Sunday, 15 May 2016

Serendipity Sunday - Toronto Landmarks and Homes



I came across two publications this week that may help you if you have ancestors from Toronto, Ontario.

The first is...

Robertson's landmarks of Toronto: a collection of historical sketches of the old town of York from 1792 until 1833, and of Toronto from 1834 to 1893 : also, over three hundred engravings of old houses, familiar faces and historic places, with maps and schedules connected with the local history of York and Toronto - 1894



And while we are visiting Toronto, I also found this...

Assessment Roll for the Municipality of the City of Toronto 1890




It is formatted like a Street Directory, but gives the name of the occupant, name of the owner, the size of the lot and the value of the land and the buildings. In a few cases it also gives the occupant's income. 



Relevant Links






No comments:

Post a Comment

Leave me a note to tell me you were here! Thanks for visiting.

No time to write a comment? Check the Like button above.

By joining our Facebook group you get other genealogy news from time to time, and you can download pages of links that go with the posts. Use follow buttons at top right under search bar.


Copyright © Genealogy: Beyond the BMD
Division of Dianne at Home