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History of Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada

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Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada

In 1998 it amalgamated with the cities of North York, Scarborough, York, and Toronto and the borough of East York to become the City of Toronto. Etobicoke was established in 1967 through amalgamation of the township of Etobicoke (incorporated 1851) and several surrounding municipalities. The name Etobicoke, derived from an Indian word meaning "place where the alders grow," was originally given to Etobicoke Creek.

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  • 1797 - Etobicoke - The first land patent was issued to Sergeant Patrick Mealey on March 18, 1797, for a plot on the west side of Royal York Road on Lake Ontario.

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  • The census of 1805 counted 84 people in the township of Etobicoke.

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  • Etobicoke - In 1806, William Cooper built a grist mill and saw mill on the west bank of the Humber river, just south of Dundas Street.

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  • On May 18, 1846, the Albion Road Company was incorporated. Its purpose was to build and maintain a road to the north-west corner of Etobicoke, where a new community was planned

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  • The township of Etobicoke was incorporated on January 1, 1850.

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  • 1869 - Etobicoke / Lambton
    "Etobicoke- — (See Lambton Village.) — A Post office in the Township of York, County York. Money Order office."

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  • 1873
    ETOBICOKE, or LAMBTON, a post village in York co., Ont., 7½ miles from Toronto. Pop. 50.
    Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873

  • By 1881, the population of Etobicoke township was 2976.

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  • 1908 - Church of St. Leo established in Etobicoke

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  • Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
    Church of St. Leo
    277 Royal York Rd., Etobicoke, ONTARIO
    Established 1908
    Source: Google maps
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  • 1924 - Church of St. Teresa established in Etobicoke

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  • 1938 - Church of Christ the King established at Etobicoke

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  • In 1954, Etobicoke Township became a part of the newly formed regional government, the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto ("Metro").

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Church of St. Leo
277 Royal York Rd., Etobicoke, ONTARIO
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  • 1797 - Etobicoke - The first land patent was issued to Sergeant Patrick Mealey on March 18, 1797, for a plot on the west side of Royal York Road on Lake Ontario.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • The census of 1805 counted 84 people in the township of Etobicoke.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • Etobicoke - In 1806, William Cooper built a grist mill and saw mill on the west bank of the Humber river, just south of Dundas Street.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • On May 18, 1846, the Albion Road Company was incorporated. Its purpose was to build and maintain a road to the north-west corner of Etobicoke, where a new community was planned

    www.wikipedia.org
  • The township of Etobicoke was incorporated on January 1, 1850.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1869 - Etobicoke / Lambton
    "Etobicoke- — (See Lambton Village.) — A Post office in the Township of York, County York. Money Order office."

    "Lambton. — (Etobicoke P. O.) A... Read MORE...

  • 1873
    ETOBICOKE, or LAMBTON, a post village in York co., Ont., 7½ miles from Toronto. Pop. 50.
    Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
  • By 1881, the population of Etobicoke township was 2976.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1908 - Church of St. Leo established in Etobicoke

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1924 - Church of St. Teresa established in Etobicoke

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1938 - Church of Christ the King established at Etobicoke

    www.gcatholic.org
  • In 1954, Etobicoke Township became a part of the newly formed regional government, the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto ("Metro").

    www.wikipedia.org

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