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An annotated atlas of Vaughan and King Township ca. 1851 : [1984]

  • CA CoV Archives M992.25
  • File
  • Copied 1992

File consists of maps compiled as part of a York University Geography course, 1984. Three sets of 2 maps (1 each of Vaughan and King Township per set); the first set delineates land use per 1000 acre blocks; the second indicates the names of landowners/tenants; the final set outlines the number of horses, oxen, cattle, sheep, and swine per 1000 acre block. All maps are based on the 1851 nominal and agricultural census returns.

Photographs of Daniel and Isaac Reaman : [ca. 1870, 1918]

  • CA CoV Archives M989.24
  • File
  • Copied 1989

File consists of photographs. Individuals of Swiss descent who traced their lineage in Vaughan Township to John Reaman, who purchased lot 15, concession 2 in 1804; descendants of Reaman family continue to reside in City of Vaughan.

Court of the General Sessions of the Peace fonds [microform] : [1793-1934]

  • CA CoV Archives M993.8D
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed [ca. 1980]

Fonds consists of minutes of the Court of the Genreal Quarter Sessions. Of particular interest to genealogists will be the numerous lists of minor officials, government contractors, petty offenders, and taxpayers cited in the records.

Maynard family fonds [Graphic material] : [ca. 1865-1940]

  • CA CoV Archives M997.29
  • Fonds
  • Copied 1997

Fonds consists of copies of photographs of various members of the Maynard family. Images include examples of select local architectural features, such as the R.J. Wallace General Store.

Plain and fancy - a tour through Vaughan, Markham, King, and Gwillimbury Townships / by Carolyn Neal

  • CA CoV Archives M989.67
  • Item
  • [ca. 1970]

Item consists of a support document for tour of architectural structures attributable to the "plain people" - Mennonites, Dunkards, Quakers, Amish, and Maravians - who settled in above-noted areas during the early 1790's to 1820's; includes brief history of said denominations; bulk of document comments upon building methods and materials, architectural styles favoured, and general architectural and historical significance of a number of structures.

The Woodbridge and Vaughan News : souvenir edition commemorating the 100th anniversary of Woodbridge : [newspaper]

  • CA CoV Archives M992.9
  • Item
  • 1982

Item consists of an edition of The Woodbridge and Vaughan News. This edition includes numerous articles re: the history of Woodbridge; specifically, articles comment upon the architectural history of Woodbridge, demographic development, the Woodbridge Library and Post Office, Hurricane Hazel, prominent community members such as Rowland Burr, Dr. Garnet McClean, and John Abell, etc. Includes numerous halftones depicting various subject matter, including rare images of the Abell Agricultural Works.

Agar family fonds

  • CA CoV Archives M992.18
  • Fonds
  • 1856-1985

Fonds consists of an 1856 agreement between Zoar Primitive Methodist Chapel Building Committee, of which Richard Agar was a member, and J.D. Bird for construction of chapel, with accompanying structural specifications; also 1890 annual report of Knox Presbyterian Parish, Elder's Mills, Vaughan Township, and 1904-1908 annual reports of Nashville Presbyterian Parish, Nashville, Vaughan Township, sundry tax assessment records, 1884-1946, histories of the Zoar Primitive Methodist Church, ca. 1982-1985, map outlining Agar property holdings ca. 1878, and published monographs: History of old time Primitive Methodism in Canada 1829-1884, 1904, Primitive Methodist hymn book, 1863, and Nashville Presbyterian Church Sunday School attendance certificates for Gilbert Agar.

The Ellerby family tree : [1918] / compiled by J.W. Ellerby

  • CA CoV Archives M994.8
  • Item
  • Copied 1994

Item consists of a hstory of the Ellerby family based on the research and notes of Mrs. Annie E. Watson, sister of the compiler; family traces origins to Richard Ellerby and Ann Campion, both born in 1714, and married in 1740 in England. Branch of family resided in the Woodbridge and general Vaughan area from the 1840's and 1850's to the time of compilation of the foregoing.

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