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Richmond Hill Tweedsmuir History Scrapbook 
Text  "Richmond Hill Tweedsmuir History Scrapbook," Collections Tweedsmuir Community History (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 1957  Tweedsmuir History Scrapbook captures and preserves a history of local community. It contains information on a variety of topics including local Women's Institute Branch, early settlers in the area, agricultural practices, local schools and churches, and prominent personalities. Lady Tweedsmuir...
Stock Sale Announcement 
ImageText  25 July 1864  This is an original poster with the announcement of farm stock sale in Richmond Hill on July 25th, 1864. IMPORTANT NOTICE! The Subscribers beg respectfully to state to the community at large, that, preparatory to a Dissolution of Partnership, they are prepared and will from this date dispose of...
Public Auction Sale 
ImageText    This is an original poster with the announcement of farm stock sale in public auction in Markham. PUBLIC AUCTION IMPLEMENTS, HAY, GRAIN, FURNITURE, ETC. 1 Black Mare, aged 1 Black Mare, aged 1 Bay Gelding, 5 years old Harness 1 Set Breeching...
Farm Stock and Implements Sale 
ImageText  12 March 1924  This is an original poster with the announcement of credit sale of farm stock and implements in public auction in Markham. HOUSEHOLD ETC LOT Will be sold by public auction at 1. STOP i The following property of 4' HORSES 1 Bay mare, 7 years 1 Bay mare, 6 years ...
Vaughan Estate Auction 
ImageText  Fall 1859  This is an original poster with the announcement of Vaughan Estate Auction at Mr. George Simpson's Hotel at Richmond Hill, ON, on Tuesday, October 11, 1859.
Spring Fair Announcement 
ImageTextMysteries:  24 May (1930s)(?)  This is an original poster with announcement of the 96th Spring Fair in Richmond Hill. RICHMOND HILL 96th ANNUAL SPRING i. v a:-' Prizes for All Classes LIGHT and HEAVY Thrilling Saddle & Hurdle Events Featuring Canada's Best Horses and Riders. ...
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...
Explore Centennial Richmond Hill 
PublicationText    ..., James Newton, William Macey, Matthew McNair, Bery Davidson, John Martin and George Quary. On Sunday, December 21st, 1879, the Rev. J.W. McCallum preached on the text found in James 3:5 which states "Behold how great a matter a little fire kindleth." In remarking about the "...
Historic Richmond Hill: 1800-1975 
TextPublication    ... RICHMOND HILL 0 N T A R I 0 THE STORY OF THE TOWN AS SHOWN BY ITS HOUSES, CHURCHES, SCHOOLS AND STORES FROM 1800 to 1975 With 5 2 pen and ink drawings and 4 maps TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS BY HELMUT HAESSLER Published...
Library Cash Book 
ImageText  1853-1862  The Cash Book of the Richmond Hill Library Association contains records of members' financial contributions as well as records of purchases of books, candles, library tickets, and expanses for the wage of Librarian. In September 1854, the Library Association owned 367 volumes. (p. 4) Richmond...
Library Minute Book 
ImageText  1852-1865  The Minute Book of the Richmond Hill Library Association contains records of general meetings of the members of the Association, Rules and Regulations of the Richmond Hill Library Association (p. 7), subscription lists (p.14-16), notes on payments, notes on the missing and damaged books (p. 21)....
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...
Letter addressed to James Gamble in West Richmond Hill 
Text  31 Mar 1831  This letter is addressed to James Gamble, Province of Canada, West Richmond Hill, Post Office. The letter is full of spelling and grammar errors. Size: 15 3/4 by 12 in.
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  A copy of a book borrowing receipt from the Richmond Hill Mechanic's Institute with rules for regulating the library.
Letter from new Richmond Hill Public Library Board 
Text  10 Oct 1895  A photocopy of the letter from new Richmond Hill Public Library Board taking control over the old Mechanics' Institute.
Explore Centennial Richmond Hill (new edition) 
PublicationText  2015  Do-it-yourself automobile tours to view the exterior of historic buildings and sites of Richmond Hill from the street or road.
The Liberal 
PublicationNewspapersText    Full issues available soon: August 1878 - December 1979
York Commonwealth 
PublicationNewspapersText    York Commonwealth and Richmond Hill Advertiser
York Ridings' Gazette 
PublicationNewspapersText  1857  York Riding's Gazette is the earliest newspaper published in Richmond Hill, Ont., in 1857. Only two issues have survived: 12 of June and 19 of June 1857. Also known as York Riding's Gazette & Richmond Hill Advertiser and British Tribune & York Riding's Gazette
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