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Sir Albert E. Gooderham and his wife Mary Redford Duncanson
Sir Albert E. Gooderham and his wife Mary Redford Duncanson
 
 
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Sketch of George Horace Gooderham
Sketch of George Horace Gooderham
 
 
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spine of Louisa Walker (nee Gooderham) bible
spine of Louisa Walker (nee Gooderham) bible
 
 
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Spine of Sir Albert Edward Gooderham's Family 'Devotional'
Spine of Sir Albert Edward Gooderham's Family "Devotional"
 
 
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Staff Officers, Royal Grenadiers, 1904
Staff Officers, Royal Grenadiers, 1904
 
 
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Surreal calm 1870.jpg
Surreal calm 1870.jpg
 
 
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Taylor's Wharf, 1835 by John George Howard
Taylor's Wharf, 1835 by John George Howard
This view shows Taylor's Wharf at the foot of Frederick Street (in the mid background) and the Gooderham windmill (right background). The mill was unusual because most industry in Georgian Canada favoured waterpower.

John George Howard was an architect, surveyor and drawing master. He arrived in York in 1832, the same year as William Gooderham, part of that great bump of British immigration propelled elsewhere by recession in the old country.  
 
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Ten dollar bill from Bank of Toronto 1923
Ten dollar bill from Bank of Toronto 1923
 
 
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Terms and Privacy Policy
Terms and Privacy Policy
Describes terms of use and privacy policy for www.gooderham-worts.ca website users 
 
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the Bank of Toronto
the Bank of Toronto
Located at 58 Wellington St E. (or 68 or 70 Church St. depending on the date) at the N.W. corner of Church St, and Wellington and Front St. Sadly, torn down and replaced with a Pizza Pizza. 
 
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The History of The King Edward Hotel Blog
The History of The King Edward Hotel Blog
May 11, 2013 marked the 110th anniversary of this magnificent hotel. George Gooderham was instrumental in financing the hotel. He wanted to anchor the downtown core as Toronto expanded west. This blog features some interesting history and stories about the hotel that is sure to be enjoyed. Categories include: architecture, artwork, celebrities, employees, history, hotel rooms & areas, postcards, stories

 
 
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The House Belongs to the Government by G. Kent Gooderham
The House Belongs to the Government by G. Kent Gooderham
During his lifetime, Kent Gooderham, wrote down many of the stories he had heard and researched about his Ezekiel ancestors. Now Kent's son, George, has brought them together into an extremely readable book about how his ancestors became Indian Agents for the Blackfoot tribe out west, and how Kent's father, George Hamilton Gooderham, walked between the two worlds of the Blackfoot out west as a country born son and the world of his privileged cousins, when he came east to be educated, and worked on the the family farms, mills, and ancillary enterprises here in Ontario. 
 
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The Hunt Club Steeplechases
The Hunt Club Steeplechases
A description of the steeplechase in which "Mr. Gooderham's gritty horse galloped in winner of the trophy by 9 or ten lengths." 
 
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The inspiring story of John G. FitzGerald, public health visionary and founder of Connaught Labs.
The inspiring story of John G. FitzGerald, public health visionary and founder of Connaught Labs.
In partnership with The University of Toronto, Dr. John FitzGerald founded the Connaught Laboratories in 1914, where he personally manufactured the first safe, effective, Canadian 
 
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The Massey murder : a maid, her master and the trial that shocked a country
by Gray, Charlotte, 1948-
Year/Format: 2013, Book, 352 pages
The Massey murder : a maid, her master and the trial that shocked a country by Gray, Charlotte, 1948- Year/Format: 2013, Book, 352 pages
A scandalous crime, a sensational trial, a surprise verdict--the true story of Carrie Davies, the maid who shot a Massey

In February 1915, a member of one of Canada's wealthiest families was shot and killed on the front porch of his home in Toronto as he was returning from work. Carrie Davies, an 18-year-old domestic servant, quickly confessed. But who was the victim here? Charles "Bert" Massey, a scion of a famous family, or the frightened, perhaps mentally unstable Carrie, a penniless British immigrant? While not a book about Gooderhams, the Massey's were contemporaries. This book gives a sense of Toronto in 1915 in the Annex, just up the street from the homes of many of William Gooderham's great grandchildren. 
 
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The Royal Grenadiers by Captain Ernest J. Chambers
The Royal Grenadiers by Captain Ernest J. Chambers
A Regimental History of the 10th Infantry Regiment of the Active Militia of Canada includes descriptions of the North-west Rebellion and mentions or has photos of Albert Edward Gooderham on pp. 83, 89, 95, 111, 122 and includes ads mentioning George Gooderham (Albert's father) on pp. i, v, and x at the back. 
 
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The Story of Florence Gooderham Hamilton Huestis
The Story of Florence Gooderham Hamilton Huestis
Florence, the adopted daughter of William Gooderham's son, Henry, was "driven by a strong desire to contribute her time and effort to improving the lot of those less fortunate than herself." In this essay, Kathy Southee writes that the spiritual values and sense of duty of William Gooderham was "modeled by members of his family over the next two generations". Her great grandmother Florence serves as an example. 
 
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The Toronto Hunt CLub
The Toronto Hunt CLub
Description of a hunt near the Danforth returning to Todmorden Mills. Mr. John Leys, the commodore of the RCYC is said to be "as good a performer cross country as on the deck of his yacht." 
 
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The Victoria Room at the King Edward Hotel
The Victoria Room at the King Edward Hotel
George Gooderham, together with a consortium of investors, built the King Edward Hotel on King St, east of Yonge in Toronto. Rumour has it he intended to anchor the downtown to prevent it's spread further west. 
 
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The Windmill and Its Times
The Windmill and Its Times
This is a link to The Windmill and Its Times by E.B. Shuttleworth 
 
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The Windmill and its times : a series of articles dealing with the early days of the Windmill by Shuttleworth, Edward Buckingham.
The Windmill and its times : a series of articles dealing with the early days of the Windmill by Shuttleworth, Edward Buckingham.
Year/Format: 1924, Book , 146 p., [6] leaves of plates :
Publication information: Toronto : W.G. Gooderham, 1924 (Toronto : E.D. Apted)
Language: English
Format: Regular Print Book
General note: Some material drawn from old account books of Gooderham & Worts, owners of the Windmill. 
 
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The Windmill by T. Young
The Windmill by T. Young
View showing windmill drawn by T Young 1835 
 
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The York Club
The York Club
 
 
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The York Club
The York Club
George Gooderham's house on Bloor at St. George was named by him as "Waveney", after the river where Scole (the family town in England) was situated. The local populace, however, called it "Alca Hall". It is now the York Club.

Editor's note: Why "Alca Hall?" 
 
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The York Club A Centennial History by Mary Byers
The York Club A Centennial History by Mary Byers
Publication information: [Toronto] : York Club, c2009.
ISBN: 0981259006 (bound)
ISBN: 9780981259000 (bound)
Language: English
Record ID: 2679421
Format: Regular Print Book
Physical description: 217 p. : ill., ports. ; 29 cm.
Date acquired: December 2, 2010
More creator details: Mary Byers.
Contributor: York Club (Toronto, Ont.)
This book has a well written and illustrated first chapter about the arrival of the Gooderhams and Worts families and the start of the Distillery. Available directly from the York Club. 
 
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This House Belongs to the Government by George Kentner Gooderham
This House Belongs to the Government by George Kentner Gooderham
Published by Amelie Crosson Gooderham 
 
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Toronto 1834 By Owen Staples
Toronto 1834 By Owen Staples
Owen Staples, also known as Owen Poe Staples (September 3, 1866 - December 6, 1949), was a Canadian painter, etcher, pastelist, political cartoonist, author, musician and naturalist. From 1888 to 1908, Staples worked for the Telegram as a staff artist, reporter and political cartoonist, and illustrator for the J. Ross Robertson Collection.
 
 
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Toronto Hunt History by Polly Winsor I
Toronto Hunt History by Polly Winsor I
Polly Winsor did quite a bit of research into the Toronto Hunt, and wrote two publications that resulted in quite brief mentions of our family. The first of those excerpts are presented here.  
 
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Toronto Hunt History by Polly Winsor II
Toronto Hunt History by Polly Winsor II
Polly Winsor did quite a bit of research into the Toronto Hunt, and wrote two publications that resulted in quite brief mentions of our family. The first of those excerpts are presented here.  
 
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Toronto Island Connections by Sally Gibson
Toronto Island Connections by Sally Gibson
Article describing the connection between the Toronto Islands, G&W, family members and the RCYC. Today the close historical connection between the distillery and the Island is symbolized by the location of the RCYC city landing on the tip of the post-war extension of the Gooderham & Worts wharf at the foot of Parliament Street. 
 
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Toronto's Distillery District: history by the lake
by Gibson, Sally, 1946-
Toronto's Distillery District: history by the lake by Gibson, Sally, 1946-
A new book by Toronto archivist and historian Sally Gibson explores the Distillery District  
 
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Toronto, in the Summer of 1851 by Francis Hincks Granger (1827-1915).
Toronto, in the Summer of 1851 by Francis Hincks Granger (1827-1915).
Toronto, in the Summer of 1851
Francis Hincks Granger (1827-1915).
Watercolour. 43.2 cm x 137.2 cm.
TPL (TRL) Acc. JRR 341
Looking westward from Gooderham & Worts' mill on Trinity Street to Fort York on the far left. The artist, Francis Hincks Granger, was a scene painter for the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Toronto.
(1-3) Wharf and st orehouse, mill and residence of William Gooderham. (4) Trinity Church, (5) St. Paul's Catholic Church, (6) & (7) Latham and Atherley houses, (8) Gaol, (9) the Fair Green, (10) C.C. Small house, (11) Dr. C. Widmer house, (12) Lamb's glue factory (1846), (13) 3 houses owned by Dr. Widmer, (14) Thomas Collier house, (15) Russell Abbey, (16) Toronto Gas Works, (17) John Snarr's steam saw & planing mill, (18) Cull's starch factory and shipyards, (19) St. Lawrence Hall, (20) Commercial Mills and Berst & Halliday's distillery, (21) Leak's soap works, (22) City Hall, (23) old Fish Market, (24) Wellington Hotel, (25) Coffin Block, (27) Maitland's Wharf, (28) Bank of Montreal, (29) Brown's & Yonge Street Wharves, (30) Yonge Street, (31) Tinning's Wharf, (32) Queen's Wharf, (33) old Fort York. 
 
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Victoria Gooderham in 1864
Victoria Gooderham in 1864
 
 
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View of Pine Lake, Gooderham, Ontario
View of Pine Lake, Gooderham, Ontario
 
 
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Walter Gooderham (Son of Ezekiel and Harriet) Headstone
Walter Gooderham (Son of Ezekiel and Harriet) Headstone
Rev Mitchel headstone is in the background.

Reverend Ezekiel Gooderham

It is not known if Ezekiel took any part in the milling business - he may have if only for a short time. However he did settle on a farm at Wexford, Ontario, which is now part of the borough of Scarborough in Toronto.

A few years after arrival in Canada, Ezekiel and Harriet became members of York mills Baptist Church, and Ezekiel served as Deacon for some years. In 1849, when the pastor Rev. James Mitchell died, Ezekiel took his place and served as pastor. Due to the urgent appeals of ministers and members who knew him, he consented to be ordained when he was nearing his 60th year. The ordination took place in Bond St. Baptist Church, Toronto. He served the York mills Baptist Church as Pastor for 15 years, resigning at last because of ill health.

Many spoke with great tenderness of his worth and work. He died on December 28, 1870, at his residence, Mill Street Toronto, and on December 31 was buried at York Mills Baptist Cemetery. A son Walter who died at the age of 21 and his wife Harriet, are also buried there.

When the York Mills Church held its 100th anniversary in 1929 there were still descendants of Ezekiel and Harriet Gooderham attending the church. Since then the church and parsonage have been torn down to make way for housing, but the cemetery on York Mills Rd. is still there and is being cared for by the Union of Baptist Churches.

Provided By Mary Louise Gooderham-Sutton 1991 
 
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Wedding Announcement Mary Anna Kentner and George Hamilton Gooderham
Wedding Announcement Mary Anna Kentner and George Hamilton Gooderham
 
 
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WH Beatty sm.jpg
WH Beatty sm.jpg
 
 
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Who is gathered here?
Who is gathered here?
At the last family reunion this photo was circulated and no one was able to identify the people in it. Can you? 
 
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William and his sons.jpg
William and his sons.jpg
 
 
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William Ezekiel Gooderham
William Ezekiel Gooderham
Youngest son of George & Catherine Gooderham. He was born 33 years after his Grandfather and Grandmother (Ezekiel and Harriet) emigrated to York County (Toronto)Canada. He was 4 years old when the family moved to the Village of Meadowvale where his father managed the Gooderham & Worts family farm. 
 
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William Ezekiel Gooderham
William Ezekiel Gooderham
 
 
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William Ezekiel Gooderham and May out for a Sleigh Ride 1940
William Ezekiel Gooderham and May out for a Sleigh Ride 1940
Mr. Gooderham's family always had roast goose for Christmas dinner and he remembers the huge plum pudding his mother (Catherine) made - lots of suet and big raisins boiled in a cloth in a big iron pot.

Mr. Gooderham and his brother hung their stockings behind the wood burning stove in the dining-room on Christmas Eve. They got up before dawn and took the filled stockings upstairs and ate the contents in bed in the dark - nuts, raisins, candy and an orange. One Christmas, they got fur caps for presents and Mr. Gooderham's cap fell off the hook and the new puppy chewed a hole in it.

After Christmas dinner everyone went skating on the pond. There was always a shinny match between Churchville and Meadowvale. The boys skated down the river from Churchville. They made the shinny sticks out of little maple trees, the root of the saplings shaped the end of the stick. At night, they set fires to big pine stumps on the pond. Skates were wooden and were fastened to the boots with a screw in the heel and with straps.

During Christmas week, cousins used to drive down from Terra Cotta in a horse drawn sleigh. New Year's Eve, the Meadowvale Band went around the village playing the old Year out and the new Year in.

Interview with Mr. W. Gooderham, 1958. From "A Glimpse of Christmas Past: by Doris McPherson


 
 
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William George Gooderham
William George Gooderham
 
 
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William George Gooderham house in Rosedale
William George Gooderham house in Rosedale
 
 
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William George Gooderham President of Canada Permanent
William George Gooderham President of Canada Permanent
 
 
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William George Gooderham waiting for first train to pass
William George Gooderham waiting for first train to pass
 
 
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William George Gooderham's hat
William George Gooderham's hat
 
 
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William George Gooderham's Toronto Island home
William George Gooderham's Toronto Island home
254 Lakeshore Rd. Centre Island 
 
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William George Gooderhams burial plot
William George Gooderhams burial plot
 
 
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William George Gooderhams house on Sherbourne
William George Gooderhams house on Sherbourne
 
 

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