIDENCEâ...
York Herald, 14 Jan 1870 
Newspapers    ... House. All calls (night or day) prompll) attended to. Elgin Mills, January 1. 1870. 598 VV home from 8 to 9 A.M. Mr A. 1". Armstrong is althorised to collect Accounts. DR. JAs. LANGSTAFF " ILL GENERALLY BE FOUND AT home from 8 to 9 A.M. U stroets,Thomhill. Consultation-a in the oï...
York Herald, 28 Jan 1870 
Newspapers    ... AND COLBORNE Wholesale and Retail Drnggists, RATES OF ADVERTISING. Elgin Ming, January I. 1870 J- Vémm Surgexy, Obstetrics, &c. RESIDENCEâ€"Adjoining Thornhi“ Hotel. July 22, 1569. DRUGS, CHEZHICALS, Paints, Oils, Varnishes ! BRUSHES, ARTISTS’ MATERIAL. &c., &c , At Low Rates...
York Herald, 4 Feb 1870 
Newspapers    ...): fl)qu 132ch ALEXANDER SCOTT, RICHMOND HILL, MARGACH, ANDERSON & 00., [Formerly J. L. Margach] J sn‘Y. RESIDENCEâ€"Adjoining Thornhill Hotel. July 22, 1:.69. 75-ly Elgin Mills, January 1. 1870. Richmond Hill, Oct. 14, 1869. Toronto, July 15, 1869s Yorkvme,April l. 1869. DRUG STORE...
York Herald, 11 Feb 1870 
Newspapers    ...; MARGACH, ANDERSON & 00., J sn’Y. RESIDENCEâ€"Adjoining Thomhill Hotel. July 2-2, 1-69. 575-1y Richmond Hill, Oct. 14, 1869. Throuhill. Feb. ‘26, 1868. Elgin Mills, January I. 1870. Yorkvme, April 1. 1869. Toronto, July 15, 1869. JOHN N. REID, M.D., OR.'OF YONGE AND COLBORNE All...
York Herald, 18 Feb 1870 
Newspapers    ..., RCSIGPIICO: North of Richmond Hill, opposite the Elgiu House. All calls (night or day) promptly attended to. Elgiu Mills, January 1. 1870. 598 DR. JAS. LAN’GSTAFF " ILL GENERALLY BE FOUND AT ' home from 8 to 9 A 111. Mt' A. F. Armstrong is authorised to collect Accounts. Richmond Hill...
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