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William James Hambly, 1845-1939

Picture, 1920, English

William James Hambly, 1845-1939

Picture, 1920, English

Notes

" William james Hambly (1845-1939) was a printer, newspaper man, member of the public school board and an alderman for Ward 2 in 1910. In 1905 he was President of the Canadian Savings and Loan Building Association which apparently developed Hambly Avenue, a street where he lived at no. 62." Mary Campbell and Barbara Myrvold, "Origin of Beach Street Names", Beach in Pictures (Toronto Public Library, 1988), p. 42.
Inscribed on mount vs: "Grandpa Hambly. Hambly Ave. named for him - they lived at #2 at one time their summer home. He also named Wineva after his only daughter Winnie who died at childbirth with her daughter Winnifred who the Hambleys raised. Fred Hambly one of his sons was married to Eva Rogers - Newmarket, and a favourite daughter-in-law - hence the name "Wineva".

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Beaches

Location

Local History Reference

Call Number / Accession Number

LOCHIST-BE-097