William Gooderham, jr.

William Gooderham, jr.

Male 1824 - 1889  (65 years)

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  • Name William Gooderham 
    Suffix jr. 
    Born 24 Apr 1824  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 12 Sep 1889  Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I26  Gooderham -Worts | William Gooderham and descendants
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2013 

    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) 
    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) 
    Married c.1820/1825  Scole, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Bright,   b. c 1826,   d. c 1885, Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1847  Toronto, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F55  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Apr 1824 - 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 Apr 1847 - Toronto, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Sep 1889 - Toronto, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Gooderham jr.
    William Gooderham jr.
    William was actively involved in the Salvation Army among other varied philanthropic efforts. This photo of William Gooderham Jr. is inscribed on the back "Sunday Singing".
    Portrait of William Gooderham Jr. by J.W. Forster
    Portrait of William Gooderham Jr. by J.W. Forster
    This portrait is mentioned in J.W.L. Forster's book Under the Studio Light - leaves from a portrait painter's sketch book (Toronto: Macmillan Co. of Canada, 1928). This photo was made available by Gillian Pearson , Archivist for Victoria College, Toronto.
    Victoria College in Cobourg in 1890
    Victoria College in Cobourg in 1890
    Victoria College’s move from Cobourg to Toronto was controversial and it was all because of a conditional legacy left by William Gooderham Jr in 1889.
    Victoria College in 1900
    Victoria College in 1900
    Victoria College’s move from Cobourg to Toronto was controversial and it was all because of a conditional legacy left by William Gooderham Jr in 1889.

    Documents
    Biography of William Gooderham jr.
    Biography of William Gooderham jr.
    The Dictionary of Canadian Biography is linked here.

    Family Stories
    1890 Victoria College’s move from Cobourg to Toronto was strongly opposed
    1890 Victoria College’s move from Cobourg to Toronto was strongly opposed
    Victoria College’s move from Cobourg to Toronto was controversial and it was all because of a conditional legacy left by William Gooderham Jr in 1889.

    Albums
    J.W. Forster artist and author
    J.W. Forster artist and author (2)
    Forster did two or three portraits of prominent Gooderham men including William Sr., William Jr. and William George Gooderham. This album contains an excerpt from Forster's book and photo(s) of these portraits.