Volume 1 - Dates of decease of those who were my friends, or with whom I was slightly acquainted.
Author: Pearson, W. H. (William H.), 1832-; Reed, Thomas A. (association)
Place: Ontario; Toronto
Form: print; manuscript
Extent: 2 v.
Subject: Obituaries--Toronto; Genealogy--Toronto; Ontario--History--Toronto; Ontario--Necrology--Toronto
Digital Object Identifier: fisher2:140; F6758
Holding Institution: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
Catalog Record: http://go.utlib.ca/cat/4725264
Call Number: MSS 05144
Note: Victorian cursive hand; 7 columns over two facing pages.; Vol. 1: 52 leaves; vol. 2: 56 leaves.; Vol. 1: 1853-1897; vol. 2: 1898-1920.; William Henry Pearson was born at Brixton, England and came to Canada in 1835. From 1847 to 1854 he was employed in the Toronto Post Office; from 1854 to 1908 he was in the employ of the Consumers' Gas Company of Toronto, of which he became general manager. He died at Toronto on 5 April 1920. He published his reminiscences under the title: Recollections and records of Toronto of old (1914).; Written by one hand, in black ink .; Necrology including the name, occupation, age at death, residence, cause of death, date of death and remarks about each deceased. Principally citizens of, or associated with, Toronto.; Title derived from v. 1, the recto of leaf 1.; With the autograph of T.A. Reed on front pastedown.; The gift of Thomas A. Reed, 30 Sep. 1947.
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