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”