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  • St. Patrick�s Church, Dixie
    St. Patrick�s Church, Dixie
    image       Originally located at the southwest corner of Dundas Street and Dixie Road. The area around Dundas and Dixie was known as Irish Town as there were a number of Irish living there. St. Patrick�s Church officially began in 1856 with the baptism of Thomas Hickey, but it was not until ...
    image     Originally located at the southwest corner of Dundas Street and Dixie Road. The area around Dundas and Dixie was known as Irish Town as there were a number of Irish ...
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  • Cooksville Hydro-electric Station
    Cooksville Hydro-electric Station
    image       Probably built ca 1910. Copy of a photograph in Mildred Belleghem's column, "A Letter from Home".
    image     Probably built ca 1910. Copy of a photograph in Mildred Belleghem's column, "A Letter from Home".
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  • Aaron Silverthorne, 1790-1872
    Aaron Silverthorne, 1790-1872
    image       The youngest son of John Silverthorne, who inherited the Mill Farm. He fought in the War of 1812; married Mary Custead and was the father of Frances, Gordon and Newman Silverthorne.
    image     The youngest son of John Silverthorne, who inherited the Mill Farm. He fought in the War of 1812; married Mary Custead and was the father of Frances, Gordon and Newman ...
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  • Newman Silverthorne, 1829-1918
    Newman Silverthorne, 1829-1918
    image       The youngest son of Aaron Silverthorne, and father of Frank, Gideon, Charles and Emma Silverthorne. Newman inherited Mill farm. Newman�s son, Gideon, born in 1867, became head surgeon at St. Michael�s Hospital. Charles Silverthorne, Newman�s youngest son, was elected to Etobicoke Council in 1911. Newman Silverthorne acquired about 350 acres ...
    image     The youngest son of Aaron Silverthorne, and father of Frank, Gideon, Charles and Emma Silverthorne. Newman inherited Mill farm. Newman�s son, Gideon, born in 1867, became head surgeon at St. ...
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  • Charles Silverthorne and his bride, Margaret Coulter of Islington, 1894
    Charles Silverthorne and his bride, Margaret Coulter of Islington, 1894
    image       When Charles Silverthorne married Margaret Coulter, he took over the farm on Lot 10, Conc 4. He and Margaret had seven children: Gideon, Louise, Ralph, Marjorie, Almira, Helen and Newman. Charles Silverthorne was killed in 1917, when his car was struck by an electric train as he was driving over ...
    image     When Charles Silverthorne married Margaret Coulter, he took over the farm on Lot 10, Conc 4. He and Margaret had seven children: Gideon, Louise, Ralph, Marjorie, Almira, Helen and Newman. ...
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  • Mrs. Newman Silverthorne and friends
    Mrs. Newman Silverthorne and friends
    image       Taken ca 1912. Back row, left to right: Mrs. Orth of Cordova Avenue, Miss Frances Orth, Mrs. George Mercer, and at the front, Miss Cooper and another Miss Orth.
    image     Taken ca 1912. Back row, left to right: Mrs. Orth of Cordova Avenue, Miss Frances Orth, Mrs. George Mercer, and at the front, Miss Cooper and another Miss Orth.
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  • Silverthorne children
    Silverthorne children
    image       Taken about 1921, showing the children of Charles and Margaret Silverthorne
    image     Taken about 1921, showing the children of Charles and Margaret Silverthorne
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  • Stanfield Homestead, Dixie
    Stanfield Homestead, Dixie
    image       Formerly on Stanfield Road, later the site of Fruehauf Trailer Plant, now owned by Alocan Development Ltd. A member of the Stanfield family was Fred Stanfield, one of five brothers from the Dixie area of Toronto Township who all played professional hockey. Fred played in Toronto Township, and then with ...
    image     Formerly on Stanfield Road, later the site of Fruehauf Trailer Plant, now owned by Alocan Development Ltd. A member of the Stanfield family was Fred Stanfield, one of five brothers ...
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  • Stanfield Family
    Stanfield Family
    image       Fred Stanfield was one of five Stanfield brothers from the Dixie area of Toronto Township who all played professional hockey. Fred played in Toronto Township, and then with the St. Catherine Teepees, before going to the Chicago Blackhawks. He also played with both the Blackhawks and the St. Louis Braves, ...
    image     Fred Stanfield was one of five Stanfield brothers from the Dixie area of Toronto Township who all played professional hockey. Fred played in Toronto Township, and then with the St. ...
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  • Goldthorpe family at Cedar Villa Farm, Cooksville
    Goldthorpe family at Cedar Villa Farm, Cooksville
    image       Originally located on Mill Street or Hensall Circle. Picking black currants are, left to right: Minnie (Goldthorpe) Shaw, Charlotte Goldthorpe, Hannah (Goldthorpe) Walterhouse, and Jennie Goldthorpe
    image     Originally located on Mill Street or Hensall Circle. Picking black currants are, left to right: Minnie (Goldthorpe) Shaw, Charlotte Goldthorpe, Hannah (Goldthorpe) Walterhouse, and Jennie Goldthorpe
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  • Government Inn, Port Credit
    Government Inn, Port Credit
    image       Lot 11 Conc 3 SDS, Port Credit. Built in 1798 as a stopping house, on orders of Lieutenant Governor John Graves Simcoe, it was leased to various tenants: first, Allan Marchant, then Wesley Watson, who kept it as a tavern. In 1805 it was leased by Thomas Ingersoll (father of ...
    image     Lot 11 Conc 3 SDS, Port Credit. Built in 1798 as a stopping house, on orders of Lieutenant Governor John Graves Simcoe, it was leased to various tenants: first, Allan ...
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  • James Hamilton, Port Credit
    James Hamilton, Port Credit
    image       One of the principal merchants of Port Credit from the 1850s on. He clerked for Robert Cotton until 1860, when he bought the store which was also a general foods and sundry business. He also bought and sold grain for many years, and maintained a large grain warehouse, approximately where ...
    image     One of the principal merchants of Port Credit from the 1850s on. He clerked for Robert Cotton until 1860, when he bought the store which was also a general foods ...
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  • Erindale Dam
    Erindale Dam
    image       The Erindale Dam was completed in 1910-11 by the Erindale Light and Power Company. Electricity was supplied to the village of Erindale and also to New Toronto and West Toronto. Ontario Hydro bought the plant in 1916 and continued to operate it until 1923 when the Chippewa plant near Niagara ...
    image     The Erindale Dam was completed in 1910-11 by the Erindale Light and Power Company. Electricity was supplied to the village of Erindale and also to New Toronto and West Toronto. ...
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  • Samuel Price, Cooksville
    Samuel Price, Cooksville
    image       Samuel Price was Toronto Township�s first deputy-reeve. He was a resident of the Cooksville area, and became deputy-reeve in 1850 when the township was founded. He served on the Township Council until 1859. From the Port Credit Weekly Centennial Edition, 1850-1950.
    image     Samuel Price was Toronto Township�s first deputy-reeve. He was a resident of the Cooksville area, and became deputy-reeve in 1850 when the township was founded. He served on the Township ...
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  • Gertrude Pallett Home, Dixie
    Gertrude Pallett Home, Dixie
    image       Gertrude Pallett was the daughter of William Henry Pallett, who married Margaret Higgins. She was born in 1884 and died in 1912.
    image     Gertrude Pallett was the daughter of William Henry Pallett, who married Margaret Higgins. She was born in 1884 and died in 1912.
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  • Kennedy Apple Orchards, Dixie
    Kennedy Apple Orchards, Dixie
    image       Originally located where Constitution Blvd. is now.
    image     Originally located where Constitution Blvd. is now.
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  • Cooksville Station
    Cooksville Station
    image       Conc 1 NDS, Lots 11 and 12, where the CPR tracks cross Dundas Street East just east of the village of Cooksville. Originally built 1878, by the Credit Valley Railway who bought the property in 1874 for $407.00. The Credit Valley Railway went bankrupt in 1883 and the CPR station ...
    image     Conc 1 NDS, Lots 11 and 12, where the CPR tracks cross Dundas Street East just east of the village of Cooksville. Originally built 1878, by the Credit Valley Railway ...
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  • Col. Thomas L. Kennedy and his Troops, Erindale
    Col. Thomas L. Kennedy and his Troops, Erindale
    image       Marching along Dundas Street on the way to the front, through Erindale, 1914. Note the wooden steps to St. Peter�s Church, Erindale
    image     Marching along Dundas Street on the way to the front, through Erindale, 1914. Note the wooden steps to St. Peter�s Church, Erindale
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  • Hannah Van Every Goldthorpe, Cooksville
    Hannah Van Every Goldthorpe, Cooksville
    image       A pioneer from the Middle Road.
    image     A pioneer from the Middle Road.
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  • Goldthorpe Family, Cooksville
    Goldthorpe Family, Cooksville
    image       John Joseph Goldthorpe and Martha (Grafton) Goldthorpe and their family: Back row: John, Peter, Joseph. Centre: (Grandma) Goldthorpe, Louisa (mother of Mildred Belleghem), Jennie Van Every, Charlotte Agnes, and Grandfather Goldthorpe. Front: Hannah Victoria and Minnie Augusta
    image     John Joseph Goldthorpe and Martha (Grafton) Goldthorpe and their family: Back row: John, Peter, Joseph. Centre: (Grandma) Goldthorpe, Louisa (mother of Mildred Belleghem), Jennie Van Every, Charlotte Agnes, and Grandfather ...
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