Richmond Hill Public Library News Index
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Appointment of guardian of Judith Nichols 
Text  11 Dec 1740  This documents certifies the appointment of guardian of Judith Nichols, daughter of Elisabeth Nichols, to Rebecca Holroide of Woodhouse, County of York. Size: 25x12 cm. Front side: "William Ward, Doctor of Laws, Commissary of the Exchequer Court of the Most Reverend father in God Lancelot, by...
Book borrowing receipt with rules for regulating the library 
Text  ca. 1870  A copy of a book borrowing receipt from the Richmond Hill Mechanic's Institute with rules for regulating the library.
Amos Wright Collection 
Groups  1840-1880  Amos Wright (1809-1881) was elected as the first reeve of Markham Township in 1850. He was member of Parliament for East York from 1851-67, and chairman of the October 1857 meeting that supported the incorporation of Richmond Hill as a village. His collection includes more than 50 original...
Note describing conch shell 
Text  1812  A note describing a conch shell. Note on the back: This refers to horn (shell) now owned by O. L. Wright, Aug. 1846.
Genealogical notes of Purdy family 
Text  1860  A list of 25 names, mostly of Purdy family, with indication of dates of birth and death.
Genealogical note concerning Purdy family 
Text  ca. 1840s  Hanna Purdy was Born May 26th 1788 -------- Mary Purdy was Born May 9th 1791 -------- Elisabeth Purdy was Born March 28th 1793 -------- Charlotte Purdy was Born March 28th 1795 -------- William Purdy Jun was Born September 22 1797 ...
Genealogical note of Wright family 
Text  1944-1946  A list of members of the Wright family with indication of dates of birth and death. The original list was compiled by Louisa Wright after 1909. Later additions were made in 1940s, including the note of death of Louisa Wright in 1946.
Genealogical note concerning members of the Wright family 
TextGenealogical Resources  1860s  A genealogical note concerning members of the Wright family with indication of dates of birth and marriages.
Indenture of Agreement for Sale of Land 
Text  12 Apr 1841  An indenture of agreement for sale of land.
Record of Abraham Wright family of Richmond Hill 
Text  27 Oct 1863  A record of Abraham Wright family of Richmond Hill.
Promise to pay of Lucella E. L. Wright 
Text  15 Apr 1899  Lucella E. L. Wright's promise to pay of 950 dollars to George W. Law.
Genealogical record of the Law family 
Text  11 Nov 1881  Genealogical record of the Law family.
Sketches of Captain Amos Wright 
Text  7 Jul 1880  A document called "Sketches of Captain Amos Wright and Family" written by Stephen Wright. It contains genealogical information of several generations of the Wright family.
Residents of Richmond Hill in 1871 
Text    A list of residents of Richmond Hill, Vaughan and Markham Townships from the County of York Directory compiled by Mrs. L.W. Zuefelt.
Excerpts from municipal statements 
Text    Excerpts from municipal statements concerning residents and property in Richmond Hill in 1877.
Reeves and Councillors of Richmond Hill
Text    A list of Reeves and Councillors of the municipality of Richmond Hill from 1873 to 1951.
Original landowners on Yonge Street 
Text    A list of original landowners on Yonge Street.
Presbyterian Church: Treasurer's Report 
Image  1872  Canada Presbyterian Church, Richmond Hill: Treasurer's Report for 1872. Miss Clark, $2. -- Mr. Russell, $15, $17.00 Marsh, $16 -- R. Marsh, $16, $32.00 Mr. Rae, $4 -- J. Ledgerwood, $2 --Mrs. Vanderburg, $7, $13.00 J. Wakefield, $12 -- S. Baker, $1 -- Wm. Munshaw, $5, $18.00 D. Boyle, $7.50 -- A....
Certificate of appointment of James Newton as Quarter Master in the 6th Battalion of York Militia 
Image  1 Jul 1852  This document, dated at Quebec City, July 1, 1852, authorizing the appointment of James Newton, a resident of the district, as Quarter Master in the 6th Battalion of York Militia, bears the sign of the Earl Elgin and Kinkardine, Governor General of British North America at the time. Lord Elgin...
James Newton's contract of employment 
Text  8 Jul 1835  Contract of employment signed by James Newton. The community of Elgin Mills, a mile north of Richmond Hill, was really considered a part of the village, owing to its proximity and the fact that a number of men from here were employed at the Newton Tannery. Bicycles were a popular means of...
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