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Anglican Church - Holland Landing

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  • 1977

A sketch of the Holland Landing Anglican Church as it appeared in the Holland Landing Scope. The caption read: "The Holland Landing Anglican Church is a landmark in that community, as represented here in a sketch by Simon Limbert. The community wa...

At CBMC Annual Ladies' Night

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Guests at the Christian Business Men's Committee and 16th annual ladies' night, were left to right; J. Keith Wood, chairman; Mrs. M. G. Faris, Paul McCarroll, and Leroy Soper. More than 250 guests attended the dinner at Central United Church.

Auld Kirk

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The Auld Kirk in the Scotch Settlement. The congregation, many of them Scottish immigrants, began gathering in 1822, and a log church was built in 1823. This building was built in 1869. It closed its doors in 1885.

Auld Kirk Anniversary Celebration

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Ladies after cleaning the church for the anniversary service. Back Row: Madie Elliott, Vera MacDonald, Norma Melbourne, Myrtle Calhoun Front Row: Laura Lloyd, Bobbie Hodgson, Muriel Cairns, Joyce Muirhead Children: Jane McNair, Ann Hodgson.

Auld Kirk Cemetery

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The Bannerman family are one of the many of the Scotch Settlement buried here (the Hunters, Magees, Faris' and Macbeths are others who have family plots within the cemetery).

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Auld Kirk Plaque

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The historical plaque in front of the Auld Kirk commemorating the Selkirk Settlers who moved to West Gwillimbury and helped build this church.

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Auld Kirk with garage

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  • 1922

The Auld Kirk Church is located on the south half of Lot 8 on Concession 6 of West Gwillimbury. In 1819, a group of Scottish and Irish settlers arrived in Upper Canada, and developed the area known today as the "Scotch Settlement". After the initi...

Bannerman Tombstones

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Two tombstones belonging to the Bannerman family. Behind them is the Bannerman family plot. "To the memory of George Sutherland: Native of Sutherlandshie, Scotland, who departed this life Feb 10 1859, Aged 66 years." "Christina, wife of George Ban...

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