Famous Rowing Prizes

Famous Rowing Prizes

Posting: Famous Rowing Prizes
Provenance: From the collection of Ted English
Digitized by: Ted English
Document: Newspaper; From an original issue of The Evening Telegram, a 111 year-old issue. Partially restored. to remove “foxing.” After complete restoration, a revised copy will be posted.
By-line: None
Date of document: 03-23-1907

 

Tyrrell’s Society Blue Book 1903-04

Tyrrell’s Society Blue Book 1903-04

Tyrrell’s Society Blue Book, 1903-04

  • Created by:
    Wm. Tyrrell & Co., Booksellers And Stationers, 8 King Street West, Toronto
  • Details:

The Society Blue Book of Toronto, Hamilton And London

A Social Directory – A Reliable Directory To Over 2,500 Of The Elite Families Of Toronto, Hamilton And London, Alphabetically Arranged, With Much Additional Information Regarding Families, Club Membership, Summer Residences, Maiden Names, Receiving Days And Other Items Of Social Interest.  Edition For 1903-04

This book provides the regular and summer addresses, many on the Toronto Islands, of “the elite families of Toronto”.

  • Date:
    Published on 1904
  • Provenance:
    via Archives.org
  • Notes: Tyrrells-Society-Blue-Book-1903-0400tyrruoft
  • Format: PDF

Tyrrells-Society-Blue-Book-1903-0400tyrruoft.pdf

The Last Tent Dwellers on Toronto Islands

The Last Tent Dwellers on Toronto Islands

The Last Tent Dwellers on Toronto Islands

  • Created by: From the website of the “Torontoist”
  • By-Line: Kathleen McDonnell
  • Date: 08-22-2017
  • Provenance: Assembled by Ted English
  • Notes: Chris Gay, Fifth St., Ward’s Island

Lifetime In Lighthouse

Lifetime In Lighthouse

Lifetime In Lighthouse

  • Created by: The Globe Newspaper/li>
  • By-Line: none
  • Date: 09-19-1905
  • Provenance: Assembled by Ted English, via Toronto Public Library
  • Notes:

Robertson’s Landmarks excerpt – Gibraltar Point Lighthouse

Robertson’s Landmarks excerpt – Gibraltar Point Lighthouse

Robertson’s Landmarks of Toronto – A Collection of Historical Sketches – excerpt Gibraltar Point Lighthouse

  • Created by: J. Ross Robertson, Toronto Telegram
  • Date: 1908
  • Provenance: Scanned by Ted English from an original copy; PDF by Eric Zhelka
  • Notes: Excerpt: pages 363-391. CHAPTER LXXV. The LIGHTHOUSE ON THE ISLAND, The Story of the Life of the Light and Its Keepers for the Past One Hundred Years.

Lighthouse Keepers’ Cottages:


Toronto Rowing Club

Toronto Rowing Club

Sunday Morning At The Toronto Rowing Club

Created By: The Toronto World, from a fragment of the original 1905 newspaper

Date: 08-27-1905

Provenance: From the archives of Ted English

Comment: My best guess is that Eddie Durnan is pictured at right standing on stern of boat and “Doc” Durnan is first on left, standing, suited, with “skimmer”