Search Results

Search:
[To search all databases, click here]

Your search for Moodie, Robert returned 20 entries.

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
Epilogue
Appendices
Table of Illustrations
Index
Moodie, Robert
1  Colonel Moodie Rides Down Yonge
2   Smith Graham in front of the old Colonel Moodie home on Lot 49 East, Yonge Street On the
3   readily agreed to accompany Moodie on his ride to Toronto. Hugh Stewart
4   upon the Queen's highway," challenged Moodie.
5   1837 Rebellion - the shooting of Colonel Robert Moodie outside Montgomery's Tavern on
6   was allowed a brief visit with Moodie, "who I found lying on the floor in a small
7   after Moodie had fallen in front of the tavern,
8   "loyal" population at the residence of Robert Moodie on Lot 49 East, across the road and south a
9   referred to him respectfully as "Colonel" Moodie and his residence was always "Colonel
10   in number about 60, opposite Colonel Moodie's house." Fearing their intentions, Stewart, by
11   by Mary-Lou Griffin Stewart found the Colonel and his family safe inside, quite unaware of
12   time Francis Boyd arrived at Moodie's place, then William Crew, and
13   farmed Lot 51 West. As Crew came out Moodie's door and prepared to saddle up, Munshaw
14   o'clock, word had reached the loyalists at Moodie's that Crew had been stopped and taken prisoner.
15   role in Tory politics, and like Moodie, enjoyed being called
16   names are familiar: Richard Gapper, Robert Moodie, Hugh Stewart, David Bridgeford, and
17   Canadian-born; only one (the ill-fated Robert Moodie) was Scottish-born. Their religious
18   assault on Montgomery's Tavern, Colonel Moodie was buried in the churchyard of Holy Trinity
19   7 - perhaps after returning in a rage from Moodie's funeral - he apparently tried to hang one of
20   of Colonel Moodie in Trinity churchyard,

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z 
Search index by Categories of entries:


Copyright Richmond Hill Public Library Board, 1991