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Northrop & Lyman Co.

  • Instelling
  • 1854-1980

Northrop & Lyman Co. (Limited) was a general agent and dealer in patent medicines. The business was established in 1854 and was originally located in Newcastle, Ontario before moving to Toronto in 1874. At first, the business was located on Scott Street, but in 1879 it moved to 21 Front Street West. The warehouse had a frontage of 30 x 160 feet with four flats. The firm employed four travelers and about thirty employees. Northrop & Lyman eventually became one of the largest dealers in patent medicines in Canada with both a national and international reputation. The business closed in 1980.

McCutcheon, Mildred

  • Persoon
  • [ca. 1900]

Mildred’s mother was a member of the Elder's Mills choir. The choir was well known locally during its day.

Richmond Hill Historical Society

  • Instelling
  • ca. 1999

Local historical society focusing on preserving and disseminating aspects of the past of the Town of Richmond Hill and environs.

Nashville Presbyterian Church (Nashville, Ont.)

  • Instelling
  • 1902-1998

The Nashville Presbyterian Church was founded in 1902 under the direction of a committee representing Nashville residents consisting of Reverend Thomas L. McLachlan (1902-1906), Mrs. Robert Mitchell and Miss Jessie Patterson. A church building was erected on lot 26, concession 9, Nashville, Vaughan Township. The Nashville Presbyterian Church closed its doors in 1998.

Buell, John P

  • Persoon
  • ca. 1961

John Buell was a Masters candidate at the University of Toronto; department affiliation unclear, presumably history or political science (or equivalent).

Baker, Amos, 1907-1993

  • Persoon
  • 1907-1993

Amos Baker was born in 1907 on the 200 acre farm, comprising lot 11, concession 2, Vaughan Township. The property had been in the Baker family since its purchase in 1816 by Jonathan Baker (originally of Pennsylvania). Amos Baker worked the subject property until 1977. He married Edna Reaman in 1937; the couple had four children: Paul, Martha, Mary Ann and Elizabeth. Amos died on 14 September 1993.

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