George Gooderham

George Gooderham

Male 1830 - 1905  (75 years)

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  • Name George Gooderham 
    Born 14 Mar 1830  Scole, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 25 Jul 1832  Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1 May 1905  Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: acute bronchitis 
    Person ID I39  Gooderham -Worts | Charlotte Ross Gooderham family and descendants, George Gooderham family and descendants, William Gooderham and descendants, William Hargraft Gooderham & Lillian Anne Phillips family and descendants
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2018 

    Father William Gooderham,   b. 29 Aug, 1790, Scole, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug, 1881, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Harriet Tovell Herring,   b. 01 Nov, 1802, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Mar, 1885, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married c.1820/1825  Scole, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harriet Dean,   b. 9 Jan, 1834, Sculthorpe, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov, 1907, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 14 Mar, 1851  Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William George Gooderham, I,   b. 5 Jan, 1853, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct, 1935, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +2. Harriet Victoria Gooderham,   b. 31 Jan 1855, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1951, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Elizabeth Louisa Gooderham,   b. 25 Feb 1857, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1878, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Adelaide Mary Gooderham,   b. 18 May 1859,   d. 16 Nov 1933  (Age 74 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Albert Edward Gooderham, Sr.,   b. 2 Jun 1861, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1935, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
     6. Charlotte Olive Gooderham,   b. 5 Sep 1863, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1866, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [Birth]
    +7. Florence Josephine Gooderham,   b. 8 Jan 1866, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb1903, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +8. George Horace Gooderham,   b. 18 Apr 1868, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1942, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [Birth]
    +9. Eleanor Gertrude Gooderham,   b. 14 Dec 1870, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1958, Washington, DC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Birth]
    +10. Melville Ross Gooderham,   b. 10 Jan 1877, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1951, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [Birth]
    +11. Lillian May Gooderham,   b. 4 May 1874, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1967, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)  [Birth]
    +12. Violet Dean Gooderham,   b. 26 Mar1879, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1927, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Photos
    George Gooderham and family gathering for Xmas
    George Gooderham and family gathering for Xmas
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Mar 1830 - Scole, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 25 Jul 1832 - Toronto, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Mar, 1851 - Toronto, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: acute bronchitis - 1 May 1905 - Toronto, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    George Gooderham portrait from RCYC
    George Gooderham portrait from RCYC
    George Gooderham and family gathering for Xmas
    George Gooderham and family gathering for Xmas
    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.
    George Gooderham's home Waveney (now the York Club)
    George Gooderham's home Waveney (now the York Club)
    What is now a private members club, the York Club (view from southwest)was once the home of George Gooderham. He built it at the corner of Bloor and St. George St. and names it Waveney, after the river running through Scole, Norfolk, England where he was born.
    The York Club
    The York Club
    George Gooderham, son of William, was an avid sailor
    George Gooderham, son of William, was an avid sailor
    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.

    Histories
    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