Richmond Hill Public Library News Index
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Tweedsmuir History 
GroupsCollection  1957  Tweedsmuir Histories were perhaps the first "organized", although amateur approach to recording local history. The idea was articulated by Susan Buchan, Baroness Tweedsmuir, who was the wife of John Buchan, Baron Tweedsmuir, and Governor General of Canada in 1935-1940.
Richmond Hill Annual Agricultural Fair 
Text  1956  The description of the annual agricultural fair in Richmond Hill.
Topography and History of Community 
Text    TOPOGRAPHY AND HISTORY OF COMMUNITY Richmond Hill lies in the watershed of the Don River which rises in the hills in the northern part of Vaughan Township in York County. The east branch of the Don has its origin in many springs around Richmond Hill and towards Maple. The surface of ...
Early Days in Richmond Hill 
Text    A paper on historical research presented at a meeting of the Richmond Hill Women's Institute October 12, 1950 by Mrs. L. W. Zuefelt.
History of Yonge Street 
Exhibits    An early history of Yonge Street, a major arterial route connecting Toronto with Lake Simcoe area, with the description of its construction, transportation services, and buildings erected along it.
Biographical sketches of prominent residents of Richmond Hill 
Exhibits  1957  Biographical sketches of prominent residents of Richmond Hill derived from various sources and prepared for the Tweedsmuir History.
Schools of Richmond Hill 
Exhibits    This essay outlines the history of education in Richmond Hill, Ont., focusing on the school buildings and the formation of the Board of Education.
Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church 
Exhibits  1880  A history of the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church, containing list of ministers, history of buildings, description of activities of congregation, and a Treasurer's Report.
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church 
Exhibits    An essay by H. Rumble concerning the establishment of St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church in Richmond Hill, Ont.
Methodist United Church 
Exhibits    An essay describing history of Methodist United Church in Richmond Hill, Ont., with the list of ministers and a photograph of the Church Choir Picnic.
St. Mary's Anglican Church 
Exhibits  1922  Two newspaper articles written by Miss Frances M. Brown and Rev. R.S. Mason in early 1920s, describe the events surrounding history of St. Mary's Anglican Church in Richmond Hill.
The Kinnear murder 
Exhibits  30 Jul 1908  A description of the events pertaining to the murder of Captain Kinnear of Richmond Hill in 1843. William Harrison, local historian, recalls the events in his writings of July 30, 1908, the 60th anniversary of the historic tragedy. The story was published in "The Liberal", August 4, 1955.
Atkinson family of Richmond Hill 
Exhibits  1957  A history of Atkinson family of Richmond Hill written for The Tweedsmuir History by W. Donald T. Atkinson, Principal Glebe Collegiate, Ottawa.
Trench family of Richmond Hill 
Exhibits  1957  A history of Trench family of Richmond Hill written by W.D.T. Atkinson.
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