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first reeve of
Rolph Lewis Langstaff as a child. This photo is a copy of a tin-type taken
||Playing croquet on the Atkinson
lawn. This photograph was labelled on the back using numbers. The people are:
Sanderson (Henry) seated in the chair at left, next to him,
Campbell,Lizzie Atkinson standing in front, in the background by
lounging on the ground, and standing next to him
Mrs. William Atkinson (Mary),William
Mrs. Graham (Mary
Atkinson's mother) Just as a bit more background information, William
Atkinson's sister Elizabeth was married to Henry Sanderson. We've identified
the person named as M.J. Sivers as Jenny Sivers who married Thomas Ludford.
George Soules, also in this photograph was married to Charlotte
||Members of the Atkinson family in
Atkinson's store, known as the
Christina (Whelpton) Harrison. The community's first historian,
second reeve in 1874.
This electronic finding aid to the local historical photos of Richmond Hill is provided courtesy of the Richmond Hill Public Library.