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Cemetery records collection [microform] : [York County] : [1969-ca. 1980]

  • CA CoV Archives M991.28
  • Collection
  • Microfilmed [ca. 1985]

Collection consists of lists of interments compiled 1969-ca. 1980; dates of interment range from ca. 1800 to 1980; Vaughan area cemeteries included in collection: Carrville United Church, Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery (Thornhill), Richmond Hill Presbyterian Cemetery, Pine Grove Congregational Cemetery, Knox Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Old St. Stephen's Cemetery for the German Episcopal Congregation, Presbyterian Cemetery (Maple), Edgeley Mennonite Cemetery, Hillcrest Cemetery (Woodbridge), Christ Church Anglican Cemetery (Woodbridge), Woodbridge Wesleyan Methodist Cemetery, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, St. Paul's Presbyterian Cemetery, Nashville Cemetery (Zoar Primitive Methodist), Reupard's Settlement Pioneer Burying Ground (Sherwood), Wesleyan Methodist Cemetery (Purpleville), Hope Primitive Methodist Cemetery.

Ruth Reesor collection

  • CA CoV Archives M990.22
  • Collection
  • 1940-1962

Collection consists of eclectic assortment of records, consisting of summary of assets and plot index of the Edgeley Burying Grounds, newspaper clippings relating to significant events, as well as a well-documented account of the Superior Propane explosion of August 5th, 1962. Copies of Henry Horne's 1896 "Early Settlers on This Line" and Mabel Burkholder's "Palitinate Settlements in York County" are also included in the collection as well as the Ontario Historical Society's "Papers and Records - Volume 37" from 1945.

Society for the Preservation of Thornhill (SPOHT) PhotoGraphic material Collection : [ca. 1870-1960]

  • CA CoV Archives M997.4
  • Collection
  • Compiled [ca. 1980]

Collection consists of images copied by SPOHT to act as reference tools for the organization in the execution of its functions and attendant activities. Index card-mounted images were classified by subject and fully described by the collection compiler, with subject cross references provided. Subjects devised by SPOHT include artists, children, churches, cemeteries, clubs and groups, families, farms, festivals, hotels and taverns, houses, old swimming hole, people, radial cars, recreation areas, schools, sports, stores, streetscapes, transportation,village doctor, village undertaker, women's group's, Yonge Street families.

Vaughan Historical Reference Files [Textual record material]

  • CA CoV Archives Ref. 15
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1800-2011]

Collection consists of general reference files containing histories on many of Vaughan's communities as well as brief histories on a variety of historic structures and buildings throughout Vaughan.

Vaughan Township Churches Collection

  • CA CoV Archives M991.34
  • Collection
  • 1959-1986, predominant 1978-1984

Collection consists of research notes, draft and final manuscripts, correspondence, financial documents, reports, and photographs generated as a result of the Society's compilation and publication of monograph: Somerville, Patricia, and Macfarlane, Catherine, eds. A History of Vaughan Township Churches (Maple, 1984). Fonds chronicles history of the churches and congregations of Vaughan from 1803 to 1984.