The York Club
|Photos||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 A Centennial History by Mary Byers
Publication information: [Toronto] : York Club, c2009.
ISBN: 0981259006 (bound)
ISBN: 9780981259000 (bound)
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.
|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?"
|George Gooderham's 36 grandchildren gathering for Xmas at Waveney (now the York Club) are identified here...maybe. See Most Wanted for the mystery of this photo.|
|George Gooderham's grandchildren Xmas 1896(?) at Waveney (now the York Club)|
Perhaps more accurately labelled as 1896 with some changes to individuals identified?
|Documents||Letter re York Club memories|
Letter re: memories of tea at Grandpa's (George Gooderham's home, now The York Club
|Members Only - a private club|
Photo and article about the York Club, once the home of George Gooderham, now a private member's club.
|York Club - A Monster House|
Article by John Bentley Mays
|Family Stories||1897 Christmas at Waveney|
Describing Xmas for the grandchildren at George Gooderham's home Waveney (now the York Club) at St. George St. and Bloor.
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