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Table of Contents

Title Page
Author's Preface
1 The Road through Richmond Hill
2 First Peoples on the Land
3 The European Settlers Arrive
4 From Miles' Hill to Richmond Hill: The Birth of a Community
5 Tories and Reformers
6 Stagecoach Lines and Railway Tracks
7 The Neighbours at Mid-Century
8 Fire Brigades and Fence Viewers
9 Picture Post Card Village of the 1880s and 1890s
10 Rails through Richmond Hill
11 The Flowering of Richmond Hill
12 The Village Transformed
Table of Illustrations
Miles, Abner
1   Business with the Mileses
2  Abner Miles and the Missing
3   Miles Family and Miles'
4   Drive, where Richmond Hill pioneer Abner Miles first settled almost two centuries
5   York," half acre partly cleared. Lot 36E Abner Miles, half acre partly cleared. Lot 38E Samuel
6   Langstaff and a great-granddaughter of Abner and Mercy Miles, Mary Lillian McConaghy
7   and eccentricities to the local lore. Miles, for example, opened the community's first
8   built by James Miles (son of Abner Miles) at the southwest corner of
9   of Richmond Hill was the tavern Miles opened at the southeast corner of Yonge
10   of Abner Miles, Richmond Hill Presbyterian Cemetery. After his
11   the Miles children who confirmed Abner's status as the "father" of Richmond Hill.
12   1800 Abner Miles had moved his home, his family, and his
13  Miles' early life remains a mystery. He was born
14   1790, Abner and Mercy were living in the Genesee
15  Miles soon broke away from the Berczy group,
16  Abner Miles prospered during his few years in York.
17   early 1796, Miles had expanded his King Street premises to
18   many ambitious Upper Canada merchants, Miles speculated in land, and acquired upwards of
19   Miles meant to enjoy his later years as a country
20   Miles was a man hard to beat in a bargain, and
21   John Arnold, son-in-law of Abner Miles, was named captain and commanding officer of
22   the contributions of early leaders like Abner and James Miles, William Jenkins, and
23   Yonge Street coaching trade. As Abner Miles discovered early in the century, the
24   arrived from New Jersey in 1808, married Abner Miles' daughter Lucy, and eventually took
25   Presbyterians - land once owned by Abner Miles and donated to the church by his
26   John Langstaff and a grandson of Abner Miles, James Langstaff provided a link with

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